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If you are a member of any of the libraries below, you can log in using your library card number and access many of their electronic subscriptions and databases, such as Encyclopaedias, Reference sites etc. All of these could be of immense value to your studies.
Becoming a member of one of these libraries is quite easy.
For the Goldfields Library, visit and fill in a form to join.
For the State and National Libraries, it is just a matter of clicking on the link and filling out an on-line application form. It will not cost you anything, and your card will usually arrive in the post within a week.
Once you have your card it's just a matter of going on-line and using your card number to access electronic databases and encyclopaedias.
Useful for Humanities research, English Issues tasks, Religious Education and more!
New Internationalist reports on issues of world poverty and inequality, plus some hot topics. There is a focus on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless worldwide and the fight for global justice. International issues and world stories.
It is important to define the terms of your research question or topic BEFORE you begin any serious research.
Use this site to find information about a country. From Home you will need to login with Username : ccblib. Please see library staff for the password.
Dogpile uses Google and Yahoo but has a different search strategy and aims to only supply you with relevant results.
DuckDuckGo aims to find you different result lists, faster information and less clutter.
Let us know if you use other great search engines or you have feedback about these ones - Are they useful?