Online Databases

Southland District Libraries offer free access to a selection of online databases. Within these you can search across thousands of articles on a range of topics, browse online magazines and newspapers.

By following the links to the databases on this page you agree that:

These databases are protected by copyright. They are provided by Southland District Libraries for use by individuals who are Southland District Library staff and patrons for the purposes of personal use or for research in a corporate, business, academic or government setting. By accessing these databases you agree to these terms and conditions of usage. Your continued access to and usage of these databases indicates your agreement to abide by these terms and conditions.

To access these databases, you need to be a member of the Southland District Libraries.  When you click a link below, it will ask you for your barcode number – this can be found on the back of your membership card.

Click on the name you want from the following list and it will take you to the appropriate page:

givME (external link)

givUS (external link)

World Book Encyclopedia (external link)