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Architecture & building


Architecture & Building

Art, film & culture


Art, Film & Culture

Companies & Business


Companies & Business

Art & Architecture complete - journals, books, images

Green File - climate change, building, recycling 

At Home in North Sydney - an architectural history of our local area


Beamafilm - stream documentaries and independent feature films

Art & Architecture complete - journals, books, images

Hobbies & Craft Reference Centre - patterns, guides and tutorials

ABI Inform - business, management, professional & trade magazines

Proquest Research Library - business journals

Business Source Elite - journals, trade publications

Masterfile Complete - business journals

Standards Australia - full text standards *in-library access only

ANZ Reference Center- Datamonitor Company profiles



Encyclopedias & General Reference

Health & medicine


Health & Medicine




Oxford Reference - subject, language and quotation dictionaries

Proquest Research Library - general reference magazines

ANZ Reference Center - general reference, journals

ANZ Points of View Reference Centre - articles with varying perspectives on current affairs topics

Encyclopedia Britannica - plus journals, magazines, links

World Book online - encyclopedia, journals, multi media

Australian Bureau of Statistics - full text reports, statistics

Academic Search Premier - peer reviewed journals, scholarly journals, wide range of subjects

Informit - public affairs, engineering, health and social science indexes *in-library access only

EBSCO eBooks - thousands of reference, non-fiction and fiction titles

Consumer Health Complete - mainstream, complementary & holistic medicine

Health & Wellness Resource Center - natural remedies, medical journals, help sheets


Heritage Databases - North Sydney local history, photos, collections

History Reference Center - historical documents, magazines, journals

World history in context - social and political history, original documents

Internet History Resources - family history resources

St Thomas Park - an index of burials at St Thomas' Cemetery

Ancestry.com - Ancestry.com Library edition *in-library access only

Findmypast.com.au - Find my past genealogy resource *in-library access only

At home in North Sydney - an architectural history of our local area

Language & literature


Language & Literature

Management & human resources


Management & Human Resources




Road to IELTS - interactive activities, advice videos, hints, tips and practice tests for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
Academic Version for candidates looking to gain entry into academic institutions
General Training Version for immigration and employment purposes

Oxford Reference - language dictionaries

Literary Reference Center PLUS - authors, plot summaries

Literature Resource Center - literary criticism for poetry, plays, novels

Novelist Plus - find novels, set up a book group, read-alikes

ABI Inform - management journals, professional publications

Business Source Elite - top management journals

ANZ Reference Center - international newspapers, SMH, Australian

Proquest Research Library - general reference magazines

ABI Inform - business, management, professional & trade magazines

Science & technology


Science & Technology

Kids online resources


Resources for kids

Heritage databases


Heritage Resources

Science Resource Center - encyclopedias, reference books, journals

Science in context - encyclopedias, journals, experiments

Visit our dedicated page of kids resources for eBooks, educational games and animated stories as well as a range of encyclopedias and website links especially for kids. The North Sydney Heritage Centre manages a range of databases to assist with researching family history, house history and the local area through images, objects, photographs and newspaper articles.