Unley Libraries > eLibrary
Welcome to our electronic collection. Here you will find fiction and nonfiction eBooks, magazines, audiobooks, and music to download; and access to online encyclopedias and specialist resources. Have your library card handy, as some require you to login. If you have any problems don’t hesitate to contact the Libraries for help, ph 8372 5100 or 8372 5166.
- eNewspapers & magazines
- Training & education
eBooks & eAudiobooks - Overdrive
Unley Libraries, as part of the Public Libraries SA network, now offer a large collection of downloadable eBooks and Audiobooks including classics, new releases, nonfiction and bestsellers for all ages.
Download wirelessly to your compatible eReader, iPad, smart phone, mp3 player, PC and laptop anytime, 24-hours a day. Simply browse, check out, download and enjoy!
We have some guides available to help you set up Overdrive on your tablet or PC:
PLEASE NOTE: Kindle eReader & some other eReaders are NOT compatible with this service
eAudiobooks - OneClick Digital
eAudiobooks to download for free when you register using your library card. Includes adult, children and young adult titles with a range of devices supported. Online tutorials available to help you connect.
What to read next - Who else writes like....?
Have you read everything by your favourite author and want to find something else to read? Then check out Who Else Writes Like...? It provides lists of authors and recommendations of authors to try who have a similiar writing style or genre. Expand your reading horizons and give it a go!
eNewspapers - Library PressDisplay
Access today’s newspapers from around the world. Presented in full-colour, full-page format. Read a newspaper in your own language - over 1000 titles to choose from.
eMagazines - Zinio
Our online magazine collection. Register using your library card and read the latest edition in full and for free. Popular titles include: Digital Camera World, Gardening Australia, Popular Science, and Practical Parenting. Suitable for computers and a variety of mobile devices.
Listen to music - Music Online
Aiming to provide the most comprehensive online collection of streaming audio, music scores and reference, Music Online is a fantastic resource for the music lover. Growing monthly, the archive offers hundreds of thousands of audio recordings, 400 000 pages of musical scores and 100 000 pages of music reference, plus over 500 hours of video. The collection specialises in classical, jazz, world and American music.
Road to IELTS is a self-study program to help those wishing to pass the IELTS exam. It provides hours of intensive work on vocabulary, reading, writing, listening and speaking practice. The course includes two modules: General Training and Academic.
This tool allows you to train yourself in how to use Microsoft Office 2007, 2010, Windows Vista and Windows 7 operating systems, how to use the internet, setting up email accounts, and social networks training. It can be accessed on any PC with internet access - it runs inside your browser. All you need to create an account is your Unley Libraries card number. Check out the flyer here for more information on how to get started.
This South Australian government website provides information, resources, factsheets and videos which are all designed to make learning about the internet and technology easy, engaging and accessible.
World Book is an industry leader in the production of award-winning encyclopedias, reference sources, and digital products for the home and schools. Our subscription includes three different searching platforms: World Book Online For Kids, aimed at younger researchers; World Book Online Info Finder, for school aged students; and World Book Online Reference Center, a public library site for advanced researchers.
Ancestry provides access to an extensive range of genealogical resources from the United States and United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records. Also provides limited Australian coverage. To access this database you can visit either the Unley Civic Library or Goodwood Library and book on to use a public computer. (This resource is unavailable outside the Libraries public computer network).
Trove is an online search engine developed by the National Library of Australia which allows you to access a large repository of Australian material. Explore a wealth of resources and digital content including full-text books, journal and newspaper articles, images, music, sound, videos, maps, websites, diaries, letters, archives, people and organisations.
MyLanguage provides resources and links to government information, newspapers, current affairs and community links in over 60 different languages.
GreenFILE is a bibliographic database of information about environmental concerns. This resource offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the environment. GreenFILE indexes scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports.
South Australia’s community information resource, enabling you to find out about help available from government, non-government and community services throughout SA and to find out how you can connect with and get involved in your community.
Whilst your doctor is the best source of diagnosis and treatment advice, there are many websites that provide general health information. Public Libraries SA staff have reviewed some of the popular health websites to help link you to the information you are seeking.
Submit questions to Librarians at the State Library of South Australia. You can lodge questions 24/7 and will receive a response within 10 working days. The State Library website also provides several research resources, catalogues and guides on specific topics, especially South Australian.