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Humanities Research Institute, University of Sheffield: The Proceedings of the Old Bailey is a fully searchable database detailing the lives of non-elite people which contains accounts of over 197,700 criminal trials held at London's central criminal court. The Old Bailey proceedings for the period 1714 - 1834 are also available in microfilm.
: Project Gutenberg produces books in electronic form (etexts) and makes them freely available to the public. The books at this Australian affiliate site of Project Gutenberg are in the public domain in Australia.
U.S. National Library of Medicine: PubMed Central is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM). As well as current material, some digitised content dates back to the mid 1800s or early 1900s. Also provides a link to PubMed, a database of citations and abstracts for millions of articles from thousands of journals. PubMed includes links to full-text articles at several thousand journal web sites as well as to most of the articles in PubMed Central.
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.
State Government of Queensland: Search for place names through the Queensland Department of Natural Resources and Mines.
Centre for the Government of Queensland: This is a website containing all the places in Queensland, including cities, suburbs, towns and villages, that have now or once had a population over 500. The entries include cities, towns, villages and suburbs of major cities and regional towns, including places which have had a variable population over time. Entries typically include historical description, details of population changes, historical images from private and other collections, and recommendations for further reading.
Centre for the Government of Queensland: Queensland Speaks presents interviews with key politicians (including former premiers), senior public servants and others (including academics and office holders in political parties), providing insight into the personal and political world of decision making in Queensland from 1968-2008.
Melbourne University and Monash University Australian Research Council: The Reason in Revolt project aims to bring together primary source documents of Australian radicalism as a readily accessible digitised resource. By 'radical' we refer to those who aimed to make society more equal and to emancipate the exploited or oppressed. As it grows and develops, the project website will become an expanding record of the movements, institutions, venues and publications through which radicals sought to influence Australian society. Search under headings:Activists,Cultural Forms, Political Groups, Political Movements, Political Parties, Political Philosophies, Writers, Utopianism and Dystopia.
State Library of New South Wales: The Rediscovering Indigenous Languages project aims to preserve and revitalise some of the oldest languages in the world by locating, digitising and providing access to Indigenous word lists, language records and other cultural documents. Initially includes the collections of the State Library of New South Wales but contributions from other collecting institutions and indigenous communities are invited.
Queensland Department of Justice and Attorney-General: The Queensland Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages offers a free online historical index search of all births 1829 to 1915, deaths 1829-1985 and marriages 1829 to 1940, that occurred in Queensland.