Reference

Changes and additions to the Source

April 2014

World Book Academic
Academic World Book is a reference tool aimed at under-graduate University level information requirements.
World Book Discover
Access to reference resources for reluctant readers, students with learning difficulties, adult literacy students or those who are learning English as a second language.
Find My Past Au, IE and UK have combined
Now find family history and genealogy information for the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the United States, Papua New Guinea and the Pacific Islands all in one place.
World Book Online Craft Corner
Access to thousands of engaging projects suitable for a broad spectrum of hobbyists — from beginner to expert, for children and adults.
The Daily Mail
Access the historical archive of the Daily Mail in a fully searchable and browseable digital format. Contains advertisements, news stories and images that capture 20th century culture and society.

March 2014

Access to some resources is available for Christchurch residents only

Non-city members can access all electronic resources except where specifically excluded by the terms of Christchurch City Libraries’ contractual agreements with those suppliers. Our licence agreement only allows for residents of Christchurch City to access this resource. For more information see our Membership policy.

January 2014

Wheelers eBooks
New subscription January 2014. Access a free ebook service of fiction and non fiction titles. The collection focuses on New Zealand titles.
British Newspaper Archive
Access historical national and regional newspapers from the United Kingdom and Ireland. Includes many regional newspapers digitised and searchable for the first time.

December 2013

Zinio for libraries - eMagazines
Access over 200 popular downloadable digital magazines covering a range of subjects. These magazines are replicas of their print version.

September 2013

National Geographic - Kids
Access to the digital archive of the trusted children’s magazine National Geographic: Kids. Aimed at 6 to 14-year-olds.