e-Resources

 

Scenic Rim Libraries members have access to an ever-growing range of FREE online e-resources which can be accessed from their home computers or smart devices through this page.


 

Comics Plus: Library Edition
Comics Plus: Library Edition brings thousands of digital graphic novels and comics to library patrons on any web-connected device. This digital collection includes more than 25,000 titles and series from the biggest publlishers in comics including IDW and Dark Horse. Featuring favourite superheroes and characters, Comics Plus: Library Edition provides a virtual tidle wave of comics in every genre: fiction, non-fiction, fantasy, thrillers, romance, indie comics, Sunday funnies and manga! If you already have a new Zinio account, you will be able to instantly access Comics Plus.  

Literacy Planet 
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. 

BorrowBox
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 Playstore

rb digital
Library members can download bestelling e-audio books to play on their MP3 Player, iPod or computer from home or anywhere in the world, 24/7.

Overdrive
Another eBook platform available to library members. For online assistance to use Overdrive CLICK HERE

 


Zinio Digital Magazines
Scenic Rim Libraries have recently joined with Somerset Libraries and Lockyer Valley Libraries to offer a more cost effective range of eMagazines. Whether you are a new or existing user of Zinio digital magazines, you will need to create a new account to use this expanded service, following the instructions by clicking here. Then you will be able to click on the link at left for immediate access to new and favourite magazine titles anytime, anywhere, to enjoy reading them easily on any internet-enabled device.

Universal Class
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.

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.

 

 

 

Gutenberg Project
Free digital books available for download through the library catalogue.

 

Encyclopaedia Brittannica
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. 

Beamafilm
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.

Lynda.com
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.
 

Clue Detective Puzzle Agency
For lovers of puzzles - Sudoku, Crosswords, Codewords, Cryptic Crosswords To access these puzzles for free, click on the logo to go the Clue Detective Puzzle Agency portal.

Select Individual Login. Then login using the details below:
 Username: ScenicRimLibraries
Password: puzzles4scenicrim

Then select the type of puzzle you would like.

 

Ziptales
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.