Online Research & Study
Authoritative and trusted information is vital, and for more than 60 years, Gale has partnered with libraries around the world to empower the discovery of knowledge and insights by all people, for all purposes.
Search through the resources below, which are free to all library members, and click on an area of interest.
To find out how to use these great online resources, and to get the most out of your research, visit the Gale support centre at www.support.gale.com/training/browse and search for resource guides, tip sheets, and video tutorials. Enter your library card number to log in.
National Geographic Virtual Library
- National Geographic Magazine 1888-current (1-month embargo)
- National Geographic: People, Animals, and the World (cross-searched with National Geographic Magazine)
- National Geographic Kids
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC VIRTUAL LIBRARY
Browse this cross-searchable platform for research insight from journalism's most trusted name in exploration and discovery.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS
Explore amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space. Best for children aged 6–14.
Gale Health and Wellness
HEALTH AND WELLNESS
Search a full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to alternative medical practices.
Gale Interactive Science
SCIENCE: GALE INTERACTIVE
Manipulate 3D interactive models to visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth, and space science.
Gale OneFile: News
Access major U.S. and international newspapers online to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, or other fields.
Grow, plan, and optimize a business/nonprofit. Utilize development tools and a step-by-step process to build a business plan.
Learn how to start, finance, or manage your small business. Includes sample business plans, how to guides, articles, and more.
LITERATURE RESOURCE CENTRE
Find up-to-date biographies, overviews, full-text criticisms, audio interviews, and reviews on writers from all eras.
BOOKS AND AUTHORS
Answer the age-old question, “What do I read next?” Search and match reading interests to books, authors, genres, or topics.
Gale in Context
Discover the world's most influential people by searching narrative biographies, news, magazine, and multimedia content.
Analyze important global issues and events through topic overviews, international viewpoints, news, and multimedia content.
Understand environmental issues that affect people globally through topic overviews, journals, news, and multimedia content.
Find overviews, news, and opinions on hundreds of today's important social issues.
SCIENCE: GALE IN CONTEXT
Understand context for hundreds of science topics through overviews, journals, news, interactive experiments, and more.
Uncover information on hundreds of the most significant people, events, and topics in world history from a variety of sources.
Other online research tools
INTERNET HISTORY REFERENCE
Over 30,000 pages of online records for family history research in New South Wales.
ANCESTRY LIBRARY EDITION
Ancestry Library Edition provides library members with access to a wide range of resources for genealogy and historical research.
THE COCHRANE LIBRARY
A collection of databases containing different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making.
Accessible from home with your library card number. Britanica Library is more than an encyclopedia. It contains comprehensive information in a variey of formats for all ages.
CATTLE DIP SITE LOCATOR
This database contains historical information regarding cattle dip sites in the Northern Rivers region that the NSW Government was involved with.