The Library offers various databases for the purpose of academic study, research and learning. Subject areas of the databases include literature, science, health, history, book recommendations and auto repair manuals. To access, simply select the database you would like to search and enter your library bar code number and PIN (if required).

Academic Search Premier

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Academic Search Premier is a scholarly collection offering full-text coverage of information in many areas of academic study. With full text for more than 4,700 journals, 4000 of which are peer-reviewed, this database will become the first point of call for all students seeking high quality information.

Australia/New Zealand Points of View Reference CentreTM

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Australia/New Zealand Points of View Reference CentreTM is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database’s Guide to Critical Analysis enhances students’ ability to read critically, develop their own perspective on the issues, and write or debate an effective argument on the topic.

Australia/NZ Reference Centre

Australia New Zealand Reference Centre 

Australia/NZ Reference Centre combines Australia and New Zealand specific magazines, newspapers & newswires, reference books, and company information to create the largest collection of regional full text content available to public libraries. This database provides local perspectives on current events, business, sports, and many other subjects.

Britannica Library


Britannica Library provides age appropriate material from the child-friendly collection through to the adult general reference collection. Students will find it easy to conduct research, complete homework assignments and work on special projects.

Choice eMagazine

Choice magazine 

Access Choice eMagazine via a web browser on your computer or through Flipster app on Apple, Android devices and the Kindle Fire tablet. Customers can download magazines to read offline, anytime, anywhere. On the web browser, you can access back issues by opening the latest issue and then clicking on All issues. For mobile devices, tap on the info Info icon icon associated with the magazine. 

Guide to Flipster (DOCX 751.2KB)
Guide to Flipster (PDF 849KB)

Consumer Health Complete

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Consumer Health CompleteTM is a great source of full text information on a diverse range of health-related subject areas. Included are links to diet, cancer, and health assessment sites as well as government databases. Material contained in this Resource Centre is intended for informational purposes only.


GreenFILE logo 

GreenFILE offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the environment. Drawing on the connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology, GreenFILE serves as an informative resource for anyone concerned about the issues facing our planet.

Haynes Manuals All Access

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Haynes Manuals All Access is a library of manuals covering a vast range of car and motorcycle makes and models, with up-to-date content including common repairs, routine maintenance and servicing procedures.

History Reference Center

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History Reference Center is the world's most extensive full-text history reference database designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges and undergraduate research. The database features full text for more than 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers.

Hobbies and Craft Reference Center

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Hobbies and Craft Reference Center has full-text content for many of the popular hobbies, craft and recreation activities. This database offers detailed “how-to” instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast.


Literary Reference Center Plus

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Literary Reference Center PLUS is a comprehensive database that provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. The database includes plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, articles of literary criticism, author biographies, book reviews, classic and contemporary poems and short stories.

MasterFILE Complete

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MasterFILETM Complete offers the largest collection of popular full-text magazines, reference books and other highly-regarded sources from the world's leading MasterFILE™ Complete contains full text for nearly 2,200 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text more than 1000 reference books, over 81,900 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 960,000 photos, maps & flags.



My Career Match logo 

MyCareerMatch is a free an online career and resume service that can help you make the right decisions about your career and education.
MyCareerMatch explains what you’re good at and the careers that match your personality type.
MyResume helps you write a better resume. It has advice on how to write a resume and cover letter, how to read a job advertisement and how best to apply.
Career Profile is a powerful assessment that matches a students’ personality style to careers they would love.



NoveList Plus logo 

NoveList Plus has reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction, for all ages. NoveList's expertise in books and reading means that you'll always get the best help for finding just the right books.
Features include read-alike recommendations; reviews from professionals (Booklist, Kirkus, Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, School Library Journal), as well as from readers (via Goodreads); award winners, all in one place and more.

Science Reference Center

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Science Reference CenterTM is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content. Designed to meet every student's science research needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources.


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Britannica Library
A safe, up-to-date and age-appropriate information resource for conducting research, completing assignments, and working on special projects.


Read independent and unbiased reviews, product tests, articles, information and buying guides from the experts at CHOICE.


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: Entrepreneurship
Learn how to start, finance, or manage your small business. Includes sample business plans, how to guides, articles, and more.


Gale Business: Plan Builder
Grow, plan, and optimize a business/nonprofit. Utilize development tools and a step-by-step process to build a business plan.


Gale Health and Wellness
Search a full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to alternative medical practices.


Gale In Context: Biography
Discover the world's most influential people by searching narrative biographies, news, magazine, and multimedia content.


Gale In Context: Environmental Studies
Understand environmental issues that affect people globally through topic overviews, journals, news, and multimedia content.


Gale In Context: Global Issues
Analyze important global issues and events through topic overviews, international viewpoints, news, and multimedia content.


Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints
Find overviews, news, and opinions on hundreds of today's important social issues.


Gale In Context: Science
Understand context for hundreds of science topics through overviews, journals, news, interactive experiments, and more.


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 Interactive: Science
Manipulate 3D interactive models to visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth, and space science.


Gale Literature Resource Center
Find up-to-date biographies, overviews, full-text criticisms, audio interviews, and reviews on writers from all eras.


Gale General: OneFile News
Access to more than 2,300 major world newspapers (493 Australian Newspapers), and includes thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts and transcripts.


Haynes Manuals All Access
A library of manuals covering a vast range of car and motorcycle makes and models, with up-to-date content including common repairs, routine maintenance and servicing procedures.


My Career Match
Free online career and resume service that can help you make the right decisions about your career and education.


National Geographic Virtual Library
Browse this cross-searchable platform for research insight from journalism's most trusted name in exploration and discovery.

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