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101. FreeOpen Access Theses and Dissertations

: An index of over 1.6 million open access electronic theses and dissertations contributed from over 800 colleges, universities and research institutions around the world. Includes contributions from Australian universities.

102. FreeOrdnance Survey Ireland: 19th century historical maps

Ordnance Survey Ireland: Contains maps for almost 150 cities, towns and villages in the Republic of Ireland. The large scale mapping means they include details such as the ground floor interior plans of public buildings from churches and banks to hospitals and railway terminals can be viewed on the maps.

103. LicencedOxford Reference

Oxford University Press, OUP: Over 2 million entries from reference works (dictionaries, encyclopaedias) published by Oxford University Press in over 25 subject areas. Content ranges from short-entry, general reference to more in-depth articles on specialized subjects. Major reference works which are searchable in this collection include: The Australian Oxford Dictionary, The Oxford Companion to Australian History, Oxford Dictionary of Art, Who's Who in the Classical World, Dictionary of Ecology, Dictionary of Computing, Dictionary of British History, Who's Who in the Twentieth Century, Dictionary of World History, Oxford Companion to American Literature, Oxford Companion to Shakespeare, Concise Medical Dictionary, Oxford Companion to Music and Oxford Dictionary of Quotations. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries. Not all content in this service is available due to licensing or publisher restrictions. Ask a Librarian https://www.nla.gov.au/askalibrarian for more information.

104. FreePADDLE: Pacific Archive of Digital Data For Learning and Education

University of the South Pacific: Provides full text access to education material relating to fifteen Pacific nations. This includes publications from the participating Ministries of Education including strategic plans, education legislation, curriculum frameworks and school policies. It also contains national development plans, statistics and budget information. The participating countries are: Palau, Nauru, Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Tuvalu, Tokelau, Samoa, Cook Islands, Niue, Tonga, Fiji, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea and the Federated States of Micronesia.

105. LicencedProject Muse

Johns Hopkins University Press: Project MUSE provides online access to full-text versions of scholarly, peer reviewed journals in the humanities, arts and social sciences from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies. Access is provided to the complete content of every issue, including all charts, graphics and images. Coverage is generally to the latest issue, although archival content is also available. Not all content in this service is available due to licensing or publisher restrictions. Ask a Librarian http://www.nla.gov.au/askalibrarian for more information.

106. FreeQueensland Historical Atlas

Queensland Historical Atlas: A website exploring the Queensland landscape through the themes of: distinctiveness, perceptions, Queenslanders, movement, pathways, separation, conflict, imagination, memory, curiosity, exploitation, transformation, survival, pleasure. It uses maps from both Queensland's and Australia's history to illustrate and anchor the articles and themes. More than 110 researchers have contributed to the atlas, including scholars from every Queensland university.

107. OnsiteScience and Geography Education - SAGE

RMIT Publishing: A bibliographic database that indexes popular journals on a broad range of subjects. SAGE covers practically all disciplines of knowledge, though the scientific ones are most heavily represented. Source documents: Most journals indexed are Australian but selected overseas titles are also included. The scope of the SAGE database, and the range of journals included, is determined by the needs of schools and public libraries. Subject coverage: Science and General, including Agriculture, Archaeology, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Ethics, Geography, Natural History, Physics, Sustainability and Zoology. SAGE is intended for a user group including secondary school students, lower tertiary students and the general public.

108. FreeScreen Australia: Industry statistics, strategy and research

Screen Australia: This resource provides access to comprehensive statistics on the production and release of Australian feature films, TV drama and documentaries. It also provides information on audiovisual markets, co-production partners and comparison indicators of feature film production for Australia and over 50 other countries.

109. Licenced17th and 18th Century Nichols Newspaper Collection

Gale Cengage Learning: Newspapers, periodicals, pamphlets and broadsheets collected by London printer and biographer John Nichols (1745-1826) now held by the Bodleian Library. The Collection consists of 280 British newspapers and periodical titles and about 300 pamphlets and broadsheets covering a period 1672-1737. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.

110. LicencedThe Illustrated London News Historical Archive 1842-2003

Gale Cengage Learning: The Illustrated London News Historical Archive provides complete access to every issue of this illustrated newspaper for a period of 160 years. The contents are fully searchable, and users can browse individual issues, including specials and supplements. Over the course of its history the newspaper reported on all the great events of the day, including wars, royalty, social events, science and exploration. Its distinguished contributors included Rudyard Kipling, Charles Dickens and Agatha Christie. Cross searchable with other Gale products via the Gale NewsVault. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.

Our subject guides

"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

"Aerial photographs"

This guide outlines the scope of the aerial photograph collections held at the National Library of Australia. It also provides guidance to users in how to locate the photographs through the online catalogue and topographic map sheet indexes.

"Australian electoral rolls"

A guide to Australian electoral rolls held by the National Library of Australia. Includes both federal and state electoral rolls.

"Australian maps for family historians"

A guide to how to use and find maps in the National Library of Australia to research family history. This guide covers pastoral and squatting maps, county and parish maps, real estate and sales plans.

"British and Irish maps for family historians"

This guide suggests map resources to try when researching British or Irish origins at the National Library of Australia. Maps suggested include gazetteers, Ordnance Survey maps of Britain and Ireland, early maps and atlases of Britain and Ireland, early maps and atlases of London and other towns.

"Australian topographic maps"

A research guide to identifying and locating topographic maps in the collections of the National Library of Australia.

"Australian Indigenous language collections"

A guide to Australian Indigenous language material held in the Manuscript collections of the National Library of Australia. Arranged by State and Territory and then alphabetically by language group. Descriptive information relating to the various manuscript collections containing language material is included.

"Overseas Series Mapping"

A Research Guide providing information on the National Library of Australia's collection of overseas maps in series. Also contains information on how these may be identified and requested via the catalogue, index or gazetteer.

"Torres Strait Islands Collection"

A guide to assist researchers to discover published and unpublished material at the National Library of Australia relating to the Torres Strait Islands, including Thursday Island, Near Western Islands, Top Western Islands, Central Islands and Eastern Islands.

"Australian indigenous family history"

A guide to researching your indigenous family history at the National Library of Australia. Includes information on birth, death and marriage records; mission records; military records and other resources

"Statistics Research Guide"

A guide to finding sources of statistics at the National Library of Australia. Refers to both Australian and overseas statistics. Includes material held in print, microform and online formats.