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Atomic Training Online Software
Online software training for people looking to enhance software and technology skills. Training on Microsoft, Adobe, Google and more..
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ComputerSchool.net
Access online computer and Internet training with our new service - The Computerschool.net. It's a fun way to learn everything from computer basics to Windows 7, Microsoft Office programs, the Internet, Internet Safety, email, Facebook, Skype, Twitter, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, e-commerce and much more. It's free, and all you need is your Library card to log in.
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Ancestry.com
Genealogy and Family History Records. Access available only in the Auburn City Library. Access available only in the Auburn City Library.
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Find my Past
Search 50 million records for Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands and Papua New Guinea. Find your past using our family history records and many more for local and social history. Now includes resources previously available through the Find My Past UK site with over 650 million family history records including records from each of the Victorian (1841-1901) censuses, access to the 1911 census on 1911census.co.uk, the Parish Records Collection and an extensive military records collection.
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Academic Search Premier
Contains full text for more than 2,100 journals. Nearly 150 journals have PDF images dating back to 1985.
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ANZ Reference Centre 
A general database of Australian and international content with articles in health, current affairs, science, social science, business and literature. 
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Australia/New Zealand Points of View Reference Center 
This is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database contains 100 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument). For each topic, this database also offers a Guide to CriticalAnalysis, which helps the reader evaluate the controversial topics.
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Aussie Driver
Free practice tests for your Driver's Licence.
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Britannica Image Quest
Access more than two million rights-cleared images from over 50 of the best collections in the world
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Britannica Online Library edition -Access from the library
Britannica Online provides access to over 150,000 articles as well as News Headlines, Gateway to the Classics, great web links, vivid graphics and Multimedia.
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eBooks Reference 
E-books collection covers a wide variety of subjects including Ancient Greek and Roman history, Literature (novels and plays), health and medicine, religion and biology.
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MasterFILE Complete
Designed specifically for public libraries, the MasterFILE Premier database provides full text for more than 2,100 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. 
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Macquarie Dictionary and Thesaurus
Australia’s premier reference publisher now offers a variety of quality resources online. Services includes the Macquarie Dictionary Online, the Macquarie Thesaurus Online, MacquarieNet, the Macquarie Spellchecker and the Macquarie Atlas of Indigenous Australia. Updated annually, Macquarie is the most up-to-date Australian dictionary and thesaurus available.
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Mango Languages
Learn more than 70 lanugages gives you hands free learning with mobile apps and tracking of your progress.
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National Construction Code (NCC)
The National Construction Code consists of three Building Code of Australia (BCA) and Plumbing Code of Australia. Customers are encourage to register to use this resource for free and will then receive a pdf copy of the document.
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World Almanac for Kids Online
Filled with thousands of fun, fascinating facts and essential homework help on a wide range of topics.Includes quizzes, experiments, puzzles, games, activities, jokes, maps, websites and much more.
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World Book Online for Kids
Offers easy-to-read articles and a wealth of engaging multimedia, games, science projects, interactive tools, and activities for younger children.
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World Book Online Reference Center 
A powerful reference tool for advanced researchers and information seekers. In addition to the entire World Book Encyclopaedia, the site features thousands of complete e-books and primary source documents.
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Consumer Health Complete
Contains full text articles covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. Topics include aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs and alcohol, fitness, nutrition and dietetics, children's health and men and women's health.  
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Multilingual Health Databases
Access to reliable health care information in different languages. Containing the latest evidenced-based health information, Multilingual Health Databases provide hundreds of reports for the most common health topics. Choose from the following languages:
Arabic , Chinese - simplified ,Chinese - traditional, Farsi, French, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portugese, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese

Ancient and Medieval History Online
Explores the pre-modern world with in-depth focus on Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and Asia.
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Modern World History Online
Covers the people, places, and events in the broad expanse of history—from mid-15th century to the present. 
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World Geography and Culture Online
Provides a global approach to facilitate the study of countries, places, peoples, and geography concepts and skills.
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HSC Study Lab
An online HSC preparation and revision tool. Watch a video, play an interactive activity and apply your knowledge.
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Inside Break
Inside Break, the HSC resources website full of information and links to lectures, resources, past exams, and more.
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YourTutor
Yourtutor allows students to connect with qualified tutors online using the Library’s public computers or at home using their own computer. Get help with homework, assignments, projects and exam revision. You will need to enter your Library membership number for access. You can access Your Tutor between 3.00pm and 10.00pm on school days only..
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Issues in English
Tailored for adult learners (ages 12+) based around eight topical issues including fame, sport, media, technology, wilderness, education, languages and immigration.
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Learning English Online
Experience the multimedia learning environment. Watch and listen to native English speakers as they participate in real-life social and work situations. Complete interactive exercises including vocabulary and grammar tasks. Practise and record your own speaking and writing. Improve your confidence by repeating tasks as many times as you need. Receive instant feedback on your answers to improve your accuracy and confidence.
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LiteracyPlanet
LiteracyPlanet is an online learning resource offering an interactive and fun learning program to assist in childhood literacy development.
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Mango
Learn a new language on this interactive database that provides a step by step lesson plan for 71 different languages.
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Road to IELTS Preparation Test
Practise the reading, writing, speaking and listening modules of the IELTS exam. Choose from the following modules:
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Find Legal Answers
Access to legal information topics include wills, neighbours, housing, police and crime.
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HSC Legal Studies
Access to information for students and teachers for HSC Legal Studies.
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Law Books
Online access to some law books.
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Crictical Survey of Graphic Novels : Heroes & Superheroes
Provides detailed analysis of important works of graphic fiction published from the Silver Age of comics to the present. As most readers might assume from the book's title, Heroes & Superheroes covers stories featuring the costumed characters that have become synonymous with comic books and graphic novels
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Crictical Survey of Graphic Novels : History, Theme & Technique
offers in-depth insight into themes and topics related to graphic novels. It provides insight into various aspects of the industry, from craftsmanship such as lettering, inking, and illustration styles, to the production and distribution of graphic novels and the significance and history of comic book conventions.
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Crictical Survey of Graphic Novels : Independents & Underground Classics
Covers over 215 well-regarded works of the independent and underground genre of graphic novels, summarizing plots and analyzing the works in terms of their literary integrity and overall contribution to the graphic novel landscape.
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Crictical Survey of Graphic Novels : Manga
Provides insight into the most popular and studied manga graphic novels. The manga tradition includes josei manga, which targets a mature female audience, shoujo-ai manga, which focuses on the spiritual, sexual, or emotional aspects of relationships, shonen-ai, manga created by female authors that focuses on homoerotic or homoromantic male relationships, and kodomo manga, created exclusively for a young audience.
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Literary Reference Center PLUS
A comprehensive database that provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.
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NoveList
Looking for a good book? Use NoveList to look for books by author, title, series, plot description or level of readership (children, young adults, adults etc). Use the Read-Alikes feature to find other authors who write like your favourite author. Includes plot summaries, genre and theme based lists, discussion guides for book clubs, book talks and details of awards.
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Story Box
Story Box is an interactive experience of Australians reading aloud Australian children's books.
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Tumble Books
TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love. TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.
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World Religions Online
Explores the world's major religions and spiritual traditions and their impact on society and cultures.
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Eyewitness Animals 
Encyclopedia aimed at primary and junior high school students. Covers amphibians, birds, butterflies & moths, dinosaurs, fish, horses, the human body, insects, mammals, reptiles, sharks, skeletons and whales.
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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.
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How products are made 
Contains information on the manufacture of a variety of items, from everyday household products to heavy machinery and electronic equipment. Includes the history of the product, descriptions of processes and explanations of technical terms and concepts.
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Science Online
Provides easy access to full text science oriented content.
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Science Reference Center
Provides easy access to a multitude of full text science oriented content. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, scientists, technology and wildlife. 
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