Online Research and 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 Australia and New Zealand|
|GALE ONEFILE: AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND|
|Access comprehensive periodical content with a focus on Australia and New Zealand, complemented by global news, reference, and multimedia coverage.
|Gale General Onefile|
|Access general interest magazines and key serials in a single resource. Best for general research.
|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 Business Insights: Global|
|BUSINESS INSIGHTS: GLOBAL|
|Compare global economies, countries, and industries with in-depth analysis on over 400,000 companies.
|Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine|
|HEALTH AND MEDICINCE|
|Find up-to-date information on a range of health care topics. Best for students, researchers, and health care professionals.
|Gale OneFile: Psychology|
|Find authoritative periodical content supporting research in all fields of psychology.
|Gale OneFile: Culinary Arts|
|Find a variety of information from major cooking and nutrition magazines as well as key reference titles.
|Gale OneFile: Gardening and Horticulture|
|GARDENING AND HORTICULTURE|
|Find millions of articles on the practical and scientific aspects of horticulture studies. For all horticultural enthusiasts.
|Gale OneFile: Home Improvement|
|Search home improvement topics such as architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and more.
|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.
|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.
|Analyse 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|
|STATE LIBRARY OF NSW ERESOURCES|
|Your library card gives you access to the State Library's extended suite of eResources such as international and local newspapers, eBooks, online databases, eMagazines, eJournals, and encyclopaedias.
|INTERNET HISTORY RESOURCES|
|Over 30,000 pages of online records for family history research in New South Wales.
|ANCESTRY LIBRARY EDITION|
|From 1 January 2022 library members can use Ancestry Library Edition from public PCs or personal devices while inside the library. Speak with library staff for assistance accessing this incredible family history research platform for free using your library membership.
Click HERE to access in the library.
|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.|