Online Research

The library gives you access to online newspaper, journal and magazine articles, as well as up-to-date information on a broad range of subjects.

You can search across multiple databases in the library or from home.

If you're searching from home, use the number on your library card to log in. Not a member yet? Join us for free.

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In-library databases

The databases below can be accessed from computers at any of our libraries.

Choice online

Find product and service reviews, consumer rights information and more. Choice online includes all of the content in Choice magazine and Computer Choice magazine, plus interactive data and special features.

Please see library staff for log in details.

Go to Choice online

Ancestry library edition

Discover your ancestors with the world's largest family history website.

Go to Ancestry library edition

Findmypast.com.au

A worldwide family history research platform, with birth, marriage and death indexes, census information and other resources from more than 120 countries.

No more than two users can log in to this platform at any time.

Go to Findmypast.com.au

British Newspaper Archive

Up to 40 million newspaper pages from the British Library's collection have been digitised in partnership with Findmypast.

You will need to register to use this service. See the free access guide for more information.

Go to the British Newspaper Archive

State Library NSW eResources

As a member of Wollongong City Libraries, you can access the State Library NSW eResources. Have your membership card number ready to use this site.

Trove

Trove is a resource sharing platform developed by the National Library of Australia. It includes books, images, historic newspapers, maps, music, archives and more.

Go to Trove