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The library subscribes to these online resources so that you can access them for free. All you need is your library card number and password / PIN.

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Aotearoa New Zealand & Australia

Arts, music & antiques

Books & reading


Family History




Science, environment & technology

Society & community

Content type

Academic & research

Children & teens

Magazines & journals

Music, audio & video

Newspapers, historical

Newspapers, news & current affairs

Primary sources

Reference: encyclopedias, dictionaries & general sources

EPIC databases

Christchurch City Libraries provides access to the resources purchased through the EPIC consortia.