Library Databases

 
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Digital resources you can access anywhere

Academic OneFile: Extensive coverage of the sciences, technology, medicine, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects.

Australia & New Zealand Newsstand: A selection of full-text newspapers and newswires from Australia and New Zealand covering regional and international topics.

Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre: Find articles from international newspapers, magazines, and reference books covering current events, business, politics, sports and many other subjects.

Biography In Context: A great starting point for anybody researching notable figures in history.

Books & Authors: Combines thousands of titles,¬† authors, read-alikes, award winners and librarian’s favorites lists.

BreakOut (Funding Information Service): Individuals find funding for school, polytechnic or travel grants; sports and arts schemes; personal grants; personal development funds.

Britannica Online/Britannica Student/Britannica Junior: This popular encyclopaedia is available for library customers to use online.

Business & Industry: Valuable facts, figures and trends across all major industries.

Business & Management Practices: Focuses on the practical side of business and management.

Carter’s Price Guide to Antiques and Collectables¬†- check prices of art antiquities, antiques, collectables, retro, vintage and 20th century design. No longer in print format, only available online.

Contemporary Women’s Issues: Articles on women’s issues including social, environmental, educational, and family concerns with an international focus.

Culinary Arts Collection: Coverage includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.

CultureGrams: Cultural overviews for 187 countries and territories.

Discovering Collection: Access in-depth content for the areas of Literature, History, Biographies, Science, and Social Studies.

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection: Answers environmentally-related inquiries with coverage of more than 3.3 million articles from more than 700 journals and reference content.

Fine Arts and Music Collection: This collection will provide support for research in areas such as drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.

FundView (Funding Information Service): Community groups can find funding information from trusts, local government, gaming trusts, government and other sources.

Gale PowerSearch: Save time and search across more than one Gale eResource at once.

Gale Virtual Reference Library: Searches just the Reference books that are included in the Gale Resource Center eResources.

Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture Collection: this collection provides information for gardening enthusiasts and professionals alike.

General OneFile: Want to find a magazine or news article? This has the content from over ten thousand titles and covers all subjects.

Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module: Whether you’re researching a disease or health issue, a drug or herb, or you just need some basic health information for yourself or your loved ones, this is the place to start.

Home Improvement Collection: Covers such topics as architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements.

Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection: A great resource for curious travelers and serious researchers.

Library PressDisplay: Access to newspapers from 92 countries (actual newspapers, cover to cover), in the language they are published in.The latest 60 days worth of newspapers are covered.

Literature Resource Center: Information on literary figures from all time periods writing in such genres as fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, history, journalism, and more.

MasterFILE Premier: This finds information from magazines, reference books and newspapers, and covers all subjects.

NoveList Reader’s Advisor: Novelist can help you find your next great read in your favorite genre. It includes adult, young adult, children’s and easy fiction.

Opposing Viewpoints In Context: Need to look at one or both sides of a controversial social issue? This clarifies the facts of each topic as well as the arguments for and against.

Popular Magazines Collection: Covers current events, sports, science, health and more.

Student Resources In Context: Covers topics in the Science, Health, History, Geography, Cultures and Literature areas.

TableBase: Provides data on companies, industries, products and demographics in table format that are indispensable to daily research.

The Times Digital Archive (London) 1785-1985: Delivers every page as published from 200 years, and covers all major international historical events from the French Revolution to the Falkland War.

World History In Context: A resource that helps students understand the world around them, from antiquity to the present.

 

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Digital resources you can access only at the Library

You need to visit the library to view these databases:

Ancestry Library Edition: Great for family history researchers. Enter names and places where your ancestors might have lived. View images of documents such as census records.Central Library and Branches.

Find My Past: A family history and genealogy website containing over 550 million family history records, with more being added all the time. 2nd floor, Central Library.