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Research - eResearch

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Multisearch

Multisearch searches across all EBSCO and selected other databases as well as the Library's catalogue. 

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Art

Oxford Art Online

Information on art, artists, styles, decorative arts and architecture.

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Biography

Australian Dictionary of Biography

Information on the lives of significant people in Australian history.

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Biography in Context

Biography in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people.  It allows you to search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword.

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Building

Home Improvement Collection

Home Improvement Collection provides access to titles covering topics including architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and others.  The database offers content that meets the needs of hobbyists and professionals alike.

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National Construction Code

The National Construction Code is free, however users must register first.


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Standards Australia Online Public Library Service

Provides access to over 6,800 national Australian standards.

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Business

Business Source Premier

A business database for full text business publications which includes more than 2,200 journals, company proiles, industry and market research reports and SWOT analyses.

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HSC Study Lab

HSC Study Lab helps students understand key concepts for HSC, Preliminary and the NEW Year 11 biology, chemistry and physics subjects.  HSC study lab uses videos, simulations, animations, and interactive activities to explain key concepts.

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Careers

MyCareerMatch

MyCareerMatch is an online career and resume resource available to library patrons 24/7 accessed from home or library. Log in is required by entering your library membership barcode number.

Computers

TheComputerSchool

theComputerSchool has in excess of 6,000 easy to use online tutorials, fully collated and categorised.

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Encyclopedias and reference books

Britannica Image Quest

A database of pictures for students with nearly three million images on a huge range of subjects.

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EBSCO ebooks

This collection covers a large range of subjects and topics.

 

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Encyclopedia Britannica

Encyclopedia Britannica Online Library Edition contains content for adults, students and children. There are journal and magazine articles, editor chosen and approved websites, a world atlas and country comparisons.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

GVRL is a collection of digital reference ebooks covering a wide range of subjects including business, environment, history, medicine, science and much more. 

Infobase eBooks

A collection of digital reference books on including history, science and technology, mathematics, health, biographies and much more.

Oxford Reference

A collection of reference encylopedias and ebooks. To access click on Login with your Library Card and then add the letters LC in front of your card number. When you have logged in click on Show Titled in my Subscription to see the Library’s collection of ebooks from Oxford.

Salem Press eBooks

A collection of reference ebooks on literature, history, science and health. Available from Home . Place the letter L in front of your Library Card number. 

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World Book Online

Access to the full encyclopedia as well as World Book Online for Kids.

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Environment and Geography

GreenFILE

Human impact on the environment, global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling and more.

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GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy and Natural Resources)

The Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources focuses on the physical, social and economic aspects of environmental issues.  Topic, organisation, and country portals form research centers around issues covering energy systems, health care, agriculture, climate change, population, and economic development.  Portals include authoritative analysis, academic journals, news, case studies, legislation, conference proceedings, primary source documents, statistics and rich multimedia.  Use Browse Issues and Topics, World Map, Basic Search or Advanced Search to explore the database.

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National Geographic Virtual Library

As journalism's most trusted name in exploration and discovery, National Geographic Virtual Library (NGVL) supports a range of scholarly research needs in the areas of science, history, technology, the environment, cultures, and more.  NGVL brings the National Geographic Society to the library in a cross-searchable platform that fits the way today's students and patrons conduct their reseach.

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World Geography and Culture Online

Information on people, places and geographical concepts with the ability to compare countries.

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Fashion

Berg Fashion Library

The Berg Fashion Library offers fully cross-searchable access to an expanding range of online information on all aspects of fashion and dress.

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Genealogy

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry enables users to explore their family’s history using local and international records including convict and free settler lists, passenger lists, australian and New Zealand electoral rolls and milityary records. There are English, Welsh and Scottish records.

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Health

Consumer Health Complete

A comprehensive resource which covers all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

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Druginfo@yourlibrary

Up to date, reliable information about alcohol and drugs.

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Health and Wellness Resource Center

Health and Wellness Resource Center offers access to thousands of full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia, and more.  Perfect for researchers at all levels, this comprehensive consumer health resource provides authoritative information on the full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices, and more.

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Salem Press eBooks

A collection of reference ebooks on literature, history, science and health. Available from Home . Place the letter L in front of your Library Card number. 

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History and Politics

Ancient and Medieval History Online

This database focuses on Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Africa, Europe, The Americas, Asia and the Islamic Empire from prehistory through the 1500s.

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Australia/New Zealand Points of View Reference Centre

Contains a balance of materials from all viewpoints, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument).

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Dictionary of Sydney

The Dictionary of Sydney aims to gather resources on every aspect of human habitation in the greater Sydney area from the first arrival of people to the present.

Diversity Studies Collection

Diversity Studies Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that explore cultural differences, contributions and influences in the global community.  The database is a must-have for social science, history, and liberal arts coursework.

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Global Issues in Context

Global Issues in Context offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events.  Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected, relevant sources for analysis of these issues.  Rich multimedia - including podcasts, video and interactive graphs - enhance each portal.  Use Browse Issues and Topics, Country Finder, Basic Search or Advanced Search to explore the database.

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History Reference Center

A comprehensive database which includes reference books, journals and primary source documents.

 

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Liverpool History

Explore Liverpool's fascinating past.

Modern World History Online

Covers the people, places, and events in the broad expanse of history – from the mid-15th century to the present.

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Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Opposing Viewpoints in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues.  Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the solution features continuously updated viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organised into a user-friendly portal experience.

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Salem Press eBooks

A collection of reference ebooks on literature, history, science and health. Available from Home . Place the letter L in front of your Library Card number. 

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World Geography and Culture Online

Information on people, places and geographical concepts with the ability to compare countries.

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World History in Context

World History in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History.  The new solution merges Gales's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organised into a user-friendly portal experience.

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World Religions

A comprehensive guide to the religions and spiritual traditions of the world.

Hobbies

Culinary Arts Collection

Culinary Arts Collection provides access to academic journal and magazines on all aspects of cooking and nutrition.  The database includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.

Gardening, Landscape and Horticultural Collection

Gardening, Landscape, and Horticulture Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines focused on both the practical aspects as well as the scientific theory of horticulture studies.  The database offers biotechnologists, farmers, hobbyists, and landscape architects alike access to important content relevant to their pursuits.

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Hobbies and Craft Resource Centre

This database offers detailed ‘how-to’ instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of hobby enthusiasts.

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Home Improvement Collection

Home Improvement Collection provides access to titles covering topics including architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and others.  The database offers content that meets the needs of hobbyists and professionals alike.

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Language and Literature

AMES

Online English language courses from beginners to advanced.

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Blooms Literature

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Examines great writers, important works, memorable characters and influential movements and events in world literature.

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Clarity English

Active Reading

Helps improve your reading in an effective and systematic way. Includes videos, audio, text and stimulating activities.

Business Writing

Takes an interactive approach to helping course participants produce effective emails, letters, SMS and reports. Ideal for Schools, Colleges, Universities and Adult Education Centres preparing their students for the workplace.

Clear Pronunciation 1 (sounds)

Helps learners recognise and pronounce 43 English phonemes: vowels, consonants and dipthongs.

Clear Pronunciation 2 (speech) 

Students learn to put the sounds of English together in natural speech.

Road to IELTS Academic

The Academic module is for those who want to study or train in an English speaking University or Higher and Further Education.

Road to IELTS General Training

The General Training module focuses on general survival skills in broad social and workplace contexts.

Tense Buster 6 week course

Helps learners improve their understanding of key grammar areas from entry level to phrasal verbs at advanced level.

Tense Buster Access to Full Version

Helps learners improve their understanding of key grammar areas from entry level to phrasal verbs at advanced level.

 

 

 

Good Reading

Includes thousands of book reviews and Australian and International articles, author profiles, short stories, book trivia and more.

Literary Reference Center Plus

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This comprehensive, full-text database provides information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.

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Magpies Magazine - The Source

A subject guide to children's literature, poetry and short stories from around the world. With an emphasis on Australian books.

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Muzzy

Muzzy BBC is an interactive animated language learning program for children. This program offers many different languages including Spanish, French, Italian, German, Chinese, Korean and English.

Produced by the BBC, the Muzzy program is available via our Library  and you only  need is a library card to be able to access the Muzzy Club and learn from home. 

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Novelist Plus

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Novelist Plus offers information on fiction and nonfiction titles for all ages, read-alikes for every title, author, series, thematic book lists and articles.

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Salem Press eBooks

A collection of reference ebooks on literature, history, science and health. Available from Home . Place the letter L in front of your Library Card number. 

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Transparent Language Online

Transparent Language Online is a self-paced language learning program.  It supports over 90 languages including English as a Second Language (ESL). Learn on your computer or download the app.

First time users Sign Up with your library card number and then create an account to access your language learning.  If you choose to download the app for your mobile phone, ipad, or tablet  please activate your app with a special code.  See instructions

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Who Else Writes Like?

A readers' guide to fiction authors 

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Who Next...?

A guide to children's authors.

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Law

Australian Law Dictionary

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Legal Answers

Find Legal Answers is a free legal information service for the community in New South Wales.

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Magazine/Journal/Newspaper articles

Academic Search Premier and MasterFile Complete

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This resource provides access to thousands of full-text journals, magazines, and other resources.

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Australia and New Zealand Newsstream

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ANZ Newsstream combines key national titles from Fairfax, News Ltd and the ABC, with leading regional and local newspapers.

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Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre

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 Australasian magazines and international newspapers, newswires and reference books. Includes photos, maps, flags and more

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Australian Public Affairs Full Text (APAFT)

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Informit Australian Public Affairs - Full Text is an online collection of articles from more than 500 Australian journals.

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General Reference Center Gold

General Reference Center Gold provides access to magazines, newspapers, trade publications, and reference books through one easy interface.  This general interest database offers the latest content covering current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies and more.

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PressReader

 PressReader provides full digital replicas of current-edition newspapers and magazines .  You can access over 4000 newspapers from 100 countries in 60 languages. The full text of each newspaper is displayed in colour, including photos, classifieds etc. Liverpool Leader is included among the newspapers.

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Proquest Research Library

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Covers subjects such as art, business, children, education, health, humanities, international, law, military, multicultural, psychology, sciences, social science, women's interests and more.

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Sydney Morning Herald Archives

Covers every edition of The Sydney Morning Herald and The Sun Herald between 1955-1995.

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Sydney Morning Herald Library Edition

An identical replica of the Sydney Morning Herald printed edition from 2006 onward 

Available only in the Library.  Please click on "click here for direct access"

Science and Technology

Gale Interactive: Science

Users can manipulate and explore 3D interactive models, allowing students to visualise and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science.  Reference and periodical content provide additional context for further understanding.

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HSC Study Lab

HSC Study Lab helps students understand key concepts for HSC, Preliminary and the NEW Year 11 biology, chemistry and physics subjects.  HSC study lab uses videos, simulations, animations, and interactive activities to explain key concepts.

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Salem Press eBooks

A collection of reference ebooks on literature, history, science and health. Available from Home . Place the letter L in front of your Library Card number. 

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Science In Context

Science in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics.  The solution merges Gales's authoritative and continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, new articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organised into a user-friendly portal experience.

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Science Reference Center

Contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources.

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