Using Library eResources
As a library patron, you are able to access Council's eResources free of charge. Click on the headings below to access each resource. Please have your Library Card ready and follow the directions on each individual resource page to create an account.
Beamafilm is an independent movie streaming site created by filmmakers; distributors and video on demand specialists. Beamafilm is unique for its collection of signature Australian docos and indie features from around the world, many which are only available through beamafilm.
Borrow, download and enjoy the greatest Australian and international authors of the world's best eBooks and eAudiobooks. BorrowBox is your library in one app.
Download BorrowBox from the App Store or Google Play
Clue Detective Puzzle Agency
For lovers of puzzles - Sudoku, Crosswords, Codewords, Cryptic Crosswords and more!
Select Puzzler Login then Select Scenic Rim Libraries
Comics Plus: Library Edition
Thousands of digital graphic novels and comics for library patrons on any web-connected device. If you already have a Zinio account, you will be able to instantly access Comics Plus.
Download Comics Plus: Library Edition from the App Store or Google Play
This award-winning resource for children and adults makes it easy to conduct research online using Britannica-approved websites, journals and magazines, multimedia, timelines, atlas, biographies and other learning materials.
Good Reading - the magazine for book lovers
This also gives you access to the Good Reading Hub where you can browse through the current and past issues of the magazine, browse through our articles and reviews in a web based format, and create your own profiles making lists of books you’d like to borrow, recommend or read. SpineOut and PK mag are also available and are digital-only magazines made for, and by, young adults and primary school-aged students respectively.
Kanopy, a popular on-demand film streaming service, is now available for free at Scenic Rim Libraries. Library card holders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films instantly by visiting the Kanopy website. Films can also be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV or Chromecast.
Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favourites, indie and classic films, and world cinema with collections from Umbrella Entertainment, Madman Entertainment, Under the Milky Way, SND Films and thousands of independent filmmakers. Kanopy also showcases a great selection of children's movies.
Download Kanopy from the App Store or Google Play
An Australian literacy resource, Literacy Planet encourages the learning of essential English literacy skills through a motivational learning platform that is fun and compelling for students of all ages and ability.
This is a web-based video subscription service that provides courses for learning the latest commercial software, creative and business skills. There are more than 3000 courses with 130,000 video tutorials taught by experts in their field with new courses available regularly. Topics include software, web design, photography, business and career skills, social media and job search tools. You will need a free State Library of Queensland e-card to access this service.
Download Lynda.com from the App Store or Google Play
Register for e-card
Overdrive will no longer be able to be accessed by Library users.
The RBdigital app delivers your favourite titles right to your smart phone or tablet including digital magazines, audiobooks, eBooks, and more. Download now to listen, read, learn, and enjoy!
Download rbDigital from the App Store or Google Play
Transparent Language Online
A powerful and personalised language-learning system that locks foreign language words and phrases into your memory so you can recall them perfectly and remember them forever! Over 80 languages available with 17 ESL courses.
Download Transparent Language from the App Store or Google Play
Universal Class provides library members with over 400 online, self-paced, adult education courses across a wide variety of interesting and useful topics. All classes have clearly defined goals and a real instructor who monitors and assists with your progress.
Ziptales is an online literacy 'library' designed for school and home use. It is based on the latest research into how children develop and sustain a love of reading. The Ziptales library was built by trained teachers to make reading a pleasurable and lifelong experience.
Helping communities teach the smart, safe and responsible use of online technology.
eSmart Digital Licence
The eSmart Digital Licence is one of the most comprehensive online cyber safety resources available. It teaches school aged children critical digital skills and promotes discussion about online safety between young people and their parents, carers and teachers.
Parents can learn about the digital environment and keep updated on their children’s technology use, incuding guidance for using safety settings on your family’s web-connected devices, tips for choosing movies and games and strategies for keeping young people safe online.
A snapshot of the leading online games, apps and social networking sites, Click on each of the apps to find out more about them such as privacy, age restrictions, reporting blocking and account guidelines.
Stay Smart Online
The Australian Government's online safety and security website, designed to help everyone understand the risks and the simple steps we can take to protect our personal and financial information online.
Think U Know
An Internet safety program delivering interactive training to parents, carers and teachers through schools and organisations across Australia using a network of accredited trainers from their partner agencies.
Run by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). It provides information to consumers and small businesses about how to recognise, avoid and report scams.
Meet the Creeps: Creep Quiz
Telstra and Queensland Government have partnered to develop Creep Quiz: Are U safe online? This quiz has been designed to provide insight into the online world and highlight some of the pitfalls for the unwary.
Website dedicated to providing legal information to children and young people in Australia - includes cybersafety issues such as 'sexting' and bullying. National and state laws.
Learn how to protect yourself by recognizing the danger signs of e-crime.
Alannah and Madeline Foundation
Alannah & Madeline Foundation uses a cultural change to improve cybersafety, increase digital awareness and reduce cyber bullying across Australia
Cyber Safe Kids
Cyber Safe Kids is a global organisation that assists government, industry, media, educators, schools and parents to understand the challenges of living and working in a digital world
eSafety Women resources aim to help women manage technology risks and abuse by giving women the tools they need to be confident online.
Telstra Cyber Safety
Smart Ideas for staying safe online and protecting your privacy.
Think you know
Provides information and facilities to help you report inappropriate, harmful or criminal activities that occur online or via a mobile device.
Office of the Children's eSafety Commissioner
Guide on how to report cyberbullying and offensive and illegal content
Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network
As the internet becomes more integrated into our everyday lives, the threat of cybercrime continues to grow. The ACORN provides advice on how to recognise and avoid different types of cybercrimes to help you stay safe online. The ACORN provides advice on how to recognise and avoid different types of cybercrimes to help you stay safe online.
Find out how to report, block and reduce spam.
The ACCC website provides advice on how to follow up complaints when online shopping goes wrong. What are the pitfalls and what recall do consumers have.