Databases

Access to all of these databases are available from any Lake Mac Libraries branch, with many of them also being accessible from home using your library card number and PIN.

Available to access from home

Ancestry.com.au

Ancestry Online is available for Lake Mac Libraries customers to access from home - see below for login instructions.

CHOICE Online

Choice Online is available for Lake Mac Libraries customers to access from home - see below for login instructions.

Login instructions for these databases:

  1.  Click the My Account link at the top of this page
  2.  Log into your account with your library card number and PIN
  3.  On your account dashboard - click the link for Online Resources
  4.  Enter the username and password provided to log in to the database you wish to access

Online resources Online resources page


Available to access at a Lake Mac Libraries branch

British Newspaper Archive

The British Newspaper Archive is a partnership between the British Library and bright solid online publishing to digitise up to 40 million newspaper pages from the British Library's vast collection over the next 10 years.

Access the full version of British Newspaper Archive from within any branch library computer.

Ancestry.com.au

Ancestry.com.au, Australia and New Zealand's leading family history website, offers members access to one billion searchable Australian, New Zealand and UK family history records. Enjoy free access in full at any Lake Mac Libraries branch.

Access is available for Lake Mac Libraries customers to access from home - see above for login instructions.

FindMyPast

The website hosts over 4 billion searchable records of census, directory and historical record information. Enjoy free access in full at any Lake Mac Libraries branch.

Access the full version of FindMyPast from within any branch library computer.

Sydney Morning Herald Archives

Browse and search through every edition of The Sydney Morning Herald and The Sun-Herald between 1955-1995. Enjoy free access to articles in full at any Lake Mac Libraries' branch.

See staff to access the full version of Sydney Morning Herald Archives from within any branch library computer.

FamilySearch

FamilySearch is a nonprofit organization and website offering genealogical records, education, and software. It is operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and is closely connected with their Family History Department.  This is a free limited version of the site.

See staff to access to access the full version of FamilySearch available at Speers Point Library only.