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.
Australian Book Review Online Edition is an enhanced version of the magazine Australian Book Review. Created in 1961, it publishes reviews, essays, commentaries and creative writing. ABR Online Edition provides a full range of critical and creative writing from around Australia.
Books in Print provides complete bibliographical citations to English-language books, audiobooks and videos available in print today, with a comprehensive database of over 165,000 publishers, distributors, wholesalers and book agents from around the world.
Busythings is an online resource for the early years that includes 115+ fun learning activities that help children learn important skills in the key learning areas of creative development, problem solving, reasoning, numeracy, communication, language and literacy.
Flipster is a digital magazine subscription comprising 29 popular best-selling titles such as Australian Personal Computer, Australian Women's Weekly, Choice, Marie Claire and Money. Available to view on your computer or mobile device for State Library of Western Australia members.
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.
The Historical Aerial Photography collection tracks the use and development of land. It is a helpful way of locating places in Australia from 1928 to the present. Photographs can be searched by state and are free to view.
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.
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.
The National Geographic Virtual Library contains a digital reproduction of articles and photos from all National Geographic publications documenting life on our planet with articles on culture, global events, nature, science, technology, exploration, discovery and the environment.