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Provided by the State Library of NSW, search a range of informative GALE databases (see below) using your Library ID.

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Encyclopaedia Britannica
Use your library card to access one of the world's best Encyclopaedias. Information available at adult, high school and primary levels. Includes links to other online sources and journals.
World Book Online
Need information? Check out World Book Online for access to Research Tools, Project Help, Featured Biographies and much more! Also check out World Book Online for kids - great for assignment and project help.



Database access available using your Library ID, inside or external to the libraries. 

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Gale Books and Authors - Answer the age-old question, “What do I read next?” Search and match reading interests to books, authors, genres, or topics.
Gale Business: EntrepreneurshipLearn how to start, finance, or manage your small business. Includes sample business plans, how to guides, articles, and more.
Gale Business: Plan BuilderGrow, plan, and optimise a business/nonprofit. Utilise development tools and a step-by-step process to build a business plan.
Gale Health and WellnessSearch a full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to alternative medical practices.
Gale In Context: BiographyDiscover the world's most influential people by searching narrative biographies, news, magazine, and multimedia content.
Gale In Context: Environmental StudiesUnderstand environmental issues that affect people globally through topic overviews, journals, news, and multimedia content.
Gale In Context: Global IssuesAnalyse important global issues and events through topic overviews, international viewpoints, news, and multimedia content.
Gale In Context: Opposing ViewpointsFind overviews, news, and opinions on hundreds of today's important social issues.
Gale In Context: ScienceUnderstand context for hundreds of science topics through overviews, journals, news, interactive experiments, and more.
Gale In Context: World HistoryUncover information on hundreds of the most significant people, events, and topics in world history from a variety of sources.
Gale Interactive: ScienceManipulate 3D interactive models to visualise and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth, and space science.
Gale Literature Resource CenterFind up-to-date biographies, overviews, full-text criticisms, audio interviews, and reviews on writers from all eras.
Gale OneFile: NewsAccess major international newspapers online to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, or other fields.
National Geographic KidsExplore amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space. Best for ages 6–14.
National Geographic Virtual LibraryBrowse this cross-searchable platform for research insight from journalism's most trusted name in exploration and discovery.



Ancestry.com - link for inside libraries only
Ancestry.com is a genealogical website giving access to a worldwide database. Start searching billions of records and discover your family's story. Available for use inside the Library only.


Find My Past 

A family history and genealogy website with millions of records covering Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands, the U.K. and the U.S.

Contains  Genealogical, Migration, Census, and Military Records as well as Irish, British and U.S. historic newspapers as sources of information.

Available for use inside the Library only 




Ancient and Medieval History Online
Focuses on Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Africa, Europe, the Americas, Asia, and Islamic Empire from prehistory through to the 1500s.
Modern World History Online
Modern World History Online offers a comprehensive look at world history from the mid-15th century to the present. Thousands of subject entries, biographies, images, videos and slideshows, maps and graphs, primary sources, and timelines combine to provide a detailed and comparative view of the people, places, events, and ideas that have defined modern world history.

Gale In Context: World History

Uncover information on hundreds of the most significant people, events, and topics in world history from a variety of sources.



  Gale Books and Authors
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Haynes Manuals AllAccess
Haynes Manuals AllAccess is a library of manuals covering a vast range of car and motorcycle makes and models. Access the manuals in the library or from home using your library card number.



Building Code of Australia
Now Australian Building Codes Board. Contains technical provisions for the design and construction of buildings and structures. Covers all Australian states and territories. Register for free account to access resources.