Index New Zealand: A searchable database that contains abstracts and descriptions of articles from about 1000 New Zealand periodicals and newspapers, including some from earlier in the 20th century right up to and including the present day.
Library PressDisplay: Access to newspapers from 92 countries (actual newspapers, cover to cover), in the language they are published in.The latest 60 days worth of newspapers are covered.
Literature Resource Center: Information on literary figures from all time periods writing in such genres as fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, history, journalism, and more.
Lynda.comAn educational site offering thousands of video courses in computer technology, software, creativity and business skills. A library card is necessary to create an account to track your progress.
Mango Languages: Learn a language, with more than 40 foreign language courses available (including English).
MasterFILE Complete: This finds information from magazines, reference books and newspapers, and covers all subjects.
NoveList Reader’s Advisor: Novelist can help you find your next great read in your favorite genre. It includes adult, young adult, children’s and easy fiction.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context: Need to look at one or both sides of a controversial social issue? This clarifies the facts of each topic as well as the arguments for and against.
Digital resources you can access only at the Library
You need to visit the library to view these databases:
Ancestry Library Edition: (The link will only work if you use a library computer or a device connected through the library wifi.) Great for family history researchers. Enter names and places where your ancestors might have lived. View images of documents such as census records.
Visit the Central Library and Community Living Rooms
Find My Past: A family history and genealogy website containing over 550 million family history records, with more being added all the time. 2nd floor, Central Library.