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31. LicencedChatham House Online Archive. Parts I and II 1920-2008.

Gale Cengage Learning: Contains nearly 90 years of research, expert analysis and commentary, subject indexed briefing papers, special reports, pamphlets, conference papers and monographs from the archives of the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House). Provides full text access to the leading academic journal International Affairs and the magazine The World Today. Additionally, the archive offers unique access to thousands of hours of audio recordings of Chatham House lectures, and their fully searchable transcripts. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.

32. LicencedChina Academic Journals (Web)

China National Knowledge Infrastructure: This resource indexes thousands of research level Chinese language periodicals published in the People's Republic of China. Areas covered include economics, politics, law, humanities, engineering science, agriculture, medicine, and electronics. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.

33. FreeComLaw: Commonwealth of Australia Law

Attorney-General's Department: ComLaw, incorporating the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments (FRLI) provides access to Australian Commonwealth primary legislation as well as related documents and information in electronic form. It also provides links to sites that provide access to State Legislation and Commonwealth and State Case Law.


Library of Congress: is the official source for United States federal legislative information. It is a comprehensive site containing a large range of US government publications, legislation, committee reports, House and Senate Directories and historical documents. Included are Bill Summary & Status; Bill Text; Public Laws; the Congressional Record; Committee Reports; Appropriations Bills, Presidential Nominations; Treaties; and links to Days in Session Calendar; US Government Historical documents; How Congress Makes Laws; Executive Branch; Judicial Branch; and State Resources.

35. 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.

36. FreeDiscover Sydneys Aldermen

City of Sydney: Sydney's Aldermen provides biographical information on aldermen and councillors elected to serve on the City of Sydney Council since 1842. This website provides information on over 400 former aldermen and councillors with details of their local government service history, occupation, family background, community involvement and parliamentary service.

37. FreeDocumenting a Democracy

Commonwealth of Australia: This website's aim is to trace the development of Australian democracy through the key documents directing the constitutional paths taken so far. The eight State and Territory government archives planned and produced this website in partnership with the support of Australia's National Council for the Centenary of Federation. Collected on this website are the sets of documents which tell the story of Australia's democracy.

38. LicencedDublin Castle Records 1798-1926

Gale: The Dublin Castle administration in Ireland was the government of Ireland under English and later British rule, from the twelfth century until 1922, based at Dublin Castle. Dublin Castle Records, 1798-1926 contains records of the British administration in Ireland prior to 1922, a crucial period which saw the rise of Parnell and the Land War in 1880 through to the establishment of the Irish Free State in 1921. This collection comprises materials from Series CO 904, The National Archives, Kew, UK. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.

39. 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. Also available on your mobile app at

40. OnsiteEBSCOHost Electronic Journals Service

EBSCO: Subjects covered include agriculture, education, fine arts, general works, geography, anthropology, recreation, history, language and literature, law, library science, medicine, military and naval science, music, philosophy, psychology, religion, political science, science, social sciences , and technology.

Our subject guides

"Government gazettes; Research Guide"

A guide to finding information in both Australian and overseas government gazettes held at the National Library of Australia. Refers to both print and online publications.

"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

"United States congressional publications and information"

A guide to United States congressional publications held at the National Library of Australia. Refers to documents held in both print and online formats, including the microfiche collection of documents from the United States Government Printing Office (SUDOC collection).

"Australian politics and government"

Information on material relating to Australian politics and government held at the National Library of Australia. Includes references to both print and online resources at all levels of government; Federal, State and Local.

"British Parliamentary Publications and Information"

A research guide to British parliamentary publications and other information held by the National Library of Australia. Includes information on bills, Parliamentary papers, reference works and other related materials.

"League of Nations"

A guide to the publications of the League of Nations held by the National Library of Australia. Includes advice on researching, locating and requesting this material from the Library. Also includes information on associated material of interest.