eLearning

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Access a variety of educational online resources to aid in learning and study. There is something for learning at all levels - children, teenagers and adults.

 
General Resources
Resource Description
Department of Transport
Licensing / My driver's licence / Learn to drive (my first licence) / Tools and resources
Looking to get your first driver's licence? The Department of Transport website has online learner activities and resources, a Hazard Perception Test simulator, and access to sample road rule, motorcycle and alcohol quizzes.
Resume Template Need help with creating your resume? The Australian Government through JobAccess, has created a standard resume template that is free to use.
 Stay Smart Online Stay Smart Online provides simple, easy to understand advice on how to protect yourself online as well as up-to-date information on the latest online threats and how to respond.

* Available to library members

Junior Resources
Resource Description
Busythings*
An online resource for the early years that includes over 115 fun learning activities that help children learn important skills in the key learning areas of creative development, problem solving, reasoning, numeracy, communication, language and literacy and knowledge and understanding of the world. Provided through Better Beginnings - a State Library of Western Australia initiative supporting families in sharing a love of reading.

Apps
iPhone & iPad / Android
Story Box Library*

Story Box Library features engaging online Australian stories read by some of Australia's finest storytellers. Our stories are a little bit cheeky, a little bit charming and a whole lot of fun! 
Note: Select "State Library of Western Australia" from the drop-down list located on the login page and enter your Swan Libraries membership card number.

Stay Smart Online
Kids, to have a good time on the internet, you need to keep yourself cyber safe and cyber secure. Stay Smart Online has a host of information to keep you safe, and also features a fun game where you can build your own cyber security Budd:e.
ABC for Kids
A rich and happy environment for children to explore. It's also a detailed information point with easy access to your favourite ABC Kids' characters, TV programs and online games.

* Available to library members

Young Adult Resources
Resource Description
Stay Smart Online
Learn how to protect yourself and your privacy when using social network sites and how to deal with cyber bullying with this handy online resource. Stay Smart Online has a host of information to keep you safe, and you can also build your own cyber security Budd:e to help you explore topics such as cyber security, spyware, online scams, computer viruses and more.
Trove
Trove is a new discovery experience focused on Australia and Australians. It supplements search engine information with reliable data from Australia's archival institutions. If you’re researching in the fields of the social sciences, literature, local or family history or you just need inspiration for your school assignment, this is the tool for you.
Studentbox
Studentbox is an online community for year 10 to 12 high school students in Western Australian. It is powered by Curtin University and managed by a small team of Studentbox Community Coordinators. The aim of Studentbox is to help you get through high school and into the university and course that you want.

* Available to library members