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Improve your cultural intelligence in an increasingly connected world.

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A to Z World Culture

Curious about the world? A to Z World Culture has you covered. With A to Z World Culture, information about world history, cultures, languages, foods, religions, and much more is just a click away. With 174 Country Culture Guides covering more than 60 topics each, A to Z World Culture offers a breadth and depth of content that is unmatched by any other single resource. What will you learn today?

How do I login?

Accessing A to Z World Culture is simple. Just enter your library card number and click ‘Log In’.

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World Food

A-Z World Food

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Explore over 6,000 traditional recipes from 174 different countries.

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A to Z World Food

With the A to Z World Food database, you can now explore food culture and traditional recipes from around the world. It is the only food database that contains more than 6,000 traditional recipes from 174 countries of the world, in all course categories: appetisers, soups, salads, breads, main courses, side dishes, desserts, and beverages. You can also learn about national and regional cuisines, typical daily meals, dining etiquette, and surprising food trivia.

How do I login?

Accessing A to Z World Food is simple. Just enter your library card number and click ‘Log In’.

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Maps Online

A-Z Maps Online

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One of the world's largest online collections of maps (more than 100,000) including modern maps, antique maps, Holy Land maps, and many more.

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A to Z Maps Online

No other reference database contains so many maps, map resources, visual glossaries, video dictionaries, geography learning games, and teacher resources as A to Z Maps Online. Library patrons can download maps to support historical and genealogical research projects.

A to Z Maps Online is mobile friendly, automatically adapting to the screen size of any desktop, laptop, tablet, or smartphone.

How do I login?

Accessing A to Z Maps Online is simple. Just enter your library card number and click ‘Log In’.

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World Travel

A to Z World Travel

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Regularly updated with information about numerous travel destinations, A to Z World Travel is the place to start planning your trip.

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A to Z World Travel

The world is full of awe-inspiring places, and A to Z World Travel can help you reach them. For travellers and knowledge seekers alike, A to Z World Travel is a comprehensive travel resource with information about points of interest, security, transportation, food and recipes, culture, language, and more. With 202 World City Travel Guides covering 67 topics each, plus an additional 57 travel resources, A to Z World Travel provides the knowledge you need to experience the world and all its wonders.

How do I login?

Accessing A to Z World Travel is simple. Just enter your library card number and click ‘Log In’.

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Lingo

LITE

Lingo LITE

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Learn 260 of the most basic words and terms in 30 different languages.

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Lingo LITE

Lingo LITE is an image and video-based foreign language learning tool for 260 of the most basic words and terms in 30 languages. Users can select from any of 30 interface languages. Lingo LITE uses Associative Multimedia Learning to help the user associate an image with the correct foreign word without first translating it into their native language.

How do I login?

You will be on your way to learning a new language in no time when you sign into Lingo LITE. All you need to do to begin is fill out the username and password fields. In this instance your library card number is your username, and your PIN number is your password.

Not sure of your PIN number? See our ‘Ask Us’ page for more information.

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Geographic

National Geographic

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Learn all about science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space from journalism’s most trusted name in exploration and discovery.

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National Geographic

The complete archive of National Geographic magazine – every page of every issue – along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos. There is also a great section for kids.

The National Geographic Virtual Library is brought to you by the National Geographic Society, one of the world's largest non-profit educational and scientific organisations. National Geographic Virtual Library is a powerful tool for research through more than 100 years of quality publications.

The National Geographic Virtual Library includes access to all articles, maps, images, videos and full text books available through these publications:

  • National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1888 to 1994. Every article from every issue of National Geographic magazine from 1888 to 1994 is available through an intuitive interface that is fully searchable.
  • National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1995 to current. Includes every article of National Geographic magazine from the mid-1990s to recent issues.
  • National Geographic People, Animals and the World. Unlimited access to full-text books on travel, science and technology, history, environment, animals, photography, and peoples and cultures; full-text National Geographic Traveller magazine from 2010 to recent issues (three-month embargo); 325 videos; 655 full-colour maps; and 600 National Geographic downloadable images.

How do I login?

Accessing National Geographic is simple. Just enter your library card number and click ‘Sign In’. Happy exploring.

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Language

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Why wait? Start learning a new language now. Over 80 languages and 17 ESL courses available.

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Transparent Language

Transparent Language is a web-based language learning platform offering over 110 languages, including regional dialects and English as a second language material. Transparent Language has a variety of lessons in four different types: listening, speaking, reading, and typing. Better yet, Transparent Language syncs your progress between all your devices. Take your language studies on the go, or brush up on your skills anytime, anywhere.

Transparent Language also includes Kidspeak, a suite available for young learners interested in Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.

How do I login?

First time user:

So, you want a learn a new language? By default, the Transparent Language link will lead you to the log in tab, however, you need to create an account first. Get started in under five minutes by clicking the ‘SIGN UP’ tab.

Once you are on the sign up tab, you will be asked to enter your library card. Go ahead and do this. Click ‘SUBMIT’ when you are done.

The next screen will present you with a registration form asking for details such as your age, name, email address and desired username and password. Be sure to pay particular attention to the password requirements and keep note of the password that you input as you will need this each time you login. When you have entered the required information, click ‘Create Account’ to finalise your registration.

Repeat user login:

Already created an account with Transparent Language? The link for this database will automatically take you to the login page. To continue to your account, enter the username and password that you chose for your account and click ‘LOG IN’ when ready to proceed.

Note: the username and password were created when you first used Transparent Language and are not your library card number and PIN. If you are unsure of the details you entered click ‘Forgot your username or password?’ and follow the prompts.

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