Monday, November 01, 2010

Discover our Databases

Looking for information? Searching the Internet? How do you know if the information is accurate, trustworthy and up to date? There is another option…

Hurstville Library subscribes to a wide range of databases that cover health, business, family history, literature, science, consumer & current issues and much more...

All of our databases can be accessed for free if you are a library member. Not a member, start the join up process online at the Hurstville Library, Museum & Gallery website or visit Hurstville or Penshurst library to join .

How do you access the databases?

Go to the Hurstville LMG website Under Find Information click on Research Databases and select the databases you are interested in by subject or from an alphabetical listing. Many of the databases you can access from home. You will just need your library card number X16.....

After selecting the database click on Login from Library or Login from home.

What databases can I access from home or the library?

ANZ Newsstand
Full-text newspapers and newswires from Australia and New Zealand covering regional and international topics.

Bookan Chinese E-magazines NEW!!
The world’s largest Chinese online magazine & newspaper website.

Consumer Health Complete
Consumer-oriented health content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

Points of View NEW!!
Gain a balanced perspective on current issues with information from a range of viewpoints.

and many more...

What databases can I access when I visit the library?

Ancestry Library
Access to a wide range of unique resources for genealogical and historical research, including census records; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; passenger lists and more. Start searching your family history today!

Choice Online
Access to articles from Choice – the consumer magazine. Compare products and find independent product reviews. See the library staff to gain access.

And many more...

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