General Knowledge & Reference


World Book Online

World Book Online is an encyclopaedic resource and guides young children through a world of activities for both school and every day recreation – all in a safe and secure web environment. Adults can use this tool too for fast, accurate and useful information at the click of a button.

World Book Online 

Britannica Online

The ever reliable Encyclopaedia Britannica is available free, online at Our Library or in your home. Pitched at three different levels: primary school, high school and adults, Britannica Online will give you quick and accurate information every time.

Encyclopaedia Britannica

Britannica Image Quest

Need a picture to add to your school project? Want to see some great pictures about animals, space or countries?  Britannica Image Quest has about 3 million copyright-free images – no need to search anywhere else.

Britannica Image Quest 

Biography in Context

Australian politicians and newsmakers, Hollywood celebrities, musicians, writers, businessmen and women. For quick, up-to-date and relevant information for all types of notable individuals use Biographical Resource Centre, free to all library members.

Biographical Resource Centre


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