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Bankstown City Library and Information Service can help you with homework, project work and
assignments. We have books, magazines, DVDs, newspapers and lots of information ONLINE.
Members of the library can also use yourtutor - a free live chat service with qualified tutors.
We have computers you can use, free of charge. You can print your work, or save it to a USB.
Each library location has a Wi-Fi Hotspot so you can use any portable device that has Wi-Fi connectivity..
Come to the library and ask for help; staff are happy to help you - that's what we're here for.
You can also phone us with your questions or contact us via email.
Bookmark the library online catalogue so you can quickly find information.
The Library is FREE to join - just bring along photo ID and fill in a form. If you are younger than 16 years you will need your parents or a guardian to sign your form.

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Subject guides
Art
Art History Network
Artcyclopedia
NYPL Digital Gallery 
Picture Australia 
Web Gallery of Art
Great buildings online

Atlases and Maps
All The Worlds Maps 
Atlapedia Online 
Historical Maps 
NSW Natural Resource Atlas

Australia 
Australian Atlas of Mineral Resources 
Australian Citizenship 
Australian Dictionary of Biography 
Making Multicultural Australia

Australian history
Australian history (Project Gutenberg Australia)
Australian history 
Electronic Encyclopedia of Gold in Australia
Federation story
National Archives of Australia

Biographical 
Australian Athlete Profiles
Biographical Dictionary 
Biographies of Mathematicians 
Biographies of Painters
Biography
Current World Leaders 
Distinguished Women, Past and Present 
4000 Years of Women in Science
Women Mathematicians

Business
AusBuy
Federal Government Business Portal 
International Business Etiquette and Manners 
NSW Small Business
Superbrands Australia

Countries and cultures
CIA World Factbook 
Country Studies: Area Handbooks Series 

Dictionaries & encyclopaedias

Dictionary of Phrase & Fable
Encyclopedia of Australian Science
Merriam-Webster Online
Encyclopedia of Graphic Symbols 
Thesaurus 
Your Dictionary

Disasters
Australian Severe Weather 
World Disaster News

Environment
Biodiversity Publications
Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities 
Environmental Organisations - Australia
NSW Natural Resource Atlas
NSW State of the Environment Reporting
Western Sydney Urban Bushland Survey
World Heritage List (UNESCO)

Family History / Genealogy

Australian Family History and Genealogy on the Internet
Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies
Family History on the Net (NSW State Library) 
Family Search - LDS Family Search site
Society of Australian Genealogists
State Records, New South Wales

Geography 
A Guide to Australia 
Australian Explorers
MapMachine 
World Monuments Watch

Health & medicine 
Australian Drug Information Network
The Cancer Council NSW 
Drug Info @ Your Library 
Health Insite 
MedlinePlus


History 
Ancient Egypt
Ancient Sparta
Australians at War 
Australian Bushrangers 
Australian History on the Internet 
Australia's War 1939-1945
First World War 
History - It's Happening 
Holocaust Encyclopedia
Peace and War in the 20th Century 
World Digital Library

Law 
Australasian Legal Information Institute 
Bureau of Crime Statistics & Research 
Family Court of Australia 
Find Legal Answers 
FindLaw Australia 
Law for You (New South Wales)
Lawlink New South Wales 
NSW Legislation

Leisure / recreation
LIFE photo archive 
Lyrics Search Engine 
The Internet Movie Database 
Photography 

Literature 
Celebration of Women Writers
Complete Works of Shakespeare 
NovelGuide  
Australian Literary
Poets and Writers Online
Study Guides for Various Works
Creative Writing Now

Mathematics
Maths Online  
Ask Dr. Math 
Math Links
S.O.S. Mathematics Tables and Formulas

Poetry
 
The Poetry Foundation: Find Poems and Poets

Religion 
Religions of the World 
Saints & Angels

Science
Australian Academy of Science
Australian Botany
NASA
New Scientist 
NOVA - Science in the news
NSW Wildlife 
Royal Society (Trailblazers )
Unique Australian Animals
Volcanoes 
Water Science for Schools 
World Rainforests

Social sciences
Earthtrends 
Food Standards
Australian Human Rights 
National Pollutant Inventory 
Women & Democracy

Sport
Australian Sports Commission
Western Sydney Academy of Sport

Statistics
Australian Bureau of Statistics
International Data Base 
NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics & Research
Statistical links
UNdata : a world of information

Technology
Hobbes' Internet Timeline
How products are made 
How Stuff Works 
Technology in Australia 1788 - 1988

War
Australian War Memorial
Australians at War
Australia's War 1939-1945
Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia

Internet Disclaimer:
Bankstown City Library and Information Service provides links to sites on the Internet which may be of help or interest to our patrons. We assume no liability for the comprehensiveness, accuracy, validity, or value of any information retrieved at these or other sites available through the Internet. Bankstown City Library and Information Service assumes no responsibility for any consequences arising from the use of or reliance upon such information. Parents or guardians are responsible for their children's use of these resources.

Questions or comments may be sent via email

Notifications of any broken links may be sent via email 
Last revised: 30 October 2014     Links last checked: 30 October 2014