Online Resources

Manly Library has a wide range of online resources that can be accessed in the library and from home.


Many of the listed databases below can be accessed remotely by Library members. In addition, Manly Library members also have access to State Library NSW e-Resources but please note that you first have to register your library card number with the State Library in order to access these resources.

If you plan to come to Manly Library to access online resources, computers should be booked in advance by contacting the Reference Librarian on (02) 9976 1743.

Search for resources by category or by A-Z . If a link is broken please let us know.

Category Search:

Art & Music

Environment

Legal Information

Business

ESL & Languages

Literature

Children & Youth

Family History

Local Studies

eAudiobooks

Health

Newspapers & Journals

eBooks

History

Science & Technology

eMagazines

HSC

Society & Culture

Encyclopedias

Jobseeking

 

 

A-Z Listing of Resources

ABI

ABI/INFORM & Academic Research Library cover of a wide array of business & Academic topics. Log in here if you are using a library computer (library membership not required).

ASE

Academic Search Elite contains newspaper and journal articles on a wide range of scholarly subjects.

Ancestry

Ancestry Library discover your ancestors with a range of online resources from Australia and across the world. (LIBRARY ONLY)

ABS

Australian Bureau of Statistics covers statistics on Australia’s states, major cities and towns, and local government areas.

ANZPOV

Australia/New Zealand Points of View Reference Centre provides points and counterpoints on current issues in today’s society.

ANZref

Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre the largest Australasian magazine, newspapers and reference collection online.

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 Beamafilm gives you streaming access to your favourite documentaries and indie features

Carters

Carter’s Price Guide offers information on over 75,000 collectable items, from antiquity to modern times.

community atlas

The Community Atlas, Community Forecast and Community Profile offer statistics on the Manly Area.

community directory

Community Directory offers local information for Manly & surrounding local government areas.

Consumerhealth

Consumer Health Complete is a great source of full text information on a diverse range of health related subjects.

druginfo

Drug info @ your library provides up to date information on alcohol and other drugs.

ebooks@info

eBooks @ Infobase Publishing offer a range of encyclopedias & Blooms study guides for books used as curriculum reading.

findlegal

Find Legal Answers web guide provides access to current information and resources about the law in NSW.

Findmypast

Find My Past features records from the United Kingdom, Ireland, USA, Canada and Australia. (LIBRARY ONLY)

Galevirtual

Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

greenfile

GreenFile offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the environment.

LiteraryRef

Literary Reference Center provides plot summaries, work overviews, biographies and criticism on key literary figures.

Magpies

Magpies Online: The Source is a subject guide to children’s literature, focusing on Australian works. (LIBRARY ONLY)

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Manly Local Studies Image Library features a wealth of historic images from Manly's past.

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National Construction Code details the technical provisions for the design and construction of buildings and other structures. Free, but you need to register for access.

Novelist

Novelist Plus features recommended reads, discussion guides and award winners for both fiction and non-fiction books.

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NSW AMES offers english studies online in listening, reading, writing, grammar and pronunciation, as well as jobseeking help. Log in from home here (library membership needed), or log in here if you are using a library computer (library membership not required)

Overdrive

Overdrive offers eBooks and eAudiobooks for you to download. Simply use your library card to borrow.

IELTS

Road to IELTS - Academic offers online self paced training programs to prepare you for the Academic IELTS exam. Access from home here.
Not a library member? You can still access this resource here if you use a library computer.

IELTS

Road to IELTS - General offers online self paced training programs to prepare you for the General IELTS exam. Access from home here.

Not a library member? You can still access this resource here if you use a library computer.

ScienceRef

Science Reference Center is an in depth resource for all science related research needs.

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Salem Press includes Magill's Medical Guide, Infectious Diseases & Conditions and Psychology & Mental Health

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Transparent Language Online with Byki has over 80 languages to learn, as well as 12 English Courses.

Trove

Trove Australia searches books, newspapers, pictures, diaries, maps, music & websites to find the information you need.

Tumblebook

Tumblebook Library is an online collection of animated talking picture books and games in English and other languages.

Shorelink library members access free magazines through the Zinio portal

Zinio Magazines offer Library Members free access to digital magazines.