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World Book Online FAQs

Your World Book Online subscription is for a 12 month period from your start date. You can start you subscription at any time.

World Book Online is web based and accessible via You can access your subscription via a user ID and password that can be used by students/patrons and staff and/or via an IP address.

Yes, all institutional subscriptions include home-access. As World Book Online is web-based, the subscription can be accessed from anywhere at any time as long as there is internet access.

World Book Online core products (Early Learning, Kids, Student, Advanced, Timelines and eBooks) are all compatible with laptops, desktop computers, iPads and tablets plus smartphones.

No, there isn’t a World Book Online app but you can create a shortcut on your tablet or smartphone that links to World Book Online via your web browser. There is an app for World Book eBooks where you can download and view eBooks offline, anywhere at any time. This is available to download from the App Store or Google Play, search ‘World Book eBooks’.

Yes, you can view your account usage statistics through your World Book Administration Account My AccountIf you are unsure of your login details, please contact us and we can provide assistance.

Softlink’s Oliver and Oribit, AccessIT, Follett Destiny’s One Search, EBSCO’s EBSCO Host, Concord Infiniti, Book Mark Library Services.

World Book are always working to integrate with the latest Library Management Systems. If your LMS is not on this list, please contact us for more information.

You can download MARC records via your World Book Administration Account. After you log into your account, you may click on the link to the right in the Downloads section. This will bring you to a page where you can download all of our current MARC records.
If you are unsure of your login details, please contact us and we can provide assistance.

6 weeks out from your subscription’s expiry date, your account administrator will be sent an invoice via email notifying you that your subscription is due for renewal and payment. Once you receive this email, please respond letting us know your intentions. If your World Book Online account administrator has changed, you can update your contact details via

We have a number of Educational Consultants throughout Australia and New Zealand who are ready and available to assist you with your subscription needs. If you would like the contact details of the nearest Educational Consultant, please email with your school/library name and area.

If you need assistance with navigating the platforms we have a range of tutorials available under Support & Training on this website. We also offer free live online tutorials conducted by our Sydney office that are scheduled throughout the year. Please click here to register for the next available training (

We also have an array of free promotional material to assist you in promoting your subscription within your school or library. You can see what is available here:
For schools visit.
For public libraries visit.

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