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RMIT Publishing: 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 and contains every issue of Australia's best known literary and cultural magazines from 1959-2005. 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 - XIII, 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 Press Display 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 the previous 12 months. The service includes newspapers from Australia, Europe, Asia, Southeast Asia, North and South America, the Middle East and Oceania.
Gale Cengage Learning: 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 online service gives you access to the Macquarie Dictionary Sixth Edition and the latest edition of the Macquarie Thesaurus plus annual updates. It also includes a range of useful resources such as a grammar and punctuation guide, common abbreviations, measurements and their various equivalents and the Australian Word Map.
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.
EBSCO publishing: MasterFILE Premier contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. Also contains full text more than 500 reference books, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags. Also provides PDF backfiles for selected titles in some cases as far back as 1975. Also contains links to other Ebsco databases including Business Source Premier, Academic Search Complete, Health Source Nursing/Academic, Australia New Zealand Reference Centre, and Consumer Health Complete. These databases are updated daily. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.