Useful learning resources

View the range of resources available online at Stirling Libraries. 

Ancestry Library Edition is the key resource for genealogical research. The database includes: Australian convict index, Australian electoral rolls, United Kingdom census records, British Army WW1 pension records, and much more!

Due to licensing agreements, this online resource can usually only be accessed using the link on the public access computers within our library branches. 

Ancestry tutorial

Encyclopedia Britannica

Whether it’s frogs or physics, gardening or geography, Britannica covers it all and for all ages. With three encyclopaedias in one, you can choose the content that is at your reading, age and research level from the home page.

Start your research today with Encyclopedia Britannica.

Encyclopedia Britannica

Be Connected

Be Connected is a National initiative empowering all Australians to thrive in a digital world.  There are step-by-step hands on lessons and online learning resources suitable for all level of digital learners.  Be Connected can help you build your digital skills and confidence.  Stirling Libraries are Be Connected Network Partners and offer face-to-face support and events run by our trained digital mentors.  Learn a new skill from home, or at one of our libraries today.

For more information visit the Be Connected website.

Niche Online Tutorials

Niche Academy provides online video tutorials for using our Digital Library resources such as BorrowBox, RBdigital and OverDrive.  There are also quick tutorials for major social media platforms, databases and some of our other Digital Library resources such as BorrowBox, RBdigital and OverDrive.

To see the full range of tutorials go to the Niche Academy website.

Useful library resources

Additional handy resources

View freely accessible websites that have been selected by library staff to complement the Library eResources:

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