New! Associated Press online videos

Three of our EBSCO databases now include free access to thousands of Associated Press online videos.

When you use these databases you will be able to find videos about current events, historical events, famous people — including political leaders, celebrities and athletes — as well as videos related to art, music, literature, science and technology.

To view AP Videos in your searches and subsequent video pages, you should use Chrome, FireFox, Safari, or Internet Explorer 10+.

eResources-IconOn the Hunter TAFE Library Portal select eResources then your preferred EBSCO database on the A-Z list:

Login with your DEC username and password. If you don’t have your password yet, ask your library for a temporary login to use.

Finding AP videos is easy! Videos appear in your results list when you search for a topic. To browse through the latest videos, you could simply enter Associated Press Video as your search phrase.

AP video

Click on a video thumbnail to watch the video and access the full details and transcript. The video will automatically start playing.AP Screen shot

For more help:

  • Library staff can assist you with using databases
  • If you need to reference a video from EBSCO for an assessment, library staff can help with that too
  • Come into the library or Ask Us! online for help.

Invitation to Forsythes Collector Care Art Exhibition


 Opening Night Wednesday 5th October Doors open 6.30pm – 8pm, Front Room Gallery, Newcastle Art School (TAFE), 582 – 608 Hunter St Newcastle West.
 The Forsythes acquisition is to be announced opening night. Info 4960 7100. Entry by donation
Exhibition Opens Wed 6.30pm-8pm, Thur 11am-7pm, Fri 11am-5pm Sat 10am-3pm, Sun 11am-3pm
Please be advised: Payment options are limited to credit and debit card. Curated by: Gael Davies

The Collectors Care Exhibition catalogue can be viewed online from mid-September. Visit the Special Events page on the Samaritans website at Collectors Care is a collaborative exhibition of affordable collectables featuring works in a variety of mediums by well-known artists. All works for sale are a maximum of $1000 with a 35% commission to the Samaritans Foundation, to support people in need in our local community. Proudly sponsored by: TAFE Hunter Institute, Forsythes, Samaritans, The Newcastle Herald and thanks to Print Nova.


Library staff have been busy creating handy subject guides to help you with your research. Each guide contains examples of useful books, DVDs and magazines, as well as online databases, websites, podcasts and news feeds to help you stay up to date with current developments in your area of study.

Guides currently available are:  

Aged Care








Landscape Design

Library and Information Science


Research Help

Turf Management

Veterinary Nursing and Animal Care

Viticulture and Wine

You can find the Libguides on our Library Website. Just go to Libguides Research Help.

If you have a suggestion for a new Libguide, let us know by adding a comment to this post or by using the Library Feedback Form.