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.
Please note AUSTGUIDE is no longer updated. AUSTGUIDE will remain available on Informit as an archive database.
AUSTGUIDE contains Guidelines and Education Guidelines which are produced by Bibliographic Services Pty Ltd. AUSTGUIDE indexes and abstracts a wide range of general interest periodicals. Subject coverage includes education, science and natural history, geography, business and economics, history and current affairs, literature, information technology and computing.
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.
ProQuest Computing Database includes product reviews, database design and management, software, hardware, e-commerce, web site development, intranets and extranets, and technology management.
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Gale Reference Complete is unified form that holding primary and secondary sources including over 28,000 journals, 2,000 ebooks, 300 primary source collections across 15 million digitised pages, and over two million literature works.
A broad list of general interest publications, supplementing knowledge gained from peer-reviewed journals with insights from mainstream press, trade and industry publications globally. Includes peer reviewed journals, hundreds of newspapers including current content from National Public Radio programs (from 1990 to present) and links videos from NY Times and Associated Press.
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.
Contains over 69,000 technical and general articles, and 645 academic and industry resources starting from 1973 as well as access to conference proceedings and reports from Engineers Australia and the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand.
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.
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.
Science in Context is an in-depth, curriculum-oriented science database that provides a one-stop resource for all science-related research needs. it comprehensively covers earth, life and physical sciences using Gale's interface.
Containt full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and a vast collection of images. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.
Collections of journals and monographs, covering nineteenth-century science: electricity and electromagnetism, mathematics and engineering, astronomy and astrophysics, color theory and the theory of natural selection, geology and mineralogy, chemistry and medicine.
ProQuest Telecommunications Database includes top telecommunications industry publications. Includes magazines, journals, and newsletters for the latest in this fast changing industry. Document supply available.
From the Eiffel Tower and the Space Needle to the invention of television, chewing gum and hotdogs, world fairs have shaped our world. This eresource digitizes primary source material from over 200 world fairs and exhibitions. Coverage includes the world fairs held in Sydney (1879) and Melbourne (1881), and Australian material for fairs around the world. Key exhibits: aeronautics, art and architecture, chemistry and chemicals, entertainment, fashion and beauty, food and drink, lifestyle and domestic living, light and electricity, manufacturing and machines, nature and natural resources, technology and communications, transportation and visual culture. By Adam Matthew Digital.