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.
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.
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.
An online tool to search for influentialand important peoplefrom history through to thepresent day. Search for a person or browsea comprehensive list of people. There are hundreds of different people tobrowse from50 cent to Markus Zusak.Information on peopleincludesimages, audio, news, featured content fromacademic journals and experts, and links to related subjects.Readers can build a history of their searches by creating a login.
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, Media, Reference, Sciences, Social Sciences and Technology.
Useful for HSC Society and Culture, HSC English and HSC History.
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.
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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.
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ProQuest Central contains a broad range of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, books, newspapers, reports and videos. It covering over 160 subjects including business, health, technology, social science and literature.
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.
Australian Biography Online contains material collected for Film Australia's Australian Biography TV series. Full interviews are available as transcripts as well as videos for viewing and downloading.
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This is the online version of the multi-volume reference work. It contains authoritative biographical entries on over 10,000 significant Australians who died before 1994. It can be searched by name, gender, religion, cultural heritage, and occupation.
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The Australian Indigenous Index or INFOKOORI is a State Library of NSW index to the Koori Mail: the fortnightly national indigenous newspaper, published in Lismore, NSW, since May 1991, that focuses on the Indigenous people of Australia. INFOKOORI is also an index to biographical information from other periodicals held by the NSW State Library including: Our aim : a monthly record of the Aborigines' Inland Mission of Australia. (19071961), Dawn : a magazine for the Aboriginal people of N.S.W. (19521969), New Dawn (19701975) and Identity: Aboriginal Publications Foundation (19711982). Full-text versions of Dawn and New Dawn are available from AIATSIS. Published by the NSW Aborigines Welfare Board, they contain family history information such as births, deaths, and marriages, and hundreds of photographs. They also contain articles about conditions and activities on reserves, stations, homes and schools in NSW. Historical information about Aboriginal people and communities is also being added from other newspapers published in NSW that are held by the NSW State Library, such as the Armidale Express, the Dubbo Dispatch and Wellington Independent, the Australian Evangel, Today, the Daily Examiner (Grafton) and the North-western Watchman (Coonabarabran).