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61. FreeThe Manning Index of South Australian History

State Library of South Australia: This index contains many thousands of references to South Australian newspaper and magazine stories for the years 1837 to 1937. It also includes extensive selected text from the indexed publications, other primary and secondary sources and numerous extracts from Mr Manning's own writings. Notable publications (selectively) indexed include Adelaide Times, Advertiser, Chronicle, The Critic, Express & Telegraph, Frearson's Weekly, The Herald, Illustrated Adelaide Post, The Irish Harp, The Lantern, The Mail, The News, Observer, Register, SA Gazette & Mining Journal, and Southern Australian. The index is divided into the four folders: South Australia - includes coverage of a number of state level topics; Adelaide - includes a number of topics which predominately relate to the city and the metropolitan area as a whole; Port Adelaide; and Place Names of South Australia - an alphabetical list of South Australian place names (including suburbs of Adelaide). Biographical references are generally located on pages dealing with the place or activity with which a person is most associated. For example, several references to aviator Jimmy Melrose can be found in the entry for Melrose Park. Many Place Name pages have a list of obituaries of notable residents - generally at the bottom of the page or part of page dealing with the place.

62. FreeThe Spectator Archive

The Spectator: Digitised archive of the Spectator magazine, the oldest continuously-published magazine in the English-speaking world, from July 1828 to December 2008. Issues for the last 5 years can be found on the Spectator website at

63. LicencedThe Sunday Times Digital Archive 1822-2006

Gale Cengage Learning: Commenced in 1822, providing analysis and commentary on the weeks news and society at large. Early issues contained colourful information on murders, mysteries, theatre, sport and politics. Despite similarities in name, it was an entirely separate paper from The Times until 1967 when they came under common ownership of Times Newspapers Ltd. Today it remains editorially independent from The Times with its own remit and perspective on events. The National Library also provides access to The Times Digital Archive 1785-2009. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.

64. LicencedThe Sydney Morning Herald and The Age : library edition

Fairfax Media: Complete digital editions of The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age newspapers. Coverage from 2006 to date. Available to browse day by day. Not available for document delivery.

65. LicencedThe telegraph historical archive 1855-2000

Gale: The Telegraph was the first daily morning newspaper, first published in London in 1855 as 'The Daily Telegraph and Courier'. By 1876 it was the largest selling daily newspaper in the world. The Telegraph Historical Archive, 1855-2000 has over 1 million pages of content and includes the Sunday edition from its inception in 1961. The entire newspaper is captured, with all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos. Cross searchable with other Gale products via the Gale Artemis Primary Sources. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.

66. LicencedThe Times Digital Archive 1785-2010

Gale Cengage Learning: The Times Digital Archive has millions of articles from the London Times. The entire newspaper is captured, with all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos divided into categories to facilitate searching. Cross searchable with other Gale products via the Gale NewsVault. The National Library also provides access to The Sunday Times Digital Archive 1822-2006.

67. Licenced17th - 18th Century Burney collection newspapers

Gale Cengage Learning: The newspapers, pamphlets, and books gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757-1817) represent the largest and most comprehensive collection of early English news media. The earliest newspapers in the collection date from 1603 and in total it contains almost 1 million pages and approximately 1,270 titles. It includes the major newspapers and periodicals published in London, as well as English provincial titles, newspapers from Scotland and Ireland, plus some 18th century American newspapers. Further information on the collection is available from the British Library website at the following URL Cross searchable with other Gale products via the Gale NewsVault and Gale Artemis Primary Sources. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.

68. FreeTrove Digitised Newspapers and More

National Library of Australia: A freely available collection of digitised out of copyright Australian newspapers covering the years 1803 to 1954. Titles include the first newspaper to be published in Australia, the Sydney Gazette. Other titles include The Argus (Victoria), The Sydney Morning Herald (New South Wales), The Courier Mail (Queensland), The West Australian (Western Australia), The Mercury (Tasmania), The Advertiser (South Australia), The Canberra Times (Australian Capital Territory).

69. FreeUnited Nations Treaty Collection Online

United Nations: Texts of bilateral and multilateral treaties and international agreements. Also details the status of treaties eg which member states signed, ratified or lodged declarations, reservations or objections etc.

70. FreeWelsh Journals Online

National Library of Wales: Welsh Journals Online provides free access to approximately 50 Welsh journals, ranging from academic and scientific publications to literary and popular magazines. Complete runs of each title have been included; the most recent issue available depends on the publisher, and will vary from title to title. Occasional papers, Index volumes and Monographs are sometimes included. Subjects include history, current affairs, literature, religion and geography. Includes content relevant to the study of Australian history.

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"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.