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Australian Dictionary of Biography
Australia's leading dictionary of national biography, find descriptions of the lives of significant people from Australian history.

Britannica Library
Trustworthy information presented at three learning levels for kids, teens and adults. To login, enter your library card number.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Includes a broad database of encyclopedias and specialised reference sources. To login, enter your library card number. Video lesson.

State Library Queensland
Find information from a range of eResources – online databases, eBooks, newspapers, journal articles and encyclopedias.

Trove
A discovery service focused on Australia, Australians, and items found in Australian collecting institutions. If you are researching in the fields of the social sciences, literature, local or family history, or need inspiration for your school assignment, then this is the tool for you.

WebsterWorld
An online encyclopedia with Australian content.

World Book online
Online research tools including encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related web sites.