State Library of Western Australia registered members can access eresources from home and search for information and articles in online journals, magazines, e-Books, or current and historical newspapers.
Records deal with legal issues such as land rights, native title, customary law, and Aboriginal deaths in custody, Aborigines in the criminal justice system, racial discrimination, indigenous intellectual property, and Aboriginal youth and juvenile justice.
Australian scientific and technical literature covering the broad range of nuclear science research and development, with special emphasis on its peaceful applications and the economic and environmental aspects of non-nuclear energy.
Australian database focusing on the business, law and health sectors plus social issues. Search for articles in journals published by various Australian genealogical and historical societies such as Early Days (Royal Western Australian Historical Society) and Descent (Society of Australian Genealogists).
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Covers the history, economics, politics, current affairs and culture that specifically relates to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. As far as possible, items are selected to represent various points of view on topics of importance to these people.
Information relating to the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). Coverage includes trade, human resources, energy resources, environment, tourism and transportation. There is an emphasis on Australian material.
Students and practitioners in the field of archives and records management will find this database useful, as well as people in the broader community. Additions to the database ceased in December 2000.
Information on selected Asia/Pacific related databases and services which are accessible from Australia. The primary focus is on research, the social sciences and humanities, and on smaller, less commercial, databases that are being developed in the Asia/Pacific region.
A listing of significant events in Australian history with emphasis on current happenings and sourced mainly from the main daily state and territory papers. Short biographical sketches of prominent people are included in births and deaths entries.
BorrowBox is an award winning Australian App that enables State Library members to browse and borrow bestselling eAudiobooks on their Apple or Android device for limited periods through digital loans. BorrowBox is a FREE download solution. Once you are signed in you can borrow or reserve up to 4 eAudiobooks for a 2 week loan period. To get started you will need your State Library membership card and a password. The default password is your surname.
An excellent resource for students, parents and teachers as it provides access to the complete encyclopaedia including the Student and Elementary Encyclopaedias.
There are more than 150,000 articles, links to over 20,000 Internet
sites reviewed by Britannica editors, as well as over 750 full text
journals and magazines.
Full text from the world's top management journals covering the areas of management, finance, accounting, and international business. Company information from Dun & Bradstreet is included for 1.7 million companies.
The database indexes items on all aspects of crime and criminal justice including mental health, medical and medico legal issues, drugs and alcohol, suicide, HIV/AIDS, corrections health, euthanasia, and occupational health and safety.
Health reference books and encyclopedias, evidence-based health reports, generic drug information and patient education sheets. View medical images and diagrams, physician-generated videos on women's health as well as consumer health pamphlets and leaflets, and health related periodicals and newswires.
The National Archives (UK) holds over 11 million historical government and public records, one of the largest archive collections in the world. From Domesday Book to modern government papers and digital files, our collection includes paper and parchment, electronic records and websites, photographs, posters, maps, drawings and paintings.
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A collection of over 120,000 non-fiction ebooks you can read online, or download and read offline on a mobile device. Subjects include travel, cooking, sport and much more. You must be a registered member of the State Library of Western Australia to access the EBL, and you will need to log in with your membership barcode even if you are in the Library. Find out more about the EBook Library (EBL) and see our ebook information guide for help.
A suite of databases that provide mainly full text access to journal and newspaper articles, conference papers, theses and other publications. There is a wide range of subjects from general works to the more specific such as education, history, medicine, business and car manuals. You can search across all Ebscohost databases at the one time or you can just search an individual database if preferred. Access EbscoHost using your mobile device.
Coverage includes air pollution and quality, sustainable development, salinity, environmental protection and management, hazardous wastes, recycling, waste management and disposal, water pollution, environmental assessment, and pollution control.
Gale NewsVault allows you to search across all the following newspapers: 17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers, 19th Century British Library Newspapers Parts 1 - 4, Illustrated London News and the Times Digital Archive.
Grove Art Online is the premier scholarly art encyclopedia covering all aspects of Western and non-Western visual art. It includes the full text of The Dictionary of Art, which contains thousands of articles, biographies and citations. Through partnerships with museums, art galleries and other institutions, Grove Art Online has been able to provide over 6,000 searchable images of works of art, maps, and line drawings.
The leading resource for music research, Grove Music Online is the unsurpassed authority on all genres of music including classical, jazz and popular music. Access Grove Music and other Oxford music resources through Oxford Music Online.
The introduction in 1842 of The Illustrated London News marked a revolution in journalism and presented a vivid picture of British and world events. Explore more than a 150 years of the world's first fully illustrated weekly newspaper, reproduced in high-quality colour facsimile images.
Represents the collections of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Library. Source documents include Commonwealth Gazette articles, all media releases by ATSIC and Minister of Aboriginal Affairs, journal and newspaper articles on Australian Indigenous issues.
A wide range of Australian, Asian and Pacific research and information resources in areas such as social sciences, education, criminology, film studies, health, medicine, accounting and economics, business, management, drug information, and sport.
Industrial conflict, wages and conditions, labour market economics, equal employment opportunity, labour law, occupational health and safety, workplace reform, enterprise bargaining, and trade union restructuring are covered in this database.
The Irish Newspaper Archive contains over 6 million pages in over 500,000 issues of Irish Newspaper publications spanning back as far as 1763. The contents of all issues are fully text searchable and reflect the full context and layout of each page.
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The LexisNexis Smart Platform provides online access to a number of significant Australian legal publications including Australian Law Reports, Annotated Federal Statutes and Halsbury's Laws of Australia.
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Covers a broad range of subjects in health, business, general reference the social sciences, news and current events. It includes a searchable full text for nearly 1800 journals and indexes and abstracts over 2700 journals as well as an Image Collection of 107,135 photos, maps and flags.
Indexes articles on management issues for business and government. It covers the areas of Australian and International economies, TQM, human resources, marketing, environmental management, such as recycling and litter control.
Complete contact information for all federal and state politicians and over 1,600 entries, covering departments, agencies, authorities, boards, committees, commissions, courts, tribunals and government-owned corporations.
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Provides streaming audio access to an enormous collection of music. Genres include classical music, historical recordings, jazz, world, folk, and Chinese music.
*Headphones are required to use this database and are available for purchase from the bookshop on the ground floor of the library.
19th Century U.S. Newspapers is a full-text searchable, facsimile-image database which provides access to primary source newspaper content to historical events, daily life and 19th century American culture. Content and images is drawn from numerous newspapers from a range of urban and rural regions throughout the U.S.
Lists training resources available in Australia from commercial distributors, educational institutions and government departments on management and related fields including computer operation techniques. Distributor listings include contact details and a profile.
Lists training resources available in Australia from commercial distributors, educational institutions and government departments on management and related fields including computer operation techniques .Resource listings include full production details, format, long descriptions, price and supplier.
Download eBooks Anytime, Anywhere! WA public library and State Library members can borrow and read or
download thousands of ebooks. Sign in with your library card to
enjoy digital books on your computer, tablet, smartphone, or ebook
reader anytime, anywhere.
OverDrive eReading Room just for kids provides a safe and easy browsing experience for children. The eReading Room just shows children's content, which gets kids to the titles they want faster. Kids can browse, sample, place holds and borrow eBooks appropriate for their age range and reading level.
Oxford Art Online is the home of Grove Art Online and the gateway to Oxford art reference subscriptions and products online. These include Grove Art Online, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics and the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.
The Oxford History of Western Music online offers an unmatched account of the evolution of Western classical music. Since its original publication in print, Richard Taruskin’s landmark study has received universal acclaim and numerous awards.
Oxford Music Online, is the access point for Oxford music reference products including Grove Music Online, the Encyclopedia of Popular Music , the Oxford Dictionary of Music and the Oxford Companion to Music.
Articles on coastal zone management, coral reef ecology, fisheries, marine archaeology, marine biology, marine park management, natural resources management, oceanography, reef walking, scuba diving, tourism and zoology are indexed in this database.
Access to source material tracing the various aspects of the development of the Malay States, Singapore and the Borneo regions from their founding through the period of colonial government, to post-independence.
Information relating to IP Australia's core business areas, namely patents, trade marks and designs. It includes material on other intellectual property matters such as copyright, plant breeder's rights and domain names.
Search all articles, captions, birth, death and marriage notices and advertisements in The Sydney Morning Herald and The Sun-Herald between 1955-1995. Full-text results are returned in an exact digital reproduction of the printed pages as they were originally published.
The Library Edition delivers an identical replica of the SMH printed edition. The content can be searched and read in image or text view. The SMH "true to print" content is available from 2006 and is updated regularly.
A digital archive edition of the West Australian newspaper covering July 2004 until yesterday. It contains the same content, editorial and photographic material that you’ll find in the printed version with the exception of The West Magazine and commercial inserts which are not included.***Access is via a public PC or express machine. Please book a PC on the Ground Floor. ***
Find every page published in The Times newspaper over a 200 year period, covering political, legal, business and social news. It includes all articles, editorials, birth and death notices, advertisements, illustrations and photographs. Search Help & Information
The Western Australia Public Libraries Digital Media Collection is a
statewide consortium to provide WA public library patrons and State Library
members access to a core collection of selected ebooks. Sign in with your library card to
enjoy digital books on your computer, tablet, smartphone, or ebook
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Who’s Who: the essential directory of the noteworthy and influential in every area of public life, published worldwide, and written by the entrants themselves. Who Was Who, an invaluable historical archive going back to 1897, which includes the entries of over 100,000 people, now deceased, who were included in previous editions of Who's Who.
A bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles on employment, industrial relations and related topics including labour economics, policy and legislation, work and family, enterprise bargaining, recruitment and job searching.