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Art Retrospective Index 1929-1984 is an important online resource for research in the fields of fine arts, architecture, the decorative arts and related disciplines and complements and extends on Art Full Text (1984 onwards).

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This is an online streaming database of documentary and educational videos from many of Australasias video publishers. The collection contains more than 500 hours of content and includes video published from the mid-20th century to the present day, covering regional perspectives in a broad range of disciplines. Content has been sourced from several collections including: National Film & Sound Archive, SBS, George Andrews Productions, Beamafilms, and Electric Pictures.

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Australian Heritage Bibliography (AHB), formerly HERA, produced by the Australian Heritage Commission, is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from published and unpublished material on Australia's natural and cultural environment.

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Provides full-text access to hundreds of British periodicals from the late 17th to the early 20th century. Subjects covered include literature, philosophy, science, social sciences, music, drama, art and architecture. Document supply available.

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This complete database of Australasian content searches across all Informit subject databases. It covers the following major subject areas: Agriculture, Arts, Asian, Business, Education, Engineering, Health, History, Indigenous, Law, Literature, Media, Reference, Sciences, Social Sciences and Technology.

Useful for HSC Society and Culture, HSC English and HSC History.

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JSTOR is an interdisciplinary digital archive of scholarly material in the social sciences and humanities and the sciences. It includes the full text of non-current issues from over 1,000 leading academic journals as well as select monographs and other materials. The State Library subscribes to the Arts & Sciences Collections Parts I - IX and the Nineteenth Century British Pamphlets collection. Document supply available. Useful for HSC History, HSC Society & Culture and HSC English.

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Oxford Art Online contains Grove Art Online, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms. It has over 21,000 biographies, 500,000 bibliographic citations, 40,000 image links and 5,000 images. View record page
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Oxford Music Online contains; The Encyclopedia of Popular Music, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Grove Music Online and The Oxford Companion to Music with articles on composers, performers, conductors, individual works, instruments and notation, forms and genres, as well as biographical encyclopedia of rock, pop, and jazz artists etc from 1900 to the present. View record page
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Contains hundreds of specialist encyclopaedias, dictionaries, language resources, and other reference works published by Oxford University Press as ebooks. Covers all subject areas.

It is a fully-indexed, cross-searchable database of these books.

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Periodicals Archive Online is a leading humanities and social sciences indexing service that provides access to bibliographic records of articles from more than 4,000 journals published from 1770 to 2005. It gives the full text of articles from over 700 journals indexed.

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Collections of photographs, albums and photographically-illustrated books from Britain, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. Topics include exploration, travel, Empire, colonization, life in colonized regions, topography, archaeology, science, medicine, criminology, photography as reproduction of art works, Key events and wars, etc. Document supply available.

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ProQuest Research Library provides access to thousands of full-text periodicals. Search scholarly journals, professional and trade publications and magazines covering over 150 topics including arts, business, humanities, social sciences, medicine and science.

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The prompt books tell the stories of key performances as they were put in theatres throughout Great Britain, the United States, and elsewhere. Included are a mixture of handwritten manuscripts, printed typesets, personal notes, and sketches. The eresource includes curated case studies around 17 performances (King Lear, Hamlet, Coriolanus, Othello, Romeo and Juliet, The Merchant of Venice, Henry V, A Midsummer Night's Dream. Covers Seventeenth Century to the Twentieth. By Adam Matthew Digital.

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Free access to contemporary research reports, articles and statistics on issues of public policy, including ageing, child protection, families, climate change, digital inclusion, religion, migration and many more issues from Australia and New Zealand. You can search within each topic collection. (Formerly Australian Policy Online)

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"Built upon a proud 22-year heritage, ArtsHub is Australia's leading independent online resource dedicated to the world of the arts."

Features current arts news, articles, commentary and reviews for visual arts, performing arts, literature, music and live entertainment. Includes career advice, job listings in the arts and culture industry, grant advertising and opportunities, and links to education courses Australia-wide.

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This site provides information on the various grants that are available, how to apply for them and links to various arts organisations. View record page
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A project by the Cinema and Theatre Historical Society to list all the cinemas and theatres of Australia and New Zealand. Details will include the address, current status of the building, owners, architects and dates. View record page
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Images and information about prints and printmaking, posters, and book arts from Australia, Aboriginal Australia, the Torres Strait Islands, Papua New Guinea, Maori and Pakeha Aotearoa New Zealand and the Pacific region including Nuie, Samoa, Kiribati, and the Solomon Islands. View record page
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A database of still images and footage from historical cinema newsreels produced by one of the oldest media companies in the world, British Pathe. Low-resolution previews may be downloaded for free. High-resolution licensed clips are available for purchase online. View record page
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City of Sydney’s archival collection dating from 1842 onwards, including digitised photographs, maps, historical documents, development and building records, the Sands Postal Directory and more.

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