Tech Savvy Seniors
Below are videos provided by the State Library of New South Wales to help Seniors use technologies such as Zoom, Smart Phones, Tablets and transferring files.
Introduction to Smartphones
Introduction to Smartphones- Apps
Introduction to Zoom
Introduction to Smartphones- How to transfer a file from your Phone to your Computer
E-books and E-Audio
BorrowBox Library - Bolinda Digital
Bolinda digital Download books online to listen to at your leisure at home, in the car, in fact anywhere that you can take your mp3 player or audio player. There is a great range of books, have a browse and you might be surprised.
It's Here! Bolinda digital’s exciting new mobile apps are now available for both iTunes and Android devices. Click the appropriate link to be taken to the app store, or from your device search for "Borrowbox" and then once you have installed the app on your device you will need to search for the name of your library service in the ‘Library’ field provided and then login in the usual way.
Quick instructions on how to set yourself up can be found on this image
Free magazines are now available with RB Digital! There are lots to choose from, there is no limit on how many people can borrow a title at once, and once you have downloaded it, it’s yours to keep. All patrons must join both Zinio and South West Zone Digital Library using exact login.
Free SouthWest Zone Digital Library: http://www.rbdigital.com/swzdl/zinio
RB Digital Collection: http://www.rbdigital.com/swzdl/zinio
The Berrigan Shire Library Service now has access to Storytime. With your library card you now have access to almost 300 stories online via Story Box Library. Click on the link below to access the Storytime login.
Indiyreads is a State Library initiative that provides access to a collection of independent Australian and international titles, classic literature and modern award-winning titles in eBook and eAudio format.
https://indyreads.libraries.nsw.gov.au/ (Web Browser Version)
Username: Your Library Barcode
Password: Your Date of Birth
World Trade Press Database
Global Road Warrior: https://www.globalroadwarrior.com?c=SRcvUxNYJM
AtoZ The World: https://www.atoztheworld.com?c=SRcvUxNYJM
AtoZ World Business: https://www.atozworldbusiness.com?c=SRcvUxNYJM
AtoZ World Culture: https://www.atozworldculture.com?c=SRcvUxNYJM
AtoZ World Food: https://www.atozworldfood.com?c=SRcvUxNYJM
AtoZ World Travel: https://www.atozworldtravel.com?c=SRcvUxNYJM
Lingo Lite: https://www.lingolite.com?c=SRcvUxNYJM
AtoZ Food America: https://www.atozfoodamerica.com?c=SRcvUxNYJM
AtoZ Maps Online: https://www.atozmapsonline.com?c=SRcvUxNYJM
AtoZ The USA: https://www.atoztheusa.com/?c=SRcvUxNYJM
Aussie Driver Learner Driver Program now available to Berrigan Shire residents
The Berrigan Shire library service have arranged for a subscription to Aussie Driver, a free driver education program.
The online Driver Education program contains the following state-specific information:
- 3 car practice learner permit knowledge tests
- 3 online driver’s manuals (2015)
- FAQ section with 100+ questions related to getting your driver licence
Aussie Driver will automatically update the program as new practice tests become available.
Aussie Driver is available here: http://
Website address: www.choice.com.au
Australia/NZ Reference Centre
Australia/NZ Reference Centre Australian and NZ specific magazines, newspapers, newswires and Australian and NZ specific magazines, newspapers, newswires and reference books included to create a large collection of regional full text content. Examples of titles offered include: The Australian, The Herald Sun, The Daily Telegraph, The Courier Mail, Australia & World Affairs, Australia Country Report, Australian Geographic, Family Matters, Management, Marketing Bulletin, Time Australia, and many others.
Consumer Health Complete is 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 Center is intended for informational purposes only.
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.
Literary Reference Center
Literary Reference Center Literary Reference Center is a comprehensive database that provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.
MasterFILE Premier Designed specifically for public libraries, MasterFILE™ Premier contains full text for nearly 1,700 magazines covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more.
NoveList Plus A readers' advisory service with a comprehensive database of fiction books and authors - great resource to expand your reading and find new authors.
National Library of Australia
State Library of NSW
State Library of NSW link.
Dynamic Learning Online
A Simple Solution to Office, Windows, and Introductory Computer Training. Dynamic Learning Online provides a simple online training solution, teaching you how to use popular computer applications. Currently includes training for the following products and areas:
Introduction to Computer Technology
Using and searching the Internet
Setting up email accounts
To access this great resource please follow the link to their website. Please note this is only available from this link or from one of the computers in your local library branch.
Encyclopedia Brittanica online
Academic Search Elite
Academic Search Elite is a Scholarly collection of information covering a range of academic subject fields. With full text for more than 2,100 journals.
Australia/New Zealand Points of View Reference Centre
Australia/New Zealand Points of View Reference Centre contains a range of essays presenting multiple perspectives of a current issue. Provides overview, point, counterpoint, and critical thinking guide.
Science Reference Center
Science Reference Center Science Reference Center is an in-depth, curriculum-oriented science database that provides a one-stop resource for all science-related research needs.
State Library Drug Information Pages