E-Resources

General sites

Aussie Driver NSW: This database gives you 24/7 access to Driver Knowledge Practice Tests. Ideal for those preparing for learner’s test, driver’s licence test and senior’s refresher test.

Choice: The site to visit before you go shopping! Access tests and reports and CHOICE shopper. This database can only be accessed in the library.

Trove: Find and get Australian and online resources: books, images, historic newspapers, maps, music, archives and more.

World Book: just like the old encyclopaedia but with more. This can be accessed from anywhere using your library member number. No password required.

Gale – All of these sites can be accessed from anywhere using your library member number. No password required.

Gale Business Entrepreneurship – A comprehensive database that covers all aspects of starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, tax, and more

Gale Business Plan Builder – A step-by-step online planning tool for starting, managing and optimising a business or non-profit, equipped with popular, proven business planning tools and templates.

Gale General: OneFile News – full-text newspaper resource allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, author, and many other fields. Gale OneFile: News provides access to more than 2,300 major world newspapers (493 Australian Newspapers), and includes thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts and transcripts.

Gale General OneFile – Access general interest magazines and key serials in a single resource. Best for general research.

Gale in Context: Biography – Contextual information on the world’s most influential people. Over 650,000 biographical entries cover a range of historically significant figures and present-day newsmakers.

Gale in Context: Environmental Studies – Interdisciplinary study of sustainability and the environment, Gale in Context Environmental Studies provides authoritative reference content in the areas of the environment, energy and natural resources.

Gale in Context: Global Issues – A database designed to support global awareness. Authoritative content empowers learners to critically analyse and understand the most important issues of the modern world.

Gale in Context: Opposing View Points – Database designed to support science, social studies, current events, and language arts presents each side of important issues and empowers learners to develop information literacy and critical thinking skills.

Gale in Context: Science – Database designed to support science, social studies, current events, and language arts presents each side of important issues and empowers learners to develop information literacy and critical thinking skills.

Gale in Context: World History – Database designed to provide an overview of world history covering the most-studied events, cultures, civilizations, religions, people, and more.

Gale Interactive Science – Authoritative, high-quality digital content paired with interactive 3D models with functionality including zooming in, rotating, and pulling them apart.

Gale Health and Wellness Resource – Authoritative source for health information, updated daily.

Gale Literature: Books and Authors – A readers’ advisory database for discovery of books by author, genre and topic. Other wise what to read next.

Gale Literature Resource Centre – offers the broadest and most representative range of authors and their works, including a large collection of full-text critical and literary analysis.

Gale OneFile: Agriculture – Access current and authoritative periodical content covering agriculture and its related fields.

Gale OneFile: Gardening and Horticulture – Find millions of articles on the practical and scientific aspects of horticulture studies. For all horticultural enthusiasts.

Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine – Find up-to-date information on a range of health care topics. Best for students, researchers, and health care professionals.

Gale OneFile: Vocations and Careers – Research a vocation, find an appropriate institution of learning, and get assistance on job searches and maintaining a career.

Gale OneFile: World History – Access balanced coverage of events in world history and scholarly work being established in the field.

National Geographic – Both of these sites can be accessed from anywhere using your library member number. No password required.

National Geographic Virtual Library – offers access to the complete archive of National Geographic magazine — every page of every issue — along with a cross-searchable collection of books, maps, images, and videos. This can be accessed from anywhere using your library member number. No password required.

National Geographic Kids – Explore amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space. Use this separate link children’s dedicated computers. This can be accessed from anywhere using your library member number. No password required.

State Library eResources

Find Legal Answers: Find Legal Answers provides free access to plain language information about the law, including access to full text books such as the Law handbook.

Drug Info & Your Library: This link takes you directly to the Drug Information section of the State Library website. Here you can find quality-assured information on a wide range of legal and illegal drugs and contact points for help or further information. Excellent for school research or to help you make informed decisions.