Mackay Regional Council Libraries have a great selection of resources to assist students with assignments, homework and study.


Bibliographies and referencing

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If you are looking for information outside of our library hours, remember members of Mackay Regional Council Libraries you can access a wealth of information online. Visit online resources to access a host of electronic products including databases.


eResources for Kids

Access to a variety of educational eResources for children aged 1 up to 15 years, free for members of Mackay Regional Council Libraries.


Exam supervision

The library can provide space and supervision for students sitting examinations through distance education. Conditions apply for exam supervision.

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Help is at hand

Library staff can help with information requests and provide research assistance using the library catalogue, online resources and the Internet. Visit any library branch with your query or ask a question using our online form.

State Library of Victoria Research Skills provides a step-by-step guide to how to break down research tasks into manageable parts and find good quality relevant information to make your assignments the best they can be.