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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ProQuest Australia & New Zealand Newsstream offers access to leading Australian and New Zealand newspapers. Includes content from Fairfax Australia, Fairfax New Zealand, News Limited, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and AAP Newswire.
A fulltext database providing essays on a broad range of topics covering multiple perspectives. It contains resources for learning to read critically and how to construct arguments for or against a topic. Included is a balance of materials covering political magazines, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts and reference books. Useful for HSC Society and Culture and HSC Legal Studies.
Informit is the leading provider of online access to indexes and full text databases of Australasian scholarly research. A product of RMIT Publishing, databases cover 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.
This multi-disciplinary Collection contains research reports on family well-being, the place of families in society, ageing, child development and psychology, family dynamics and social problems relating to families. Includes a broad range of titles not widely available elsewhere. Content from the Australian College for Child and Family Protection Practitioners, Australian Council of Social Service, Australian Institute of Family Studies, Centre, Against Sexual Assault, CHILDforum, and other specialist institutions. Useful for HSC Society and Culture.
Contains over 103,000 records from 667 resources, starting from 1940. Subjects include business, education, humanities, Indigenous studies, law and social sciences. Useful for HSC Society and Culture and HSC English.
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.
LGBTQ+ Source with full text, contains LGBT journals, magazines and regional newspapers, monographs/books including classics in Lesbian Studies and Gay Science, such as The Ethics of Sexual Orientation Research, Handbook of Research with Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Populations, Queer Theory & Social Change, etc. The database also includes indexing and abstract coverage as well as a specialized LGBT Thesaurus.
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.
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.
ProQuest Religion Database has a comprehensive collection of journals covering religious issues and perspectives, including religious news and formal theological studies. Document supply available.
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ProQuest Social Science Database covers hundreds of international social science journals. Topics include gerontology, economics, international relations, minority studies and urban studies. Document supply available.
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)
The National Library of Australia has digitised issues of the Australian Women's Weekly from 1933 to 1982. Our trial webpage helps users discover this unique material powered by Trove.
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The publishers of Issues in Society have compiled a list of useful weblinks for students studying contemporary issues. These are organised by topics such as Crime and Justice or Family and Relationships. Useful for HSC Society and Culture.
In-depth analysis, research, news and ideas from leading academics and researchers.
Curated by professional editors, The Conversation offers informed commentary and debate on the issues affecting our world. Plus a Plain English guide to the latest developments and discoveries from the university and research sector.