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Business, creative and technology courses

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning is an online educational platform that helps you discover and develop business, technology-related, and creative skills through expert-led course videos. With more than 5,000 courses and personalised recommendations, you can discover, complete, and track courses related to your field and interests.

LinkedIn Learning video courses (formerly 
LinkedIn Learning FAQs 

Computer courses and tutorials

The Computer School

Access thousands of lessons and tutorials covering many topics, including computer and technology basics, internet safety and security (including special programs on online safety and security for children), and training for tablets, mobile devices and apps. ComputerSchool's resources cover virtually every platform, operating system and software program, and everything is user-friendly and designed for the newest beginner all the way up to advanced level operators.

The Computer School

eResource tutorials

If you need some help to use the Library's eResources like BorrowBox, Kanopy or LinkedIn Learning, take a look at our tutorials for step by step instructions.

See all eResource tutorials 


Driver knowledge test simulator

Encyclopedias, dictionary and thesaurus

Britannica Online
Britannica Online tutorials

Lexico dictionary and thesaurus (powered by Oxford)

Family history

Ancestry Library Edition

Explore your family history with access to records from Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the USA, and Asia and more. The records available include census and voter lists; births, deaths and marriages; military records; immigration passenger lists; church histories; and early convict transportation registers. Ancestry Library Edition is available to use at the Library only.

Ancestry Library Edition 


Road to IELTS

Clarity English provide Road to IELTS, the British Council’s online International English Language Testing System (IELTS) preparation program. Road to IELTS includes over 300 interactive activities, including videos, tutorials and practice tests. To find out more, watch the video overview

To access  Road to IELTS enter your City of Perth Library card barcode, then sign in as a guest.  

Road to IELTS (Clarity English) Academic Module
Road to IELTS (Clarity English) General Training Module

Transparent Language

Transparent Language have developed innovative technology and methods to enable faster language learning. Transparent Language's learning technology is engaging and satisfying, leveraging the element of fun to achieve serious results. Students can see and feel real progress.

Transparent Language Online
Transparent Language for iPad or Android
Transparent Language Online tutorial

English Conversation Classes

The City of Perth Library regularly runs free English Conversation Classes. Please see our events webpage or email the Library Events Team for details of upcoming classes.