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eResources for Research Subject List

Hornsby Shire Library provides access to a wide range of online resources to help with your research. Browse by subject to find the online resource you need. If you know the name of the online resource you are looking for, you can also use the A-Z List.

Australian Bureau of Statistics 

Statistics, Economy, People, Environment & Energy, Industry, Regional
Publicly available

Australian Dictionary of Biography 

History, Biography
Publicly available

drug info@your library 

Health, Drugs, PDHPE
Publicly available

Find Legal Answers (NSW) 

Legal Information, New South Wales
Publicly available

SBS Cultural Atlas 

Culture, Society, People, Places
Publicly available

Australian Dictionary of Biography

Australia
Publicly available

Gale in Context: Biography

Discover the world's most influential people by searching narrative biographies, news, magazine, and multimedia content.
In library | At home


Gale Business Entrepreneurship

Learn how to start, finance, or manage your small business. Includes sample business plans, how to guides, articles, and more.
In library | At home

Gale Business Plan Builder

Grow, plan, and optimize a business/nonprofit. Utilize development tools and a step-by-step process to build a business plan.
In library | At home

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Encyclopedias, eBooks
In library At home

Gale Books and Authors

Answer the age-old question, 'What do I read next?' Search and match reading interests to books, authors, genres, or topics.
In library | At home

Gale Literature Resource Centre

Find up-to-date biographies, overviews, full-text criticisms, audio interviews, and reviews on writers from all eras.
In library | At home

Graphic Novels -- Critical Surveys (Salem Literature)

Graphic Novels, Manga, Underground Comics
In library | At home

Gale in Context: Environmental Studies

Understand environmental issues that affect people globally through topic overviews, journals, news, and multimedia content.
In library | At home

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Science and Technology, Environment, Encyclopedias, Ebooks
In library | At home

Salem Science

Articles, Environment, Global Resources, Earth Science, Applied Science
In library | At home

Britannica Library

Encyclopedias, eBooks, Children, Teenagers, Adults
In library | At home

Gale in Context: Global Issues

Analyse important global issues and events through topic overviews, international viewpoints, news, and multimedia content.
In library | At home

Gale in Context: Opposing View Points

Find overviews, news, and opinions on hundreds of today's important social issues.
In library | At home

Gale OneFile: News

Access major newspapers online to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, or other fields. Includes Australian News Limited and Fairfax newspapers.
In library | At home

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Encyclopedias, eBooks
In library | At home

drug info@your library

Health, Drugs, PDHPE
Publicly available

Gale Health and Wellness Resource

Find authoritative information on the full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices.
In library | At home

Salem Health

General Health, Infectious Diseases and Conditions, Complementary and Alternative Medicine
In library | At home


Gale in Context: World History

Uncover information on hundreds of the most significant people, events, and topics in world history from a variety of sources.
In library | At home

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Encyclopedias, eBooks
In library | At home

Oxford Reference Library

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries
In library | At home

Salem History

Biography, Events, Famous Scandals, Important
In library | At home

Gale in Context: Science

Understand context for hundreds of science topics through overviews, journals, news, interactive experiments, and more.
In library | At home

Gale Interactive Science

Manipulate 3D interactive models to visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth, and space science.
In library | At home

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Encyclopedias, eBooks
In library | At home

National Geographic Kids

Explore amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.
In library | At home

National Geographic Virtual Library

Browse journalism's most trusted name in exploration and discovery.
In library | At home

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Encyclopedias, eBooks
In library | At home

SBS Cultural Atlas 

Culture, Society, People, Places
Publicly available

Australian Bureau of Statistics

Population, Social Trends, Industry, Economy, Environment
Publicly available


Conditions of Use: These databases are not to be used for commercial purposes and are intended for personal use only.

Didn't find what you were looking for?

You can also use your Hornsby Shire Library membership card to access a wide range of databases available from the State Library of New South Wales. Select the database you would like to search and enter your Hornsby Shire Library membership number. If this is your first use you will be prompted to register your details.