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Research databases

Online Databases available at Waverley Library

Some of our online databases are available to use from home. You will need your library card number to access these databases, and in some cases you may need other details. For further information please contact the library

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Database



Available in the Library



Available From Home



Description


 *Academic Search Premier

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In the Library


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 Searchable articles from hundreds of acedemic journals


Ancestry Library


Click here to access in the Library



This site provides a genealogy research tool

Australia/NZ Reference Centre

Click here to access from Home
(Library Card Number Required) 

Includes articles from Australian newspapers and Australian and International magazines in full text. Features: 400 full text titles Australian Reference works in full; 35,000 full text biographies; 10,000 images and 1,000 maps


AustLII
Australian Legal Information Institute

     
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access in the Library

   
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 access from Home


Provides free Internet access to Australian legal materials. AustLII's is one of the largest sources of legal materials on the net with information that is, primary legal materials including legislation, treaties and decisions of courts and tribunals; and secondary legal materials created by public bodies for purposes of public access, law reform and royal commission reports.


AustLit

    
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access in the Library
    

     
AustLit is a non-profit collaboration between eleven Australian Universities and the National Library of Australia providing authoritative information on hundreds of thousands of creative and critical Australian literature works relating to more than 94,000 Australian authors and literary organisations. Its coverage spans 1780 to the present day.

 *Australia/NZ Points of View Reference Centre


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in the Library
 

Click here to access from home 

Australian based database of current events and hot topics 

    

Choice


Click here to access Choice in
the Library

   
Access to all articles appearing in Choice magazine is available
(Please see Librarian for access)

ComLaw
Law Resource

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access
in the Library

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access from Home

 
Contains legislation of the Commonwealth and non self-governing Territories and related material such as Bills, explanatory memoranda and statements, tables, indices and other finding aids.

 *Consumer Health Complete 

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in the Library

 Click here to access from home

 
US database that is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician

 EBSCO eBooks Public Library Collection  
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 Click here to access from home  A collection of over 33,000 titles chosen specifically for public libraries, this general reference collection features fiction titles for both adults and juveniles, as well as best-selling and highly-recommended non-fiction titles.

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Federal Hansard

     
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access in the Library

   
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access from Home


Hansard is the name given to transcripts of parliamentary proceedings.

The Senate and House of Representatives Hansards are available on the Internet each morning following a sitting day.

Hansards of Committee hearings are also available online. These transcripts are published shortly after the committee meets.


Good Reading Online Hub for Book Lovers

 
Click here to access in the Library

 
Click here to access from home

 
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.


Good Reading Digital Edition

 Click here to access in the Library  Click here to access from home  Find not only the latest issue of Good Reading the digital library archive as well.

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Health and
Wellness Resource Centre

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from home

(Library Card Number Required) 

Information on health issues, medicine, fitness, nutrition, prescription drugs, occupational health and safety, drugs and diseases, Includes information on alternative medicine.

 History Reference Center

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in the Library
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 Research materials for the study of world history. Content ranges from historical periodicals, scholarly publications, biographies to maps, photos and videos for both ancient and modern history.

       
World History in Context


Click here to access from home
(Library Card Number Required) 

Detailed information on historical issues from around the world.

 Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

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in the Library
 Click here to access
from home
Comprehensive full-text content for many of the most popular hobbies, crafts and recreation activities today

Internet (Family) History Resources


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in the Library

 

 Over 30,000 pages of online records fro family history research in New South Wales, Australia.


Libraries Australia Trove Search

Trove provides integrated access to over 45 million items from a range of the National Library's collaborative services and from elsewhere.

Literature Resource Centre

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from Home
(Library Card Number Required) 

Includes biographies, bibliographies and critical analyses of more than 120 000 authors.

 *Literary Reference Centre Plus

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In the Library

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A comprehensive database that provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disceplines and timeframs.


Literature Resource Centre - HSC English Syllabus

Includes biographies, bibliographies and critical analyses of HSC English Syllabus authors.

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MasterFILE Complete

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from Home

(Library Card Number Required) 

Designed specifically for public libraries, MasterFILE™ Premier contains full text for nearly 2,000 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text for more than 360 reference books, 84,074 biographies, 86,135 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 107,135 photos, maps & flags.

 MyCareerMatch

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in the Library

 Click here to access
from Home

My Career Match is a free online career service that provides easy, instant help with your career and resume. You will need your library card number to access this service for free.

   
NSW
Hansard

     
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access in the Library

   
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 access from Home


Hansard is the name given to transcripts of parliamentary proceedings.

The Legislative Assembly and the Legislative Council Hansards are available on the Internet each morning following a sitting day.

Hansards of Committee hearings are also available online. These transcripts are published shortly after the committee meets.

   
NSW
Legislation

     
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access in the Library

   
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 access from Home


This source site for NSW legislation contains the following features:

  • NSW legislation in force, both Acts and statutory instruments (regulations etc and environmental planning instruments).

  • Historical versions of legislation, including repealed legislation.

  • An archival collection of NSW legislation as made since 1990.

  • Advanced searching and browsing facilities.

 *NovelList Plus

 Click here to access
in the Library

 Click here to access from home


Reading suggestions for all age groups across all fiction ages. Also read-alikes, book discussion guides and award winning titles

 *Points of View

 
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in the Library

 
Click here to access from home

US based current events and hot topics. 

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ProQuest

     
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in the Library

   
Click here to
 access from Home

(Library Card Number Required) 


Includes information on a wide range of subject areas and current events from over 5000 serials and newspapers. Information is available in either full text, pdf or abstract formats.

 *Science Reference Center

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In the Library


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 Searchable articles from hundreds of journals across all science topics.
 
Science in Context

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from Home

(Library Card Number Required) 

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

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SpineOut Magazine


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“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.”

 Standards Australia

     Standard Australia’s online document collection of specifications and procedures.

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