This comprehensive resource covers fine, decorative and commercial art-forms. It includes many artists and all genres of art through access to full text articles from 1995 and indexes/abstracts from 1984 along with 200,000 art reproductions. It is also useful for research into fields as diverse as women’s, media or cultural studies as well as history, anthropology and industrial design.
Art Index Retrospective is an index to nearly 600 art periodicals published between 1929 and 1984.
Coverage includes English-language periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins, as well as periodicals published in French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Dutch. In addition to articles, Art Index Retrospective indexes reproductions of works of art that appear in periodicals, and citations to over 25,000 book reviews.
ARTbibliographies Modern (ABM) indexes and provides abstracts of journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogues, dissertations, and exhibition reviews published since the late 1960s.
ABM covers contemporary art and modern art from the late 19th century onwards. Subjects include: art history & theory, performance, installation, film & video, digital art, animation, body art, graffiti, textile design, jewellery, artist's books, theatre design, ceramics, glass, graphic design, fashion, photography, painting, printmaking, and sculpture.
The index is part of the Web of Science Core Collection. It indexes every piece of content cover-to-cover of over 1800 journals across 28 arts and humanities disciplines, providing cited references dating back to 1975.
This database features hundreds of titles covering Art, Architecture, Design, History, Philosophy, Music, Literature, Theatre and Cultural Studies. It is designed to complement the following indexes: ABM, Avery, BHA, BHI, DAAI, Index Islamicus, MLA, Philosopher's Index and RILM.
The Asahi Shimbun Company is an online article database that permits easy investigation of past events, and is available in many universities and libraries both in and outside Japan. It is the largest newspaper article database in Japan, permitting searches of 15 million articles and advertisements from more than 135 years of the newspaper, from its first edition in 1879 (Meiji 12) to today. Most of the articles that can be searched using keywords in the Asahi Shimbun Reduced-size Facsimile Edition are from the newspaper editions published in Tokyo, but pages from the editions published in Osaka are also stored, so it is possible to compare the two editions with different content by searching on publication date. Articles since 1985 are available for full-text searching, and can be read with the full-text displayed. The database also contains articles from the magazines 'AERA' and 'Shukan Asahi'. Furthermore, the Historical Photo Archive, a database of approximately 10 thousand photographic records mostly taken in Asia during the World War II period, is available as well.
English-language News Database, Asahi Graph, Who's Who database, Image Database of Regional pages, Overseas Editions and contemporary Dictionary Chiezo are also available.
Asia and the West features primary source collections related to international relations between Asian countries and the West during the nineteenth century. These invaluable documents—many never before available—include government reports, diplomatic correspondences, periodicals, newspapers, treaties, trade agreements, NGO papers, and more. Documents are sourced from The National Archives, Kew; The National Archives, United States; and other collections.
This unmatched resource allows scholars to explore in great detail the history of British and U.S. foreign policy and diplomacy; Asian political, economic, and social affairs; the Philippine Insurrection; the Opium Wars; the Boxer Rebellion; missionary activity in Asia; and many other topics. Asia and the West also includes personal letters and diaries, offering first-hand accounts and revealing the human side of international politics, as well as nautical charts, maps, shipping ledgers, company records, and expedition and survey reports for more than a century of world history.
Collection of citations, abstracts and selected full text articles from print and electronic journals and newspapers in business and financial information across Asia and Europe. This database also includes information on specific economic and market conditions in countries and regions throughout the regions.
A free access website for legal information from all 28 countries and territories in Asia, which enables searching and browsing databases of legislation, case-law, law reform reports, law journals and other legal information, where available, from each country. Also contains APEC, ASEAN and SAARC agreements, declarations and conventions, and other international agreements and treaties.
Instrumentation Abstract Service is part of Astrophysics Data System (ADS), and is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) under a NASA grant. The ADS is a digital library portal for researchers in astronomy and physics. The ADS maintains three bibliographic databases containing more than 10.1 million records including astronomy and astrophysics, physics, and arXiv e-prints. All abstracts and articles in the ADS are copyrighted by the publisher and their use is free for personal use only.
An online gateway to a wealth of information relating to agreements between indigenous people and others in Australia and overseas. It involves comparative research that draws on anthropology, geography, demography, law and public policy to identify and analyse impediments to indigenous socio-economic empowerment.p>
This is an online reference database on Australian Aboriginal tribes, nations, languages and dialectal groups. It caters for alternative names and spellings of tribes, places and dialects with links to archival files at the South Australian Museum.
A series of full-text databases containing most Australian Court and Tribunal decisions and legislation. AustLII also includes a number of subject specific databases; an extensive law reform collection; a growing law journal collection, and the most comprehensive online index to Australian law.
AustLit provides authoritative and comprehensive information on creative and critical Australian literature works relating to more than 100,000 Australian authors and literary organisations. The period spans from European settlement in Australia to the present. Some selected full text content is available.
Australasian Literature: Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands Australasian Literature brings together creative works from throughout Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands. Starting in the 1930s and spanning up to the present, these in-copyright fictional and poetry works will be cross-searchable for the first time. With 120,000 pages at completion, and enriched with interviews, Australasian Literature is an incomparable resource for researchers in the fields of Literature, Creative Writing, Post-Colonial Studies, Immigration Studies, Social Studies, Anthropology, and more.
Covers indexed articles from published material on pre-1980 Australian, New Zealand and Papua-New Guinean military history and related topics and is produced by the University College Library, Australian Defence Force Academy.
Please note: MIHILIST is no longer updated and is only available as an archive database.
This collection contains records compiled by the United Society Partners in Gospel (USPG), a UK-based Anglican missionary organisation that operates around the world. From the 18th to the early-20th century, the USPG went by the name of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (SPG).
In 1783 the British Government sent 1,500 people on a fleet of 11 ships, now known as the First Fleet, to establish a penal colony in New South Wales. The first missionaries from the SPG arrived a decade later in 1793. In the generations since the arrival of the mission, Christianity has become the main religion practised in Australia.
This collection includes letters, journals and supplementary material composed by the SPG’s Australian branches during the period 1808-1967. These documents contain reports on the progress of the mission, relations with the indigenous people, the passage to Australia, and insights into how monetary grants were spent. The papers provide an unparalleled insight into the establishment and subsequent development of the Church of Australia.
This bibliographic database indexes and abstracts articles from material held by the Stanton Library, North Sydney Council. Source documents include journal articles, exhibition reviews, obituaries, editorials, conference proceedings, news items, project articles and award features. Subject coverage includes architecture, building, interior design, and landscape architecture.
Australian Book Review (ABR) is one of Australia’s leading cultural magazines. Created in 1961, it publishes reviews, essays, commentaries and new creative writing. The magazine is national in readership, authorship, distribution, partners and influence. It is available in print and via ABR Online.
ABR is a fully independent non-profit organisation. Its primary aims are several: to foster high critical standards; to provide an outlet for fine new writing; and to contribute to the preservation of literary values and a full appreciation of Australia’s literary heritage.
An index of materials covering all aspects of crime and criminal justice. Source documents include journal articles, books, book chapters, conference papers, government documents, book reviews, and theses. Subject coverage includes corrections, crime prevention, criminal law, criminology, juvenile justice, law enforcement, police and victims of crime. Statistical publications are gradually being added.
Provides concise and informative descriptions of the lives of significant and representative persons in Australian history. The subjects come from all walks of life including prime ministers, governor-generals and premiers, generals and bishops, artists, actors and authors, engineers and schoolteachers, to prostitutes, thieves and murderers.
Produced by the Australian Federal Police Library, Canberra, AFPD is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from published material on policing & law enforcement, and national security issues such as counter-terrorism, aviation security, protection, organised crime, cyber threats, border operations and intelligence capabilities from 1991 onwards.
This database contains digitised versions of key texts recording the making of the Australian Commonwealth including debates of the Federal Conventions of the 1890s; debates of the people's conferences at Corowa and Bathurst, and a large selection of writings of contemporaries of Federation such as Sir Robert Garran and Sir Henry Parkes.
A bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from published and unpublished material on Australia's natural and cultural environment. Source documents include journals, unpublished reports, books, videos and conference proceedings. Subject coverage includes ceremonial grounds and sacred sites, historic towns and buildings, national parks, and world heritage sites.
An index of over 80 Australian journals and periodicals in the social sciences and humanities hosted by the University of Sydney. This resource covers a broad range of subjects, including visual and performing arts, political science, business and economics, law and religion.