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Proquest: The Proquest database Early English Books Online (EEBO) contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700, from the first book printed in English by William Caxton, through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare and the tumult of the English Civil War. EEBO contains about 100,000 of over 125,000 titles listed in Pollard & Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (1475-1640) and Wing's Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700) and their revised editions, as well as the Thomason Tracts (1640-1661) collection and the Early English Books Tract Supplement. Also available on microfilm at mfm 790 in the Newspapers and Microforms Reading Room. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
Ebsco: Provides access to the growing collection of multidisciplinary eBook titles, representing a broad range of academic subject matter, held at the National Library of Australia. Individual titles are also accessible via the National Library catalogue.
Gale: In more than 8,000 issues since first publication in 1843, The Economist has presented timely reporting, concise commentary and comprehensive analysis of global news every week, presenting the world's political, business, scientific, technological and cultural developments and the connections between them. Because of its global editorial perspective, it is read by more of the world's political and business leaders than any other magazine. The Economist Historical Archive delivers a complete searchable copy of every issue of The Economist from 1843 to 2003. Includes Supplements, Special Reports and Surveys as well as full-colour images, multiple search indexes, exportable financial tables and a gallery of front covers highlighting a key topic of each week. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
Gale Cengage Learning: Contains the full text of over 180,000 English and non-English language titles and editions published between 1701-1800. Is based on The English Short Title Catalogue, and the holdings of the British Library, as well as over 1,500 university, private and public libraries worldwide. It is divided into seven subject areas: history and geography; social science and fine arts; medicine, science and technology; literature and language; religion and philosophy; law; reference. Also available on microfilm in the Newspapers and Microforms Reading Room. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
Adam Matthew: Portal to newspapers and periodicals c1685-1815 offers integrated access to the Hope Collection at the Bodleian Library, Oxford (Eighteenth Century Journals I), the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center University of Texas (Eighteenth Century Journals II) and the British Library Newspapers, Colindale and Cambridge University Library (Eighteenth Century Journals III) . It brings together rare journals printed between c1685 and 1815, illuminating all aspects of eighteenth-century social, political and literary life. Topics include: the writings of Sir Isaac Newton; the French Revolution; reviews of literature, the theater, and fashion throughout Europe; the origins and rise of Romanticism; political debates; gender, religion, influence of the press, and coffee house gossip and discussion. The National Library of Australia subscribes only to modules I, II and III. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
Economist Intelligence Unit: Provides country analysis and forecasts, risk assessments, economic and market data, daily news analysis, industry trends and management strategies. Country Reports are included for all countries. Other documents included in this service and providing varying levels of country coverage include: Country Finance, Country Forecast, Country Risk Service, Country Commerce, European Policy Analyst, Global Outlook, Country by Country 2006. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
Emerald Group Publishing Limited: Emerald Management Xtra , is the largest, most comprehensive collection of peer-reviewed management journals and online support for librarians, students, faculty, researchers and deans. It features 123 full text journals and reviews from the world's top 300 management journals. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
Encyclopaedia Britannica: This resources provides the full text of Encyclopaedia Britannica plus links to related web sites. You can: find all the references to a topic with the index; browse the encyclopedia in its traditional alphabetic arrangement; find articles organised into different subject areas; read articles about notable events and people of the recent past; examine maps of continents, countries and oceans and find links to related articles; trace the history of different subjects; follow the "Learn more" links to view related articles; and browse through selected videos organised by subject.
Gale Cengage Learning: Online edition of the 3rd edition (2004) of the Encyclopedia of Bioethics by Stephen G Post. Covering a wealth of topics on the ethics of health professions, animal research, population control and the environment, the set helps researchers to consider the impact of new scientific knowledge and its potential to harm or benefit present and future generations. Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
Gale Cengage Learning: Online edition of the Encyclopedia of Buddhism (2004) edited by Robert E. Buswell Jr. It describes the Buddhist world view, basic teachings and practices of Buddhism, as well as its different schools and sects. In addition to containing entries on Buddhist scriptures, art, architecture, divinities, monastic orders, festivals, rites and ceremonies, it explores the history of Buddhism, the different forms it has taken in different parts of the world, and how Buddhism has blended with other religions like Shinto, Confucianism, Daoism, Islam, and Christianity. Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.