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eResources for RLQ

Find eresources: books, magazines, online training, audiobooks, music and more. Have your RLQ card number and PIN ready. Some platforms require you to set up a free account to access their content. Visit the RLQ for kids page for kids-only eresources. Search for titles in the RLQ online catalogue, download free apps or select from the platforms below.

BorrowBox – ebooks and eaudiobooks

Latest Australian titles in ebooks or eaudiobooks.

Library members can download up to 4 titles every 14 days for each format from the BorrowBox website or download the app. The books are very easy to download but if you need some assistance view these guides:

Clue Detective Agency

Library members can access the Online Puzzles Portal with original crosswords, codewords (clueless crosswords), Sudoku and trivia quizzes

  • organise a group to solve puzzles together
  • all puzzles can be solved on a PC, iPad, laptop or smartphone, or
  • download and print puzzles to solve the traditional way
  • login using the details below: Username: SLQLD Password: puzzles4slq

Freegal music

Downloadable and streaming music service with access to Sony Music’s catalogue of artists.

  • weekly download limit of five (5)
  • Stream 5 hours of music every day (songs not music videos). Create your own playlist for easy streaming
  • Keep track of your downloads in the upper right corner of the site
  • Downloads are all in MP3 format with Digital Rights Management (DRM)
  • Work with any MP3 player, including iPod, and can be loaded into iTunes
  • Check out the browsing areas, especially Artists A to Z and the genre lists.

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

  • click on your preferred tiles from the homepage and start on your way
  • view one lesson or an entire tutorial
  • no need to create an account or sign in
  • 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.

Kanopy

On-demand streaming video service that provides access to a large collection of movies, independent films and documentaries.

  • Access Kanopy via a website browser or mobile device app
  • Search for titles via the RLQ online catalogue
  • New films are added to the service each month
  • Performance rights are included in the subscription, so that films can be streamed to an audience
  • The Kanopy service responds to the connectivity speed of the end user and delivers high to low resolution streaming based on local connections

Lynda.com

Self-paced online learning programs to support your lifelong learning for work or play.

  • web-based video subscription service with courses and video tutorials on the latest commercial software, creative and business skills
  • create a profile to begin
  • available on almost any browser-equipped device, including desktops, laptops, smart phones, and tablets
  • download the app to use from your preferred device
  • a great tool for library staff professional development

QROC – Queensland Regional OverDrive Consortium

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

  • Borrow up to 10 titles at a time. The lending period may vary from title to title.
  • Read straight from your browser or download to your computer or device.
  • For downloadable ebooks: Adobe Digital Editions (Windows or Mac) or OverDrive for Windows 8 (Windows 8/RT only)
    • Download the Libby app to view on your mobile device

RBdigital eMagazines

Australian magazine titles that library members can download for free. Read them on your computer or mobile device.

  • Create an account in your browser. All users need their own account. You need to do this once.
  • Install the RBdigital app to download titles to your mobile device.
  • Sign in using your existing log-in credentials.
  • Select MAGAZINES to browse the RLQ collection.
  • Browse to sort or filter your selection OR search by title.
  • CHECKOUT a magazine of your choice.
  • Select the prompt to be emailed when next issue is available if you want to keep that magazine as a favourite.
  • Select READ to download.

Affix magazine labels to your print magazines. Ready-to-print PDF - these labels are three pages, each with a different design. They should be printed on Avery 5260 label sheets. Go to "Properties", and be sure Labels is selected as paper Type.

Last updated
22nd October 2018