Strathfield Library members are provided with access to selected online databases from the library and/or from their homes. 

To connect to databases, please click on database name and enter your Strathfield Library barcode number. 

You can also access State Library Eresources, including ebooks, magazines, newspapers, journals, and databases using your Strathfield Library card. Simply go to

Database Title


About Australia An overview of the Australian people including indigenous Australians, government, economy, arts, sport, science, transport, migrating to Australia and citizenship. Includes details of national symbols, coats of arms, currency, national icons, animals and plants.
Academic Search Elite A scholarly collection offering full-text coverage of information in many areas of academic study. With full text for more than 2,100 journals, 1700 of which are peer-reviewed, this database will become the first point of call for all students seeking high quality information.
Australia/NZ Reference Centre Contains Australia/New Zealand magazines, newspapers and newswires, reference books, biographies, photographs, maps and flags.
Australian Dictionary of Biography Australia's pre-eminent dictionary of national biography. In it you will find concise, informative and fascinating descriptions of the lives of significant and representative persons in Australian history.
Strathfield Council Community Profile Strathfield Council Community Profile includes results from the 2011 and 2006 Censuses of Population and Housing and is designed to inform community groups, investors, business, students and the general public.
Strathfield Council Economic Profile The online economic profile provides access to Strathfield's economic data and is a valuable resource for local businesses, potential investors, government agencies, the media, consultants, universities and students.
Consumer Health Complete Contains full text articles covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.
Dictionary of Sydney The Dictionary of Sydney is a groundbreaking project to produce a new kind of history of Sydney: online, growing and changing, covering every aspect of human life in this place. Geographically, the Dictionary of Sydney includes the whole Sydney basin and spans the years from the earliest human habitation to the present.
Drug info @ your library Provides up to date information about alcohol and drugs on this website and through local public libraries in New South Wales.
Encyclopaedia Britannica To focus on content and features of one of the encyclopedias, select from the three levels. The three encyclopedias suit the needs and abilities of students at different ages. After choosing a level, you can begin exploring features such as an atlas, subject browse, and timelines as well as magazines, videos, and websites.
Find Legal answers Find legal answers to everyday questions about the law in NSW.
GreenFILE Offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Multidisciplinary by nature, GreenFILE draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology.
Literary Reference Centre Contains full text for plot summaries, synopses and work review, articles/essays of literary criticism, author biographies, literary journals, book reviews, classic and contemporary poems, classic and contemporary short stories, author interviews, classic texts, etc.
MasterFILE Premier Provides full text for more than 2,100 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also includes nearly 650 full text reference books, 84,074 biographies, 86,135 primary source documents, and an image collection of 107,135 photos, maps and flags.
Music Australia A new project of the National Library and ScreenSound Australia and the National Screen and Sound Archive. It aims to provide web-based access to Australian music resources and information, including sheet music and audio files.
My Language Provides access to search engines, web directories and news in over sixty languages.
NoveList Plus Use NoveList to look for books by author, title, series, plot description or level of readership (children, young adults, adults etc). Use the Read-Alikes feature to find other authors who write like your favorite author. Includes plot summaries, genre and theme based lists, discussion guides for book clubs, book talks and details of awards.
Points of View A full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides more than 270 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide.
Road to IELTS - General Training

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Science Reference Centre Provides easy access to a multitude of full text science oriented content. Contains full text for 640 science encyclopaedias, reference books, periodicals.
Science Image Collection Reference Centre Provides easy access to a multitude of full text science oriented content. Contains full text for 640 science encyclopaedias, reference books, periodicals.
Trove An unrivalled repository of Australian material - whether you are tracing your family history, doing professional research, reading for pleasure, teaching or studying. Find over 244,264,873 Australian and online resources: books, images, historic newspapers, maps, music, archives and more.