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Searching TasTAFE Libraries

The search box at the top of the page allows you to search the TasTAFE collection, including our streaming videos and ebooks.


Searching Trove

The National Library offers a simple way to browse many Australian libraries. museums and archives from the one search box. Give TROVE a try.

Your search will look for books, people, photos/pictures, journal articles, manuscripts, websites, newspaper articles, maps and music.

A great feature of Trove is the ability to read newspapers from across the nation between 1803-1954.

The Australian Womens Weekly is also available between 1933-1982. This is an interesting way to look at our social history


Searching WorldCAT

WorldCat is a global library catalogue that covers many of the worlds' vast and varied libraries. If the book has been published you should find it here. Try a search in the box below:

Search for an item in libraries near you: >>

Online Libraries

Searching Online Libraries

There are many libraries that provide open access to a wide range of materials. Listed below are some of our favourites:

Resources from other libraries

Google Books

Google Books

Google Books is not a library but it is a useful way to find and read eBooks. The video below shows you how to make the most of your searches in Google Books.