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.
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.
The Directory of Open Access Journals provides free peer-reviewed journals. There are over 15,000 journals available with high quality full research articles. The articles are available in a variety of languages and cover a number of subjects.
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.
Ebook Central provides access to over 120,000 non fiction ebook titles on a wide range of subjects from a number of major publishers that you can read online or downloaded for a short period to your own device to read later.
Gale General OneFile provides access to periodical and news information on topics, including humanities, education, business, science, current events, art, politics, economics, social science, law, health care, computers, technology, environmental issues and general interest topics.
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.