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.


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 Click to access from home for a limited time

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.


Be Connected Click to Access

Be Connected is an Australian government initiative committed to increasing the confidence, skills and online safety of older Australians, offering free courses such as how to access the internet, using your device and keeping in touch with others online.

Borrowbox Click to Access

Featuring Australian and international best-selling fiction for adults, young adults and children, titles can be enjoyed on the computer or downloaded to a supported portable device. Reserve or borrow up to 10 eAudiobooks and up to 10 eBooks every 3 weeks.

You can also access BorrowBox using the BorrowBox mobile app on your Apple or Android device from your appstore.  If you are using a PC or transferring to an eReader, you will need to download Adobe Digital Editions. For more information, access the BorrowBox Help page.

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.

BusyCode Click to access

BusyCode introduces children aged 6 to 13 to the basics of Scratch coding, teaching them to create, run and debug simple programs, becoming familiar with repeat loops, conditionals, events and variables while having fun making Beard Man do their bidding. Working at their own pace through projects that grow ever more challenging, kids can play Code Disco! (where they instruct Beard Man to dance, move by move) or Beard Man Adventures (where they direct Beard Man through exciting challenges to get to the treasure and escape). Click for an overview

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.

Clear Pronunciation Click to access

Learn to recognise and pronounce the 43 sounds of English through audio, video and interactive activities. Students work with each sound in isolation, in words, sentences and in authentic texts.

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 Centre 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.

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.

EdUnlimited Click to Register Click to Access

Need help with your studies and access to the latest HSC study guides? With EdUnlimited you get over 300 titles including course summaries, study notes, topic tests and practice exams, allowing you to study anywhere, anywhere, any time on any device. Includes All the ATAR Notes and Neap past exams.

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 Click to access from home for a limited time

Search billions of family history related 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.

indyreads / Odilo, from SLNSW Click to Access

indyreads is a collection of ebooks and eAudio from independent publishers, self-published authors, local writers, and Local History Library materials. All you need is your library card number and password to borrow, download and start reading; anywhere, anytime. Titles are available through the library catalogue, as well as through the indyreads app for apple and android. If you are using a PC or transferring to an eReader, you will need to download Adobe Digital Editions.

read the user guide to idyreads / odilo online.

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.

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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Libby, by Overdrive (Now includes eMagazines) Click to Access

Libby, by OverDrive provides access to thousands of eAudiobooks, eBooks & eMagazimes. Once a title is borrowed it will be accessible for up to three weeks. You can also borrow titles using the mobile app Libby on your Apple or Android  device. Users who want to download to an eReader will need to download Adobe Digital Editions. For more information, access the Libby Help and Technical Support page.

Lifelong Learning  Click to Access

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

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Randwick Photo Gallery Click to Access

Available through the library catalogue, 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.

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.

Story Box Library Click to Access

Story Box 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  Click to Access

1. Connect Live: select a subject (like writing, maths, science, economics, assignment research and more), type your question and you’ll be connected with a friendly Subject Specialist for live, one-to-one help in real time. It’s typed chat, interactive whiteboard and you can even share files.
2. Writing Feedback: submit your draft essay or written assignment, and in less than 24 hours one of the writing specialists will send it back to you with detailed feedback on how you can improve your own work. They’ll comment on your spelling/grammar, structure, language and more.
3. Practice Quizzes: access a database of over 750 practice tests in all core curriculum subjects, including maths, English, chemistry, biology, and physics with year levels from 7-12. If you get stuck on a quiz question you can connect straight through to a Specialist.

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Tech Savvy Seniors (YouTube Channel) Click to Access

These technology training videos are available in a range of languages. In NSW, the Tech Savvy Seniors program is funded by the NSW Government (through the Department of Family and Community Services) and Telstra.

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.

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