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: AustLit is a searchable, scholarly source of authoritative biographical, bibliographic, critical, and production information about Australian writers and writing. It also documents the publishers, newspapers, magazines and scholarly journals that make this work known. Material dates largely from the arrival of European print culture in Australia (c.1788) to the present. However, pre-1788 works, are included, as are references to the pre-colonial and continuing storytelling cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.
Australian Art Auction Records Pty Ltd: Australian Art Auction Records is a service that documents historical art auction results and makes them available via subscription. A print version of this database is available at N 338.4375994 CRA (1973/75 - 2003).
John Furphy Pty Ltd: The Australian Art Sales Digest lists thousands of artists who have lived and/or worked in Australia or New Zealand. To locate the artist whose works you want to view, you can enter the beginning letters of the artist's last name, and optionally the beginning letters of the artist's first name.
Australian Book Review: Australian Book Review (ABR) is Australia's oldest literary review. Created in 1961, it publishes reviews, essays, commentaries and creative writing. It has a national scope and is committed to highlighting the full range of critical and creative writing from around Australia. ABR Online can be read on any device with web-browsing capabilities, including desktop computers, laptops, iPads, tablets and smart phones. It offers full access to digital content, including back issues, extended information on contributors and an index that currently covers issues back to 2000. Selective coverage of articles back to 1994/95 is available in APAFT. Indexes for older issues can be found in the print version of ABR, and it is also indexed in AustLit and APAIS.
JPM Media: Australian Business to Business is a guide to exporting Australian companies and the products and services that they sell. Formerly known as Australian Exporters and Manufacturers, Australian B2B has been published since 1964 and includes details on over 47,000 comanies and over 56,000 executive names. Published by JPM Media, this database contributes to the Kompass global network of databases.
EBSCO: Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre includes full text of leading Australian and New Zealand newspapers and periodicals, newswires and reference books. It includes over 80,000 full-text biographies and an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps and flags. Also contains links to other Ebsco databases including Business Source Premier, MasterFILE Premier, Health Source Nursing/Academic, and Academic Search Premier. These databases are updated daily. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
Gale Cengage Learning: This biographical reference includes more than 550 entries focusing on artists active from 1990-2003. Individual artists and groups in all popular styles are covered, including those in rock, rhythm and blues, rap, country, electronica, jazz, vocal and crossover classical. Features include select discographies, bibliographies, a glossary of music terms, a table of best-selling music since 1990 and more. This online book is part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library. Also available in print (2001 edition) at RFq 780.922 B167-10 in the Main Reading Room Reference Collection.
: The Bibliography of British and Irish History (BBIH) provides bibliographic data on historical writing dealing with the British Isles, and with the British Empire and Commonwealth, during all periods for which written documentation is available - from 55BC to the present. It is the successor to the Royal Historical Society Bibliography of British and Irish History, and includes all the data previously available in this Bibliography. The BBIH aims to be as comprehensive as is practical for publications since 1900. All titles included in The Royal Historical Society Bibliography on CD-ROM (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998) are included in the database (with the exception of unpublished theses).
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.
Gale Cengage Learning: 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.