Extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Includes current newspapers and full-text periodicals of major bibliographic resources including CINAHL, BIOSIS, MLA, PsycINFO, ERIC, EconLit, RILM and modern primary sources such as podcasts and transcripts from NPR and CNN.
This collection focuses on maritime exploration starting through the age of discovery and search for the new world. Key figures include: Vasca da Gama, Columbus, Captain Cook, Charles Darwin, Sir Ernest Shackleton. Captains' Log of HMS Bounty, HMS Assistant, HMS Discovery, HMS Resolution. Journal of the ship Chesterfield and more.
Asia and the West: Diplomacy and Cultural Exchange contains a range of primary source collections related to international relations between Asian countries and the West during the 19th century.
Documents include government reports, diplomatic correspondence, periodicals, newspapers, treaties, trade agreements, NGO papers, missionary files and papers, personal letters and diaries, nautical charts, maps, shipping ledgers, company records, and expedition and survey reports and more.
This database is a resource for the study of:
The history of British and U.S. foreign policy and diplomacy
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the Australian Heritage Commission, is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from published and unpublished material on Australia's natural and cultural environment.
Hosted on the EBSCO platform, this database contains over 627,000 article and book citations. It covers public figures, including actors, artists, business people, educators, military leaders, politicians, religious leaders, scientists, sports figures, statesmen, teachers, writers, etc. Document supply available.
Encyclopædia Britannica Online includes the complete encyclopaedia online along with additional material. Also included are Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, Britannica Student Encyclopaedia and the Britannica Book of the Year. You can use Encyclopædia Britannica Online to search an Internet directory that includes more than 300,000 links to Web sites selected, rated, and reviewed by Britannica editors. Document supply available.
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.
British Politics and Society includes primary sources related to the political climate in Great Britain during the 19th century. Collections within this archive include Home Office records, papers of British statesmen, working class autobiographies, ordnance surveys, drawings, maps, newspapers, periodicals, photographs, poster, pamphlets and more. This database is a resource for the study of British domestic and foreign policy, trade unions, Chartism, utopian socialism, public protest, radical movements, the cartographic record, political reform, education, family relationships, religion, leisure and many others. Document supply available. Part of Nineteenth Century Collections Online
A searchable online collection of more than 260 volumes published in various history series by Cambridge University Press since 1960.
This collection provides unique authoritative content covering history in 15 different subject areas including world history, ancient and medieval history, economics, science, literature, philosophy and religion.
By Gale. This archive of 3 million pages charts the study of the history of the child in Europe, Asia, North America, Australia and Latin America during the Long Nineteenth Century. It includes childrens literature texts documenting the changing construction of childhood, the growing popularity of childrens literature, and the legal and sociological contexts. Document supply available. Part of Nineteenth Century Collections Online
Access the Library's collection of ebooks which are available for loan. Previously available through EBL, the collection includes several thousand titles covering fiction and non fiction, Australian and international material.
Based on The English Short Title Catalogue. Nearly 150,000 English-language titles and editions published between 1701 and 1800 will be made available online over the course of the next two years. When complete, the product will allow full-text searching of more than 33 million pages of material, in essence, every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in the United Kingdom, along with thousands of important works from the Americas. Document supply available.
This database covers journals journals printed between c1685 and 1835, illuminating all aspects of eighteenth-century social, political and literary life. Topics covered: colonial life; provincial and rural affairs; the French and American revolutions; reviews of literature and fashion throughout Europe; political debates; and London coffee house gossip and discussion. It also contains some Australian content.
Collections of monographs, manuscripts, and newspaper accounts covering key issues of economics, world politics, and international strategy. Some key topics such as: Partition of Africa and British Imperial Policy, the Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902, the Fashoda Incident, the Witwatersrand Gold Mining Industry, African response to Imperialism, the "Scramble for Africa", Chinese emigration, etc. Document supply available. Part of Nineteenth Century Collections Online.