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eLearning

Searching a database

A database is an organised and extensive collection of information that can be easily accessed via your computer. Your library subscribes to the databases listed here so that you can use them for free with just your Mosman Library Service membership card. You can search the library databases either from home or in the library.

State Library of NSW eResources

Your Mosman Library Service card can now provide access to the State Library of NSW online resources, including local & international newspapers, full-text journals, magazines, online databases, eBooks and eAudiobooks.

Access the State Library of NSW online resources, register and log in using your Library card number.

Alternatively, browse the list below to search for a database by subject.

Business

Gale Business: Entrepreneurship

Gale Business: Entrepreneurship – access via your Mosman Library Service membership card.

Learn how to start, finance, or manage your small business. Includes sample business plans, how to guides, articles, and more. 

Gale Business: Plan Builder

Gale Business: Plan Builder – access via your Mosman Library Service membership card.

Grow, plan, and optimize a business/nonprofit. Utilize development tools and a step-by-step process to build a business plan. 

Fine Arts

Gale OneFile: Fine Arts

Gale OneFile: Fine Artsaccess via your Mosman Library Service membership card.

Search millions of articles about drama, music, art history, and filmmaking. Diverse resource for serious fine arts students.

Genealogy

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry.comaccess from Barry O‘Keefe Library only.

Ancestry Library Edition has access to US and UK census records US Birth, Marriage and Death records and UK and Ireland Parish and Probate records, UK and US Directories from 1680 – 1930 and much more. Search through four billion names!

General Reference

Electric Libraryaccess via your Mosman Library Service membership card. (Requires uppercase X).

Electric Library provides information updated daily. You can search magazines, books, newspapers, images, maps and TV and radio transcripts. The Mosman Daily is indexed at Electric Library. It is possible to limit searches to publication, date, and title of article and author.

Encyclopaedia Britannica Online

Encyclopaedia Britannica Onlineaccess via your Mosman Library Service membership card.

One of the most authoritative information resources in the world with access to over 73,000 articles, more than 2,000 videos, full text magazine and journal articles and over 200,000 websites which have been reviewed and rated by the editors allowing you to expand your search over the internet.

Gale General OneFile 

Gale General OneFile – access via your Mosman Library Service membership card.

Access general interest magazines and key serials in a single resource. Best for general research.

Gale OneFile: Educator's Reference Complete

Gale OneFile: Educator's Reference Complete – access via your Mosman Library Service membership card.

Gain insight on issues in administration, funding, and policy. Best for educators, administrators, and education students. 

World Book

World Book access via your Mosman Library Service membership card.

Primary source documents and ebooks fully integrated with encyclopedia content plus timelines, citation builder, and saved research.

Health

Gale Health and Wellness

Gale Health and Wellnessaccess via your Mosman Library Service membership card.

Access full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia, and much more. This comprehensive consumer health resource provides authoritative information on the full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices for researchers of all levels.

Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine

Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine – access via your Mosman Library Service membership card.

Find up-to-date information on a range of health care topics. Best for students, researchers, and health care professionals. 

Drug Information @ Your Library

History

Gale In Context: Biography 

Gale In Context: Biography – access via your Mosman Library Service membership card.

Discover the world's most influential people by searching narrative biographies, news, magazine, and multimedia content.

Gale In Context: World History

Gale In Context: World History – access via your Mosman Library Service membership card.

Uncover information on hundreds of the most significant people, events, and topics in world history from a variety of sources. 

Law

Literature

Gale Books and Authors

Gale Books and Authorsaccess via your Mosman Library Service membership card.

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

Gale Literature Resource Centre

Gale Literature Resource Centreaccess via your Mosman Library Service membership card.

Find up-to-date biographies, overviews, full-text criticisms, audio interviews, and reviews on writers from all eras. 

Spark Notes

Media & Social Issues

Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints

Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints – access via your Mosman Library Service membership card.

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

Gale In Context: Global Issues

Gale In Context: Global Issues – access via your Mosman Library Service membership card.

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

Gale OneFile: News

Gale OneFile: News – access via your Mosman Library Service membership card.

Access major newspapers online to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, or other fields. Includes Australian News Limited and Fairfax newspapers

Gale OneFile: Pop Culture Studies

Gale OneFile: Pop Culture Studies – access via your Mosman Library Service membership card.

Access scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture. 

National Geographic

National Geographic Virtual Library

National Geographic Virtual Library – access via your Mosman Library Service membership card.

Browse this cross-searchable platform for research insight from journalism's most trusted name in exploration and discovery.  

National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Kids – access via your Mosman Library Service membership card.

Explore amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.

Science & Environment

Gale In Context: Environmental Studies

Gale In Context: Environmental Studies – access via your Mosman Library Service membership card.

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

Gale In Context: Science

Gale In Context: Science – access via your Mosman Library Service membership card.

Understand context for hundreds of science topics through overviews, journals, news, interactive experiments, and more.

Gale Interactive: Science

Gale Interactive: Science – access via your Mosman Library Service membership card.

Manipulate 3D interactive models to visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth, and space science.

Gale OneFile: Environmental Studies and Policy

Gale OneFile: Environmental Studies and Policy – access via your Mosman Library Service membership card.

Investigate environmental issues with diverse perspectives from the scientific community, policymakers, and corporate interests.

Today‘s Science

Today‘s Scienceaccess via your Mosman Library Service membership card.

Today‘s Science bridges the gap between the science that students learn in the classroom and the discoveries pushing the boundaries of science today. Updated weekly and containing thousands of links to a 25-year back-file, Today‘s Science explains important developments in biology, chemistry, the environment, space, physics, and technology. Students are provided with information in context, clearly explained and abundantly illustrated, so they can see new advances not as inexplicable wonders, but as resulting from the application of the same concepts and principles of investigation (the scientific method) that they are learning about in simpler form in the classroom.

Trove – from the National Library of Australia

Trove is a new discovery experience focused on Australia and Australians. It supplements what search engines provide with reliable information from Australia‘s memory institutions.

Last updated Thursday 16 September 2021
Last updated Thursday 16 September 2021