Burney Collection features the newspapers and news pamphlets gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757 - 1817). These were published mostly in London, however there are also some English provincial, Irish and Scottish papers, and a few examples from the American colonies, Europe and India.
Nichols Newspaper Collection is housed in the Bodleian Library with newspapers from this period, such as Applebee's Original Weekly Journal Athenian Mercury Flying Post or Postmaster London Gazette Mist's Weekly Journal and The Tatler.
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.
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.
Findmypast provides access to archive collections from the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, India and the United States to assist family history research. It includes census records, passenger lists, births, marriages and deaths, court records, wills and more.
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.
Gale NewsVault allows searching across a range of historical newspaper and periodical collections, such as 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers, British Library Newspapers, 19th Century U.S. Newspapers, Illustrated London News 1842-2003, and Times Digital 1785-2010.
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.