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Useful Websites

Useful Websites

Sydney Morning Herald

Encyclopaedia Britannica


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Britannica Tutorial

Advanced Google Search

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Subject Specific – Senior Database Guide

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Google Books

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Jstor – Scholarly Database



Essential for Senior English and History.

Search google for Jstor Journal articles

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ATTENTION: All students were enrolled in Manly and Warringah library in year 7.  Ring the library and request a library card number, or a replacement card.

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Manly Library EResources & Databases

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Academic search premier EBSCO Academic Search Premier contains newspaper and journal articles on a wide range of scholarly subjects.
ABS Australian Bureau of Statistics covers statistics on Australia’s states, major cities and towns, and local government areas.
ANZPOV EBSCO Australia/New Zealand Points of View Reference Centre provides points and counterpoints on current issues in today’s society.

EBSCO Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre the largest Australasian magazine, newspapers and reference collection online.

Carters Carter’s Price Guide offers information on over 75,000 collectable items, from antiquity to modern times.
community atlas The Community Atlas, Community Forecast and Community Profile offer statistics on the Manly Area.
community directory Community Directory offers local information for Manly & surrounding local government areas.
Consumerhealth EBSCO Consumer Health Complete is a great source of full text information on a diverse range of health related subjects.
druginfo Drug info @ your library provides up to date information on alcohol and other drugs.
ebooks@info eBooks @ Infobase Publishing offer a range of encyclopedias & Blooms study guides for books used as curriculum reading.
EoE The Encyclopedia of earth is an authority on interaction between the Earth’s environment and its societies.
findlegal Find Legal Answers web guide provides access to current information and resources about the law in NSW.
Findmypast Find My Past features records from the United Kingdom, Ireland, USA, Canada and Australia. (LIBRARY ONLY)
Galevirtual Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
greenfile EBSCO GreenFile offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the environment.
Literary Reference Center Plus EBSCO Literary Reference Center Plus provides plot summaries, work overviews, biographies and criticism on key literary figures.
imglib Manly Local Studies Image Library features a wealth of historic images from Manly's past.
MasterFILE Complete EBSCO MasterFILE offers a large array of photos and full-text publicatications and periodicals on manly general subjects.
Novelist EBSCO Novelist Plus features recommended reads, discussion guides and award winners for both fiction and non-fiction books.
NSW AMES English Learning Icon NSW AMES offers english studies online in listening, reading, writing, grammar and pronunciation, as well as jobseeking help.
Overdrive Overdrive offers eBooks and eAudiobooks for you to download. Simply use your library card to borrow.
IELTS Road to IELTS - Academic offers online self paced training programs to prepare you for the Academic IELTS exam.
IELTS Road to IELTS - General offers online self paced training programs to prepare you for the General IELTS exam.
ScienceRef EBSCO Science Reference Center is an in depth resource for all science related research needs.
Red and White image of Salem Health logo Salem Health Online includes Magill's Medical Guide, Infectious Diseases & Conditions and Psychology & Mental Health
Transparent Language Online Transparent Language Online with Byki has over 80 languages to learn, as well as 12 English Courses.
Trove Trove Australia searches books, newspapers, pictures, diaries, maps, music & websites to find the information you need.
Tumblebook Tumblebook Library is an online collection of animated talking picture books and games in English and other languages.
Shorelink library members access free magazines through the Zinio portal Zinio Magazines offer Library Members free access to digital magazin


Warringah Library EResources & Databases

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 Community Information


LINCS is a database that covers Warringah and the whole Sydney area. It provides descriptions and contact details for community services across metropolitan Sydney (and beyond). LINCS is a quick way to find support and resources for older adults, people with a disability, youth and people of a multicultural background.


Current Affairs

Fairfax News Store LINK

Provides free access dating back to 1990 to various newspapers published by the company Fairfax, including The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Sun Herald, The Sunday Age, The Illawarra Mercury, The Newcastle Mercury, The Central Coast Herald and various community newspapers throughout New South Wales and Victoria.

Opposing Viewpoints LINK Social Issues, Current Events

Covers today’s hottest social issues, from terrorism to endangered species and stem cell research to gun control. Includes pros and cons topic information, statistics, biographies, court case overviews and more.


General Reference

Free access to 2 million images from over 50 of the best collections in the world.

MasterFILE Complete offers the largest collection of the most popular full-text magazines, journals, and other highly-regarded sources from the world's leading publishers, covering virtually every subject area of general interest. LINK Subjects:  Statistics, Countries

This site provides an interface for comparing statistics on all countries of the world. Statistics are sourced from organisations such as the CIA World Factbook, United Nations, World Health Organization, World Bank, World Resources Institute, UNESCO, UNICEF and the OECD.

Produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics: Year Book Australia is a comprehensive general reference work which includes basic statistics and different feature articles relating to Australia each year.


Consumer Health Complete EBSCO LINK

Health, Medicine, Ageing, Drugs and Alcohol, Alternative Therapies, Fitness, Nutrition

Consumer Health Complete is a collection of health journals, books and encyclopedias designed to support the information needs of patients.


Access historic Australian newspapers from 1803 to 1954, digitised as part of the Australian Newspapers Digitisation Program from the National Library of Australia.


AustLII LINKSubjects: Australian Law, Legislation

AustLII (Australian Legal Institute) provides access to: legislation (Commonwealth and States), treaties, decisions of courts and tribunals, law reform and Royal Commission reports, Federal Courts (High Court, Family Court, etc.).Australian Law & Legislation

Literature & Poetry

Literary Reference Center Plus EBSCO LINK Subjects: Reading, Literature.

This comprehensive, full-text database provides the most relevant information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes—to give students, professors, and researchers a complete foundation of literary reference works to meet any and all of their research needs.

Novelist Plus EBSCO LINK

NoveList is a reader's guide to fiction and non-fiction. Find reading suggestions based on authors or titles you like, genres osr styles.


Science & Environment

GreenFILE EBSCO LINK Subjects: Climate Change, Environmental Science, Earth Science

GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.

Science Reference Center EBSCO LINK

Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Earth & Space Science, Environmental Science, Health & Medicine, History of Science, Life Science, Physics, Computers