Online Databases


     Students: Use your usual Login (same as Blackboard or Student Portal)

     Staff:   Use your student network login (04+staff number)


Most library eResources can be accessed on campus without logins (except wireless).

eBooks can also be found within databases and the library catalogue. Below are some of the key services  
 eBook Services    
 Civil Engineering & Construction Materials eBooks on civil engineering, earth moving & structure design (Knovel) student login 
 EBook Library (EBL) Covers many areas student login
 EBSCO - eBooks eBooks on a broad range of subjects student login
​ Electrical & Power Engineering ​Power generation, plant design. transmission lines & safety (Knovel)
​ Electronics & Semiconductors ​Circuit design, semiconductor properties & manufacture process (Knovel)
 Mechanics & Mechanical Engineering Hydraulics, fluid mechanics, vehicle design & energy efficiency (Knovel) student login
​ Mining Engineering & Extractive Metallurgy ​Geophysics, mineral processing, waste treatment & mine design (Knovel)
 Ovid Health eBooks A series of eBooks covering a wide range of health & nursing practice issues student login
 Oil & Gas Engineering Geology, drilling, petrophysics, seismology, refinery design & safety (Knovel) student login
 ProQuest Safari Covers many areas student login
​ Sustainable Energy & Development ​Hydroelectrics, wind power & othere sustainable enery systems (Knovel)
Database Coverage Access



ABI/Inform Global (Proquest) Business, finance and economic resources  

student login

Anatomy & Physiology (Primal Pictures) ​Human anatomy with full images and an ability to examine layers.   ​student login
APAFT - Australian Public Affairs Full text - Covers current Affairs, law, health and politics   student login
Arts/Architecture (EBSCO) Architectural history, art, ceramics, antiques, sculpture and design   student login
ARTstor More then a million digital images in the arts, architecture and humanities.   register on-campus
AUSTLII Full text Australian, Federal and State legislation and cases   open access
Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre ​Australian content from journals, newswires and reference sources. ​student login
Australian Bureau of Statistics

Provides statistical information and census data

  open access
Australian Standards Online The complete set of Australian standards   student login



Basics of Chemistry

Introductory ebook on the basics of chemistry ​student login

Berg Fashion Library

Social, cultural and historical aspects of fashion and textiles student login
Building Code of Australia Technical requirements for building design and construction. NCC will be free online from 1/5/15. Click here to register
Business Source Premier (EBSCO) Management, economics, finance, accounting and global markets student login
Computing (ProQuest) Database design, software development and web commerce student login


EBSCO (multiple database access) Covers health, business and education

student login

Education (EBSCO) ​Full Text Eductaion Journals ​student login
Education Journals (ProQuest) Leading full-text journals in education and related fields student login
EdResearch Online Education documents from the Australian Education Index open access
Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion Covers the relationship between culture and fashion student login
ERIC Provides access to education related materials open access


Financial Counsellors' Manual Provides practical and technical information contact library
Green File (EBSCO) Information about human impact on the environment open access
Health Sciences (EBSCO) Includes CINAHL covering patient care and nursing research student login
A collection of research articles and industry information student login


Independent Social Security Handbook Detailed information on social security matters contact library

International Dict. of Films & Filmmakers

Joanna Briggs Institute

Provides coverage of legendary films and filmmakers

Nursing best practice and evidence based information

student login

student login

Job Guide Information on occupations and their training pathways open access
Knovel eBooks Civil & Mechanical Engineering, Oil & Gas, Construction student login


Merck Manuals Provides access to a series of healthcare books open access
Nursing & Allied Health Source (ProQuest) Nursing and allied health resources student login


ProQuest (multiple database access) Access articles on a range of subjects student login
PubMed Includes citations from MEDLINE and related resources open access


State Law Publishers Western Australian legislation and statutory information open access


VOCED A database for technical and vocational training open access

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