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Cambridge University: Digitised papers of the Board of Longitude through the eighteenth century until its abolition in 1828. These papers throw a vivid light on the role of the British state in encouraging invention and discovery, on the energetic culture of technical ingenuity in the long eighteenth century, and on many aspects of exploration and maritime travel in the Pacific Ocean and the Arctic. As well as the fully digitised versions of the complete archive and associated materials, included are contextual essays, video, educational resources and hundreds of links through to relevant objects in the National Maritime Museum's online collections.
BookFinder4U is a free service that searches 55 bookstores, 40,000 booksellers worldwide and finds the lowest book prices. Two systems are included: an in-print book search system and an out-of-print book search system.
H.W. Wilson: Book Review Digest, is a bibliographic database that cites and provides excerpts of reviews of current fiction and nonfiction books for children, young adults and adults. Has coverage of many subject areas, including the humanities and social sciences, foreign language reviews, and narrow and specialized subjects. An abstract of each book is also provided. Periodical coverage includes leading magazines from the United States, Canada and Great Britain. Contains over 2 million reviews, including full text reviews. Reviews of textbooks, government publications, and technical books in the law and sciences are excluded. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
National Library of Australia: A guide to looking for for book reviews at the National Library. Contains reference to print resources held by the Library only.
R. R. Bowker: Comprehensive database of worldwide English language book, audiobook, and video titles. Also contains books out of print, the full Publishers Authority Database, bestseller database (spanning over 100 years) and a database of author biographies.
Research Support Libraries Programme (RSLP): The BOPCRIS Digitisation Unit at the University of Southampton provides access via this website to scanned collections of 18th, 19th and 20th Century British Official Publications, including Parliamentary Papers. It also provides access to a large number of non-parliamentary publications.
Robin Haines: A complete listing of 323 voyages to South Australia between 1848 and 1885 under the auspices of the South Australian Government. Information for each ship includes the port and date of departure, date of arrival, number of emigrants, and their age-class and regions of origin. Includes a list of births and deaths at sea for these ships.
Macbeth Genealogical Services: Contains nearly 60,000 records of immigrants arriving in new South Wales from 1828 to 1842.
Gale: Includes 17-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers and 19th Century British Library Newspapers. Full-text of over 3 million pages of historic newspapers, newsbooks & ephemera from national and regional papers from the British Isles. Cross searchable with other Gale products via the Gale NewsVault. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
National Library of Australia: A guide to the printed parliamentary publications House of Commons and House of Lords held by the National Library. Also includes reference to relevant internet sites.