Enter your search terms into the box below and with one click you can search across Academic Search Premier, MasterFILE Complete & Consumer Health Complete.

Music & film

 

Beamafilm

Your membership card gets you much more than what's on the shelf – for entertainment you have free online access to Beamafilm, streaming your favourite documentaries and indie features.

This can be accessed for FREE via any internet PC within the library branches and from home.

 

 
 

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Music Australia

Music Australia is an online service developed by the National Library of Australia and the National Film and Sound Archive and other cultural institutions across the nation. You can discover, access and navigate a rich store of information on Australian music, musicians, organisations and services, all from a single access point.

 

 
 

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Books, authors, reviews and biographies 
 

 

Australian Poetry Library 

This website currently contains over 42,000 poems, representing the work of more than 170 Australian poets. All the poems are fully searchable, and may be accessed and read freely on the internet.

 

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NoveList Plus 

Looking for a good book? NoveList® Plus is here to help you find that next great read. With 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, NoveList Plus is a complete readers' resource..

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Literature Reference Centre PLUS

Literature Reference Centre PLUS™ is a comprehensive database that provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and time frames.

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ebooks and e-audio books  
 

 

Ebooks and audio books

By being a member of Wollondilly Library Service you can read and listen to eBooks & audiobooks on the go or at home with OverDrive Media Console. The app is available for most major desktop and mobile platforms. To find out more please click here.

 

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Ebooks and audio books

By being a member of Wollondilly Library Service you can read and listen to eBooks & audiobooks on the go or at home. The app is available for most major desktop and mobile platforms. Download the app for apple and andriod here

 

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Articles and information for reference & research  
 

 

Academic Search Premier 
 

Academic institutions worldwide depend on this database as their core resource of scholarly information.  It contains full text for more than 2,100 journals. More than 140 journals have PDF images dating back to 1985, many of these PDFs are native (searchable) or scanned-in-color.

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Australia/NZ Reference Centre

A general database of Australian and international content with articles in health, current affairs, science, social science, business and literature. Users can select or deselect the type of material they wish to access.

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Australia/New Zealand Points of View Reference Centre

Contains a balance of materials from all viewpoints, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument).

 

 
 

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MasterFILE Complete

The database provides full text for more than 2,100 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also includes nearly 650 full text reference books, 84,074 biographies, 86,135 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 107,135 photos, maps and flags.

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The State Library eResources

The State Library have made their eResources available online to all public library card holders in NSW. Free 24/7 access to local and International newspapers, ebooks, full text journals, magazines and online databases. Explore here. If you don't have a library card you can join online.

 

 

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Health and wellness  
 

 

Consumer Health Complete

Contains full text articles covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

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Modern World History Online

Modern World History Online covers the full scope of world history from the mid-15th century to the present. Thousands of fully hyperlinked subject entries, biographies, images and videos, maps and charts, primary sources, and timeline entries combine to provide a detailed and comparative view of the people, places, events, and ideas that have defined modern world history.

 

 

Ancient and Medieval World History Online

Ancient and Medieval History Online provides thorough coverage of nine civilizations—ancient Egypt, ancient Mesopotamia, ancient Greece, ancient Rome, ancient and medieval Africa, medieval Europe, the Americas, ancient and medieval Asia, and Islamic Empire. Covering prehistory through the 1500s, this authoritative online database features a user-friendly interface. Users can research each civilization in depth or use the browse feature to conduct comparative studies of events and developments across civilizations.

 

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Hobbies & Craft  
 

 

Hobbies & Craft Reference Centre

This database offers detailed ‘how-to’ instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of hobby enthusiasts.

 

 

 
 

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Homework help  
 

 

Encyclopedia Britannica Online 

Through one enquiry you can search across:
Encyclopedia Britannica
Encyclopedia Student Britannica
Encyclopedia Junior Britannica
Encyclopedia Concise Britannica
Journals, websites and videos!

 

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GreenFILE

Offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment.  Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling and more.

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History & Reference Library

This database is designed for use by schools, parents, seniors – anyone with an interest in Australian history, as well as ancient and modern history.

 
 

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 NSW Primary Industries

This website covers agriculture, fishing & aquaculture, forests and minerals & petroleum. The NSW Department of Primary Industries acts in partnership with industry and other public sector organisations to foster profitable and sustainable development of primary industries in New South Wales, the department delivers a wide range of services to primary industries and rural communities.

 
 

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Science Reference Centre

A comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content. Designed to meet every student's science research needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources

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Atlas New South Wales

Navigate around NSW and explore maps of population, agriculture, elections, crime, history and more.

 

 


 

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Local and family history  
 

 

Ancestry.com - Only available in the Library

Ready to make your first discovery? It's not just history. It's your history. So start with yourself and we'll help you find more about your heritage.

 

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The Picton Post 
 

To help you with your research, or you just have an interest in days gone by, the old Picton Post (NSW : 1907 - 1954) has been digitised and can be accessed in TROVE.


 
 

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Newspapers, journals and magazines  
 

 

The District Reporter

Established 18 years ago, The District Reporter is an independent, locally owned and operated country newspaper distributed weekly. Archived editions from April 2009 to present are available.


 
 
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Magpies (The Source) - Only available in the Library

A guide by subject, to children's fiction, poetry and short stories from around the world with an emphasis on Australian literature.

 
 

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eMagazines

Zinio, the world's largest newsstand, offers full color, interactive digital magazines for your enjoyment. Browse from your library's collection of popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download. For best results please open in Google Chrome as alternative web browser.


 


 
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Choice Magazine Online

CHOICE was founded in 1959 with one clear mission: to ensure the consumer voice is heard loudly and clearly. CHOICE empowers consumers to get the most out of all their purchasing decisions by providing a mix of advocacy and advice. 

Ask for a username and password from the library service desk.

 
 

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Parents and children  
 

 

Storybox Library - online reading room for kids

Story Box Library features engaging online Australian stories read by some of Australia's finest storytellers.  Access in library or anywhere, anytime from your chosen electronic device. It's FREE for library members - all you need is you library barcode number.

 

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Magpies (The Source) - Only available in the Library

A guide by subject, to children's fiction, poetry and short stories from around the world with an emphasis on Australian literature.

 
 

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Australian Poetry Library 

This website currently contains over 42,000 poems, representing the work of more than 170 Australian poets. All the poems are fully searchable, and may be accessed and read freely on the internet.

 

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Encyclopedia Britannica Online 

Through one enquiry you can search across:
Encyclopedia Britannica
Encyclopedia Student Britannica
Encyclopedia Junior Britannica
Encyclopedia Concise Britannica
Journals, websites and videos!

 

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