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.
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.
The Illustrated London News provides marked a revolution in journalism and presented a vivid picture of British and world events from 1842 onwards with more than a 150 years searchable content of the world's first fully illustrated weekly newspaper.
The Irish Newspaper Archive contains over 6 million pages in over 500,000 issues of Irish Newspaper publications spanning back as far as 1763. The contents of all issues are fully text searchable and reflect the full context and layout of each page.
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.