Hobbies and Literature

Hobbies and Literature
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Library Services

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Get full free access by visiting any of our libraries – log in to one of the library computers. During lockown, head to State Library New South Wales eResources and search "Ancestry Library Edition". Log in with your CBCity Library card (or any public library card from NSW).

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Find My Past 

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

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Get full free access by visiting any of our libraries – log in to one of the library computers.

Until 31 August 2021, we have been granted free remote access. Library members can use these details to log in:

Findmypast Remote Access Account

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

E-mail: CanterburyBankstown@findmypast.com

Password: FMP2021

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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.

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

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