We have a range of dictionaries, encyclopedias and reference texts to assist with your research needs or explore your family history.

You may require your library card number (2002900xxxxxxx) and password to access some eLibrary products. Forgot password?

Ancestry Library Edition is an online genealogy research database. It gives you instant access to a wide range of resources for genealogical and historical research. Includes resources from Australia, NZ, USA and the UK. 

Please note: Access is available only from Library PCs.

Read Australasian magazines, newspapers and reference books with ANZ Reference Centre Plus.

Titles include

Choice MagazineThe AgeThe Sunday Age, and The Australian Financial Review. Articles from The Herald SunThe Australian, and The Australian Magazine are available up to 27 May 2020.

With Business Source Premier you can read business publications, economics journals, leading management and marketing journals. Access detailed company profiles for the world's 10,000 largest companies.  

Britannica Library is the online version of the Encyclopedia Britannica. Discover encyclopedia articles, journals and periodicals, multimedia, primary sources, atlas, dictionary and other resources that support research at all levels.

Gale Interactive: Science allows you to explore science from every angle. Zoom in, zoom out and rotate 360 degrees on interactive 3D models! A comprehensive view of the most studied science subjects, including biology, chemistry, earth science and more.

Due to the interactive 3D models you will need to access Gale Interactive Science on a compatible browser, which includes Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Edge.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

With Gale Virtual Reference Library you can read a full-text eBook of the Encyclopaedia Judaica.

Literary Reference Centre Plus has resources about authors and their works from literary encyclopaedias, reference works, criticisms and journals. Includes some full-text classics.