eResources

We have taken the hard work out of finding reliable information by providing you with the best websites and databases for your information needs.

(D) denotes library databases - some may ask you to enter your library membership details for access.

 

*By accessing these links you will be leaving the Glen Eira City Council’s website. Any transaction made through these websites is subject to the terms and conditions of use of that site. Glen Eira City Council accepts no responsibility for any usage made of that site and is not liable for any loss or damage resulting from use of that site.

 

ART AND ANTIQUESGirl with iPad

Artcyclopedia, fine art search engine

Glen Eira City Council Gallery

National Gallery of Australia

National Gallery of Victoria

AUSTRALIA AT WAR

ABC First World War Centenary

Anzac Centenary

Anzac Portal

Australians at War

Australians at War Film Archive

Australia's War 1939-1945

Australian War Memorial

Australian War Memorial: ANZAC Connections

Australian War Memorial: Film Collection Online: First World War

Australian War Memorial: Sound Collection Online: First World War Experiences

Australians on the Western Front 1914-1918

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Discovering Anzacs

Gallipoli and the Anzacs

Indigenous Australians at War

State Library of Victoria Ergo Research Resources WW1

BUSINESS AND FINANCE

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission   

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Australian Stock Exchange   

Australian Trade and Investment Commission  

Australian Taxation Office

Business in Glen Eira

Business Victoria

Business.gov.au

Consumer Affairs Victoria

Think Local First

CAREERS AND COURSES

Australian Apprenticeships

Graduate Careers Australia

Jobactive

Job Guide

myfuture: Australia's career information service

Victorian skills gateway

CHILDREN'S INTERACTIVE LEARNING

Look here for a collection of fun, learning resources 

COMPUTERS AND INTERNET

Dynamic Learning Online (D)

Use at the library

Use from home

eSafety

Get Connected at Glen Eira libraries

Tech Savvy Seniors

ENCYCLOPEDIAS

Britannica Library (D)

Use at the library

Use from home

ENVIRONMENT

Atlas of Living Australia

Climate Change and Energy Efficiency

Environmental Sustainability in Glen Eira

Sustainability Victoria

VicFlora

Your Energy Savings

FAMILY HISTORY AND GENEALOGY

Australian Family History and Genealogy Selected Websites

Family History, State Library of Victoria

Genealogical Society of Victoria

National Archives of Australia

Public Record Office Victoria

The sites below are only available at your local Glen Eira library:

Ancestry - Library edition (D) 

Find my past (D)

GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS

Australia Government

Australian Electoral Commission

Australian Labor Party  

Glen Eira City Council

Liberal Party of Australia

Local Government Victoria

Parliament of Australia

Parliament of Victoria

Victorian Electoral Commission

Victorian Ombudsman

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Australian Drug Information Network

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

BMI calculator 

Better Health Channel

Diabetes Victoria

Eat for Health

Health and Ageing

Health Direct Australia

Heart Foundation Australia

Virtual Medical Centre

World Health Organization

HISTORY AND HERITAGE

Australian Heritage Database

Australian Heritage Places Inventory

City of Moorabbin Historical Society (Box Cottage Museum)

Glen Eira City Council – Heritage

Glen Eira City Council - History

Glen Eira Historical Society

National Trust of Australia (Victoria) 

Victorian Local History Database

Victorian Heritage Database

HOMEWORK HELP

Beyond the black stump

Ergo, State Library of Victoria

SparkNotes

YourTutor

IMAGES AND PHOTOS

Flickr - Photo Sharing

Google Image Search

Trove: Pictures, photos, object

LAW AND LEGISLATION

Australian Copyright Council

Australian Government Attorney-General's Department

Commonwealth Legislation

Department of Justice

Everyday Law

Family Relationships Online  

Glen Eira Local Law

Law Handbook Online - Fitzroy Legal Service (Also available as an e-book )

Tenants Union of Victoria

Victoria Legal Aid

Victorian Legislation and Parliamentary Documents

LEARNING LANGUAGES AND LITERACY

Mango languages (D)

Road to IELTS Academic (D)

Road to IELTS General Training (D)

LIBRARIES

Trove

National Library of Australia

2017 Directory of public library services in Victoria

Public Libraries in Victoria

State Library of Victoria

LITERARY AWARDS

Australian-Vogel Award

Children's Book Council of Australia Awards

Miles Franklin Literary Award

Man Booker Prize

Nobel Prize in Literature

Pulitzer Prizes  

Victorian Premier's Literary Awards

Young Australian Best Book Award

MUSIC

Freegal Music Service (D)

Trove Music, sound and video

NEWS AND EVENTS

Google News  

Leader Community ePaper

PressReader - Newspapers From Around the World (D)  

Trove Newspapers

Zinio e-magazines (D)

PEOPLE AND PLACES

Australia's Prime Ministers

Australian Dictionary of Biography Online

Re-member (Victorian MPs since 1851)  

CIA - The World Factbook

NationMaster - World Statistics, Country Comparisons

READER'S CHOICE - ADULTS

Books in Print (D)

In the library: Books in Print (access from home is no longer available)

Fantastic Fiction

READER'S CHOICE - CHILDREN AND ADULTS

Centre for Youth Literature

Children's Authors & Illustrators on the Web

Children's Book Council of Australia

Inside a Dog (CYL)  

Victorian Premiers’ Reading Challenge

YABBA - Young Australian Best Book Award  

In2Era (D)

ZooWhiz (D)

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

ABC Science

CSIRO

How Stuff Works

STATISTICS AND DEMOGRAPHICS

Australian Bureau of Statistics

City of Glen Eira Community Profile

City of Glen Eira Population Forecast

City of Glen Eira Social Atlas

NationMaster - World Statistics and Country Comparisons