A - Z list

Know exactly what you're after and want to jump straight to it? For your convenience, all resources listed here are sorted alphabetically. Find the resource you are after with just one click and access using your library membership card. If you require further help, please contact us at any of our branches.

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Academic Search Premier Click to Access

Scholarly collection of information covering a range of academic subject fields. With nearly 3,000 additional full-text Magazines & Journals.

Ancestry Library Edition In-Library Access Only

Find UK and US census, court, birth, marriage and death records, newspaper articles, photos and historical maps. Includes Australian Electoral Rolls 1901-1936.

Australia / New Zealand Points of View Reference Centre Click to Access

Australian and NZ specific articles and reference books included to create a large collection of full text content on a range of issues impacting our region.

Australia / New Zealand Reference Centre Click to Access

Australian and NZ specific magazines, newspapers, newswires and reference books included to create a large collection of full text content. Examples of titles offered include: The Australian, The Herald Sun, The Daily Telegraph, The Courier Mail, Australian Geographic, Time Australia, and many others.

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Beamafilm Click to Access

Beamafilm is an independent movie streaming site created by filmmakers; distributors and video on demand specialists. It features an amazing collection of Australian documentaries and indie feature films from around the world, many of which are exclusively available through Beamafilm.

Borrowbox Click to Access

Your Randwick City Library membership provides you with free access to best-selling classic fiction eBooks and eAudiobooks. Featuring Australian and international best-selling authors for adults, young adults and children. Titles can be enjoyed on the computer or downloaded to a supported portable device.

You can also access BorrowBox using the BorrowBox mobile app on your Apple or Android device. If you don't already have the app you can download it from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.and log in using your Library card number and library card PIN. Reserve or borrow up to 10 eAudiobooks every 2 weeks and up to 10 eBooks every 2 weeks. 

Britannica Online Click to Access

Continuously updated resource database prepared by scholars and experts in their fields. Full text searchable, provides information at different reading levels as well as images, maps, videos and audio files.

Busythings Click to Access

Busythings has over 120 online learning games for 3 to 11 year olds. Fun educational activities that help develop literacy and numeracy skills.

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Choice Online In-library Access Only

Information for Australian consumers on products for the home, babies and kids, computers, food, cars, health, money, and more.

Consumer Health Complete Click to Access

A great source of full text information on a diverse range of health related subject areas. Included are links to diet, cancer, and health assessment sites as well as government databases. Material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only.

CSIRO eBooks In-Library Access Only

CSIRO Publishing is Australia's premier science publisher covering a wide range of disciplines including plant and animal sciences, farming, urban development and environmental management.

Your Randwick City Library membership provides you free access to a collection of 68 eBook titles. All the titles can be searched on our catalogue.

Drug Info @ Your Library Click to Access

This resource from the State Library holds a trove of information on legal and illicit drugs, their effects and case studies.

Dynamic Learning Online Click to Access

Dynamic Learning Online is perfect for those looking to improve their computer skills; it features an online introduction to computers course, tutorials for Microsoft Office 2010 and 2007, Windows 8, 7 and Vista, searching the internet, using social network sites and setting up email accounts.

EBSCO eBooks Click to Access

With a collection of over 33,000 titles chosen specifically for public libraries, this general reference collection features fiction titles for both adults and juveniles, as well as best-selling and highly-recommended non-fiction titles. A wide range of subjects and topics are covered to meet various patron research needs, including substantial offerings in Self-Help, Health & Fitness, Games, Crafts & Hobbies, Medical, Cooking and Religion. This collection also features titles on Recreation and Leisure, Geography, Commerce, Finance, The Family, Marriage, Women, Folklore, Social and Public Welfare, and Home Economics.

Find Legal Answers Click to Access

Access answers to legal issues, information on how to get a lawyer, run a court case, find legislation and case law. All issues relating to the law in NSW can be found here.

Find My Past In-Library Access Only

Search billions of family historyrelated records from Australia, New Zealand, the UK and Ireland.

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GCF LearnFree Click to Access

GCF LearnFree is a free, online resource created by the Goodwill Community Foundation. It offers tutorials, i lessons and videos on topics from literacy and numeracy to computer software and smart phones.

GreenFILE Click to Access

GreenFILE indexes scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports. This resource offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the environment.

History Reference Center Click to Access

Discover research materials for the study of world history. With content ranging from historical periodicals, scholarly publications, biographies to maps, photos and videos for both ancient and modern history.

Hobbies and Craft Reference Center Click to Access

Comprehensive full-text content for many of the most popular hobbies, crafts and recreation activities today 1234 This database offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines, including Bead & Button, Birder's World, Creative Knitting, FineScale Modeler, Quilter's World, and many more.

HSC Study Lab Click to Access

HSC Study Lab is an online HSC study companion, exam preparation and revision tool for students in years 11 and 12. Our courses are based on the NSW syllabus, are delivered by expert teachers with extensive knowledge in marking, cover all syllabus dot points, and are available to you online 24/7.

Infobase Click to Access

A great resource for a high school students and students studying English, Infobase has a large selection of HSC texts and critical views on literary figures including Jane Austen, Amy Tan, Aldous Huxley, Shakespeare and more. Infobase provides a Video Tutorial which might assist you to easily browse their collection.

Internet History Resources In-Library Access Only

View images of historical documents which contain information that can help you trace people who lived and worked in New South Wales during the period 1850 - 1920.

Issues in English Click to Access

Learn communication skills for day-to-day use. Develop skills in listening, reading, vocabulary, grammar and more. These self-paced courses cover eight different high interest topics.

Kanopy Click to Access

Choose from over 30,000 films and documentaries from Australia and around the world with this on-demand steaming video service. It features films from the Criterion Collection, Madman Entertainment and many more. An app is also available for iOS and android.

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Lifelong Learning Click to Access

Lifelong Learning is perfect for those looking for employment or just hoping to improve their career skills. Real-time online support is only available Monday to Friday 3pm to 10pm.

Literary Reference Center Plus Click to Access

Literary Reference Center Plus is a comprehensive database that provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and time frames. Updated to include 1,400 additional full-text literary reference books.

Mango Click to Access

Mango is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, English, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian and more. You can also access Mango Languages using the Mango Mobile mobile app on your Apple or Android device. If you don't already have the app you can download it from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store or visit the Mango Mobile webpage.

MasterFILE Click to Access

Designed specifically for public libraries, MasterFILE™ Complete contains full text for nearly 2,200 magazines covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues, and much more..

MyCareerMatch Click to Access

MyCareerMatch is the ultimate career service that helps you discover the perfect career. It equips you with self-knowledge about your strengths and personality style, the qualities you would bring to the job and 'must know' information about how to write a winning resume.

National Construction Code Click to Access

National Construction Code details the technical provisions for the design and construction of buildings and other structures. Free, but you need to register for access.

NoveList Plus Click to Access

NoveList Plus is a readers' advisory service with a comprehensive database of fiction books and authors – a great resource to expand your reading and find new authors.

Overdrive Click to Access

OverDrive provides access to thousands of best-selling and classic eAudiobooks and eBooks. Once downloaded, OverDrive digital titles can be enjoyed on the computer or transferred to a supported device. Once a title is downloaded it will be accessible for up to three weeks. You can also download and access OverDrive using the OverDrive Media Console mobile app on your Apple or Android device. For more information, access the OverDrive Help and Technical Support page.

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Randwick Photo Gallery Click to Access

This Photographic collection is a unique visual record of the Randwick area dating from the 1880's. The collection features photographs of events, industry, people, and places in the Randwick City area.

RBdigital (formerly Zinio) Click to Access

Use RBdigital to access to access a range of over 100 full colour popular magazines. Simply download & read on your smartphone, tablet, PC or Mac. Titles include: Men's Fitness, Home Beautiful, Better Homes and Gardens, Cosmopolitan, Elle, The Economist, GQ, Harper's Bazaar, Marie Claire, National Geographic, Taste and Rolling Stone.

Road to IELTS - General Module Click to Access

A great tool for people undertaking the IELTS test, providing you help to develop skills you need to succeed in the exam. Access model essays, videos of the speaking test, find useful exam tips and more.

Road to IELTS - Academic Module Click to Access

A great tool for people undertaking the IELTS test, providing you help to develop skills you need to succeed in the exam. Access model essays, videos of the speaking test, find useful exam tips and more.

Science Reference Center Click to Access

A research database with science oriented content, covering biology, chemistry, earth & space science, physics, environmental science, health, medicine, technology, etc.

StoryBox Library Click to Access

StoryBox Library is Australia's newest online resource that showcases Australian children's books, read by a diverse range of storytellers. StoryBox Library provides an authentic online literature experience that engages children in the traditional art of storytelling. New stories are added regularly, along with detailed classroom ideas linked to the Australian Curriculum.

Studiosity (formerly YourTutor) Click to Access

Free online tutoring available for students in years 3 -12 in the following subjects: Maths, Science, English, Study Skills and Assignment Research. Their online study help service has a brand new feature just for essay and writing help providing  24/7 writing feedback. Students are able to upload a draft of their essay or writing assignment and receive expert feedback in less than 24 hours. Real-time online support is available Sunday to Friday 3pm - 10pm.

Sydney Morning Herald Archive In-Library Access Only

Search every edition of The Sydney Morning Herald and The Sun-Herald between 1955-1995.

T - Z

Trove Click to Access

Trove from the National Library of Australia offers a vast collection of digitised newspapers from all over Australia, some dating back as far as 1803.

World Wide English Click to access

English courses for all levels of learners with a focus on job seeking, work, life and study. Watch this video to learn more about the resource.

YourTutor (now known as Studiosity) Click to Access

Free online tutoring available for students in years 3 -12 in the following subjects: Maths, Science, English, Study Skills and Assignment Research. Their online study help service has a brand new feature just for essay and writing help providing  24/7 writing feedback. Students are able to upload a draft of their essay or writing assignment and receive expert feedback in less than 24 hours. Real-time online support is available Sunday to Friday 3pm - 10pm.

Zinio (now known as RBdigital) Click to Access

Use RBdigital to access to access a range of over 100 full colour popular magazines. Simply download & read on your smartphone, tablet, PC or Mac. Titles include: Men's Fitness, Home Beautiful, Better Homes and Gardens, Cosmopolitan, Elle, The Economist, GQ, Harper's Bazaar, Marie Claire, National Geographic, Taste and Rolling Stone.

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