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This database contains a series of informative essays which present opposing arguments and evidence for many current Australian and world issues. This is a great tool for assignments for high school and tertiary students.




History Reference CentreThis database is suited for secondary and undergraduate study use and contains full text articles, books and reference sources as well as images and video from leading historical publications. Content includes world modern and ancient history including Australian content.


This database offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas for many interest areas including craft and scrapbooking, knitting and needlecraft, house & garden, home brewing and DIY.




This general reference collection features fiction titles for both adults and children. A wide range of subjects and topics are covered  including Self-Help, Health and Fitness, Games, Crafts and Hobbies, Medical, Cooking and Religion, Geography, Finance, The Family, Marriage, Women, Folklore, Social and Public Welfare, and Home Economics.


 Is a collection suitable for high school and tertiary students offering full-text articles with information in many areas of academic study including: animal science, anthropology, astronomy, biology, civil engineering, electrical engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, geography, law, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, physics, psychology, religion & theology, and many other fields.

 NovelistProvides information on over 250,000 fiction and readable nonfiction titles included, plus feature content including lists of award-winning books, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, Recommended Reads and more.


MasterFILE Complete contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text more than 500 reference books, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags.

 Australia New Zealand Reference CentreThe Australia/NZ Reference Centre combines Australia and New Zealand specific magazines, newspapers & newswires, reference books, and company information. This database provides local perspectives on current events, business, sports, and many other subjects.


GreenFILE indexes scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports.


A great sources of full text information on a diverse range of health related subject areas including: Fitness, Pregnancy, Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Alcohol and Drug abuse, Prescription Drugs, Herbal remedies, and alternative or complementary treatments, etc.


Science Reference Center is an in-depth, curriculum-oriented science database that provides a one-stop resource for all science-related research needs.


Literary Reference Center Literary Reference Center 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.



Research the full range of ABS statistical and reference information. Topics include economy, Environment and Energy, People and Industry.