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1. LicencedFactiva [Australian and Overseas Newspapers]

Dow Jones: Factiva (Dow Jones and Proquest) provides access to global news and business information as well as full text coverage of major Australian and international newspapers and journals. Same-day news wires, company reports, investment analyst reports, market research reports, country and regional profiles, company profiles, and historical market data are also provided. Coverage of individual publications varies widely.

2. FreeHistoric Tasmanian newspapers

State Library of Tasmania: A portal for accessing historic Tasmanian newspapers and indexes. Includes The Tasmanian Index 1966- which provides an index to: the Mercury, the Examiner and the Advocate, and to many other Tasmanian journals and regional newspapers. Most articles are indexed, but there are some exclusions (including routine sport reports and results, and reports of court proceedings). PLEASE NOTE: The link to British Historic Newspapers can only be accessed by those holding a LINC Membership card. Registered users of the National Library of Australia can access this service via the link to British Newspapers 1600-1950 in this eResources service.

3. Onsite(CDROM)Paracensus of Australia 1788-1828

J.S. Shaw North Publishing: A reconstruction mainly prepared by the consolidation of contemporary records about the people of that era and their families. Some family records and literary references are included. A few Maori and Aboriginal family records are also included. Sources on personal information about each of them are listed. It includes marines, soldiers, ship's captains, some sailors, migrants, convicts, some visitors, officially recorded Aborigines, exiles and orphans, also births, migrants, and ships. The shipping arrivals cover 1788-1828, details included are: names of ship, date arrived, port, no. of migrants/convicts, and referenced numbers. The lists of people give surname, given name/s, year of arrival, ship name, reference numbers.


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