Essential magazines for reading during Science Week

This week is National Science Week, but every week can be science week for you with the library’s extensive collection of science magazines –  both print and digital.

Our print magazine collection includes:

For kids

eMagazines available via Zinio

As you can see from the above list, several of our magazines are available in digital format, as well as in print, via our digital magazine portal, Zinio. The best thing about Zinio is that the magazines are always available to download. Unlike the print editions, there is no need to wait for the current issue to come off display or for someone else to return the copy you want to read.

Here are all the science related magazines available digitally via Zinio. If you haven’t used Zinio before you will need to set up a free Zinio account.

Science Week reading - These science magazines are available on Zinio - free download for library members

More science articles are available in our magazine and journal article databases

As well as our eMagazine collection in Zinio, the library also subscribes to two general magazine, newspaper & journal article databases containing thousands of articles for you to read.

Popular Magazines database, includes all the articles from these science journals and magazines:

  • Science News
  • Popular Science
  • Science Teacher
  • Science and Children
  • Issues in Science and Technology

EBSCO Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre database includes all the articles from these science journals and magazines:

  • Science World
  • Scientific American
  • Popular Science
  • Teaching Science: The Journal Of The Australian Science Teachers Association
  • Discover

Your library card number gives you access to all these and much more! Access Popular Magazines and EBSCO Australia / NZ Reference Centre via the elibrary  menu (A-Z eResources).

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National Science Week. 13 – 21  August 2016


Lawley

Author: Lawley

Technology Coordinator for Cockburn Libraries.  Most recent reads: Gotham / Nick Earls -- The Life and Death of Sophie Stark / Anna North -- Universal Harvester / John Darnielle -- The handmaid's tale / Margaret Atwood.

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