Inner West Council

Free Online Databases

Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre

Consumer Health Complete


Literary Reference Center Plus  

Academic Search Premiere

Points of View Reference Centre

Master File Complete

Novel List Plus

Science Reference Centre



Britanica From Ashfield Service Centre: No Library Card required. Britanica

Britanica From Home: Library card required.

Provides patrons with instant access to a wide range of unique resources for genealogical and historical research.  With more than 1.5 billion names in over 4,000 databases, Ancestry Library Edition includes records from the United States Census; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; passenger lists and more!  These collections are continuously expanding, with new content added every business day. Access   NOTE: THIS SITE IS ONLY AVAILABLE VIA ASHFIELD and HABERFIELD LIBRARIES.


Encyclopaedia & Dictionary

Worldbook Online - A unique online service integrating primary and secondary sources,e-books tailored to needs of students at senior secondary and tertiary levels. Please contact Library on 9716 1825 for access as this Database is currently only available in the library. - Free online dictionary.


Community Information

Drug Information - Provides up to date information about alcohol and drugs across local public libraries in New South Wales.

NSW.NET - A State Library service providing comprehensive online databases. 

Legal Information Access Centre (LIAC) - Provides useful up to date information about the law.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)

For more information please contact Mandy Keevil, Reference Librarian on 02 9716 1825 or