Burnside Online Resources

The Burnside Library provides access to a large range of online databases including newspapers, magazines, ebooks and audio books. Many of these databases have dedicated apps which can be downloaded via your device's respective app store.

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Libraries SA App

Access Libraries SA from your mobile device.
Manage your account, search the catalogue, renew and reserve books.

Libraries SA App

*Added feature - your phone can now be your library card.



Get access to a range of new and classic eBooks and eAudiobooks from Bolinda!

BorrowBox Catalogue




Libby by Overdrive gives you access to over 33,000 eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines.

Overdrive Catalogue

*Please note that this service will not work with Kindle devices.


Linked In Learning

You now have access to Linked In Learning (formerly lynda.com) with your library card. Linked in Learning is an online education company offering thousands of video courses in software, creative and business skills.

Linked In Learning


Transparent Languages

Transparent Language gives you self-guided language courses for approximately 100 different languages. These can be accessed for free using your library card.

Transparent Languages


Road to IELTS

Road to IELTS is a self-study IELTS preparation course produced by the British Council to help candidates prepare for the IELTS exam.
It provides access to free online self-study materials to support IELTS General Training and IELTS Academic test preparations.

IELTS General Training 

IELTS Academic


LOTE Online for Kids

A fun online resource where kids can access 1,900+ digital books in 50+ languages! 

LOTE Online for Kids