Databases

Just ask Glenys, Holly, Kate or Lori for the passwords to these databases.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context Opposing Viewpoints in Context covers today’s hottest social issues.Useful for AST, English, Global Studies, History, Sciences, Sociology and more.

Includes text and multimedia resources.

Global Issues in Context database Global Issues in Context supports critical analysis and understanding of important issues of the modern world.Useful for AST, English, Global Studies, History, Sciences, Sociology and more.

Includes text and multimedia resources.

   Artfilms gives you access to “masterclasses, documentaries, interviews, content that can entertain, educate and inform, streaming thousands of videos from top artists and producers.”

Libraries ACT Databases – Public library card and PIN needed.  

As a College student with a public library card, you have access to the public library’s databases.  Visit the Libraries ACT “Research” page.

From this page, you can also search the National Library’s database, Trove, for resources from over 1000 libraries around Australia (including images, newspapers and more!).

We recommend the following databases to LTC students: 

 Name  Most useful for…  Name   Most useful for…
Gale Science in Context

(Journals and Databases/Science)

Provides information on hundreds of today’s most significant science topics. Includes full-text magazine, academic journal, and news articles; experiments, images, videos, audio files, and links to vetted websites. Britannica in three versions:

  1. Adults
  2. Teens
  3. Kids

(Encyclopedias)

1000 times better than Wikipedia for your reference list!

  • General information about a topic
  • Links to other reliable sites
  • Translates into 50+ languages.
Literature Resource Centre

(Journals and Databases/Literature and Biography)

Offers a representative range of authors and their works, including a large collection of full-text critical and literary analysis. Health and Wellness Resource Centre

(Journals and Databases/Healthand Medicine)

 Reliable academic journals and other magazines about:

  • Diseases
  • Drugs
  • Nutrition
  • Health Issues
  • Therapies and Treatments
Gale Interactive: Science

(Journals and Databases/Science)

A comprehensive view of the most-studied science subjects. Digital content is paired with interactive 3D models with functionality including zooming in, rotating, or pulling them apart.

Would be useful for :

  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Earth Science
  • Anatomy

and more.

Gale History in Context

(Journals and Databases/World History)

 Full text history information.