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11. FreeAtlas of New South Wales

NSW Land and Property Information: Interactive atlas of New South Wales. Allows users to navigate around a digital map of NSW and explore maps of the Census 2006, Population, Heritage Sites, Agriculture, Elections, Crime and History.

12. FreeAusstage: Gateway to the Australian Performing Arts

: AusStage records information on live performance in Australia. It includes information on the name or title of the event, venue, date, production company and primary genre. It also contains biographical information on Australian theatrical performers.

13. LicencedAustLit: the Australian literature resource

: AustLit is a searchable, scholarly source of authoritative biographical, bibliographic, critical, and production information about Australian writers and writing. It also documents the publishers, newspapers, magazines and scholarly journals that make this work known. Material dates largely from the arrival of European print culture in Australia (c.1788) to the present. However, pre-1788 works, are included, as are references to the pre-colonial and continuing storytelling cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.

14. OnsiteAustralasian Military History Database - MIHLIST

Informit: The database indexes 14 major periodicals for articles on pre-1980 Australian, New Zealand, and Papua-New Guinean military history plus selected monographs. Subject coverage includes wars, campaigns and battles, defence policy and strategy, issues relating to individual military services or units, political, social, and economic aspects of military history, military biographies, weapons and equipment, civil-military relations, intelligence services and operations.

15. OnsiteAustralasian religion index

Australian and New Zealand Theological Library Association: An author and subject index covering over eighty religious and theological serials published in Australia or New Zealand and representing all religious traditions. Related areas of study such as history and sociology are also covered.

16. FreeAustralia and New Zealand Music Research

: A website devoted to the information needs of music researchers in Australia and New Zealand. Includes the MSA (Musicological Society of Australia) Thesis Register, a database containing the bibliograhic information for postgraduate music and music-related theses completed since 1917 or currently in progress at universities in Australia and New Zealand. Also includes a useful collection of music links.

17. FreeAustralia Council for the Arts

The Australia Council: The Australia Council is the Australian Government's funding and advisory body. Through a range of grants, it directly supports young, emerging and established artists, in the fields of: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts, community cultural development, dance, literature, music, new media arts, theatre and visual arts/craft.

18. FreeAustralia. Department of Veterans Affairs, Commemorations and War Graves

: Provides information on Australia's involvement in wars, conflicts and peace time operations. Also provides access to the Office of Australian War Graves. Provides access to the Australian Nominal Rolls for the Boer War, World War One, World War Two, Vietnam, Korea and the Gulf War.

19. OnsiteAustralian Architecture Database - ARCH

Informit: A bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from material held by the Stanton Library, North Sydney Council from 1980 onwards. Source documents include journal articles, exhibition reviews, obituaries, editorials, conference proceedings, news items, project articles and award features. Subject coverage includes architects, architecture, building, interior design and landscape architecture.

20. FreeAustralian Army History Unit

Australian Army: The Australian Army History Unit promotes the study and understanding of the Australian Army's history and contributes to the future development of the Army by providing relevant historical analysis in support of future planning. This website includes information on relevant primary materials, army traditions, battle honours and research family history of an ancestor who served in the army.

Our subject guides

"Australian history: selected websites"

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 : a guide to manuscript, pictorial and oral history materials relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in the National Library of Australia"

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/

"Australian history; print resources"

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.

"Australian literature; Research Guide"

A guide to researching Australian literature at the National Library. Includes references to print publications held at the Library and selected websites.

"Book reviews and literary criticism; print resources"

A guide to looking for for book reviews at the National Library. Contains reference to print resources held by the Library only.

"Ebooks: a guide to finding ebooks at the National Library of Australia"

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

"Australian Joint Copying Project"

The Australian Joint Copying Project or AJCP is a collection of historical material relating to Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific dating from 1560 to 1984. The material has been drawn from records held in the United Kingdom and microfilmed. This guide contains descriptions of the contents of the AJCP handbooks, the material contained in the AJCP,and the related microfilm reel/s,

"Newspapers Research Guide"

A research guide to the newspaper collections of the National Library of Australia. Includes Australian and overseas printed, online and digitised newspapers.

"Indian emigration passes to Fiji 1879-1919"

A description of the microfilm collection held at the National Library of Australia containing the records of those Indians who went to Fiji as indentured labourers.