News and reviews


Newsbank Access Australia

Newsbank's Access Australia is a unique, web-based resource that provides libraries with comprehensive news coverage from all Australian states and territories. From local publications like the South Coast Register to nationwide news sources such as The Sydney Morning Herald and The Australian, Access Australia includes content from the most popular daily, weekly and Sunday newspapers as well as hard-to-find community and regional news. Need help? Watch our Newsbank tutorial here.


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Gale OneFile: News

Access 3551 major newspapers from 56 countries online with Gale OneFile: News. Search articles instantly by title, headline or date, and browse images, radio, TV broadcasts and transcripts. Includes Australian News Limited and Fairfax newspapers. 

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Gale in Context: Global Issues

Analyze important global issues and events through topic overviews, international viewpoints, news, and multimedia content.


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Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints

Find overviews, news, and opinions on hundreds of today's important social issues.


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Gale in Context: Environmental Studies

Understand environmental issues that affect people globally through topic overviews, journals, news, and multimedia content.


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State Library of NSW eResources

These databases cover a huge range of topics including art, history, law, science, technology and more! You can use your Shoalhaven Libraries card to register with the State Library and gain access to a wealth of free eResources.


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Choice Online

Choice Online offers full access to thousands of reports and reviews on products and services that are rigorously tested and rated. To get started with Choice, please visit one of our branches and ask staff to login for you.

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Good Reading Online

Good Reading is an Australian family-owned monthly magazine and website dedicated to books and reading. Discover author interviews, book reviews, and your next good read!

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