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Irish Family History Foundation: This site contains the largest collection of parish records for Ireland that are searchable online. A search for individuals may be conducted for all of Ireland or for particular counties or locations. A fee is required to view the record.
Royal Irish Academy: Irish History Online is an authoritative listing of what has been written about Irish history from earliest times to the present. It lists writings on Irish history published since the 1930s, with selected material published in earlier decades. It includes bibliographic information on books and pamphlets, articles from journals published in Ireland or internationally, and chapters from books of essays, including Festschriften and conference proceedings.
Irish Newspaper Archives Ltd: Irish Newspaper Archives is the largest online database of Irish newspapers in the world. The archive dates from 1763 to the present and includes a mix of out of print titles and current titles, providing word-searchable access to articles or full pages. Titles include the Irish Independent (1905 - current), The Freeman's Journal (1763-1924), the Connacht Tribune (1909-2007), the Leitrim Observer (1924- Jan 1976), the Meath Chronicle (1897- April 2005) and the Southern Star (1892-2006). Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
: Transportation records of convicts departing from Ireland 1788-1868. These records are not complete. This index contains references to records on microfilm held on Open Access in the Newspapers and Microforms Reading Room. The microfilm are also known as the Irish Gift, being a gift from the government of Ireland to Australia on the occasion of the Australian Bicentenary in 1988.
Thomson Scientific: This site gives research professionals an invaluable tool to identify individuals, departments and laboratories that have made fundamental contributions to the advancement of science and technology in recent decades. It includes people behind the accomplishments in 21 broad subject categories in life sciences, medicine, physical sciences, engineering and social sciences. These individuals are the most highly cited within each category for the period 1981-1999.
Manx National Heritage: Provides online access to the archive, library and museum collections of Manx National Heritage. Free access is provided to indexes to family history information, thousands of photographs portraying people, places and topics relating to the Isle of Man, digital images of works by Manx artists, a selection of images relating to archaeology, natural history and social history collections in the Manx Museum. Searching of newspaper indexes is free, however charges apply if you wish to view the full articles.
International Organization for Standardization: Searchable catalogue of standards produced by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Users of this service can purchase standards in either PDF format or hardcopy. Onsite users at the National Library of Australia can request the paper copy of the standard using the catalogue record with the BIB ID 2171971.
Information on the Australian Honours System, and a database giving names of recipients of Australian and Imperial awards.