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Academic Search Premier is a scholarly collection offering full-text coverage of information in many areas of academic study including: biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, religion and philosophy, science and technology, and veterinary science. With full text for more than 3200 journals, 2800 of which are peer-reviewed, this database will become the first point of call for all students seeking high quality information.

 

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Australia/New Zealand Points of View Reference Centre is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database contains 100 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument). For each topic, this database also offers a Guide to Critical Analysis, which helps the reader evaluate the controversial topics. Topics covered include: abortion, animal experimentation, climate change, cloning, freedom of speech, gay marriage, globalisation, green consumerism, nuclear energy, population growth, renewable energy, services for indigenous peoples, stem cell research, and worldwide oil supplies. The database contains a balance of materials from all viewpoints, including 400 main essays, leading political magazines from all sides of the political spectrum, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books.

 

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Australian/New Zealand Reference Centre combines Australasian and global magazines, newspapers, newswires, encyclopaedias, images, biographies and reference books to create a superb collection of regional full text content. With over 530 full-text titles and a high quality title list, this database provides local and global perspectives on current events, business, religion, sports, technology and many other subjects.

 

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Britannica Library is an authoritative and award winning resource for children and adults. It's easy to use and easy find trusted information.

 

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GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.

 

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History and Reference Library is an excellent reference resource for Australian history, ancient and modern history. Also includes original source documents. Useful for students and parents.

 

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History Reference Center covers both United States and world history topics, offering a full-text database featuring historical reference books, magazines, journals and thousands of primary source documents.

 

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Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines.

 

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Literary Reference Center PLUS is a highly graphical interface intended for public, academic and high school libraries. For high school and undergraduate English and Humanities students with homework and research assignments of a literary nature.

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MasterFILE Complete offers the largest collection of popular full-text magazines, reference books and other highly-regarded sources from the world's leading publishers. Covering virtually every general interest subject area, it also includes an extensive collection of photos, maps and flags.

 

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My Career Match will guide you in deciding on a career choice and writing a resume.

 

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NoveList Plus is a fiction database that provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more for over 135,000 fiction titles. It also includes other content of interest to fiction readers, such as Author Read-alikes, What We're Reading, Book Discussion Guides, Book Talks, and Annotated Book Lists. For school media specialists and teachers there are Picture Book Extenders and articles on Teaching with Fiction.

 

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Science Reference Center is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science related content. This database contains full text for nearly 640 science encyclopedias, reference books and periodicals. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.

 

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Sydney Morning Herald digital edition contains all the newspaper content published from Monday to Saturday from 2006 onwards, with content updated regularly. Please note that the 2006 content is limited to only the News, Business and Sport sections.

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World Book Online is an excellent and trusted children's reference resource for general knowledge.

 

 

 


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