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
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.
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.
The British Library Newspapers collection contains more than 160 newspapers specially selected by the British Library to best represent eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries Britain:
British Library Newspapers, Part I: 1800-1900. Sample titles: Illustrated Police News, Morning Chronicle, the Examiner.
British Library Newspapers, Part II: 1800-1900. Sample titles: The Standard, the Morning Post.
British Library Newspapers, Part III: 1741-1950. Sample titles: Leeds Intelligencer, Northampton Mercury, the Westmoreland Gazette.
British Library Newspapers, Part IV: 1732-1950. Sample titles: Stamford Mercury, the Scots Magazine, Dundee Courier.
British Library Newspapers, Part V: 1746-1950. Sample title: Coventry Herald
This collection includes national and regional newspapers, as well as those from both established country or university towns and the new industrial powerhouses of the manufacturing Midlands, as well as Scotland, Ireland and Wales.
Special attention was paid to include newspapers that helped lead particular political or social movements such as Reform, Chartism, and Home Rule. The penny papers aimed at the working and clerical classes are also present in the collection.
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
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.
Factiva is a full-text news and financial information database of publications from Australian and international sources in 22 languages from 118 countries including newspapers, magazines, company and industry reports, newswires, pictures, and websites. Searches may be limited by keywords, subject, region, industry, company, language etc. but personal notices and advertising are not included. Document supply NOT available.
ProQuest Historical Newspapers offers full-page and article images in easily downloadable PDF format for newspapers dating back to the 18th century. Titles include The Chicago Tribune, The Christian Science Monitor, The Guardian and The Observer, The Irish Times, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The Scotsman, The Times of India, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The South China Morning Post and the Chinese Newspaper Collection. Document supply available.
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.
This database contains media contacts and details in Australia for television, radio, newspapers, magazines, newsletters, parliamentary press gallery, multicultural press, and press agencies. Document supply available.
The Archive is a fully digitized version of the National Geographic magazine, cover to cover, published between 1884 to current. National Geographic magazine is the official journal of the National Geographic Society. The magazine has in-depth coverage of cultures, nature, science, technology and the environment.
The SMH Archive covers the period 1955 to February 1995. The contents of all issues are fully text searchable including advertisements, captions, and birth, death and marriage notices. Full-text results are returned in an exact digital reproduction of the printed pages as they were originally published. Document supply NOT available.