A collection of over 220 Australian primary-source texts available in full text, including historical records from settlement to the early twentieth century and key works from leading Australian literary figures from the nineteenth and early twentieth century. Source documents include fiction, poetry, plays, reports and journals.
In the tradition of the Oxford English Dictionary, the Australian National Dictionary Centre - a joint initiative of the Australian National University and Oxford University Press - published The Australian National Dictionary: A Dictionary of Australianisms on Historical Principles in 1988.
Digitised newspapers is a part of the National Library of Australia’s TROVE database and is freely available. It includes digitised newspapers from every Australian State and Territory with over 11 million pages from over 600 Australian newspapers. Newly digitised articles are added daily.
Austrom is an umbrella title given to a suite of databases dealing with a broad range of Australian topics.
Databases on AUSTROM include : AEI (Australian education index); AFPD (Australian Federal Police digest); AGIS (Attorney-General's information service); ALISA (Australian library & information science abstracts); APAIS (Australian public affairs information service); ARCH (Australian architecture database); ATI (Australian tourism index); AUSPORT (Australian sport database); CINCH (Australian criminology database); CSI (Consumer sciences index); DELTAA (Database on English language teaching for adults in Australasia); FAMILY (Australian family & society abstracts database); MAIS (Multicultural Australia and immigration studies)