Online databases

 

Britannica

Encyclopedia Britannica Online

A reference site for students, educators, and parents, it includes editorially reviewed websites and the Encyclopedia Britannica.

library.eb.com.au/storelibrarycard?id=gympie

Encyclopedia Britannica ImageQuest

Britannica ImageQuest™ provides students and patrons with fast access to more than 3 million rights-cleared images, all from one safe site.  Recently updated to provide a stronger academic focus, Image Quest™ provides access to more than fifty of the world’s leading collections, including The Granger Collection, The Bridgeman Art Gallery, Dorling Kindersley Images, Getty Images, the National Portrait Gallery of London, have joined with Britannica to provide a database of proprietary educational imagery with deep coverage of the arts, humanities and sciences.

Click here to get free images

National Geographic Virtual Library

National Geographic Virtual Library

State Library of Queensland now provides state-wide access to National Geographic Virtual Library. State Library, Queensland Public Library and Indigenous Knowledge Centre (IKC) members have unlimited access in the library and at home.

There’s no substitute for the depth and quality National Geographic Virtual Library brings to your library. This online resource includes more than 100 years of every page of every issue of National Geographic Magazine, the vast multimedia collection of National Geographic books, images, maps and videos as well as National Geographic Traveler Magazine.

Click here to access National Geographic Virtual Library
The password is: gympie

National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Kids includes authoritative, age appropriate digital content suitable for younger students in English, Language, Arts, Social studies and science and more. 

  • National Geographic Kids magazine, 2009 – present, 
  • 275 National Geographic Kids Books 
  • More than 90 videos 
  • 6000+ Kid friendly downloadable images 
  • Selected National Geographic books, images and multimedia on history, biography science and technology and more.

Click here to access National Geographic Kids
The password is: gympie

lynda.com

lynda.com is a web based video service with more than 3,000 engaging top-quality courses and 150,000 video tutorials for learning the latest commercial software, creative and business skills.

lynda.com/portal/sip?org=gympie.spydus.com 

AustLit

AustLit is an authoritative database about Australian literature and storytelling, with biographical and bibliographical information, full text, exhibitions and rich online content. The AustLit platform also includes BlackWords - the most comprehensive record of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander publications available and includes writing, storytelling, biographical material, film and much more.

Available for free on the public internet computers at Gympie Regional Libraries. Members can login to book a computer,or casual users can contact us to make the booking.

AustLit

Gale Virtual Reference LIbrary

Gale Virtual Reference Library

A database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/gympie

Gale Health and Wellness Resource Centre

Gale Health and Wellness Resource Centre

An up-to-date database containing authoritative full-text health information from journals and reference titles.

To access this database you will need to use your State Library of Queensland membership card. To create a State Library of Queensland membership simply follow the prompts from the link.

ezproxy.slq.qld.gov.au/login

Press Reader

Read free newspapers from around the world or relax with your favourite magazines using PressReader
 
To access this database you will need to use your State Library of Queensland membership card. To create a State Library of Queensland membership simply follow the prompts from the link.

Press Reader

Music Online

Music Online

The broadest and most comprehensive online music resource that cross-searches all of the Alexander Street Press music databases.

To access this database you will need to use your library card number to sign up for a free QPL account with the State Library of Queensland.

ezproxy.slq.qld.gov.au/login

ProQuest

ProQuest

Information from journals across a wide range of subject areas.

  • Academic Research Library
    Arts, humanities, law, military, women's issues, and children's interest.
  • General Science Plus Text
    Astronomy, biology, earth science, genetics, medicine, and nutrition.
  • Applied Science and Technology Plus Text
    Aeronautics, chemical engineering, computer technology,electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, physics, telecommunications, and transportation.

To access this database you will need to use your library card number to sign up for a free QPL account with the State Library of Queensland.

search.proquest.com.ezproxy.slq.qld.gov.au/sciencejournals

Red Book

Red Book

Car and bike prices and values on-line.

redbook.com.au

Trove

Trove

One search with a wealth of Information. Over 200,000,000 online resources of books, images, newspapers maps etc.

trove.nla.gov.au