Arts and Humanities

Open Library collects details of published books. It also holds loanable copies of ebooks including some about or from Australia. It makes audiobooks available to print for disabled people.

The National Archives of Australia collects, preserves and provides access to Government records. Many records are available online for professional research or personal interest.
The Australian Dictionary of Biography contains biographical information on over 13,000 people. It is a useful source of historical information on notable Australians.
Project Gutenberg is an online library of free eBooks. It largely contains books that are in the public domain. These have been digitised by volunteers.

OldPerth maps historic photographs from the State Library of WA. The site includes lesson plans for school classes and links to the library catalogue.

Design & Art Australia Online contains data about Australian artists, designers, craftspeople and curators.
Historical Panoramas features panoramic photographs of Perth and Fremantle. These panoramas show how Perth has developed over a period of more than 150 years.
Nyungar Wardan Katitjin Bidi is a Nyungar knowledge trail. It presents Aboriginal values and knowledge about living on the coast.
The Conversation publishes research-based news and analysis - a result of collaboration between academics and journalists. It aims to provide independent, transparent and high quality discussions.
Australian Periodical Publications is a digital library of historical Australian serials. It consists of Australian journals and newspapers that were first published between 1840 and 1845.
The SBS Cultural Atlas focuses on the cultural backgrounds of migrants to Australia. It is a useful educational tool and aims to promote cross-cultural understanding.
SCSA's pages on the senior school WA curriculum is a helpful source of information for students studying for ATAR or WACE qualifications.