A bibliographic archive of Australian and New Zealand Books in Print, covering the years 1958 to December 2003. Also includes a database of publishers for the same time period. Document supply available.
Provides access to the Australian Literary Database which covers Australian creative writing and Australian writers. Subjects covered by the database include books, poems, short stories, articles and reviews and can be searched by author, title, genre or award. The database contains records from the 1880s to the current day, with comprehensive coverage from 1988. Document supply NOT available. Useful for HSC English.
Australian Library & Information Science Abstracts (ALISA) aims to comprehensively cover all current Australian literature on library and information services and the library workforce, including education and training, information technology, networking, electronic publishing, and telecommunications.
There are also records relating to Australian children's literature and archives.
An online readers advisory. Browse by genre or search by author or title to find overviews and reviews of your favourite books. Includes a Read-a-likes suggestion list for each book result as well as linking to other related subjects, time periods and location settings. New and updated book overviews appear on the front of the homepage regularly.
Global Books in Print Plus (Online) contains bibliographic information on publications from Australia, New Zealand, Europe and North America. Subjects covered include Books in Print, Subject Guide to Books in Print and Children's Books in Print. Document supply available.
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Encyclopædia Britannica Online includes the complete encyclopaedia online along with additional material. Also included are Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, Britannica Student Encyclopaedia and the Britannica Book of the Year. You can use Encyclopædia Britannica Online to search an Internet directory that includes more than 300,000 links to Web sites selected, rated, and reviewed by Britannica editors. Document supply available.
Columbia Granger's World of Poetry contains works of poetry found in anthologies, and volumes of collected works and selected works for individual poets. Currently, there are over 450,000 poem citations and 300,000 poems in full text. Also included is bibliographic information for over 1,800 anthologies. Supplemental information includes nearly 900 commentaries and approximately 450 biographies. Document supply available. Useful for HSC English.
Access the Library's collection of ebooks which are available for loan. Previously available through EBL, the collection includes several thousand titles covering fiction and non fiction, Australian and international material.
Hosted on the EBSCO platform, this database cites more than 249,000 essays in collections back to 1900, published in Canada, Great Britain and the U.S. Subject coverage: humanities, social sciences, including literary works, art history, drama, and film. Document supply available.
Gale Reference Complete is unified form that holding primary and secondary sources including over 28,000 journals, 2,000 ebooks, 300 primary source collections across 15 million digitised pages, and over two million literature works.
This complete database of Australasian content searches across all Informit subject databases. It covers the following major subject areas: Agriculture, Arts, Asian, Business, Education, Engineering, Health, History, Indigenous, Law, Media, Reference, Sciences, Social Sciences and Technology.
Useful for HSC Society and Culture, HSC English and HSC History.
Includes the 20 volume Oxford English Dictionary (OED) and supplements, and new and revised entries. All volumes are fully searchable and provide historical information as well as the meanings of words.
Six online language dictionaries from Oxford University Press for English/Arabic, English/French, English/German, English/Italian, English/Russian, English/Spanish and English/Chinese. A virtual keyboard allows entry of characters in a range of scripts.
Includes all Oxford Reference dictionaries and reference works relating to law published by Oxford University Press. It is a fully-indexed, cross-searchable database. Includes Dictionary of Law, Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia, Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law and the New Oxford Companion to Law.
Readers’ Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982 provides indexing of over three million articles from more than 550 leading magazines including full coverage of the original print volumes of Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature.