Search our digital databases for information on topics including business, computers, economics, education, environment, health, and science.
These resources are free for library members. Most can be used from home, work or anywhere with your library card and PIN.
An online encyclopaedia of art from prehistory to the present day, with articles on various forms of art (painting, sculpture, ceramics and more) and biographical information of the artists.
Full-text articles on more than 400,000 people from many walks of life.
English dictionary (Oxford)
The ultimate English dictionary. This database gives the meaning of words, its history, usages and examples of usage.
International viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events.
More than 600 mainstream and alternative health magazines, journals and reference books online, covering medicine, nutrition, diseases, pregnancy, health remedies and more. Note: The material contained in this resource is intended for information purposes only.
Covers history from ancient times to the present day and includes articles from history journals and reference books as well as maps and images.
Many Answers provides links to websites that give information on popular homework questions and topics. For real time help with homework visit Any Questions.
Contains biographies of many authors and reviews and critiques of their works, with a great selection from classical works to modern literature.
Magazines and periodicals
The Australia/NZ Reference Centre combines Australia and New Zealand magazines, newspapers, newswires, and reference books to create a large collection of regional full text content.
This full-text online version of the 29 volume Grove Music encyclopaedia covers everything from classical and opera to blues, jazz and some popular music, with good information on composers and musicians.
Contains full-text articles discussing contentious issues such as genetic engineering, cloning, drugs and athletes; with topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, and links to websites
A selection of reference books containing biography, literature, and social sciences information.
Information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics.
Similar to Discovery Collection but more advanced material. A great resource for high school students.
Reports from professional, official and popular journals on a wide range of women's issues.