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Head to the library to study for your HSC exams. With free WiFi, dedicated study areas, special HSC collections and even HSC lock-ins, you’ll have everything you need in one place. If you’re studying from home, we have heaps of quality online resources to help you study and revise.


Studiosity is an online tutoring service offering just-in-time homework and study help to students in years 3-12. Assistance is available in the subjects of English, maths, science, research and study skills. Students are able to upload a draft of their essay or written assignment and receive expert feedback in less than 24 hours. Live online chat support is also available from 3.00pm, Sunday to Friday.  From 1 October until mid December, the live online support will be available until 1.00am. 

To access Studiosity, use your library card number and PIN to log in.

HSC Study Lab

A fantastic resource for revision and exam preparation covering the whole NSW syllabus for Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

It includes videos, simulations, animations and interactive activities to explain concepts.

Register for free library member access. Once registered log in to use the Lab. Click on 'Subjects' to start.

HSC Edge OnLine

HSC Edge OnLine is an online service helping students to optimise their Year 11 or 12 scores.

This innovative service offers a multitude of resources that are designed to enhance student performance, and reduce the stresses and pressures that many students experience during their final years at school.

eResources for Research

The library subscribes to high quality databases on your behalf, giving you access to thousands of authoritative journals, articles and images on a wide range of topics.

Also listed are specially chosen websites and online resources such as past exam papers and study guides that will support your study.

HSC Lock-Ins

Northern Beaches libraries host several HSC lock-ins during the exam period for year 12 students outside of opening hours.

The lock-ins offer library resources free of charge and an opportunity to revise in a safe and quiet environment. Oh, and there’s free pizza too. Check the calendar for more info.