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Road to IELTS Learning English? Try these free online training tools Practice modules for the IELTS Exams; AMES English Course; and Issues in English Use from home or in the library
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Mango Languages. Free, interactive online language learning. Greek, Chinese, Italian, Vietnamese, Spanish and many more! You can create a Mango login to keep track of your learning progress. Download the App to keep learning as you go! Library Home

Literacy Planet. Fun and educational web site for children. Learning literacy and reading with puzzles, games and fun! Library Home

Ancestry. Family History Research and Genealogy. As seen on the TV program "Who do you think you are?" Library Ancestry is only available to use in the Library.
ANZ Reference ANZ Reference Centre. Search many Australian newspapers and magazines for full text articles. Library Home
Bettr Health Better Health Channel. The Better Health Channel provides health and medical information to help individuals and their communities improve their health and wellbeing. The information provided is quality assured and reliable, up to date and easy to understand. Information on the Better Health Channel is provided to help people stay healthy or understand and manage their health and medical conditions. It does not replace care provided by medical practitioners and other qualified health professionals. The Better Health Channel was established in May 1999 by the Victorian (Australia) State Government. Library Home
Brittanica Britannica Online. An excellent online encyclopaedia with content for all levels from early to adult learners, there is also approved websites, a world atlas, country comparisons and much, much more. Get the facts from a recognised source! Library Home
Choice Magazine from EBSCO CHOICE Magazine is back. CHOICE is the consumer advocate that provides Australians with product reviews, information and advice free from commercial bias. Click on "Search this publication" and type your search term in the "AND" box. e.g. washing machines Library Home
Carter's Price Guide to Antiques Carter's Antiques Carter's Publications have been publishing price guides on art antiquities, antiques, collectables, retro, vintage and 20th century design for 28 years, and include prices on items from 1500 BC to the present day, with a price range of $5 to over one million dollars. Library Home
Find My Past Find my Past A genealogy website of Australian and UK resources - free for Library members.

It is optional to create a Find My Past account. You can access all records without registering an account.
Library Find My Past is only available to use in the Library.
Global Books in Print Global Books in Print. Library Home
Info RMIT Databases InfoRMIT. Excellent research tool for Engineering, Families & Society and Health. RMIT Publishing's Informit service is the leading source of online full text, multimedia and index databases that deliver the most authoritative research from Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific region. Library Home
Opposing Viewpoints

Opposing Viewpoints. An interactive resource covering today’s hottest issues, from Climate Change to Health Care, the Middle East to Immigration. Opposing Viewpoints helps students research, analyse and organise a great range of current information for writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more. Library Home
Press Display. Press Display is an online newspaper portal which offers over 1,700+ publications from 92 countries in 48 languages. All newspapers are published in their original format and layout, including full text and images. Only 3 Maribyrnong users can access this database at any time, so please come back later if you cannot access this database. Library Home
Tumblebooks Tumblebooks for Children. Great fun for children. Story books that read themselves out loud on your PC, sound books for older children, as well as puzzles and games! Library Home
The Law Handbook The Law Handbook. From the Fitzroy Legal Service comes The Law Handbook on the internet – free for all Victorians. The Law Handbook Online is a comprehensive, plain English, web-based legal resource. Library Home
Family Law Network Australia Family Law Network Family Law Network Australia (FLNA) was established as a free information resource and referral service in the event of needing assistance with family law issues. Library Home
Raising Children Raising Children The Raising Children website offers up-to-date, research-based material on more than 800 topics spanning child development, behaviour, health, nutrition and fitness, play and learning, connecting and communicating, school and education, entertainment and technology, sleep and safety. Library Home

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