What research resources are available at PLC?


PLC offers many online databases to help with your research. Click on one of the images below to visit the webpage.


ALUKA - Used for searching Heritage sites and issues for Southern Africa. This is a fantastic resource for history, individuals & society and literature and allows you to learn more about African contexts.


BRITANNICA ENCYCLOPAEDIA Use as a starting point for your research.


EBSCO Gives access to 8 online databases. Find topics ranging from History, Arts, Science, Australian & New Zealand literature and many other useful topics.

GALE CENGAGE BUSINESS is a business, economics and global economics information resource.

GALE CENGAGE HEALTH Global context and topics on Health and Wellbeing.

GLOBAL ISSUES IN CONTEXT Ties together a wealth of authoritative content on the most important issues of the modern world.

JSTOR Access a wide range of journals. Scholarly resources on JSTOR include Archival and Current Journals, Books, and Primary Sources.

MAP AS HISTORY Used to access world maps through history.

PRESSREADER Access a wide range of magazines. For example: Dolly, Girl Power, Good Food, Photography, Computers, The West Australian etc.

THE WEST AUSTRALIAN Access to past newspapers.

WORLD BOOK A wealth of information on a range of subjects and topics.

WILEY Researching various disciplines. For example: Architecture, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Psychology, etc.

TROVE Trove brings together content from libraries, museums, archives and other research organisations.