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Kinkead Library: Database searching

Information for the Brigidine Community

Access quality digital content from school or home through your school library. Connect with the databases through the Kinkead Library course in Canvas.


Databases- see the Library course in Canvas

Australia and New Zealand Reference Centre. Use this database when searching mainly for Australian content; Australian newspapers and magazines.

JSTOR is an international collection of journal articles and book chapters. It is a general search database, very useful for any subject.

JSTOR provides independent researchers with free and low-cost access to scholarship. (from

Select the HIstory Reference Centre for information related to any history topic.
This is the specialist database for English. Also check JSTOR and ANZ Reference Centre.

This is the specialist database for Science but also check other general databases.



Look for the Course card on your Canvas dashboard and select the gold star to make it a favourite.

Access to subscription databases is restricted to Brigidine College students only.


Useful information about the questions you need to ask about websites you use for research.