State Library of New South Wales : World War I and Australia

National Library of New Zealand : First World War


Online resources

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Some selected online First World War resources, including websites and online subscription databases, which may be useful to researchers. These resources are both Australian and international.

Australian websites

International websites

Online resources at the National Library

There are a number of online Australian databases, both current and archival, subscribed to by the National Library that provide access to information on the First World War.  They can be found on our eResources service by searching for each resource under the Browse eResources tab. Some key items are:

Australasian Military History database (MIHLIST) A bibliographic database that indexed articles from published material on pre-1980 Australian, New Zealand and Papua-New Guinean military history and related topics.

APAIS Covering the years 1945-2013 in both print and electronic formats, APAIS indexed articles from published material on the social sciences and humanities.

APAFT  Commencing in 1995, provides full text access to nearly 500 scholarly Australian journals in the social sciences and humanities.

  History Military history

Crowd celebrates Armistice Day in Hunter Street, Sydney, 1918

Fishwick, Herbert H. & Fairfax Corporation.  (1918).  Crowd celebrates Armistice Day in Hunter Street, Sydney, 1918.

eResources provides access to a number of multidisciplinary resources useful to research in to the First World War. These include full text periodical databases, newspapers and indexes.  Some of our resources can be accessed from home or work by Australian residents who are registered readers of the Library.  Resources are available as indicated:

FreeFreely available resources  Websites freely available to anyone over the Internet

LicencedLicenced digital resources   Databases available by logging in with your library card

Onsite(CDROM)Onsite digital resources   Resources available inside the National Library