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Some databases below may require your Stanton Library card number for access


Architecture & building


Architecture & Building

Art, film & culture


Creative arts, Film & Culture

Companies & Business


Companies & Business

Art & Architecture complete - journals, books, images

GreenFILE - 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 & Crafts Reference Center - patterns, guides and tutorials

Grove Music Online - multimedia online resource for music research.

Gale OneFile: Fine Arts - drama, music, art history and filmmaking

ABI INFORM Global - business, management, professional & trade magazines

ProQuest Research Library - business journals

Business Source Elite - journals, trade publications

MasterFILE Complete - business journals

Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre- Datamonitor Company profiles

Choice magazine - Online access to product reviews *in-library access only

Gale OneFile: Business - Business & economics, company news, investment, marketing, business administration.



Encyclopaedias & General Reference

Health & medicine


Health & Medicine



History, Religion & Philosophy

Oxford Reference - subject, language and quotation dictionaries

ProQuest Research Library - general reference magazines

Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre - general reference, journals

Australia/New Zealand Points of View Reference Centre - articles with varying perspectives on current affairs topics

Britannica Library - plus journals, magazines, links

World Book online - encyclopaedia, 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

Australian Dictionary of Biography - concise descriptions of significant figures from Australian history.

Oxford English Dictionary online - English language history, evolution & usage.

Gale General OneFile - General interest periodical resource.

Gale in Context: Biography - Over 650,000 biographical entries on world's most influential people.

Gale OneFile: Diversity Studies - social science, history and liberal arts coursework.

Consumer Health Complete - mainstream, complementary & holistic medicine

Gale Health & Wellness - natural remedies, medical journals, help sheets

Gale OneFile : Psychology - all fields of psychology including abnormal, biological, cognitive, comparative, developmental, personality, quantitative, social and applied psychology


Heritage Databases - North Sydney local history, photos, collections

History Reference Center - historical documents, magazines, journals

Gale in Context: World History - 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.au - 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

Australian Dictionary of Biography - concise descriptions of significant figures from Australian history.

Gale OneFile: Religion and Philosophy - everything from Anglican journal to Zygon, covering religion, philosophy and anthropology

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)
1. Academic Version for gaining entry into academic institutions
2. 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

Oxford English Dictionary online - sign in with your Stanton card number

Oxford Dictionaries Online - online bilingual dictionaries in Chinese, French, German, Italian & Spanish

ABI INFORM Global - management journals, professional publications

Business Source Elite - top management journals

Gale OneFile: Business - business & economics, company news, investment, marketing, business administration

Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre - international newspapers, SMH, Australian

ProQuest Research Library - general reference magazines

ABI INFORM Global - business, management, professional & trade magazines

Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Australian Financial Review - full digital editions *in-library access only

Gale in Context: Global Issues - global awareness on the most important issues of the modern world

Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints - informed, differing views on today's social issues

The Saturday Paper - full digital access *in-library access only

Science & technology


Science & Technology

Kids online resources


Resources for kids

Heritage databases


Heritage Resources

Science Reference Center - encyclopaedias, reference books, journals

Gale in Context: Science - encyclopaedias, journals, experiments

Gale Interactive: Science - science with digital content paired with interactive 3D models

Visit our dedicated page of kids resources for eBooks, educational games and animated stories as well as a range of encyclopaedias 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.