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.
Widely read and respected by architectural practitioners, affiliated professionals and all who have a keen interest in the field, AR works collaboratively with opinion leaders to provide considered, provocative and fresh insights into the world of contemporary Australian architecture.
A trusted source of information filled with expert advice and inspiration for every step of the homemaking journey - from renovations to design and decorating. Plus: food, travel, health, landscaping and more.
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.
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.
If you're interested in renovating, building and decorating and want information from a team of industry experts in lighting, heating, flooring, interiors, colour, sustainable design and so much more, you must subscribe to Grand Designs Australia magazine.
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.