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Search this extensive range of electronic resources for high quality online information available for CWL members. Direct access is available to most of these resources via the public computers in CWL branches. You will need a Central West Libraries membership card to log in to these titles from home or elsewhere.

Australia / NZ Reference Centre

Combines access to magazines, newspapers, newswires, reference books and company information covering Australian and New Zealand current events, business, sports and general interests.

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Academic Search Premier

Over 2,100 journals is a first point of call for students seeking high quality information in many fields of academic study. Coverage includes animal science, engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, food science & technology, music and pharmaceutical studies.

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MasterFILE Complete

Covers business, health, education, general science and much more through access to nearly 1,700 periodicals, over 500 reference books, over 107,000 primary source documents and more than 510,000 photos, maps & flags in the Image Collection.

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Offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the environment. It indexes scholarly and general interest titles covering a diversity of disciplines including, agriculture, education, law, health and technology.
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Science Reference Center

A comprehensive curriculum-based resource for research into scientific topics.

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Who Else Writes Like


Guides the reader to other authors they would enjoy. It has an extensive range on genres and a huge list of international, popular and classic writers.

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Who Next Guide


Helps you choose similar books and authors that children would enjoy. It helps to answer the questions “what do I read next?” or “who else writes like my favourite author?”  As well as searching by authors, you may select an age group from 7 to 14+ years, pick a theme or genre and see a range of children’s book award winning titles. While the emphasis is on UK writers, there are plenty of Australian and international authors included in the suggestions.

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