Databases

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Academic Search Premier

A scholarly collection offering full-text information in areas of academic study including animal science, astronomy, biology, geography, law, mathematics, music, religion and theology, zoology and more.

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Ancestry Library Edition

Resources for genealogical and historical research. Includes over 4000 databases containing records from Australia, US, UK, NZ, Canada, Europe and more. In-library use only.

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Australian Indigenous Index

Index to articles published in the Koori Mail newspaper and to information on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, issues and events from various sources.

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Australian and New Zealand Reference Centre

Search Australian, New Zealand and international newspapers, newswires, magazines, reference works and country reports.

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Australian Bureau of Statistics 

The Australian Bureau of Statistics provides statistics on a wide range of economic and social matters, serving the government, business, and the general population.

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Be Connected

Online learning resources on everything from how to access the internet, to using your device and keeping in touch with others online.

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Britannica Public Library

Use this resource to search or browse for information in encyclopaedias, magazines, videos and websites. You can choose to search the full Britannica or the student and junior versions.

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Consumer Health Complete

Full-text articles covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

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Digital Learn

Short simple courses for those starting out in the world of computers and technology.

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Drug info @ your library

Provides current information about alcohol and drugs on this website and through local public libraries in NSW.

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eBook Public Library Collection

Almost 41,000 titles chosen specifically for libraries, featuring fiction for adults and children; best-selling and highly-recommended titles from industry leading publishers; a range of subjects and topics for research needs, including substantial offerings in Self-Help, Health and Fitness, Games, Crafts and Hobbies, Medical, Cooking and Religion. This collection also features titles on Recreation and Leisure, Geography, Commerce, Finance, The Family, Marriage, Women, Folklore, Social and Public Welfare, and Home Economics.

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Find Legal Answers

Provides access to current legal information. The Find Legal Answers service is coordinated by the Legal Information Access Centre (LIAC), State library of NSW.

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GCF Learn Free

Quality, online learning tutorials to improve technology, literacy, and math skills. By delivering over 750 different lessons covering the Internet, Microsoft Office, Excel, Apple, Mobile apps, social media...

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GreenFILE

Focuses on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with topics ranging from global warming to recycling and beyond. GreenFILE contains scholarly and general interest titles; government documents and reports.

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History Reference Center

Designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges and undergraduate research, this database features full text for thousands of primary source documents and informational texts.

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Hobbies and Craft Reference Center

Instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of every hobby enthusiast. Full text from leading hobby and craft magazines, including Bead & Button, Creative Knitting, FineScale Modeler, Quilter's World and more.

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Internet History Resources

Historical documents which can help trace people who lived and worked in New South Wales during the period 1850 - 1920. Records include Directories, Electoral Rolls, Miners and Mining Leases, Land Purchasers and Lessees, etc. In-library use only.

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Literary Reference Center Plus

Full-text information on authors and their works from a combination of sources including books, encyclopaedias, and journals. Includes plot summaries, critical essays, reviews, poems and author biographies.

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Magpies

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

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MasterFILE Complete

Full text for 1,700 general reference publications with information dating back to 1975; nearly 500 reference books; over 164,400 primary source documents;and a large image collection of photos, maps, and flags.

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NSW State Library eResources

Your Macquarie Regional Library card can now provide access to the State Library of NSW online resources, including local and international newspapers, full-text journals, magazines, online databases, eBooks, and eAudiobooks. Register and login using your library card number.

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NoveList Plus

Perfect to look for books by author, title, series, plot description or level of readership. Use the Read-Alikes feature to find other authors who write like your favourite author.

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Points of View Australian and New Zealand

Provides students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. There are 100 topics, each with an overview, point, and counterpoint.

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Science Reference Center

Contains reference works and articles from journals magazines and newspapers on science-related subjects, including physics, chemistry, biology, geology, forensic science and the environment.

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Story Box Library

An engaging educational resource that inspires reading in kids of all ages. See and hear your favourite stories come to life!

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Trove

With millions of items, this is an unrivalled repository of Australian material for all Australians. Whether you are tracing your family history, doing professional research, reading for pleasure, teaching or studying, Trove can help.

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