Age of Exploration Archive covers five centuries of journeys across the globe, scientific discoveries, the expansion of European colonialism, conflict over territories and trade routes, and decades-long search and rescue attempts in this multi-archive dedicated to the history of exploration.
Discovery is the National Archives of the United Kingdom's database of over 11 million historical government and public records. This interface provides access to some the digitised items of their collection including document, photographs, lists, posters and maps.
The First World War Portal contains personal and printed material, military files, ephemera and artwork highlighting the experiences of soldiers, civilians and governments on both sides of the conflict coverings an array of perspectives, wartime propaganda and recruitment material.
Frontier Life collection captures the lives, experiences and colonial encounters of people living at the edges of the English Empire from 1650-1920. Experience settlements across the various frontiers of North America, Africa, Australia and New Zealand.
LitFinder provides access to literary works and authors throughout history and includes more than 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. The database also includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more.
Mapping the World: Maps and Travel Literature Archive presents unique insight into the age of cartography and the rise of leisure travel during the nineteenth century, including a myriad of sketch maps created during colonial exploration and expansion.
Margaret Gee's Australian Media Guide is a resource for anyone who deals with or operates within any facet of Australian media industry with information for over 25,000 media contacts and 3,000 media outlets.
Medical Services and Warfare archive provides primary source material on medicine during conflict across the globe from 1850-1949 including research medical developments including x-rays, plastic surgery and artificial limbs for example.
Migration to New Worlds collection provides a wide-ranging and in depth look at the emigration of peoples from Great Britain, mainland Europe and Asia during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries through personal accounts, shipping logs, convict records, and printed literature and papers.
Dictionary of National Biography explores the lives of over 57,000 people who have shaped the British past over the last 2,400 years - from the Greek explorer Pytheas to Princess Diana, and from the founding fathers of America to the Nawabs of Bengal containing articles and portrait illustrations
The Encyclopedia of Popular Music covers popular music of all genres and periods from 1900 to the present day, including jazz, country, folk, rap, reggae, techno, musicals, and world music with entries covering popular music genres, trends, styles, record labels, venues, and music festivals.
Rosetta Stone is a language learning platform and app with 30 languages to meet a range of cultural interests through core lessons to build reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. Focused activities refine grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and more.
Service Newspapers of World War Two archive includes service newspapers produced by military units to provide general progress of the war providing a distraction from the discomforts and uncertainty of wartime military service.
UTalk is language learning app offering courses for the beginner to the lower intermediate language learner for over 140 languages. It allows you to learn new languages in a fun and interactive ways, including short 10 minutes lessons, and interactive games which test and build on your vocabulary.