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.
Design & Art Australia Online contains data about Australian artists, designers, craftspeople and curators. The site is a space for people to share and analyse data about Australian art and design history.
The EPA Climate Change site contains a wealth of information on climate change, iIncluding facts, research and resources. It also suggests ways to reduce emissions, from the national to individual level.
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.
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.
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.
Meanjin literary journal represent Australia's cultural memory through contemporary Australasian literature, the arts and modern culture itself, exploring subjects as diverse as migration, suburbia, popular music and television.
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.