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Academic Search Elite

Many areas of study are covered in this database of academic journals via Ebsco.
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ANZ Newsstand

Full-text Australian and international newspapers via ProQuest.
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Australia/NZ Points of View Reference Centre

A series of essays, overviews and arguments, on a range of topics for students.
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Australian/NZ Reference Centre

Online magazines and newspapers from Australia and New Zealand.
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The Australian

Full-text newspaper online from January 1, 2001.
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Britannica Library Edition

Encyclopaedia Britannica online.
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Business Book Summaries

The top 1,000 business books in the past 20 years are listed with new summaries added continuously. Audio versions are also available.
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Business Journals ABI/Inform Global

Full-text titles include Time (N.Y. 1992+), Fortune (1992+), and more via ProQuest.
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Business Source Complete

Full-text journals covering all business disciplines including marketing, management, case studies, SWOT analyses and so on, via Ebsco. Harvard Business Review from 1922.
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Community information directory

Local Information Network for Community Services (LINCS) provides nearest matches to numerous community services in your local area.
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Computer training

Introductory computer courses through to Microsoft Office 2007 & 2010 products, Vista, Windows 7 and social networks.
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Consumer Health Complete

Health and medical information in plain language.
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The Daily Telegraph

Full-text newspaper online from January 1, 2001.
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Dragonsource 龙源电子期刊

Chinese language database with over 2,000 titles (e.g. Zhongguo xin wen zhou kan, Shang jie, Shou hou). 超过2000种期刊(例如:中国新闻周刊、商界、收获等等)可选简体字和繁体字可以全文查索
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Good Reading Magazine

Thousands of independent book reviews and Australian and international articles, author profiles, and stories.
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Goodreads

Gain insightful recommendations based on books you’ve read in the past and titles your friends are enjoying. No member details required.

Greenfile

Information about global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling and so on.
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Harvard Business Review

Key business and management journal via Business Source Complete, full-text from 1922.
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Heritage buildings database

Search the NSW heritage inventory database with listings for more than 20,000 heritage buildings and items on statutory lists in Sydney and NSW.
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Hobbies and crafts

Articles via Ebsco from more than 760 magazines and books about arts and crafts, games and electronics, model building, needlework, outdoors and nature, paper crafts and so on.
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LINCS

Local Information Network for Community Services (LINCS) provides nearest matches to numerous community services in your local area.
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Literary Reference Centre

US site via Ebsco includes biographies, bibliographies and critical analyses of more than 120,000 authors across every age and literary discipline.
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Mango Languages

Learn a new language on your PC, smart phone or tablet.
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MasterFILE Premier

Covers many subject areas of general interest including almost 500 full-text references books via Ebsco.
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National Geographic

Full-text articles online from 1995 via Ebsco, covering several thousand projects and expeditions. Online articles are delayed 3 months from original publication date.
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NoveList Plus

Search for books by author, title, series, plot description or level of readership. Includes a read-a-likes feature to find authors who write like your favourite author.
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Obituaries

Find ancestors, relatives and notable figures via ProQuest with access to Australian newspaper obituaries and death notices.
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Points of View Reference Centre (Australia/NZ)

A series of essays, overviews and arguments, on a range of topics for students via Ebsco.
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ProQuest ANZ Newsstand

Full-text Australian and international newspapers via ProQuest.
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Proquest Research Library

Multi-subject journals database covering a broad range of subject areas.
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Sands Sydney Directory

Sands Sydney Directory was published yearly from 1859 to 1932, listing householder and business names. City of Sydney Archives provides searchable access to the full set of directories.

Science Reference Centre

Thousands of science topics, experiments, biographies and images.
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Scientific American

Full-text PDF versions with photographs online from January 1993 via Ebsco.
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SpineOut

An exciting online magazine for Young Adults. It’s a special place for Young Adults to express their ideas and thoughts and to share their creativity in words, art, film or music.
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Statistics (City of Sydney)

Demographic and economic statistics for the City of Sydney local government area.
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The Sydney Morning Herald (1830-1989)

Free archive search engine includes photographs, obituaries and classifieds. Not all text is indexed.
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The Sydney Morning Herald (1996+)

Text only archive. No photographs, obituaries or classifieds.
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Trove Australia

Combined catalogue of Australian libraries.
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World Book online

Online encyclopedia especially for younger users with simple navigation, easy-to-read articles, thousands of images and so on.
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Last updated: Monday, 7 April 2014