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Columbia University Press: Columbia Granger's World of Poetry provides an authoritative reference for anthologized poetry. It includes over 250,000 full text poems, 450,000 citations, 1,000 poem commentaries, 600 glossary terms, approximately 500 poet biographies, and full-text of 14 Columbia University Press titles of poetry history and criticism. It also includes audio of contemporary poets. Searching is supported for searches on gender, language, nationality, poem form, schools and movements, era, and nationality. Different versions of a poem eg translations, adaptations, can be contrasted side-by-side. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
: Connected Histories provides an integrated search facility for interrogating a number of major online resources in early modern and 19th-century British history. The single federated search allows searching of names, places and dates, as well as the ability to save, connect and share resources within a personal workspace. Sister site to Manuscripts Online Written Culture 1000 - 1500, also available on eResources.
: Culture Victoria aims to deliver access to Victorian cultural collections. It allows users to search across the websites and databases of Victorian collecting organisations and provides information on over 700 places in Victoria that hold publicly accessible collections.
Informit: Covers English as a second language learning and teaching in Australia, including applied linguistics and literacy.
University of New South Wales: Design and Art Australia Online (DAAO) is a collaborative e-Research tool built upon the foundations of the Dictionary of Australian Artists Online. Design and Art Australia Online is an open source freely accessible scholarly e-Research tool that presents biographical data about Australian artists, designers, craftspeople and curators.
: An online dictionary of the history of the city of Sydney, Australia, from the earliest times to the present. It includes information from all areas of history including engineering history, social and cultural history and economic history, as well as related didsciplines such as archaeology, sociology, literary studies, historical geography and cultural studies. As well as historical writings, the Dictionary includes images, maps, sound, music, oral history, film, documents and pointers to important objects in Sydney collections.
DigitalNZ: DigitalNZ is an initiative that aims to make New Zealand digital content easy to find, share and use. This includes content from government departments, publicly funded organisations, the private sector, and community groups. Includes access to Matapihi, a window onto the online collections of a number of New Zealand cultural organisations, as well as other sites containing large amounts of digital content.
National Centre of Biography, Australian National University: A collection of digitised and out of copyright compendiums of Australian biography. Titles include Australian Men of Mark, A Biographical Register 1788-1939: Notes from the Name Index of the Australian Dictionary of Biography by H J Gibbney and Ann Smith (vols 1 and 2) , Dictionary of Australian Biography by Percival Serle (vols 1 and 2)
Australian Society of Archivists Inc: Searchable directory of archives in Australia
Christian Research Association: The directory includes an alphabetical listing of all the major religious organisations in Australia.
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.
These are general sites for researching Australian literature on the Internet and provide a starting place for researchers in this field. They lead to a diverse range of information on Australian literature resources as well as providing links to other useful sites.
Mura Gadi is an online catalogue of the National Library of Australia's manuscript, pictorial and oral history resources relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Though 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/