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The Burdekin Library has the following eServices available for you which you can access from home as well as within the library.

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    eBooks and eMagazines

    Our On-Line services for eBooks and eMagazines are available both in the library and from home.

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    eBooks

    Library members can download eBooks through two different services FOR FREE!

    Wheelers

    Our Wheelers eBook platform hosts over 1500 titles and all you need to register is your library card! Simply click Get Started to begin your eBook journey.
    Step-by-step guides are also available to download eBooks to your iPad, tablet or other device.

    Overdrive

    The Burdekin Library also offers access to over 2000 eBooks through the Overdrive platform. All you need is your library card and your password (last four digits of your library card) to sign in.
    Help Guides are also available.

    eMagazines

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    Zinio Magazines

    Library members can access and download eMagazines FOR FREE!

    Connect to the library’s Zinio account and Create New Account to get you started.

    If you are reading eMagazines on your iPad or tablet you will also need to download the Zinio App.

    ZINIO APPS

    Mobile Devices:
    iPad | Android | Blackberry Playbook

    • Kindle Fire: Follow these instructionsto install the app.
    • Computers: PC or Mac
    • eBook Readers without a browser are not compatible. Nook Color and Nook Tablet users may use the browser to connect and read magazines online
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    Facebook

    You can follow the Library on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/BurdekinLibrary

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    You can follow the Library on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/BurdekinLibrary

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    FREE Online Training

    Online programs for use by Burdekin Library members, with training in Internet Searching, Microsoft Office, Email, Social Networking, leadership skills, business and more.

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    We are committed to providing learning opportunities to residents of the Burdekin, and are thrilled to offer quality online training FREE OF CHARGE to all members.

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    Lynda.com

    Lynda.com provides access to hundreds of thousands of how-to videos and training courses on demand, including Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, business, leadership skills and more!

    Sign up and log in to Lynda.com using your library card here.

    Atomic Learning

    Atomic Learning provides access to thousands of how-to technology videos on demand, including Microsoft Office, Adobe, iPad tutorials and more!

    Sign up and log in  here (you will need to click create new account from top right hand corner, login and then select Atomic Training).

    Once logged in click on the atomic learning button. This will take you to the Atomic Learning website, you can search for your interest areas and get started

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    Learner Driver Practice Tests

    Online Learner Driver practice tests are now available free of charge at the Burdekin Library.

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    The Burdekin Library in partnership with with aussie-driver.com are offering learner drivers the opportunity to;

    Practise Your FREE QLD Learners Test Now:

    Planning on becoming a new driver in Queensland? Perfect – we’re here to help! On the page you’ll find everything you need to get ready, pass your QLD learners test and become a driver: free learners practice tests and the official 2014 Queensland driver’s manual! Everything on our website is 100% FREE: no strings attached! Good luck!

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    Online Information Resources

    Access to a number of authoritative, subscription-only databases are available through the State Library of Queensland using your Burdekin Library Card.

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    Queensland public libraries are provided through the State Library of Queensland with access to a number of authoritative, subscription-only databases that are not available through Google or other free search engines.  Some of these are below.

    Library membership is required to access these databases. You will be asked for your library card number.

    If You are not a member we would love to see you in the Library. It takes 2 minutes to join and you need two forms of ID.

    Ancestry.com Search your for your Ancestors on-line (ACCESS AVAILABLE AT THE LIBRARY ONLY)

    SpineOut Online is a place for young people where you can express your ideas and thoughts and to share your creativity in words, art, film or music. A fun and interactive site.

    Good Reading Online An Australian resource with information on “Everything About Books” including thousands of easy to read independent book reviews and lots of interesting Australian and International articles, author profiles, stories on writers’ houses, bookshops, short stories, book trivia and more.

    Gale Virtual Reference Library offers encyclopaedias and reference sources for research on many topics. Use them for quick help or doing homework assignments.

    Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre Contains full text of over 240 periodicals, and abstracts/indexing for nearly 400 periodicals focusing on the Australia/New Zealand region. Includes magazines, newspapers, newswires, reference books and company information.

    Health & Wellness Resource Center Access to articles in over 200 leading medical journals of which about 150 are available full text

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