Information Online

On behalf of members, the Library subscribes to databases including encyclopaedias, legal information and learning resources.
Access within the Library: the public Internet computers in the Library have unrestricted access to these services.
Remote access: for access from outside the Library you may be required to enter your library card number.

Academic search

Academic Search Premier

The leading scholarly full-text, multidisciplinary resource.


Ancestry Library Edition

earch for your ancestors using a wide range of online family history resources in Australia, the UK, Ireland, the US and other countries. Only available in the library.

ANZ Reference Centre

Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre

This database combines Australian and New Zealand magazines, newspapers, reference books and company information to create a large collection of regional full text content.



An independent movie streaming site created by filmmakers; distributors and video on demand specialists. Beamafilm is unique for its collection of signature Australian docos and indie features from around the world.


Britannica Online

Encyclopaedia Britannica Online offers an integrated search on resources from the 32-volume Encyclopaedia Britannica database.

Consumer Health Complete

Consumer Health Complete

This full text database is designed to support patients' information needs and covers topics such as: ageing, cancer, diabetes, drugs and alcohol, fitness and nutrition.

Driver Ed

Driver Education

This free online driver education program contains three car practice learner permit knowledge tests,  online driver's manual and FAQ section with 100+ questions.


drug info @ your library

State Library of New South Wales website providing up to date information on drugs and alcohol. It includes links to other websites.


Freegal Music

Library members can download 5 free songs a week using Freegal. Songs are in mp3 format and will play on all compatible devices. Freegal offers access to about 3 million songs, including Sony Music's catalogue of legendary artists.

Good reading

Good Reading Magazine Online

An Australian resource with information on everything about books,  including thousands of easy to read independent book reviews and lots of interesting Australian and International articles, author profiles, stories on writers' houses, bookshops, short stories, book trivia and more.

Green File


Covers all aspects of human impact to the environment. It includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.

Find Legal Answers

Legal Information Access Centre (LIAC)

State Library of New South Wales website providing up to date information about the law. Includes links to plain language guides, hot topics, and Acts and cases.

Litereature Reference centre

Literary Reference Centre Plus

A full text database that combines information from books, literary encyclopaedias and journals with information on authors and their works.


MasterFILE Complete

Provides full text magazines and journals covering a broad range of disciplines including Business, Education, Health, Science, Multi-cultural issues and much more.

Novel List Plus

NoveList Plus

Looking for more books by your favourite author or wanting to explore similar authors? Not sure of the next book in the series you're reading? Found a book you love and now want more like it? NoveList Plus is just what you need to find your next favourite book (fiction and non-fiction).

Points of View Reference Centre

Points of View Reference Centre

A series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. Each topic contains an overview, argument and opposing argument providing the basis from which students can develop persuasive arguments, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

Science Reference Centre

Science Reference Centre

This database contains full text for nearly 640 science encyclopaedias and periodicals. Topics covered include: Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Health, Science & Society, Scientists, Technology and Wildlife.

Spine Out

SpineOut Magazine Online

SpineOut Online is a place where you can express your ideas and thoughts and to share your creativity in words, art, film or music. A fun and interactive site.

Story Box

Story Box Library

A place where MAGICAL stories live… Story Box Library provides online access to beautiful stories for you and your children; narrated by well known Australians.



Find over 380 million Australian and online resources:
books, images, historic newspapers, maps, music, archives and more.


Zinio Magazines Online

Download the latest issue from our selection of magazine titles to read on your computer or mobile device.