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Elizabeth Hook: Provides an index to the complete set of Historical Records of Australia (as at January 2004). The series are: Governors' despatches to and from England 1788-1848, Despatches and papers relating to the settlement of the states, Legal papers 1786-1827, Resumed series III. The complete published set of this series is available in the Main Reading Room Reference Collection at the National Library at RF 994 HIS. ONLY AVAILABLE IN THE NEWSPAPER MICROFORMS READING ROOM ON JUKE BOX PC.
EBSCO Publishing: Academic Search Premier is an academic collection of full text peer-reviewed journals. It contains over 4,500 journals in full text, with more than 3,7000 being peer reviewed. PDF back files dating to 1975 or earlier are provided for more than 100 journals. A broad range of subject areas are covered including including biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, and religion & theology. Also contains links to other Ebsco databases: Business Source Premier, MasterFILE Premier, Health Source Nursing/Academic, Australia New Zealand Reference Centre. These databases are updated daily. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
Informit: A chronology of significant events in Australian history with emphasis on current happenings; it covers all topics from politics and law to the arts and sport.
ACT Government: The ACT Memorial honours men and women who have an association with the ACT and who served in conflicts, peacekeeping missions and related service throughout the world, some of whom paid the supreme sacrifice. The Memorial has two parts: the physical Memorial, located opposite Civic Square on London Circuit; and this web site, containing a database of names and information about the people honoured by the Memorial. The website contains a database of people associated with the ACT who are eligible for the Roll of Honour and Commemorative Roll of the Australian War Memorial. It includes those who died during or as a result of war, warlike operations, peace-keeping missions, as the result of military service, or on humanitarian missions.
AIATSIS: The Institute seeks to provide understanding of Australian Indigenous cultures, past and present through undertaking and publishing research, and providing access to print and audiovisual collections. It undertakes research in indigenous health and wellbeing, education, history and cultural transmission, language, arts and cultural expression as well as native title and traditional ownership. Access to collections is provided through Mura, the Institute's online catalogue.
UNSW ADFA: This searchable database provides details on the 330,000 men and women who served overseas in the (First) Australian Imperial Force, 1914-1918. Information has been gathered from a variety of sources.
ABC-CLIO: America; History and Life covers the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. (Literature on the history of the rest of the world is covered in Historical Abstracts.) It indexes over 1,700 journals from 1964 to the present, with full text coverage of approximately 200 journals and 100 books. It includes English abstracts of articles published in over 40 languages.
National Library of Australia and Informit: Australian Public Affairs - Full Text is an online collection of scanned images of articles from more than 500 Australian journals indexed in APAIS, the Australian Public Affairs Information Service produced by the National Library of Australia. Key topics include environment, globalisation, history, industrial relations, immigration, politics, social policy, public health and national identity. Key journals include Australian Aboriginal Studies, Australian Health Review, Australian Historical Studies; Communication, Journal of Industrial Relations, Journal of Australian Political Economy and Oceania. Commenced as the Australian Public Affairs Information Service or APAIS in 1945; online availability dates from 1978; full text (as APAFT) dates from 1995. Early issues from 1952-1977 are at RF 016.3 AUS.
Royal Society Publishing: The Royal Society is the world's oldest scientific publisher and its archive is the most comprehensive in science. Its journal archive, comprising more than 69,000 articles and dating back to 1665 is available online and all articles more than 70 years old are permanently free to access. Titles covered include the following: Biographical Memoirs, Biology Letters, Interface, Interface Focus, Notes and Records, Open Biology, Proceedings, Proceedings A, Proceedings B, Philosophical Transactions, Philosophical Transactions A, Philosophical Transactions B.
An extensive collection of both imagery and scholarship, this gateway covers art history from the prehistoric to the 20th century. It also has links to research resources, art departments, museums and galleries.
These are selected sites for researching Australian history on the Internet and provide a starting place for researchers in this field. They lead to a diverse range of information on Australian history resources as well as providing links to other useful sites.
Mura Gadi is an online guide to significant manuscripts, pictures and oral histories in the National Library of Australia relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples prior to 2003. Although it does not list the many books, periodicals and other publications in the Library relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, these materials can be found using the Library's online catalogue at http://www.nla.gov.au/catalogue/
A guide to the printed resources relating to Australian history at the National Library. In addition to the works mentioned here the Library holds a large range of primary and secondary resources on this topic.
A guide to researching Australian literature at the National Library. Includes references to print publications held at the Library and selected websites.
A guide to looking for for book reviews at the National Library. Contains reference to print resources held by the Library only.
Provides information on how to access ebooks in various formats at the National Library of Australia. Includes information on National Library ebooks, subscription collections and the Ebsco ebook service