Below you will find information on the free study resources available for secondary students at your local library and online. There are shortcuts to books in the catalogue as well as information on how to get expert online study help. If you need help accessing the library’s resources please contact your local branch or see our how-to videos for more information.
Study and Revision Guides at Your Library
The library’s young adult non-fiction collection has a range of books like Cambridge Checkpoints and Excel to help you study. The collection has useful guides on subjects such as maths methods, chemistry, English, and lots more for students from Year 7 to Year 12. See the full non-fiction collection here:
Feeling overwhelmed, stuck on a study question, or not sure where to start with an assignment? Sign in with your library barcode and PIN and get live, expert assistance with subjects like writing, maths, science, economics and more. You can also complete subject quizzes or upload your assignment drafts for feedback. Studiosity’s friendly subject specialists are waiting online to help you 24/7.
Britannica Library provides access to user-friendly, trusted information that you can use for your assignments. Each search gives results including articles from Encyclopedia Britannica, videos, images, journal articles, and links to even more information on trusted websites. Sign in with your library barcode and PIN to get started.
Lynda.com is an online learning platform that has free courses on subjects like graphic design, video editing, animation, software and web development, business skills, and lots more. To start exploring, sign in with your library barcode and PIN.
Transparent Language Online
Transparent Language Online provides high quality and effective self-paced language courses in over 100 languages. First time users need to create an account by clicking the sign up tab, then you can then access anytime through your web browser or the Transparent Languages Online app (iOS or Android).
VCE Texts at the Library
The library holds VCE English, English as Additional Language, and English Literature texts in its physical and e-collections. Below are links to where you can find these texts in both book and audio book format.
VCE 2020 English & English as Additional Language (EAL) NOVELS
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Station Eleven by Emily St John Mandel
VCE 2020 English & English as Additional Language (EAL) PLAYS, SHORT STORIES, and FILMS
VCE 2020 English & English as Additional Language (EAL) NON FICTION TEXT
VCE 2020 English Literature NOVELS