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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.

Ancestry is currently available from home until the 31st of August, watch the video below for instructions on how to access from home.


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.

Mango languages

Online language learning

Global books in print

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

Australian and New Zealand reference centre

Articles from general and scholarly magazines

Learn about computer applications and programs.

To sign in:

  1. Login to – choose (TTD) Technology Training Directory
  2. Username: baysidelib
  3. Password: bayside2013lib
  4. Click log in