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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
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Brill: VKI is the longest running series of monographs and edited volumes on the humanities and social sciences of Southeast Asia, and to date almost 300 volumes have been published by internationally renowned scholars. The books were originally published between 1938 and 1986, and provide an indispensable research collection on Southeast Asia, and especially Indonesia. The first 100 volumes have been made available on Open Access from Brill and KITLV, an institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.
OECD: OECD iLibrary (full text coverage beginning 1997) is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, and comprises monographs, periodicals, and statistical databases. Subjects include agriculture and food; education and skills; emerging economics; employment; energy; enterprise, industry and trade; environment and sustainable development; finance and investment; general economics and future studies; goverance; international development; nuclear energy; science and information technology; social issues and migration; statistics sources and methods; taxation; territorial economy; transition economics; and transport. Major book and periodicals available in full-text include OECD Factbook, Education at a Glance, OECD Economic Outlook and OECD Economic Surveys. Avaialble for document delivery to Australian libraries.
Readex and American Antiquarian Society: Covering American history and literature through the colonial period to 1800, this database is a full-text digitisation of the microform set, Early American Imprints, Series I (1639-1800), which was itself based on the American bibliography of Charles Evans and enhanced by Roger Bristol's Supplement to Evans' American bibliography. For decades, the collection has served as the definitive resource of information about every aspect of life in 17th- and 18th-century America, including agriculture, foreign affairs, diplomacy, literature, music, religion, the Revolutionary War, slavery, temperance and witchcraft. Also available on microform in the Newspapers and Microforms Reading Room. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
: 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.
: Free access to a range of reference books online. Includes titles such as Roget's Thesauri, Columbia Encyclopedia, Cambridge History, King James Bible, Gray's Anatomy, Oxford English Verse and many more. Also includes fiction, essays and quotations.
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.
Chadwyck-Healey: The Gerritsen Collection of Women's History (Chadwyck-Healy and Proquest) provides an entire international library spanning four centuries and documenting the lives and experiences of women in the public and private arenas. This collection was begun in the late 19th century by Aletta Jacobs Gerritsen. This leading feminist and the Netherlands' first woman doctor brought together an unmatched body of material from continental Europe, the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. It contains 4,471 monographs (in French, English and German) and 265 periodicals covering mostly the years 1860-1900.
University of Queensland: A collection of full text books, journals, theses and newspapers as well as government documents relating to the history of Queensland. Titles include the Journal of the Royal Historical Society of Queensland, Political chronicles - Queensland, The Shearers record, Queensland heritage, John Oxley journal, Pughs almanac and the Queensland government gazette. Links to external sites providing access to the Queensland Hansard and The Queenslander are also provided.
Provides information on how to access ebooks in various formats at the National Library of Australia. Includes information on National Library ebooks, subscription collections and the Ebsco ebook service