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21. FreeDirectory of Archives in Australia

Australian Society of Archivists Inc: Searchable directory of archives in Australia

22. FreeDOAJ : Directory of Open Access Journals

Lund University Libraries: This service covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. Subjects covered include agriculture and food sciences; arts and architecture; biology and life sciences; business and economics; chemistry; earth and environmental sciences; health and medicine; history and archaeology; languages and literatures; law and political science; mathematics and statistics; philosophy and religion; physics and astronomy; social sciences; and technology and engineering.

23. 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.

24. 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.

25. FreeEnglish Short Title Catalogue 1473-1800

Thomson Gale in association with the British Library: The aims of the ESTC are to provide a comprehensive bibliography of the printed output of the hand-press era, to list the whereabouts of surviving copies, and to note the existence of facsimiles. The holdings of over 2,000 libraries around the world are represented. It includes 1. All relevant items printed in the British Isles in any language; 2. All relevant items printed in Colonial America, the United States (1776-1800) and Canada; in any language; 3. All relevant items printed wholly or partly in English, or other British vernaculars, in any other part of the world. (Source: R. C. Alston and M. J. Jannetta. Bibliography, Machine Readable Cataloguing and the ESTC, London, the British Library, 1978, p.16).

26. 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.

27. FreeGlossary National Archives of Australia

National Archives of Australia: A glossary of commonly used archival terms and terminology. For a related work, see also the Society of American Archivists (SAA) online publication 'A glossary of archival and records terminology' http://www2.archivists.org/glossary

28. FreeIrish Archives Resource

Heritage Council of Ireland: The Irish Archives Resource enables researchers/users to search for publicly accessible archival collections that are located in Ireland. It contains contains web links from each descriptive entry to repository home pages, detailed item level finding aids, databases, or digital objects.

29. FreeLibrary, Information Science & Technology Abstracts

Ebsco: Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts,(LISTA) indexes hundreds of periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloguing, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s

30. LicencedLibrary Literature & Information Science Full Text

H.W. Wilson: Provides indexing of English and foreign-language periodicals, selected state journals, conference proceedings, pamphlets, library school theses, and over 300 books a year in the field of library and information science. Indexes over 400 periodicals and provides full text of articles from over 155 journals. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.

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Our subject guides

"Mura Gadi : a guide to manuscript, pictorial and oral history materials relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in the National Library of Australia"

Mura Gadi is an online guide to significant manuscripts, pictures and oral histories in the National Library of Australia relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples prior to 2003. Although it does not list the many books, periodicals and other publications in the Library relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, these materials can be found using the Library's online catalogue at http://www.nla.gov.au/catalogue/

"Guide to Selected Collections"

The Guide to the collections, edited by Clifford A. Burmester, was originally published by the National Library of Australia between 1974 and 1982. In it he made a survey of the library's collections by subject. This online Guide is an update of a number of the collections that appeared in the original publication, The entries give details about the individuals, families or organisations that assembled the collections, describe the size, scope and strengths of each collection, and summarise how they have been acquired, organised, catalogued or listed by the Library. While the majority of the collections described consist largely of Australian materials, there are also entries for significant Asian, European and North American collections. These descriptions are intended to complement the Library's catalogue and other finding-aids.