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Browse our collection of online learning resources and research tools. Here you will find family history and genealogy tools, dictionaries, encyclopedias, travel guides and more.

Access Ancestry

Ancestry is an online research database providing a comprehensive collection of genealogical information.

Where can I use it?

Please note: This resource can only be accessed on our public computers, or on a device connected to our Library WiFi network.

How often can I use it?

There are no restrictions on usage.

What do I Need to Access it?

Library membership is not required.

Internet access.

Ancestry can be viewed on a mobile phone, tablet or computer.

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Access Find My Past

find my past - A family history and genealogy resource covering Australia, New Zealand, England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.

How often can I use it?

There are no restrictions on usage.

Where can I use it?

This resource can be accessed inside and outside of the library.

What do I Need to Access it?

Web or full library membership, and your Bayside Library card number.

Internet access.

Find my past can be viewed on a mobile phone, tablet or computer.

Getting started

This resource can be accessed without login, on our public computers, or on a device connected to our Library WiFi network.

When accessing from outside of the library network, you will need to enter in your Bayside library card number without the 'X' and no spaces.

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Access Mango Languages

Mango Languages is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian, Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian and more.

How often can I use it?

There are no restrictions on usage.

Where can I use it?

This resource can be accessed inside and outside of the library.

What do I Need to Access it?

Web or full library membership, and your Bayside Library card number.

Internet access.

Mango Languages can be viewed on a mobile phone, tablet or computer.

Getting started

You will need to create a Mango account first, look for the 'Sign Up' button towards the bottom of the page.

Apps - Mango Languages

Download the app to use Mango Languages on your mobile device.

PressReader 

Download Mango Languages for Apple devices.

BorrowBox

Download Mango Languages for Android devices.

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Read Flipster Magazines

Flipster - Read independent and unbiased reviews, product tests, articles, information and buying guides from the experts with Choice magazine.

How Many Can I Have?

There are no restrictions on usage.

Where can I use it?

This resource can be accessed inside and outside of the library.

What do I Need to Access it?

Web or full library membership, and your Bayside Library card number.

Internet access to view magazines.

Flipster can be viewed on a mobile phone, tablet or computer.

Apps - Flipster

Download the app to use Flipster on your mobile device.

PressReader 

Download Flipster for Apple devices.

BorrowBox

Download Flipster for Android devices.

Getting started

This resource can be accessed without login, on our public computers, or on a device connected to our Library WiFi network.

When accessing from outside of the library network, you will need to enter in your Bayside library card number without the 'X' and no spaces.

Using the Flipster App

1. Download, install and open the Flipster app.

2. Press 'Get Started'.

3. In the 'Find My Library' field, enter 'Bayside library', and select 'BAYSIDE CITY COUNCIL - Brighton Victoria'.

4. IMPORTANT: Press the 'Bayside Library Membership ID:" link below the 'Login' button.

5. Enter your full Bayside Library card number in the Bayside Library Membership ID:' field, then press 'Login'.

If you have a newer card - from 2017 onwards - you may need to leave off the last number to be recognised correctly.

6. Press the Choice magazine cover to download and view more issues.

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Access MyCareerMatch

MyCareerMatch helps you gain a greater understanding of yourself in order to assist in the search for your perfect career. You can find out how to choose the right career path, what qualities you would bring to a job and what your personal style is.

How often can I use it?

There are no restrictions on usage.

Where can I use it?

This resource can be accessed inside and outside of the library.

What do I Need to Access it?

Web or full library membership, and your Bayside borrower number.

Resource can be viewed on a mobile phone, tablet or computer.

Access MyCareerMatch

Access Travel Guides

Gale Virtual Reference library - Travel guides Online allows access to full-text and fully searchable DK Eyewitness Travel Guide e-books. Travel guides detail major sights, suggested hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.

How Many Can I Have?

You have unlimited access to all available resources.

Where can I use it?

This resource can be accessed inside and outside of the library.

What do I Need to Access it?

Web or full library membership, and your Bayside Library card number.

Travel guides can be viewed on a mobile phone, tablet or computer.

Getting Started

This resource can be accessed without login, on our public computers, or on a device connected to our Library WiFi network.

When accessing from outside of the library network, you will need to enter in your Bayside library card number without the 'X' and no spaces.

1. Press the 'Access travel guides' button below.

2. Select a travel guide, then select View eBook or press the cover to view the travel guide.

Access travel guides

Access Britannica Library

Britannica Library, a safe, up-to-date and age-appropriate information resource for patrons of all ages. Discover encyclopedia articles, journals, periodicals, atlases, dictionaries and more.

How often can I use it?

There are no restrictions on usage.

Where can I use it?

This resource can be accessed inside and outside of the library.

What do I Need to Access it?

Web or full library membership, and your Bayside borrower number.

Newspaper can be viewed on a mobile phone, tablet or computer.

Getting Started

This resource can be accessed without login, on our public computers, or on a device connected to our Library WiFi network.

When accessing from outside of the library network, you will need to enter in your Bayside library card number without the 'X' and no spaces.

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Access Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press is the premier online reference product, spanning 25 different subject areas, bringing together 2 million digitized entries across Oxford University Press’s Dictionaries, Companions and Encyclopedias.

How often can I use it?

There are no restrictions on usage.

Where can I use it?

This resource can be accessed inside and outside of the library.

What do I Need to Access it?

Web or full library membership, and your Bayside Library card number.

Internet access to view resource.

Resource can be viewed on a mobile phone, tablet or computer.

Getting Started

This resource can be accessed without login, on our public computers, or on a device connected to our Library WiFi network.

When accessing from outside of the library network, you will need to enter in your Bayside library card number without the 'X' and no spaces.

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Access Australian and New Zealand Reference Centre

Australian and New Zealand Reference Centre provides a collection of leading regional and international periodicals, full-text reference books, full-text biographies and a collection of images containing photos, maps and flags.

How often can I use it?

There are no restrictions on usage.

Where can I use it?

This resource can be accessed inside and outside of the library.

What do I Need to Access it?

Library membership is not required.

Newspaper can be viewed on a mobile phone, tablet or computer.

Getting Started

Please note: If you have a newer card - from 2017 onwards - you may need to leave off the last number to be recognised correctly.

This resource can be accessed without login, on our public computers, or on a device connected to our Library WiFi network.

When accessing from outside of the library network, you will need to enter in your full Bayside Library card number (including the X3191 - note the X is capital).

Access Aus and NZ Reference Centre

Access Global Books in Print

Who Else Writes Like - A tool to help anyone who enjoys reading fiction to expand the number of writers they read.

How often can I use it?

There are no restrictions on usage.

Where can I use it?

This resource can be accessed inside and outside of the library.

What do I Need to Access it?

Web or full library membership, and your Bayside Library card number.

Getting Started

This resource can be accessed without login, on our public computers, or on a device connected to our Library WiFi network.

When accessing from outside of the library network, you will need to enter in your Bayside library card number without the 'X' and no spaces.

Access Who Else Writes Like

Access TheComputerschool.NET

TheComputerschool.NET - Learn about computer applications and programs.

How often can I use it?

There are no restrictions on usage.

Where can I use it?

This resource can be accessed inside and outside of the library.

What do I Need to Access it?

Library membership is not required.

Resource can be viewed on a computer.

IMPORTANT: When viewing on a mobile device, you may not be able to press the 'SIGN IN' button due to browser incompatibility issues.

Getting started

1. Press 'Sign In' and choose (TTD) Technology Training Directory. Log in with the following username and password:

Username: baysidelib
Password: bayside2013lib

2. Press Log in.

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Access Global Books in Print

Global Books in Print - The world's largest web-based bibliographic resource for professionals.

How often can I use it?

There are no restrictions on usage.

Where can I use it?

This resource can be accessed inside and outside of the library.

What do I Need to Access it?

Web or full library membership, and your Bayside Library card number.

Getting Started

This resource can be accessed without login, on our public computers, or on a device connected to our Library WiFi network.

When accessing from outside of the library network, you will need to enter in your Bayside library card number without the 'X' and no spaces.

Access Global Books in Print

Access Aussie Driver

Aussie Driver has the resources you need to help you pass your learners test and become a driver.

How often can I use it?

There are no restrictions on usage.

Where can I use it?

Library membership is not required.

What do I Need to Access it?

Web or full library membership, and your Bayside Library card number and password.

Internet access.

Aussie Driver can be viewed on a mobile phone, tablet or computer.

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Access NCC

National Construction Code Online - formerly the Building Code of Australia (BCA) - incorporates three volumes of the NCC and the Guide to the NCC.

How often can I use it?

There are no restrictions on usage.

Where can I use it?

This resource can be accessed inside and outside of the library.

What do I Need to Access it?

Library membership is not required.

Resource can be viewed on a mobile phone, tablet or computer.

Access NCC Online


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