A range of dictionaries, encyclopaedias and reference texts to assist with your research needs. Explore your family history with Ancestry (Library Edition).

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

Ancestry (Library Edition)

An online genealogy research database. Users have access to a tool designed specifically for genealogical and historical research. Some resources from Australia, NZ and the UK are also included.

Please note: Access is usually only available from Library PCs. Due to our current closure Ancestry (Library Edition) will be available from home until April 30 2020. You will require a library card to access this resource. 

ANZReference Centre Plus

Australasian magazines, newspapers, and reference books.
Titles include: Choice MagazineThe Age, The Sunday Age, The Herald SunSunday Herald Sun, The Australian, and The Australian Magazine

Business Source Premier

Business publications, economics journals, leading management and marketing journals. Access detailed company profiles for the world's 10,000 largest companies.

Britannica Library

The online version of the Encyclopedia Britannica, plus journal articles and interactive features.

Gale Interactive: Science

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. Compatible browsers include Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Edge

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Access and read a full-text ebook of the Encyclopaedia Judaica.