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Informit: The Informit Indigenous Collection offers a variety of content on both historical and topical issues within Indigenous studies. It encompasses anthropology, community development, cultural studies, economics, education, health, history, human geography, law and land rights, literature, politics and policy making, (post)colonial studies, psychology, race studies, sociology and visual and performing arts. IIC includes material from Australia, Canada, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, North America and The Pacific which normally is not easily located in standard resources.
Informit: The literary magazine is an important part of Australia's literary and cultural heritage. Small publications have proved an important means for both emerging and established writers to develop their craft and to engage with central ideas and debates about Australian literary, social and cultural life. This collection is a rich source of fiction, poetry, cultural politics and ideas. It includes key journals such as Meanjin, Quadrant, Island, Wet Ink, Griffith Review and Southerly.
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.
Net Advance Inc: Reference tool portal on Japan. It contains a wide variety of encyclopaedias and dictionaries, including both historical and contemporary sources. Dictionaries on languages are of another strength. Highly recommended for both students as well as established scholars.
JSTOR: A continually expanding multi-disciplinary archive of scholarly material in the social sciences and humanities and the sciences. It includes the archives of over 1,000 journals, monographs, newspapers and selected conference proceedings. Access is provided to the complete scanned image of the item. Journals are available from volume 1, issue 1, although the most recently published journal issues are not available on JSTOR. The National Library subscribes to the Arts & Sciences Collections Parts I - X, the Nineteenth Century British Pamphlets collection and the Ireland collection. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
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.
NewspaperDirect: Library PressDisplay provides access to over 1000 newspapers in 40 languages from more than 80 countries, displaying them in their original format, layout and original language on the date of publication. Titles are archived for 60 days only. The service includes newspapers from Australia, Europe, Asia, Southeast Asia, North and South America, the Middle East and Oceania.
Gale Group: Provides a resource for research on literary topics, authors, and their works. Its coverage includes all genres and disciplines, all time periods, and all regions of the world. Includes full-text scholarly articles from more than 360 academic journals and literary magazines as well as excerpts from scholarly monographs, literary correspondence and diaries, book reviews, author profiles. Also provides access to Gale's Literary Index, a master index to the major literature products published by Gale. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
Macquarie Dictionary Publishers: The Macquarie Dictionary was first published in print in 1981 and has been online since 2003. It is now nationally and internationally regarded as the standard reference on Australian English. The Macquarie Dictionary Online is constantly updated with new words as they enter our language. The online service gives you access to the Macquarie Dictionary Fifth Edition and the latest edition of the Macquarie Thesaurus plus annual updates.
Margaret Gee Publishing: A listing of over 10 000 high profile Australians in various fields of endeavour, including media, arts, literature, business, education, fashion, food and wine. Information provided includes full name and description of celebrities, contact mailing address, street address, contact name, company name, telephone and fax numbers, email address, web address and any other pertinent contact details.