Thursday, February 02, 2023

Library e-Resources

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


Borrow, download and enjoy here. BorrowBox is home to the greatest Australian and international authors of the world’s best eBooks and eAudiobooks. Your library in one app.


Click the picture below to access Libby!

Borrow and read free e-magazines from your library using your phone or tablet.



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. (Web Browser Version)

Username: Your Library Barcode

Password: Your Date of Birth


World Trade Press Database

Global Road Warrior

AtoZ The World

AtoZ World Business

AtoZ World Culture:

AtoZ World Food:

AtoZ World Travel:

Lingo Lite:

AtoZ Food America:

AtoZ Maps Online

AtoZ The USA

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:


Website address:
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Password: choice

National Library of Australia

National Library of Australia link.

State Library of NSW

State Library of NSW link.

Ancestry Australia

Ancestry Australia A free service available only when accessed from the library computers. To access the service from your home computer please visit, subscription charges will apply.

Encyclopedia Brittanica online

Encyclopedia Brittanica online link.

State Library Drug Information Pages

State Library Drug Information Pages link.


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National Geographic Virtual

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Browse this cross-searchable platform for research insight from journalism's most trusted name in exploration and discovery.
National Geographic Kids

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Explore amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space. Use this separate link children’s dedicated computers.

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