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Australia / New Zealand Reference Centre

MasterFILE Premier

CHOICE

National Construction Code (NCC) Online

Everyday Law

Australian Competition & Consumer Commission

Ergo

SCAMWatch

Australia / New Zealand Reference Centre

Australasian newspapers, magazines and newswires, many in full text. A great way to find quality information on current topics.

Library card number required.

Go to Australia / New Zealand Reference Centre Plus.

MasterFILE Premier

Need more sources for your report? Struggling to find information for your assignment? With over 1,700 periodicals, 500 reference books and over 502,000 images – we're sure you'll find what you need!

Tip: Search two resources at once by clicking Choose Databases on the MasterFILE Premier search screen and ticking Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre.

Library card number required.

Go to MasterFILE Premier.

CHOICE magazines

Which smartphone or washing machine should you buy? Choice provides independent reviews, test results and advice.

View and search Choice and Choice Computer magazines via Flipster.

To search Choice in flipster open a magazine first. The search box and other options including All issues, appear at top right. You can search the previous 12 months.

Other access methods are available too.

Search Choice back to 1994 and view full text articles from since 2010 via  Australia / New Zealand Reference Centre Plus
Search Choice Computer back to 2014 and view full text articles for the past year via  Australia / New Zealand Reference Centre Plus

To search in ANZ Reference you can use this style of wording in the simple search box using the journal name:
 JN "Choice" AND washing machine     JN "Choice Computer" AND laptops 

National Construction Code (NCC) Online

To search the NCC Online, visit a branch library and ask a staff member to log you onto the NCC Online website.

Tip: Register for free online access.

Go to the National Construction Code now.

Library use only.

Everyday Law

Need legal help? Everyday Law provides easy-to-understand legal information in one spot. A great place to start to solve your legal problems and to find free or low-cost legal advice in Victoria.

Go to Everyday Law now.

Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC)

The ACCC is an independent statutory authority that promotes competition and fair trade in the market place to benefit consumers, business and the community. Download the ACCC Shopper app for handy access to your refund, warranty and lay-by rights – available for Android and iOS.

Go to the ACCC.

Ergo

Want to make school work easier and do your best in essays and assignments? The State Library of Victoria comes to your rescue with step-by-step research and study guides, and resources aimed at Victorian students and their teachers.

Go to Ergo.

SCAMWatch

SCAMwatch is a website run by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). SCAMwatch provides information to consumers and small businesses about how to recognise, avoid and report scams.

Go to SCAMWatch.

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Last updated: 05 April 2017