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11. FreeConnected Histories, British History Sources 1500 - 1900

: 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.

12. FreeDesign and Art Australia Online

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.

13. FreeDictionary of Australian Biography

Project Gutenberg of Australia: Online version of the Dictionary of Australian Biography by Percival Serle published in 1949. It contain 1030 biographies of Australians who were closely connected with Australia and who died before the end of 1942. Also available in print in the Main Reading Room at RF 920.094 S485.

14. FreeDictionary of Canadian Biography Online

Dictionary of Canadian Biography: An online version of the printed Dictionary of Canadian Biography, this site provides biographies of Canadians who died between the years 1000 and 1930 or whose last known date of activity falls within these years. The site will be continually updated and expanded with new information.

15. FreeDictionary of New Zealand Biography

This website contains over 3,000 biographies of New Zealanders who have 'made their mark' on this country. It includes the collected biographies originally published in the printed Dictionary of New Zealand Biography series between 1990 and 2000, and in the parallel Maori-language series, Nga Tangata Taumata Rau. It does not include people who are alive.

16. FreeDictionary of Welsh Biography

Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion,: The Dictionary of Welsh Biography presents the lives of eminent Welsh people who have made a significant contribution to Welsh life and who died before 1971. It is an electronic version of the printed Dictionary of Welsh Biography (which will no longer be updated). The internet site will be continually updated with new biographies of Welsh men and women who have died since 1970.

17. FreeDigitised Australian Biographies

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)

18. LicencedEbsco ebooks

Ebsco: Provides access to the growing collection of multidisciplinary eBook titles, representing a broad range of academic subject matter, held at the National Library of Australia. Individual titles are also accessible via the National Library catalogue.

19. FreeEncyclopedia of Australian science

: The Encyclopedia of Australian Science is a register of the people and the many industries, corporations, research institutions, scientific societies and other organisations that have contributed to Australia's scientific, technological and medical heritage, with references to their archival materials and a bibliography of their historical published literature. Formed through a union of the services Bright Sparcs and Australian Science at Work.

20. FreeFind and Connect

: The Find and Connect website brings together records relating to institutional care in Australia. It contains information about and images of childrens homes, as well as information about where records relating to care can be found such as government departments or past providers of care. It does not contain personal information or private records. This website contains information that is relevant to anyone who experienced out of home care in Australia, not only the Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants but also members of the Stolen Generations, foster children, wards of state and adopted children.

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Our subject guides

"Biography; research guide"

A guide to researching biography at the National LIbrary of Australia. Includes resources available for research both Australian and overseas people.

"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,

"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.