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Society, Arts and Culture

Academic Search Premier
- a scholarly collection of information covering a range of academic subject fields.



Australia / New Zealand Points of View -  a range of essays presenting multiple perspectives of a current issue. Provides overview, point, counterpoint, and critical thinking guide.

Australian and New Zealand Resource Centre
(ANZRC) - Australian and NZ specific magazines, newspapers, newswires and reference books included to create a large collection of regional full text content.

The Australian Bureau of Statistics
 provides access to ABS' full standard product range on-line, including Census data. This is complemented by Council's Community Profile data tailored specifically for the Coffs Harbour local government area.
Australian Indigenous Index to the Koori Mail, a national fortnightly newspaper published in Lismore, NSW, that focuses on the Indigenous people of Australia, from May 1991 to date. It is also an index to biographical information from various magazines including: Our Aim (1907–1961), Dawn (1952–1969), New Dawn (1970–1975) and Identity (1971–1982).

Consumer Health Complete
- designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics.

Hobbies and Craft Reference Centre - offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Access leading hobby and craft magazines, Bead & Button, Birder's World, creative Knitting, Fine Scale Modeler, Quilter's World, and many more.

Literary Reference Centre
- a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes; it includes summaries, criticisms, biographies and reviews.

MasterFILE Premier
- contains full text for 1,700+ periodicals, nearly 500 reference books, 85,000+ biographies, and an image collection of 276,000+ photos, maps & flags

NoveList Plus
- a readers' advisory service with a comprehensive database of fiction books and authors - great resource to expand your reading and find new authors.
State Library eResources - use your Coffs Harbour Library card to access the State Library of NSW's broad range of online resources, including local & international newspapers, full-text journals, magazines, online databases, eBooks and more.


- explore Australian resources: books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more.

World Book eBooks
- a range of informational eBooks perfect for school assignments.
 World Book Online- including an interactive encyclopaedia to suit all levels (Kids, Student, Advanced), Early Learning and World Book Timelines.
 Explore our other eResources: History of our NationScience & Natural History, People & Places