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1. FreeA2A : Access to Archives

Great Britain. National Archives: The A2A database contains catalogues of archives held across England and dating from the 900s to the present day. These archives are cared for in local record offices and libraries, universities, museums and national and specialist institutions across England, where they are made available to the public.

2. Onsite(CDROM)AGCI: Australasian Genealogical Computer Index

Society of Australian Genealogists: This CD contains indexes to 3.9 million records drawn from the collections of 39 family history societies and institutions throughout Australia and New Zealand and is available to researchers in this fully searchable format for the first time. 19th & 20th century data drawn from cemetery records, shipping arrivals, newspaper entries, council rate books and war memorials are among the records included. Each entry shows name, date and type of event and the source from which it is drawn. ONLY AVAILABLE IN THE NEWSPAPER READING ROOM ON JUKE BOX PC.

3. OnsiteAncestry (Library Edition)

Proquest: This genealogy research website allows researchers to look for the records of their family across a range of categories including censuses and electoral rolls; birth, death and marriage records; immigration records; military records; directories and almanacs. Records come from across the world including the UK, USA, Canada and Australia and are being added to continuously.

4. FreeCemetery Records Online (Worldwide)

Interment: This site contains actual burial records and tombstone inscriptions collected from cemeteries all over the world, although the bulk of the records come from cemeteries in the United States. Records are mostly compiled and recorded by others who have contributed them here.

5. FreeCensus of Ireland 1901 and 1911

National Archives of Ireland: This site provides the household returns and ancilliary records of the 1911 census of Ireland. A name index, transcripts and digitised images are provided and you may also browse the census returns by street.

6. FreeCommonwealth War Graves Commission

: The Commonwealth War Graves Commission cares for war cemeteries and memorials at 23,000 locations, in 153 countries. The casualty database provides personal and service details and places of commemoration for the 1.7 million members of the Commonwealth forces who died in the First or Second World Wars. The exact location, by cemetery plot or memorial panel, where any given name is commemorated, is provided. A record of some 60,000 civilian casualties of the Second World War is provided without details of burial location.

7. Onsite(CDROM)Crew Lists and Agreements for the Years 1863 to 1913 [England]

S & N Genealogy Supplies: This CD contains both a searchable index to crew lists, crew agreements and log books as well as details including full name, age, date of birth, place of birth, name of ship, previous ship etc. This master name index of more than 270,000 records has been produced from the original files from local record offices in the British Isles and at the Public Record Office, Kew (England).

8. FreeCyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet

This resource is a categorised and cross-referenced index to Australian and overseas genealogical resources on the Internet. It has a strong bias towards resources from the United States of America, England and Britain.

9. FreeEnglish Census Website

Public Records Office (PRO) UK: This site contains the 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901 and 1911 Census of England, Wales, Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. Searching is free but viewing the records is via pay per view or subscription. To view the records of the 1841 - 1911 censuses for free go to Ancestry Library Edition or Findmypast UK (both available to National Library onsite users only).

10. FreeFamilySearch: Internet Genealogy Service (IGI)

: FamilySearch, historically known as the Genealogical Society of Utah, provides access to millions of historical records

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Our subject guides

"Family history sources in the Newspapers and Microforms Reading Room"

A guide to Australian and selected overseas genealogy resources, including births, deaths and marriages registers, electoral rolls, government records, and shipping records. Arranged by subject within a State or Country.

"Ship and passenger records"

A guide to ship and passenger records held at the National Library of Australia. Includes records held in print, microform and online formats.

"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.