Welcome to our State Library of NSW databases, where you can find quality, current and authoritative information from a range of different databases which offer full text articles and journals, statistics and other media like photographs and video.

    Super Search

    We have the following Gale databases availalbe for your use through the State Library of New South Wales. 

    Individual Databases
    If you would like to browse the individual databases that this search function uses, you'll see them listed below. Once again, you'll need your Glen Innes Severn Library membership number. If you need any assistance, please don't hesitate to contact us.


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    Gale: Smithsonian Collections Online

    The Smithonsian Online Collection features the Smithsonian Museum Magazine which covers a range of general interest subjects from  history, science, nature, culture and travel.

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    Gale in Context: Literature 

     Gale in Context: Literature provides context for literary classics and diverse new texts by using a robust multimedia collection of videos, images, infographics, eBooks, and more. 

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    Gale National Geographic Kids

    Explore amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology and space. 

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    National Geographic Virtual Library

    Browse this cross-searchable platform for research insight from journalism's most trusted name in exploration and discovery.

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    Gale OneFile: News

    Access major newspapers online to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, or other fields. Includes Australian News Limited and Fairfax newspapers.

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    Gale Literature Resource Centre

    Find up-to-date biographies, overviews, full-text criticisms, audio interviews, and reviews on writers from all eras. 

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    Gale Interactive: Science

    Manipulate 3D interactive models to visualise and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science.

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    Gale in Context: World History

    Uncover information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in world history from a variety of sources. 

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    Gale in Context: Science

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    Gales in Context: Opposing Viewpoints

    Find overviews, news, and opinions on hundreds of today's important social issues.

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    Gale in Context: Global Issues

    Analyze important global issues and events through topic overviews, international viewpoints, news and multimedia content. 

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    Gale in Context: Environmental Studies

    Understand envirnonmental issues that affect people globally through topic overviews, journals, news and multimedia content. 


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    Gale in Context: Biography

    Discover the world's most influential people by searching narrative biographies, news, magazines and mutlmedia content. 

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    Gale Health and Wellness

    Access full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia, and much more. This comprehensive consumer health resource provides authoritative information on the full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices for researchers of all levels.

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    Gale Business: Plan Builder

    Grow, plan and optimize a buisness/nonprofit. Utilise development tools and a step-by-step process to build a business plan.



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    Gale Business: Entrepreneurship

    Learn how to start, finance, or manage your small business. Includes sample business plans, how to guides, articles and more.


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    Gale Books and Authors

    Answer the age-old question, 'What do I read next?' Search and match reading interests to books, authors, genres or topics

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