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Research tools

Here are some research tools you can use on your next project.

Key online resources

The Britannica Library

The award-winning resource for children and adults

Australian Government Directory

An online directory to all levels of government across Australia. Use the directory to find government agencies and politicians.

Informit Engineering Collection

Covers all broad engineering fields.


Ancestry is an online research database providing a comprehensive collection of genealogical information. To use the library edition please go to your closest library.

Find my past

A family history and genealogy resource covering Australia, New Zealand, England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.

Informit Health Collection

Includes research articles, reports and case studies of practical support to anyone studying or working in therapeutic, diagnostic and preventative health roles.


Online training courses in IT, business skills, web applications and much more. Use your Library card to access, then create your own account to monitor your progress.

Mango Languages

Online language learning

Road to IELTS (Academic)

Road to IELTS (General)

Provides the best possible preparation for the IELTS exam, covering the reading, writing, listening and speaking modules.

Global Books in Print

The world's largest web-based bibliographic resource for professionals.

Who Else Writes Like

A tool to help anyone who enjoys reading fiction to expand the number of writers they read.

Australian and New Zealand Reference Centre

Articles from general and scholarly magazines


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