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Guides for users of the IKC Catalogue

Access these handy guides and links to assist library customers with searching the IKC online catalogue and downloading various eResources. Access to these services is available 24/7.

An IKC procedure overview outlines all the required processes in managing your Aurora library with tips along the way.

Video guides

Introduction to using the Indigenous Knowledge Centre catalogue

Introduction to using the IKC catalogue.
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Search the Indigenous Knowledge Centre catalogue and reserve a title

Search the IKC Catalogue and Reserve a title
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Suggestions for purchase using the Indigenous Knowledge Centre catalogue

Suggestions for purchase using the IKC catalogue.
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Using reading lists and reviews in the Indigenous Knowledge Centre catalogue

Using reading lists and reviews in the IKC catalogue.
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eResources

Use your library barcode number and PIN to access these downloadable resources. Separate guides and instructions are listed under each resource. Download our printed guide for customers:

eReading

QROC – Queensland Regional Overview Consortium

QROC provides access to the OverDrive digital collection which contains ebooks from thousands of publishers and content suppliers.

  • You will need an active library card to borrow titles from this library
  • You can borrow up to 10 titles at a time. The lending period may vary from title to title.
  • Read straight from your browser to download to your computer or device.
  • For browser-based ebooks you need an up-to-date web browser with HTML 5 support such as Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Internet Explorer
  • For downloadable ebooks see Adobe Digital Editions, or OverDrive for Windows 8 (Windows 8/RT only)

Help on QROC is available for users and staff.

eListening

eAudiobooks are available for download to registered library members.

Bolinda digital eAudiobooks

Library members can download up to four (4) titles every 14 days on their MP3 device or Windows PC or Mac. All you need is your IKC library barcode number and PIN to get started to create an account. The books are very easy to download but if you need some assistance, refer to the following guides:

eLearning

eLearning resources are available to registered IKC library members through lynda.com and FGCLearnFree.

lynda.com

  • is a free, web-based video subscription service with more than 3,000 courses and 136,000 video tutorials on the latest commercial software, creative and business skills
  • is available to current IKC members
  • create a profile and begin using immediately
  • available on almost any browser-equipped device, including desktops, laptops, smart phones, and tablets
  • download the app to use from your preferred device
  • a guided video tour is available to view
  • new courses are added regularly

For more information see lynda.com support material. If you require further help visit lynda FAQs.

GCFLearnFree.org 

  • free, self-paced tutorials and online classes on a range of topics including technology and Microsoft Office tutorials, as well as math, career, reading, everyday life skills and more
  • no need to create an account or sign in
  • click your preferred tiles from the homepage and start on your way
  • view one lesson or an entire tutorial
  • access to well-crafted lessons, practice files, challenges, and quizzes to assess your own knowledge
  • apps available for iPhone/iPad, Android and Kindle
  • learn for free anytime, anywhere
  • start learning immediately

What to read next?

Reading lists are available in the IKC catalogue. Browse a list and reserve a copy.

Last updated
15th July 2015