Tuesday, 12 May 2020

Your local library subscribes to many high quality databases that you can access free with your library card. You can browse through hundreds of authoritative journals, articles and images on a wide range of topics. 

HSC resources:


Studiosity is an online tutoring service offering just-in-time homework and study help for all students. There is help available for English, maths, science, research and study skills. 

HSC Edge Online

This website offers a multitude of resources that are designed to enhance student performance and reduce stress. 

Research guides from the State Library of New South Wales

These guides bring together essential resources for studying preliminary and HSC subjects. 

Visual arts:

Bloomsbury Applied Visual Arts

This database offers instant access to over 170 highly illustrated eBooks that look at fashion, illustration, photography, film and more. 

General reference databases:

Britannica Library

This extensive online resource contains content from Encyclopedia Britannica, the world's leading encyclopedia. The information can be tailored for kids, teens or adults. 

Australian/New Zealand Points of View Reference Centre

This database from the EBSCO suite provides points and counterpoints on current issues in today's society. 

MasterFILE Complete

This database from the EBSCO suite offers a large range of general reference publications on many subject areas. 


History Reference Centre

This database contains thousands of reliable sources including primary source documents, biographies, photos, maps and more. 

Trove from the National Library of Australia

Browse through an extensive collection of Australian resources including books, images, historic newspapers, maps, music, archives and more. 


Consumer Health Complete 

From evidence-based reports to images and diagrams, this database contains extensive information on a diverse range of health related subjects. 



This database offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the environment. 

Science Reference Centre

This database covers everything from applied sciences to astronomy to dinosaurs.