Learning Resources

Learning Resources

Explore the extensive collection of learning resources designed to cater to learners of all ages and interests. From digital courses and job skills to home & gardening, we provide the tools and support you need to pursue your learning goals.

Whether you're looking to enhance your skills, learn a new language, or learn to be a parent, our library is your partner in lifelong learning. Join us on this exciting journey of knowledge and exploration!

Getty Museum Open Content Program

The Open Content Program makes high-resolution images of public domain artwork from the Getty collections freely available, without restrictions, to advance the research, teaching, and practice of art and art history.

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Getty

 

Google Arts & Culture

Google Arts & Culture features content from over 2000 leading museums and archives who have partnered with the Google Cultural Institute to bring the world's treasures online.

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Google Arts Culture

 

Be Connected

Be Connected is an Australian government initiative committed to building the confidence, digital skills and online safety of older Australians. Whether you want to pick up new skills or dive into a new topic, you can access our free learning resources online or join one of the thousands of community organisations running free computer classes across Australia.

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Be Connected

 

 

eSafety Commissioner

eSafety is Australia's independent regulator for online safety. It educates Australians about online safety risks and helps to remove harmful content such as cyberbullying of children, adult cyber abuse and intimate images or videos shared without consent.

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Esafety Commissoner

 

 

eSmart

A range of resources to support Australian families to build essential digital skills to develop a generation of safe and strong digital citizens who are capable and compassionate. These resources are developed to help children and young people, and the people who care for them reduce their risk of exposure to online harm and empower them to successfully and safely navigate the digital world.

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Esmart

 

 

 

ScamWatch

Scamwatch is run by the National Anti-Scam Centre to collect reports about scams to help us warn others and to take action to stop scams. It also provides up-to-date information to help you spot and avoid scams. 

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ScanWatch

 

 

Aussie Driver

Tools that will help you pass the learner's test and get onto the road with questions directly from the driver’s handbook, just like you’ll have on your actual learner’s test, but have hints and explanations to help you along the way.

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Aussie Driver

 

Coding

 

code.org

Code.org is an education innovation nonprofit dedicated to the vision that every student in every school has the opportunity to learn computer science.

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Code.org

 

Scratch

Scratch is a coding community for children and a coding language with a simple visual interface that allows young people to create digital stories, games, and animations.

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Scratch

 

 

Curriculum

 

For Teachers for students

The education resource material published on the website is provided for use by Australian primary and middle-years teachers and their students, and home school educators.

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For teachers for students

 

 

 

learning@home

Learning packages for students to complete away from school at their own pace are available for download. These units of work are based on the typical work students would be learning at school and are aligned to the Australian Curriculum. The learning@home materials have been developed as additional materials, and are not a replacement for the curriculum programs that schools will provide.

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Learning at home

 

 

 

 

State Library of Queensland Curriculum Connect

Developed by the State Library of Queensland, Curriculum Connect makes finding free, teacher-reviewed, classroom-ready resources simple. Find materials tailored for specific year levels and subjects, including History and Social Sciences, Visual Arts, Design, Science, and English. Explore rich content and learning activities from First Nations perspectives.

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State Library of Queensland

 

 

 

Literacy

 

First 5 Forever

First 5 Forever is an initiative of the Queensland Government, coordinated by State Library of Queensland and delivered in partnership with local government. It's a program providing strong early literacy foundations for all Queensland children aged 0–5 years. Explore articles, tips and activities to make the most of your child's first five years.

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First 5 Forever

 

 

 

Duolingo

Learn new languages in quick, bite-sized lessons, you’ll earn points and unlock new levels while gaining real-world communication skills.

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Download Duolingo on mobile devices: iOS   Android

Duolingo

 

 

 

LOTE4Kids

LOTE4Kids is an online database of digital books in World Languages, that allows kids to enjoy the magic of books in LOTE (Languages Other Than English). Each book comes with English translations to help kids learn languages.

To log in:

  1. Type in your Mount Isa City Library Membership Number

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LOTE4Kids

 

 

 

 

 

 

Story Box Library

Story Box Library is a subscription-based, educational website, created for Australian children to view stories by Australian authors and illustrators, being read aloud by fantastic storytellers. It was born out of a need for Australian children to experience and make a personal connection with Australian stories and voices.

To log in:

  1. Click Log In (located at Top-Right hand corner of the screen)
  2. From the drop-down menu (in the Log-in Box), select Public Library & Tertiary Log In
  3. Scroll down and type in your Mount Isa City Library Membership Barcode Number
  4. Click Log In

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Download Story Box on mobile devices: iOS   Android

Storybox logo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mathematics

 

Khan Academy

Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom.

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Khan Academy

 

 

 

Science

 

Gale Interactive: Science

More than just facts and figures, here you can manipulate 3D interactive models to visualize and understand biology, chemistry, earth and space science concepts. Gale Interactive: Science provides a comprehensive view of the most-studied science subjects.

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gale interactive

 

 

 

Better Health Channel

Better Health Channel provides health and medical information to improve the health and wellbeing of people and the communities they live in.

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Better Health Channel

 

 

Health Direct

Healthdirect Australia is the national virtual public health information service. It works towards the health priorities of Commonwealth and state and territory funders to improve the health of Australians.

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Health Direct

 

 

 

How Stuff Works

Access articles on home & gardening DIY tips and tricks.

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How Stuff Works

 

GCF Global

Join over 100 million people from all walks of life who have come to us to learn the essential skills they need to live and work in the 21st century.

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GCF Global

 

Grow with Google

Find an online training or local event to help grow your career or business. Courses designed by Google.

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Grow with Google

 

 

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning provides comprehensive courses, created, and delivered by experts. You can access over 16,000 courses in areas such as business, technology, languages, music, art, photography and more.

Learn at your own pace, watch entire courses or individual videos, and upskill to achieve your personal and professional goals.

Courses can be bookmarked, tracked and when completed, you’ll receive a certificate.

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LinkedIn Learning

 

 

 

 

 

Skill Finder

Access over 3,000 free online courses provided by the world’s leading tech companies.

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Skill Finder

TAFE Queensland free micro-credential courses

TAFE Queensland micro-credentials are an accessible, flexible way to learn new skills, progress your career and stay up-to-date with new technologies and technical skills.

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TAFE Queensland

 

AMES

On-demand English language courses focusing on living, studying, and working in Australia for students and new migrants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds (CALD).

To log in:

1. Enter your Mount Isa City Library Membership Number barcode number and PIN, which is your date of birth (e.g., 01011998)

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AMES

 

 

 

 

cloudLibrary Language collection

A collection of ebooks and audiobooks in Languages Other Than English (LOTE)

To log in:

1. Enter your Mount Isa City Library Membership Number barcode number and PIN, which is your date of birth (e.g., 01011998)

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Cloud library

 

 

 

LOTE4Kids

LOTE4Kids is an online database of digital books in World Languages that allows kids to enjoy the magic of books in LOTE (Languages Other Than English). Each book comes with English translations to help kids learn languages.

To log in:

  1. Type in your Mount Isa City Library Membership Number

Visit LOTE4Kids

Download LOTE4Kids on mobile devices: iOS   Android

LOTE4Kids

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

My Child

My Child Magazine provides expert guidance and information as well as inspiration and encouragement to support you throughout the crazy journey of parenthood.

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My Child Magazine

 

parent.org

Parent.org offers a vast library of parenting information and articles developed by child behaviour experts.

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Parenting.org

 

ParentTV

A curated collection of videos from leading parenting and educational experts offering advice on pregnancy, baby, and the toddler/preschool years. Topics covered include preparing for birth, post-birth experiences, maternal wellbeing, baby and toddler development and parenting tips for common parenthood concerns.

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ParentTV

 

 

 

Raising Children Network

Raising Children Network provides free, reliable, up-to-date and independent information to help your family grow and thrive together. Designed for busy families and full of tips and tricks for you to try, the content is easy to find and easy to digest.

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Raising Children

 

Reading Rockets

Reading Rockets offers a rich library of evidence-based classroom strategies to help young children become skilled readers.

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Reading Rockets

 

 

The Fathering Project

The Fathering Project positively impacts fathering behaviour and fathers’ engagement with children through evidence-rich programs and resources that engage, equip and support fathers, families, schools, employers and community organisations.

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The Fathering Project