Hobbies and Literature

Hobbies and Literature
A woman's hands drawing/writing at a table scattered with craft and hobby supplies
Library Services

 

Search all our Gale databases at once with this handy search box:

 

 


Gale Literature Resource Centre

Find up-to-date biographies, overviews, full-text criticisms, audio interviews and reviews on writers from all eras. Offers the broadest and most representative range of authors and their works, including a large collection of full-text critical and literary analysis.

Get Started

Log in using your library card. Search, click and read on your computer or tablet. Gale databases do not save your links or articles after your session, so be sure to download or send links and articles to your email, Onedrive or Google account before you end your session.

Go to website now

 

Gale Literature: Books and Authors

Answer the age-old question, 'What do I read next?' Search and match reading interests to books, authors, genres or topics with this  readers’ advisory database.

Get Started

Log in using your library card. Search, click and read on your computer or tablet. Gale databases do not save your links or articles after your session, so be sure to download or send links and articles to your email, Onedrive or Google account before you end your session.

Go to website now

 

Gale OneFile: Culinary Arts

Offers a variety of information from more than 400 major cooking and nutrition
magazines as well as book reference content from Delmar, such as Introduction to Catering, Advanced Bread and Pastry, and Eat Fit Be Fit.

Get Started

Log in using your library card. Search, click and read on your computer or tablet. Gale databases do not save your links or articles after your session, so be sure to download or send links and articles to your email, OneDrive or Google account before you end your session.

Go to website now

Gale OneFile: Computer Science

Provides access to leading business and technical publications in the computer, telecommunications, and electronics industries. The database includes more than 1,200 journals and periodicals, providing information on computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas like hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications, and the application of technology.

Get Started

Log in using your library card. Search, click and read on your computer or tablet. Gale databases do not save your links or articles after your session, so be sure to download or send links and articles to your email, OneDrive or Google account before you end your session.

Go to website now

Ancestry Library Edition 

Explore your family's history using local and international records including convict and free settler lists, passenger lists, Australian and New Zealand electoral rolls and military records. There are English, Welsh and Scottish records.

Get Started

Ancestry Library Edition has granted free remote access during lockdown. Follow the instructions below:

1. Go to the Online Catalogue.

2. Click "My Account" on the green left-hand menu.

3. Log in with your Library card number and date of birth (DDMMYY).

4. Once logged in, a link to Ancestry.com will appear at the bottom of the green left-hand menu. Click on this to gain access to Ancestry.com.

 

Find My Past 

Trace your family history with millions of records covering  UK, Australia and New Zealand, including travel and migration records, military records and newspapers.

Get Started

Findmypast have granted free remote access during lockdown. Follow the link and login with these details:

Login here: https://www.findmypast.com.au/

E-mail: CanterburyBankstown@findmypast.com

Password: FMP2021

Go to website now

 

Britannica Image Quest

Choose from millions of images from leading collections, all cleared for educational use, and with filters to help you find just the right image.

Get Started

Log in with your library card and create a free Britannica account to save searches and images for later.

Go to website now