City of Subiaco - Online resources
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Online resources

Online resources

Subiaco Library subscribes to an exciting range of online resources most of which you can access at home. These services are free for library members to use and may require you to enter your library card number.

Page index

E-books, e-audio books, e-magazines and movie streaming




Additional information

Western Australian Public Libraries Digital Media Collection

e-books and audio books

Access your account using your library card number and download the software relevant to your digital device.


OneClick Digital

e-audio books

Create a free account using your library card number.

User guide

User tutorials

Zinio for libraries


Create a free account with your library card number to access hundreds of magazines for free.

Quick reference guide (PDF, 316KB)

Borrow box from Bolinda

e-books and  e-audio books

Create a free account using your library card number and your surname as your pin. Download the Borrow box app.

e-book user guide (PDF, 165KB)

e-audiobook user guide (PDF, 64KB)


e-books and audio books

Free use or create a free account.



Online streaming
independent films, shorts and documentaries

Create a free account using your library card number.


StoryBox library

Online stories read by some of Australia's finest storytellers 

Follow the link through the State Library website and login using your library card number.


Reference and databases



Popular Magazines 

Online database providing access to articles from hundreds of different magazines.


A fiction database that provides subject and genre searches, reviews, annotations, as well as author read-alikes, book discussion guides, book talks, and feature articles.

Encyclopaedia Britannica Online

A useful resource for students which includes links to over 200 000 Internet sites reviewed by Britannica editors as well as over 150 full text journals and magazines.

Oxford Reference Online: Premium Collection

Oxford reference online offers the very best in quick reference information together with authoritative, in-depth articles by world-famous authors. It also offers excellent functionality, and a wide range of additional material such as maps, illustrations and timelines.

Ancestry: Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition offers access to a large range of genealogical research and is available on all public computers within the library. It is not available to remote users at this time. To book a computer please contact the library on (08) 9237 9300.

Australia New Zealand Reference Centre

Offers full text content from Australasian and international magazines, newspapers, news wires, reference books and company information, as well as biographies and a fully searchable image collection.


A research database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with well-researched but accessible information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond.

Health and Wellness Resource Centre

Offers full text authoritative information in the areas of health, medicine, fitness and nutrition.

Online learning

Atomic training

A video-based how-to training resource, Atomic Training opens up unlimited access to thousands of short videos covering more than 500 of today's most popular software applications on both PCs and Macs. Create a free account using your library card number.

Transparent Language Online

Transparent Language Online is packed full of pronunciation, speech, grammar, writing, and vocabulary building lessons for over 80 languages, including 17 ESL courses. Featuring top-of-the-line coursework combined with extensive social media resources,Transparent Language Online is the most complete language-learning system available.

Universal Class

Universal Class offers a unique online education experience. With a growing catalog of over 400 courses, Universal Class is committed to providing only the most affordable and highest quality online training. With real instructors guiding the learning, engaging video-based lessons, a collaborative learning environment, graded lesson tests, certificates of achievement and Continuing Education Units available for selected courses, students enjoy an engaging and measurable learning experience that helps them master and document their educational goals. offers an extensive range of computer training tutorials. Tutorials include full colour, easy to follow screen shots with step by step instructions covering an extensive and varied range of entry level 'How do I?' learning topics, including Microsoft Office products, Windows Vista and Photoshop CS3.

Microsoft Office

Online Microsoft Office suit training for beginners to advanced users. Video training for Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and other office programs.