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A+ Education via Informit Online (1978 - present)

    Includes Australian content This link opens in a new window 

An essential resource that provides access to information on all aspects of Australian education.

AATD : Australian Accounting and Taxation Database via Informit Online

    Includes Australian content 

Covers published and unpublished material on accounting and related business topics.


    Includes Australian content 

Provides yearly and monthly statistics and forecasts on Australian commodities including agriculture, minerals, energy, fisheries and forestry.

ABELL: Annual Bibliography of English Language Literature via Chadwyck-Healey (1920 - present)
References to international scholarship, including doctoral dissertations, on English Literature.

ABI/Inform Collection via Proquest (1971 - present)
International business/management database. Good for all topics including industry, economics, accounting & finance, marketing, human resources, organisational behavior, and coaching psychology.

ABM : ARTBibliographies Modern via Proquest (1974-present)
Essential for comprehensive research in modern and contemporary art, art history, design and crafts. Sources include articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogues and reviews, PhD dissertations.

ABOA: Australian Bibliography of Agriculture via Informit Online

    Includes Australian content 

Published information on all aspects of animal, crop and pasture production.

ABS Australian Bureau of Statistics

    Includes Australian content 

A major source of statistical data compiled by Australia's official statistical organisation - includes Australian census data, National and State based statistics. Statistics are updated weekdays at 11:30am.
Note: Some data (with .srd extension) will require SuperTABLE software to be installed on your computer.
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ABS Census Data

    Includes Australian content 

Access to statistical data from 1996 onwards.
ABS Census Historical data: includes detailed information for detailed census years 1996-2006 and access to (mainly in pdf format) for census data 1911-1991.

ABS Census TableBuilder Basic & TableBuilder Pro 

    Includes Australian content 

Build basic or complex tables at any geographic area level, ranging from a single Statistical Area Level 1 to the whole of Australia. The tool is designed for users who have a knowledge of Census concepts and some experience using Census data. The TableBuilder - user manual and the Census Dictionary, 2011 provide detailed information about using Census data to build, customise, save and export tables and graphs in TableBuilder. Table Builder Pro also includes SEIFA (Socio-economic indicators for areas) data for 2011.
TableBuilder Basic : Free but requires registration
TableBuilder Pro : Charges apply, FREE for current University of Sydney Staff & Students requires registration
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ABS: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples data

    Includes Australian content 

ABS publications clustered by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples topic.

Academic Search Ultimate via Ebsco
Academic Search Ultimate offers access to collection of peer-reviewed and full-text journals. The combination of academic journals, magazines, books and videos meets the needs of scholars in virtually every discipline ranging from astronomy, anthropology, biomedicine, engineering, health, law and literacy to mathematics, pharmacology, women’s studies, zoology and more.

Academic Video Online Premium via Alexander St
A vast collection including audio & print. It includes every kind of video material available with curricular relevance: documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs and newsreels, field recordings, commercials, and raw footage. Collections include anthropology, psychology, film makers, LGBT, dance and music, education, current affairs,and history.
Available in 2017

ACARP reports - Australian Coal Association Program reports

    Includes Australian content 

ACARP is the Australian coal industry’s research program. Its mission is to research, develop and demonstrate technologies that lead to the safe, sustainable production and utilisation of coal.

AccessMedicine via McGraw Hill
Core resources for medical education including textbooks, videos, case files, patient education, point of care tools, & interactive self-assessment.

AccessPharmacy via McGraw Hill (2007 - present)
A comprehensive pharmacological and pharmacy resource which includes: Clinical Sciences; Social, Behavioral, and Administrative Pharmacy Sciences; Pharmaceutical Sciences and Basic Biomedical Sciences.

AccessPhysiotherapy via McGraw Hill
This integrates leading physical therapy textbooks, procedure and exercise videos, image galleries, self-assessment tools, and a unique cadaver dissection tool - optimized for viewing on any device.

Accounting and Tax via Proquest (1990 - present)
Focuses on accounting, auditing, and financial management from the U.S. and overseas.
Can be searched simultaneously with other related interdisciplinary databases on Proquest Central

Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy
Over 300 detailed video clips of human dissections in their natural colours presenting the head and neck, upper and lower extremity, trunk and internal organs. Explores moving structures from bone to surface anatomy, with narration, structure labelling and a PDF transcript. Create a free personal account to complete anatomy self-tests.

ACM Digital Library (1985 - present)
The Association for Computer Machinery (ACM) journals and proceedings on computer science and engineering, and general computing topics.
ACM CCS (thesaurus)

ACP Journal Club via OvidSP (1991 - present)
Covers clinical medical information and article reviews. Part of Ovid's EBM (Evidence Based Medicine) Reviews collection, and consists of two journals, ACP Journal Club, and Evidence-Based Medicine.

ACS: American Chemistry Society Web Editions and Archive
Access to all ACS journals from vol. 1

Acta Sanctorum
A collection of documents examining the lives of the saints, organised according to each saint's feast day. The text is in Latin.


    Includes Australian content 

The Australian Institute of Architect's practice advisory service for architects, providing up-to-date advisory information about managing an architectural practice and projects.

ADA: Australian Data Archive

    Includes Australian content 

Social, political and economic statistical data.
See our Australian statistics guide for information on registering.
Access is for University of Sydney staff and students only.

Adam Matthew databases - cross-search
Adam Matthew Digital specialises in historical databases of original source material. Resources cover literature, popular culture and sociological research, colonialism, travel, Foreign Office files from the U.K. National Archives, Kew covering China, India, Pakistan & Afghanistan, and the Middle East.

ADB: Australian Dictionary of Biography

    Includes Australian content 

Australia's pre-eminent dictionary of national biography. There are over 10,000 scholarly biographies of significant Australians who died before 1980.

AEI-ATSIS: Australian Education Index, ATSIS subset. via Informit Online(1978 - present)

    Includes Australian content 

Covers education and training relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, including all aspects of learning and teaching.

AEM : Arts and Entertainment Management via Informit Online (1982-2000)

    Includes Australian content 

References to journal articles, chapters and reports on arts and entertainment management.

AES: Audio Engineering Society On-line Electronic Library (1953-present)
Journal articles, convention preprints and conference papers published by the Audio Engineering Society. Useful for audio and acoustics researchers.

AFPD: Australasian Federal Police Digest

    Includes Australian content 

References to research on criminology, law enforcement, law, management and policing issues.

African-American Poetry 1760 - 1900
Corpus of Afro-American poetry.

Age (The Age)

    Includes Australian content 

Standard web view | Digital replica of paper
Melbourne's metropolitan newspaper published by Fairfax.
Access to the issues for the previous six months is via the digital replica.
Note: Library access doesn't include features which require login to an individual account. (eg, save articles, access via apps)

AgEcon Search
AgEcon Search is a freely available repository of full-text scholarly literature in agricultural and applied economics, including working papers, conference papers and journal articles

AGELINE via Ebsco (1978 - present)
The place to start for ageing and gerontology. Provides coverage of ageing in relation to delivery of health care, psychology, public policy and social and economic contexts.

AGIS Plus Text: Attorney General's Information Service via Informit Online (1975 - present)

    Includes Australian content 

Covering all aspects of Australian law, and an authoritative collection for primary legal research in comparative and Commonwealth law. Includes articles, reports, and books from Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific region, plus selected material from the United Kingdom, U.S. and Canada starting from 1999.
Recommended for: journal articles
Search help


    Includes Australian content 

A subset of the AGIS legal database, which deals with all legal issues that relate to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and also covers reconciliation and social welfare issues.

Agreements, Treaties and Negotiated Settlements Database

    Includes Australian content 

Links "current information, historical detail and published material relating to agreements made between Indigenous people and others in Australia and overseas"

Agris (1975 - present)
Covers all aspects of international agriculture, in particular the developing world, and includes some material not published in journals or books.

AHB : Australian Heritage Bibliography via Informit Online (1987 - present)

    Includes Australian content 

AHB provides access to published and unpublished material on Australia's natural and cultural environment.

AHB-ATSIS via Informit Online (1987 - present)

    Includes Australian content 

Focuses on material from AHB which specifically relates to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

AHNRC TV Health News Database (2005 - present)

    Includes Australian content 

Produced by the Australian Health News Research Collaboration, this database includes all health and medical news, current affairs and infotainment items broadcast on the 5 free-to-air Sydney TV channels.
Access arranged by request to the AHNRC.

AHRR: Australian Historic Records Registry via Informit Online (Settlement - 1988)

    Includes Australian content 

A list of paper-based records held in private hands in Australia, dating from settlement to 1988

AIAA: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (1988 - current)
Full text access to subscribed AIAA journals (Publications > Journals).

AIATSIS: Indigenous Studies Bibliography via Informit Online (1990 - present)

    Includes Australian content 

Comprehensive subject coverage of Australian Indigenous Studies. References to both published and unpublished material. Some records are in Australian Indigenous languages.

AIM Management and training via Informit Online (1991 - 2010)

    Includes Australian content 

Indexes articles on management, training, human resources, communication and marketing.

AIP: American Institute of Physics eJournals
Access to all the journals published by AIP, from volume 1.

ALISA: Australian Library and Information Science Abstracts via Informit Online (1982 - Apr 2005)

    Includes Australian content 

A bibliographic database of published and unpublished articles on library and information science.

All Research datasets

    Includes Australian content 

Our text and data mining page lists free and subscription datasets, including Australian data. ( Look under the Library licenced data sources heading for subscription resources)

AMED - Allied and Complementary Medicine via OvidSP (1985 - present)
Coverage includes Complementary medicine, Physiotherapy, Occupational therapy, Rehabilitation, Podiatry, and Palliative care. A useful specialised database.

America: History and life with Full Text via Ebsco (1964 - present)
Covers the literature on the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present.

American Consumer Culture, Market Research and American Business, 1935-1965 via Adam Matthew
Develop a unique insight into the American consumer boom of the mid-20th century through access to the market research reports and supporting documents of Ernest Dichter's Institute of Motivational Research; the era's market research pioneer. Good for researchers of marketing, business, consumer culture, and psychology.

American Doctoral Dissertations via Ebsco (1933 - 1955)
Searchable version of the print index Doctoral Dissertations Accepted by American Universities

American Memory
Freely available, full text primary source materials on American history and culture in the Library of Congress.

American Poetry Full-text Database
Full text of more than 200 American poets.

America’s Historical Newspapers, (Early American Newspapers 1690-1876)
Search, or browse hundreds of hundreds of historical newspapers via a timeline-based interface. Includes the complete contents of every newspaper. A companion to Early American Imprints

AMH: Australian Medicines Handbook

    Includes Australian content 

Provides concise, reliable, comparative drug information to promote quality use of medicines in Australia. Covers most of the drugs marketed in Australia, and published on behalf of ASCEPT, the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia and the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

AMI : Australian Medical Index (1968 - 2009) via Informit Online

    Includes Australian content 

Covers all aspects of health and medicine, with an emphasis on clinical medicine and paraprofessional fields.

amp: Australian Music Presented

    Includes Australian content 

A growing online collection of Australian classical and experimental music drawn from the ABC's vast archive of music recordings.

An@tomedia (Anatomedia)
A comprehensive anatomy resource enabling the exploration of anatomy by regions and systems, as well as the deconstruction of the body with dissection and imaging techniques.
This database is for Postgraduate students in the Discipline of Surgery Only.

Annual Reviews and Archive
Annual Reviews publish authoritative, analytic reviews in 32 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Physical, and Social Sciences. Annual Reviews publications are among the yes highly cited in scientific literature.
Access to the archive of all journals from Volume 1.

ANR-Index : Agriculture and Natural Resources Index and Archive via Informit Online (1975 - 2007)

    Includes Australian content 

Essential for finding Australian agriculture and natural resources industry information, and is particularly useful for locating government documents.

ANSTI: Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Information via Informit Online (1970 - present)

    Includes Australian content 

Contains Australian scientific and technical literature covering the broad spectrum of nuclear science research and development, with special emphasis on its peaceful applications.

Anthropology Online (Alexander Street Anthropology) (19th century - present)
A wide range of written ethnographies, field notes, seminal texts, memoirs, and contemporary studies, covering human behaviour with a focus on outside the developed world. Combined with Ethnographic Video Online , it provides the complete works of the key practitioners and theorists alike throughout the discipline.

Anthropology Plus via Ebsco (late 19th century - present)
A key resource for the fields of social, cultural and linguistic anthropology, ethnology and related disciplines.

Current content from the American Anthropological Association's anthropological publications.

ANZBIP: Australia and New Zealand Books in Print via Informit Online

    Includes Australian content 

Provides information about Australian and New Zealand books, series of books, imprints and publishers. See also ANZBIP Publishers.

ANZBIP: Publishers via Informit Online

    Includes Australian content 

Provides information about Australian and New Zealand publishers. See also ANZBIP.

Learn the APA Style rules, how to plan research, write with grace and precision, and find out where to publish.
Available in 2017.
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Handouts & guides

APA-FT: Australian Public Affairs Full Text via Informit Online (1978 - present) This link opens in a new window

    Includes Australian content 

The place to start for coverage of Australia's political, economic, social and cultural affairs. Broad-ranging coverage also includes Australian humanities and social sciences, current affairs, and law.

Apabi Chinese Fine Arts Museum: Red Revolution and Excavated Fine Works Museum
Currently unavailable
Red Revolution database contains Chinese revolutionary art images. It includes paintings, posters, drawings, paper cuts, etc. Excavated Fine Works Museum contains images of Chinese cultural relics. Silverlight may require viewing details or full screen images, but it is not essential.

Apabi ebook Collection
Currently unavailable
Full-text ebooks in Chinese language, published in China, in different subject areas.
You can search using Chinese characters. Apabi allows unlimited copying and pasting of the ebook contents, but printing is not permitted. Apabi Reader is required to view full-text ebooks, downloadable from the web site.Choose to view full-text online for 10 minutes, or borrow for 1 day. A maximum 5 books can be borrowed at a time.

APAIS-ATSIS via Informit (1978 - present)

    Includes Australian content 

A subset of APA-FT. Covers articles published in the social sciences and humanities relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, including history, economics, politics, current affairs and culture

APAIS-Health via Informit Online (1978- present)

    Includes Australian content 

Covers health and medicine in Australia, in particular the legal, social, economic and ethical aspects of health

APECLIT via Informit (1992 - Oct 2003)
References to articles relevant to the Asia Pacific Economic Community (APEC).

Applied Science & Technology Source Ultimate via Ebsco
Research and development within a wide variety of applied science and computing disciplines, including aeronautics, nuclear engineering, and neural networks. Also covers research on the business and social implications of new technologies.

Archaeological fish-bone images

    Includes Australian content 

Images of selected diagnostic anatomical elements from fish taxa, commonly found on archaeological sites in the Sydney region, supplemented by taxa of the same family or genus from elsewhere where modern reference skeletons of Sydney taxa were not readily available
Archeologische Bibliographie (aktualisierte Version des Realkatalogs)
See Dyabola

Architectural Digest Archive 1920 - 2011 via Ebsco
Cover-to-cover version of the famed international design magazine.

Archives Unbound
Search or browse 19th Century English-Language Journals from the Far East, The War of 1812: Diplomacy on the High Seas, SAFEHAVEN Reports on Nazi Looting of Occupied Countries and Assets in Neutral Countries, and The Jewish Question: Records from the Berlin Document Center.
Also cross-searchable with other historical databases via Artemis

Archives Unbound: 19th Century English-Language Journals from the Far East
This collection provides researchers with six rare English-language journals, five of which were founded by Western missionaries in the Far East in the 19th century, covering a wide range of topics such as East-West communication, Christianity in China and other parts of Asia, and China’s political, economic, and cultural landscape.
Also cross-searchable with other historical databases via Artemis

Archives Unbound: SAFEHAVEN Reports on Nazi Looting of Occupied Countries and Assets in Neutral Countries
SAFEHAVEN was the code name of a U.S. led project to block the flow of German capital across neutral boundaries and to identify and observe all German overseas investments. The archive covers reports, letters and cables from 1944-45.
Also cross-searchable with other historical databases via Artemis

Archives Unbound: The Jewish Question: Records from the Berlin Document Center
This collection comprises documents from a wide variety of sources, including the Gestapo, local police and government offices, Reich ministries, businesses, etc., pertaining to Jewish communities. It includes newspaper clippings, letters, manuscripts, pamphlets, reports and other documents.
Also cross-searchable with other historical databases via Artemis

Archives Unbound: The War of 1812
Includes documents relating to the letters of marque and reprisal issued to private armed vessels permitting them to "cruise against the enemies of the United States." during the U.S. - United Kingdom war of 1812 - 1815.
Also cross-searchable with other historical databases via Artemis

Art & Architecture Archive via Proquest (1895 - 2005)
Cover-to-cover scans of magazines comprising key research material in the fields of fine and decorative arts, interior design and architecture, photography.

Art Source via Ebsco (1929 - present)
Useful for art scholars, artists, architects and designers, this contains full text journals, books and images. A good starting point for research in art, design, and architecture.
Includes Art Index

Artemis Primary Sources
Specialised search interface to analyze the content of the Library's historical collections hosted by Gale, using frequency and term-relationship tools.
The collections are: Eighteenth Century Collections Online, The Economist Historical Archive 1843-2012, The Financial Times Historical Archive 1888-2010, Illustrated London News Historical Archive 1842-2003, The Making of the Modern Law: Legal Treatises 1800-1926, The Making of the Modern Law: Trials 1600-1926, The Making of the Modern World, Nineteenth Century Collections Online, The Times Digital Archive, The Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive, 1902-2011.

Artfilms Digital
A changing selection of titles for Film Studies and Literature. Search the Library catalogue for our Artfilms titles.

Wide-ranging collection of digital art images drawn from source, such as museums, archaeological teams, photo archives, slide collections and art reference libraries.
ArtStor Guides for students | instructors | ArtStor Resources | Technical requirements.

Open access to e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics

ASFA: Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts via Proquest (1971 - present)
ASFA should be the first stop for all aspects of aquaculture including oceanography, marine technology and natural resources.

ASHP: American Society of Health System Pharmacists ebooks
Books covering all aspects of Pharmacy.

Asia and the West via Nineteenth Century Collections Online
Features primary source collections related to international relations between Asian countries and the West during the 19th century. It includes government reports, diplomatic correspondence, periodicals, newspapers, treaties, trade agreements, NGO papers, and more.
Also cross-searchable with other archives via Artemis Primary Sources - analyze content using frequency and term-relationship tools.

Asia Studies Full Text Online

    Includes Australian content 

Reports and articles on social, economic, environmental, political and development issues in Asia, Australia/New Zealand, the Americas Pacific Rim countries, and the Pacific islands. Many reports include graphs, tables and statistics.

Asian and European Business Collection via ProQuest (1971 - present)
Find the latest business and financial news from the Eastern Hemisphere. Covers Asian business and financial information from key international publications including Far Eastern Economic Review, Asiaweek, and many more.

Asian Business via ProQuest
More than 50 key titles are included. Titles include Far Eastern Economic Review, Asiaweek, and Fortune, plus many more

Asian Law Online
Scholarly english language materials on Asian laws. A free bibliography from the Asian Law Centre, University of Melbourne.

Asian Studies Collection from Chandos Publishing
The 49 books in this collection examine the Asian markets and economies from social, economic, managerial, political and cultural perspectives. Individual titles investigate these issues with focus on specific geographic areas, including China, India, Japan, South Korea, Thailand and Vietnam.

ASIANRES via Informit (coverage to 2001)
This directory contains detailed information on Asia-related databases and search services which are accessible from Australia.

ASTM Digital Library
Technical content covering a wide range of materials and industries, including Special Technical Publications, manuals, technical papers and journals from the standards development organization American Society for Testing and Materials

ASTM Standards via ASTM Digital Library
ASTM International is an international standards organization that develops and publishes a wide range of voluntary consensus technical standards.

ATI: Australian Tourism Index via Informit Online (1982 - 30 June 2000)

    Includes Australian content 

Material on tourism and related fields

ATLA Religion Database via EbscoHost (1949 - present)
References to scholarly works on religion, biblical studies and related fields, particularly in the West.

ATRI : Australian Transport Index via Informit (1976 - present)

    Includes Australian content 

Provides up-to-date information on transport and road related material.

ATSIHealth Informit Online (1900 - present)

    Includes Australian content 

Covers Australian Indigenous health.

AUSCHRON : Chronology of Australian Historic and Current Events via Informit Online (1992-present)

    Includes Australian content 

Useful for identifying exactly when an event occurred. Provides a listing of significant events in Australian history with emphasis on current happenings, and covering all topics from politics and law to the arts and sport.


    Includes Australian content 

Access to the AusDI Independent Drug Monographs, pharmaceutical company product information (PI), consumer medicine information (CMI) leaflets, drug product images, and a product identifier module with links to your choice of drug interaction system(s). The Australian independent drug monographs include full-text, evidence-based drug and drug-class monographs.

AUSPORT : Australian Sport Database via Informit Online

    Includes Australian content 

A useful source for sport related information in Australia. It is produced by the National Sport Information Centre and includes information on all aspects of sport.

AusportMed via Informit Online (1989 - present)

    Includes Australian content 

AusportMed covers all aspects of medical and health issues in Australian sport. A subset of the AUSPORT database.

Austguide via Informit Online (1986 - 2006)
Covers a wide range of general interest periodicals.


    Includes Australian content 

Free access to Australasian legal materials, including including legislation, decisions of courts and tribunals, and treaties. Articles from law journals and law reform commission reports are among its secondary materials
Recommended for: cases - legislation - journal articles - treaties - law reform publications

AUSTLIT : Australian Literature Gateway

    Includes Australian content 

The place to start for Australian literature research. References to Australian authors and their works, references to criticism, correspondence and interviews, as well as providing details and locations of theses dealing with Australian literature.

Australasian Legal Scholarship Library via AustLII

    Includes Australian content 

Provides a search facility for over 43 academic law journals and working papers from Australia and New Zealand.

Australasian Literature Online 1930 - present

    Includes Australian content 

Creative works from throughout Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands, and author interviews.

Australia & New Zealand Newsstream via Proquest

    Includes Australian content 

ANZ Newsstream includes newspapers published by Fairfax Australia, News Ltd, Fairfax New Zealand, AAP newswires and ABC transcripts. Key titles: The Age (1/9/1996 - ), The Australian (2001- ), Canberra Times (21/5/2007 -), Courier Mail (Feb 2001 -), Sun Herald (1/9/1996 - ), Sunday Age (1/9/1996 - ), The Sydney Morning Herald (1/8/1996). Content list.

Australia Dancing via Trove

    Includes Australian content 

Current and historical information about dance in Australia.

Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre Plus & Newspaper Source Plus Ebsco

    Includes Australian content 

Leading Australasian and international magazines, newspapers, newswires and media transcripts. Includes The Australian Financial Review (2/5/2014 - present), and Choice.
ANZ Reference Centre Plus title lists | Newspaper Source Plus title lists

Australian Composers Online

    Includes Australian content 

A TIES Grant teaching resource initiative of the University Library making available more than 200 e-scores of works by a selection of leading Australian composers, contemporary and historical, in downloadable PDF format.

Australian Cooperative Digitisation Project
A collection devoted to literary emergence in the 1840's
Australian Current Law - Legislation

    Includes Australian content 

ACL Legislation alerts you to the latest amendments to all Acts, Regulations, Rules and other statutory instruments across all Australian jurisdictions. Coverage extends back to 1976 for cases and to 1991 for legislation.
Recommended for: legislation

Australian Current Law - Reporter via LexisNexis AU
Provides digests of judgments from the High Court, the Federal Court and the State Supreme courts, as well as important decisions from the Family Court, Federal Magistrate's Court, AAT and selected tribunals. Coverage extends back to 1976 for cases and to 1991 for legislation.
Recommended for: cases

Australian Digital Collections

    Includes Australian content 

The University of Sydney Library's collection of Australian Literary and Historical Texts. The collection has been growing since 1997 with funding from a number of national grants and institutional collaborations. Including First Fleet manuscripts and journals, Australian Poets - Brennan, Harford, Slessor, Journals of Inland Exploration
Australian Federation Full-Text Database

    Includes Australian content 

A collection devoted to national debates and auxiliary writings of the 1890's, introduced by Helen Irving
Australian Financial Review

    Includes Australian content 

Standard web view | Digital replica of paper
Access to the back issues for the previous three years is via the digital replica.
Note: Library access doesn't include features which require login to an individual account. (eg, save articles, access via apps)

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

    Includes Australian content 

All types of material related to indigenous health and well-being. Useful for people involved in the area of Indigenous health to enhance their knowledge and skills, practice and/or policy work. For students, this resource will improve their understanding of Indigenous health and related areas.

Australian Key Journals

    Includes Australian content 

Indexes over 80 titles Australian journals in the social sciences and humanities. Titles include Architecture Australia 1904-, Art and Australia 1963-, Australian Journal of Dairy Technology 1946-, Australian Woman's Weekly 1933-, Cinema Papers 1974-, Metascience 1984-, Refractory Girl 1972-, Sounds Australian 1983-

Australian Law Dictionary

    Includes Australian content 

The Australian Law Dictionary is published by Oxford University Press and contains over 3,500 entries.

Australian Legal Words and Phrases via LexisNexis AU

    Includes Australian content 

Provides a comprehensive listing of words and phrases which have either been defined in legislation or judicially interpreted. The publication provides details of where the word or phrase has been defined and often the context in which the term is defined

Australian Poetry Library

    Includes Australian content 

Access to a wide range of poetic texts, as well as to critical and contextual material relating to them, including interviews, photographs and audio/visual recordings
Australian Poets. Brennan, Harford, Slessor

    Includes Australian content 

A collection devoted to three major twentieth century poets, introduced by John Trantor
Australian Standards Online via SAI Global

    Includes Australian content 

Full text access to the complete collection of current Australian Standards, Draft Standards, and handbooks (excluding Standards and handbooks with joint copyright).

3 concurrent users (licences) only - if "All AS licences currently in use" displays, try again later. (Check "licence usage" in side menu.) Please remember to click Logout!
You may download and store electronic copies for temporary off-line uses. The downloaded copies are encoded with a predetermined expiry date, after which they cease to be accessible. (Conditions of use, on SAI side menu.) May be printed.

To access/unlock any non-subscribed Standards, please contact your Academic Liaison Librarian. To "unlock a Standard" means to submit a print purchase request to the Library; it will not provide online access.

Australian Treaties Library - via AustLII

    Includes Australian content 

The Australian Treaties Library includes treaty texts, indexes, status lists, and explanatory material. Material is provided by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade.


    Includes Australian content 

View clips from Australian film and television produced over the last 100 years, with curators notes and other information about each title.

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals via EBSCO (1934-present)
International coverage of architecture, design and planning research.

Banking Information Database via Proquest
Covers the financial services industry, banking trends and issues, and operations with comprehensive coverage of important industry sources.

BAS : Bibliography of Asian Studies (1971 - present) via Ebsco
References to scholarly research published in mainly western languages, on all parts of Asia, and on the overseas Asian communities elsewhere in the world. BAS aims to cover the humanities, social sciences, architecture and those natural sciences that have strong human components, such as medicine, public health, geology and the environment.

BASE - Bielefeld Academic Search Engine
Search and access more than 100 million academic documents in more than 4,500 scholarly repositories worldwide. About 60% of the documents are Open Access. A rival to Google Scholar.

BCIN: Bibliographic database of the Conservation Information Network

BEDP Environment Design Guide Online

    Includes Australian content 

Aims to provide building design professionals with accurate, accessible, professional literature on how to reduce the environmental impact of the built environment.

bepress Legal Repository
Research materials from law schools, research units, institutes, centers, think tanks, conferences
Recommended for: journal articles - working papers

Berliner Philharmoniker's Digital Concert Hall
Concert recordings, documentaries, interviews, live streamed performances from the Berliner Philharmoniker.
Direct Access - without a personal account | How to set up access for devices & TV | All help

BHA : Bibliography of the History of Art
European and American visual arts material published between 1975 and 2007.
Also use ABM : ARTBibliographies Modern, for current material after 2009, & JSTOR for earlier material

BIAB : British and Irish Archaeological Bibliography (1695 - present)
Covers all aspects of archaeology and the historic environment, and every chronological period, with a geographical focus on Britain and Ireland. References to articles, books and reports.

Bible in English
Twenty-one different versions of the English Bible, including two that contain just the Gospels, and William Tyndale's translation of the Pentateuch, Jonah and New Testament.

Bibliographie der deutschen Sprach - und Literaturwissenschaft
Lists sources in the study of German linguistics with a focus on literature. It is a key source of bibliographic information for German studies.

Biological Sciences via Proquest 1982-
An interdisciplinary database covering research in biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology and ecology, and some aspects of agriculture and veterinary science.

Biomed Central
Provides free access to peer-reviewed biomedical research.

BioOne provides fulltext access to over 68 biological, ecological and environmental research journals.

BIOSIS Previews via Web of Science (1926 - present)
A major resource for all biological sciences.
Training (YouTube)

BIPE: Bibliography of Indonesian Politics and the Economy via Informit Online (1965 - 1998)
Covers Indonesian politics, government, economy, political culture and demography.

Black Words via Austlit

    Includes Australian content 

BlackWords provides a platform for the investigation and articulation of what "Black writing" and "Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander literatures" might be. BlackWords also contains records describing published and unpublished books, stories, plays, poems and criticism associated with eligible writers and storytellers and includes works in English and in Indigenous languages.

Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management
Online version of the authoritative print publication.

Bloomberg BNA Tax and Accounting Centre (International)
Provides tax and business regulatory systems of some 40 countries, as well as an overview of the European Union, USA international taxation, and transfer pricing portfolios. Also includes Tax Guides, Tax treaties, News & commentary.

BMJ Best Practice
A point of care decision-support tool. Provides access to reliable, up-to-date information structured around the patient consultation, assisting students and clinicians with diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment decisions.
BMJ Best Practice app authentication

BMJ Case Reports
Access over 6000 peer-reviewed case reports across all medical sciences specialties, with the option to submit case reports.
An institutional subscription to BMJ Case Reports entitles the users to:
Reuse any of the published material for teaching and personal use without any further permission
Submit an unlimited number of cases (contact your Academic Liaison Librarian)
Overview of BMJ Case Reports | How to write a fulltext case report | How to submit a full text case report | User Guide

BMJ Journals
Authoritative journals published by the BMJ (British Medical Journal) Group

BMJ Learning
Evidence-based, independent and peer-reviewed learning modules to keep healthcare professionals up-to-date with the latest advancements in medicine. Videos and audio on key Foundational skills, Surgical skills, ECG skills, and Minor Surgery for GPs.
Sign up for access, and create a profile for personalised, accredited learning.If you have already registered with BMJ Best Practice, use the same login details.

BMJ OnExamination
Available for University of Sydney Medical School Students only. Registration required.
Medical exam preparation. Pre-clinical practice questions designed to test and improve your knowledge in the early years of Medical School (Medical Student Years 1-3).Clinically-rich case problems and questions for Medical Student Years 4 and above.
How do I get access to BMJ OnExamination? Ask Us Now | PDF | Renew your profile and access

Bonus Description of this database.

Book Review Index Plus (1965 - present )
A comprehensive guide to book reviews from thousands of publications, in numerous disciplines.
Scroll down in your results list to use Topic Finder to visually analyse the words in your results

Provides key medical, nursing, health sciences and pharmacy online textbooks.

BRE Construction
Provides current U.K. regulations, construction standards and industry news covering building, engineering, design and construction processes Data covers construction stages from design to completion.

Brill Journals
Full text academic journals with a strong international focus.

Brill Reference Online
Full text of academic encyclopedias. It includes:
Encyclopedia of Islam, the Encyclopedia of the Qur’¯an, the New Pauly (classical mythology), the Encyclopedia.of Ancient Greek Language & Linguistics, Jacoby Online (ancient greek historians), and the Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics.

British Architectural Library Catalogue (RIBA)
One of the largest and most comprehensive architectural collections in the world. Search for over 4 million items, including 150,000 books, 2,000 journal titles, 1 million drawings, 1.5 million archive items, and 1.5 million photographs.

British Education Index via Ebsco
Information on research, policy and practice in all aspects and levels of education and training in the UK. Strengths include aspects of educational policy and administration, evaluation and assessment, technology and special educational needs. Sources include education and training journals, mostly published in the UK. Some international literature is included.

British Literary Manuscripts Online: Medieval & Renaissance (1100 - 1660)
Author manuscripts primarily in Middle and Early Modern English, with some Old English materials, from the collections of the British Library, the Folger Shakespeare Library, the National Art Library at the Victoria & Albert Museum, and the National Library of Scotland.

British Periodicals via Proquest (1681 - 1997)
Hundreds of periodicals covering all subjects. Good for study of literature, theatre, politics, religion among other subjects. Access to Collections 1-3.

British Pharmacopeia
Authoritative resource for government official directions for the identification of samples and preparation of medical compounds.
Click Browse Publications to access current year
Accessible by staff and currently enrolled students only

British Politics and Society via Nineteenth Century Collections Online
Primary sources related to the political climate in Great Britain during the "long" nineteenth century. Includes Home Office records and papers of British statesmen, working class autobiographies and ordnance surveys.
Also cross-searchable with other archives via Artemis Primary Sources - analyze content using frequency and term-relationship tools.

British Theatre, Music, Literature: High And Popular Culture via Nineteenth Century Collections Online
Features primary sources related to the arts in the Victorian era, from playbills and scripts to operas and complete scores.
Also cross-searchable with other archives via Artemis Primary Sources - analyze content using frequency and term-relationship tools.

BrowZine Web
BrowZine is a an ejournal browsing service available on your desktop or via apps on your device. It's a great way to stay up to date in your subject.

BTL : Bibliotheca Teubneriana Latina
Complete text of ancient Latin works from c. 300 BC to c.500 AD. BTL does not include prefaces or critical notes. The search functions and text are in Latin.
May be searched with TLL : Thesaurus Linguae Latinae.

BUILD via Informit Online (1989 - 2002)

    Includes Australian content 

Indexed a wide variety of sources, and covered all aspects of building, construction and engineering in Australia.

Burger's Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Discovery, 2004 via Wiley Interscience
Broad coverage of medicinal chemistry and drug discovery resources.

Business Franchise Guide
Covers U.S. federal and state franchise and distribution laws, regulations, uniform disclosure formats and full-text case reporting.

Business Law databases
For Business Law databases, please use the Law list.

Business Source Ultimate via Ebsco
Aggregation of business & economics journals, indexes and abstracts. Includes many full text scholarly journals. Provides company profiles for the world's 5,000 largest companies.

BusinessWeek, Forbes, Fortune magazine archives via Ebsco
Bloomberg Business Week (1929 - 2000), Forbes (1917 - 2000), Fortune (1930 - 2000)
Search or browse (click Publications in top navbar) cover-to-cover archives of these US business magazines, available from their first issues.

CAB Abstracts via Web of Science (1910 - present)
The place to start for agriculture, food and natural resources, covering local and international material. Also good for: environmental, rural, & development anthropology.
Training (YouTube)

CAB Abstracts via Web of Science (1973 - present)
Covers the life sciences, including agriculture, forestry, human nutrition, veterinary medicine, and the environment.
Training (YouTube)

CAB ebooks
Books on agriculture, tourism, and the environment published by CABI.

Journals covering the arts and social sciences, primarily in French, from major French, Belgian and Swiss academic publishers.

CAJ : China Academic Journal Full-text Database via CNKI
Chinese interface (please remember to click 退出 after each use)
English interface (please remember to click log out after each use)
Full-text access to Journal articles published in China in all subject areas.
Note: Search words must be in simplified Chinese. Some articles have English abstracts. Full-text can be viewed using Adobe Acrobat Reader with simplified Chinese font, or CAJ Viewer which is free to download from the site. Not all fulltext articles are in pdf format.

CAM : Complementary and alternative medicine via Pubmed
A useful source which contains citations to journal articles related to complementary and alternative medicine. A subset of PubMed.

Cambridge Ancient History Series via Cambridge Core
The renowed Cambridge Ancient History series from Cambridge University Press, accessible via our catalogue, or via Cambridge Core.

Cambridge Books Online via Cambridge Core
Access to a growing number of scholarly ebooks published by Cambridge University Press.
To find only books,filter search or browse results by Books / Chapters. To search only subscribed titles, tick the Only content I have access to box.

Cambridge Companions Online via Cambridge Core
Access to Cambridge Companions in Literature and Classics, and the Cambridge Companions in Philosophy, Religion and Culture, and Companions in Music.

Cambridge Histories Online via Cambridge Core
Provides access to the complete series of Cambridge Histories from Cambridge University Press, browsable by 15 key subject areas including American, British, Economic History, Histories of science, the book, literature, theatre, religion, music, language, and warfare.

Cambridge Journals Online via Cambridge Core
Access to all the scholarly journals published by Cambridge University Press
To find only journals or articles, filter search or browse results by Journals / Articles

Capital Monitor (1996 - present)

    Includes Australian content 

Provides Federal and State parliamentary, political, legislative, regulatory and judicial news and information almost as soon as it is available. Full coverage of Australian Parliaments, government departments, agencies, courts and key stakeholders in public policy. Includes news transcripts.
Recommended for: legislation - news


    Includes Australian content 

A palliative care resource funded by the Australian Department of Health and Ageing that aims to provide evidence based, quality information to the palliative care community.

CaseBase via LexisNexis AU

    Includes Australian content 

A case citator for Australian law.
For full coverage, also consult FirstPoint.
What are case citators?
Recommended for: case citator - cases
Casebase Help

CBCA Business via ProQuest (1980s - present)
Canadian business and finance journals, magazines, newspapers and newsletters.

CBCA: Canadian Business & Current Affairs Database via Proquest
Ideal for anyone interested in Canada. Information is present from all areas including: current events, business, education, science and medicine, arts, law, academia, and lifestyles, all with a Canadian focus. Full text is available within these areas.

CCH ebooks platform

    Includes Australian content 

Access to the full collection of legal, taxation, finance and business ebooks published by CCH. Read online, or borrow by downloading to Adobe Digital Editions or the ePlatform app.
Help with CCH eBooks

CCH IntelliConnect

    Includes Australian content 

CCH provides access to Australian cases, legislation, commentary and news on a diverse and broad range of practice areas .
Recommended for: cases - legislation - commentary - news

CheckPoint - Thomson Reuters

    Includes Australian content 

Access Australian tax legislation, commentary, ATO rulings, treaties and the Australian Tax Reports (ATR).

Accessible by staff and currently enrolled students only

A collection of electronic reference works including the Dictionary of Organic Compunds and the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics.

CHERUB : CHemical Engineering Reference User Bibliography via Informit Online (1956 - present)

    Includes Australian content 

A complete bibliographic reference source to the chemical engineering literature, including general and specialist topics, taken from 49 of the most important journals in the field.

Chicago Tribune (1849-1985) via ProQuest Historical Newspapers
Coverage: April 23, 1849 - Dec. 31, 1985

Child Welfare Information Gateway
References research on the maltreatment, safety, permanency and well-being of children.

China: Culture and Society, 1793-1980 via Adam Matthew
Over 1,000 pamphlets from the Wason Collection at Cornell. Spanning three centuries (c1750-1929) they are primarily in English and include works on the Chinese diaspora, foreign relations and settlers in China, missionaries, opium, civil conflict and rebellion. Search all our Adam Matthew databases

China: Trade, Politics and Culture, 1793-1980 via Adam Matthew
With manuscripts encompassing events from the earliest English embassy to the birth and early years of the People'sRepublic, students are given an incredible insight into the changes wrought upon China during this period.

Chinese newspapers
Ren min wang (People's Daily)(人民网)
Fulltext newspapers including Ren min ri bao (both Beijing and overseas edition)

Ren min wang jian suo (人民网检索)(1995-2005)
Index to Ren min ri bao (People's Daily).
Allows Keyword searching on fulltext articles

Guang min wang
(includes Guang min ri bao 光明日报)

Chinese Newspapers Historical Collection via Proquest Historical Newspapers (1832- 1953)
24 chinese newspapers, published in English or Chinese / English / Russian.

Chronicle of Higher Education


The Chronicle is published every weekday and is the top US destination for news, advice, and jobs for people in academia.

Chronicles via Informit Online

    Includes Australian content 

An index to sources of Australian biography in a wide variety of sources, including Who's Whos, biographical dictionaries, topical and local histories, and published family histories.

Churchill Archive
Access to the personal papers of Sir Winston Churchill - key historical documents including private letters, telegrams, speeches, government transcripts.
CIA: Computing Index Australia via Informit Online (1994 - 31 July 2001)

    Includes Australian content 

Subject coverage includes articles on popular computing, software, hardware, communications and computer applications.CIA ceased to be updated in July 2001 but remains available as an archived database.

Cinahl via Ebsco (1982 - present)
The place to start for nursing and allied health research
Searching Cinahl

CINCH-ATSIS via Informit (1968 - present)

    Includes Australian content 

Covers all aspects of crime and criminal justice relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, including corrections, crime, crime prevention, criminal law, criminology, juvenile justice, law enforcement, police and victims of crime.

CINCH-Health: Health Issues in Criminal Justice via Informit Online (1968 - present)

    Includes Australian content 

This database focuses on health issues involved in the Australian crimal justice system.

CINCH: Australian Criminology Database via Informit Online (1968 - present)

    Includes Australian content 

References to research on all aspects of crime and criminal justice in Australia.

Civil Engineering Database (1970 - present)
Provides bibliographic access to all ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers) publications since 1970.
(NB: The Library does not subscribe to all publications)

Classic Texts in Australian and International Taxation Law
A collection devoted to R.W. Parsons seminal work and other texts
Classical Music in Video via Alexander Street
Classical music performances and masterclasses in streamed video. Performances range across all genres – symphonic, chamber, oratorio and solo. It also contains interviews with eminent international performers and teachers. Covers from medieval times to the 21st century. Videos from the 1950s up to contemporary recordings.

Classical Music portal via Alexander Street
Streamed symphonic, chamber, oratorio and solo music. Also includes masterclasses and interviews. (Search with music resources from Alexander Street via Music Online)

Classical Scores Library via Alexander Street
Includes the major composers as well as lesser known composers and works. Some major contemporary Australian composers are included. Content includes in-copyright material from Boosey and Hawkes and selected material from the University Music Editions microfilm series.(Search with other Alexander St music resources via Music Online)

Clinical Evidence via BMJ Best Practice
Clinical Evidence Archive via Pubmed Central (2003 - two years ago) Reviews the current state of knowledge and uncertainty about the prevention and treatment of clinical conditions, based on thorough searches and appraisal of the literature. Describes the best available evidence from systematic reviews, RCTs, and observational studies where appropriate.

Contains cross-searchable, key resources for the medical sciences. Includes journals, textbooks, reference books, practice guidelines, medical & surgical videos and images.

ClinicalKey Nursing Australia Flex
Supports clinical decision-making; makes it easy to find concise answers and deep access to evidence.

Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials via OvidSP
References to controlled trials in health care. Contributors to the Cochrane Collaboration follow quality control standards to ensure that onlyreports of definite randomized controlled trials or controlled clinical trials are included. These records are identified through a combination of hand-searching and database searching.

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews via OvidSP
Full-text of the regularly updated systematic reviews of the effects of healthcare prepared by the Cochrane Collaboration. Topics covered include clinical medical information and subject reviews.

Cochrane Library
A reliable source of up-to-date information and evidence based studies designed to support decisions taken in health care.

Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries
A freely available website that provides access to some of the Sanskrit lexicons prepared by the Institute of Indology and Tamil Studies, Cologne University.

Colonial State Papers via Proquest
Primary documents for the study of early America - English activities in the American, Canadian, and West Indian colonies between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries.
What are the Colonial State Papers?
Via superseded platform (My Archive will not be migrated to Proquest platform)

Commonwealth Law Reports, Federal Law Reports, Federal Court Reports, etc via Westlaw AU

    Includes Australian content 

Accessible by staff and currently enrolled students only

Communication Source via Ebsco (1915-present)
The premier research database for Communication Studies (includes Communication and Mass Media Complete). This comprehensive resource offers worldwide content on media studies, communication, publishing, linguistics, rhetoric and discourse, and related fields.


    Includes Australian content 

Company information on 50,000 Australian public and private companies. 10 years of financial history & financial analysis, corporate family trees, director & executive profiles, shareholder information, the latest company news and developments.
Records may be viewed online only, and not downloaded. Access by staff & currently enrolled students only.
User guide

Compendex via Engineering Village (1884 - present)
Comprehensive database of engineering research literature, containing engineering journals and conferences. Subject coverage: all engineering disciplines, computers and data processing, applied physics, electronics and communication.

Complete Classics Collection of Ancient China - Biaodian gujin tushu (古今圖書集成)

Conference Papers Index via Proquest
A useful resource for finding conference papers as these are not generally included in other databases. Subject emphasis since 1995 has been in the life sciences, environmental sciences and the aquatic sciences, while older material also covers physics, engineering and materials science.

Confidential Print: Middle East, 1839-1969 (Archives Direct)
British government Confidential Print files, issued by the Foreign and Colonial Offices, cover the Middle East From Egypt to Afghanistan, from 1839 - 1969.

Connect 4

    Includes Australian content 

Australian publicly listed company information. Access to New Issues 1998 - present, Boardroom, and Bidder & target statements 1997 - present.

Corvey Collection Of European Literature, 1790-1840 via Nineteenth Century Collections Online
Includes the full-text of more than 9,500 English, French, and German titles. It is one of the most important collections of Romantic era writing in existence, with a focus on especially difficult-to-find works by lesser-known, historically neglected writers.
Also cross-searchable with other archives via Artemis Primary Sources - analyze content using frequency and term-relationship tools.

Counseling and Therapy in Video Vols I and II
A collection of videos for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counselling

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text via Ebsco
A comprehensive collection of U.S. and international criminal justice journals covering essential areas related to criminal justice and criminology.

Cross on Evidence via LexisNexis AU

    Includes Australian content 

Covers the civil and criminal law of evidence in all Australian jurisdictions.
Recommended for: commentary - legislation

Searches across the University of Sydney Library collections, including our print, audiovisual and electronic collections - journal articles, books, citations from bibliographic databases, and audio & video items, plus material in the Sydney eScholarship repository.

CSI: Consumer Science Index via Informit Online (1988 - 31 June 2001)

    Includes Australian content 

References to articles on consumer economics and related fields such as family, clothing, home economics teaching, nutrition and textiles.

CSIRO ebook Collections

    Includes Australian content 

CSIRO ebooks cover a wide range of scientific disciplines including agriculture, the plant and animal sciences and environmental management.

CSIRO Journals

    Includes Australian content 

CSIRO journals present the latest research by leading Australian and overseas scientists and covering a broad range of subjects.

Current Contents Connect via Web of Science (1998 - present)
CCC is a cross-disciplinary alerting service. It provides table of contents and article information from journals of your choice. It is a quick and easy way of keeping up to date with material published in your subject area.
Training (YouTube)

Current Protocols via Wiley Interscience
Access thousands of authoritative, peer-reviewed, easy-to-follow, and frequently updated protocols.

DAAI : Design and Applied Arts Index via Proquest (1973-present)
International index for design and studio art related journals. Useful for object, sculpture, jewellery, photography, architecture, interior design and design theory research.

DAAO : Design and Art Australia Online

    Includes Australian content 

A freely accessible resource in art history for biographical information on Australian artists and their lives.

Dang an wen xian guang pan ku, 1368-1995
Historical Archives of China, 1368-19955102 archival government documents - Title List

Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness via OvidSP
Contains critical assessments of systematic reviews from a variety of medical journals. Topics covered include diagnosis, prevention, rehabilitation, screening, and treatment.

Database of African-American Poetry 1760 - 1900
A machine-readable corpus covering the years 1760-1900 based on the listing of Afro-American Poetry and Drama, 1760-1975 by W.P. French et al.

Database of Research on International Education
Encompasses Australian and international research and, where possible, includes links to the full text of catalogued research. Freely available

DatAnalysis Premium via Morningstar

    Includes Australian content 

Provides fundamental equity data for listed and delisted companies including revenue and expense breakdowns, financial ratios, growth rates, balance sheet and cashflow data, director buying and selling announcements, company appointments and resignations, merger and acquisition activity and annual reports. All data can be downloaded to Microsoft Excel.

De Gruyter Online (1995 - present)
Complete access to De Gruyter's ejournals (excluding Yearbooks).

Defining Gender via Adam Matthew
Full text primary sources and images on Conduct and Politeness, Domesticity & the Family, Consumption & Leisure, Education & Sensibility and The Body from 1450 - 1910. Documents are derived from British and European archives

DELTAA: Database on English Language Teaching for Adults in Australasia

    Includes Australian content 

This indexes and abstracts articles from published and unpublished material on English second language learning and teaching in Australasia.

Dental Education in Video
A video encyclopedia of dentistry and dental technique, delivering hundreds of high-definition videos. It provides hundreds of hours of demonstrations, together with interviews and lectures, for students and faculty in dental surgery, medicine, oral hygiene, assisting, and nursing.

Dictionary of Celtic Mythology via Oxford University Press
A survey of Celtic mythology, legend, saga, and folklore. It covers the people, themes, concepts, places, and creatures of Celtic mythology, from both ancient and modern traditions, in 4,000 entries ranging from brief definitions to short essays.

Dictionary of Old English Corpus
The Dictionary of Old English electronic corpus is a complete record of surviving Old English except for some variant manuscripts of individual texts. There are 3037 texts in the corpus.

Dictionary of Sydney
The freely available site preserves and publishes historical and cultural information about Sydney for the broadest possible audience
Digital South Asia Library
A freely available website that provides digital materials for reference and research on South Asia. It includes Digital Dictionaries of South Asia, images, maps, statistics, catalogues and indexes.

A freely available catalogue of materials for the study of women and gender in the ancient world.

Directory of Open Access Journals
Lists free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals.

Dissertations & Theses Global via Proquest
An authoritative source for doctoral dissertations and master's theses, particularly North American. Useful for finding theses in your area of research. Full-text available from 1997 - present.
Note: Very large files; may be slow to download off-campus.
User Guide

DNSA: Digital National Security Archive (1945 - present)
De-classified U.S. government documents organised into collections covering world events and U.S policy from WWII onwards. Accompanied by chronologies, and scholarly overviews. Contents

Documents on British Policy Overseas, (1898-1914, 1918-1939, 1945 - )
Primary source documents from Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office, which form a record of British of peacetime diplomacy and foreign policy

DOE: Dictionary of Old English
Searchable vocabulary of the first six centuries (600 - 1150 A.D.) of the English language, from the letters A to G.

Drama Online
Full-text access to a large number of key plays, plus background and contextual works on playwrights, genres, acting, stage craft, and more.
Arden Shakespeare and New Mermaid series plays display scholarly notes on mouseover. Includes unique Play Tools with Character Grids, Words and Speech graphs and Part Books to offer a new way to engage with plays.
Access to Core Collection (texts) only. No access to video or audio files. | Using Drama Online

Drug Facts and Comparisons via Library catalogue
Annotated and contains up-to-date, comprehensive information on over 22,000 Rx and 6,000 OTC items grouped by therapeutic category for ease of comparison

Drug Information Portal via NLM
Access to over 12,000 drugs.

DRUG: Drug Database via Informit Online (1974 - present)

    Includes Australian content 

References to works on the psychosocial and treatment aspects of alcohol, drug and tobacco use and misuse.

Drugs, Supplements, and Herbal Information via MedlinePlus
Covers information on prescriptions and medications through two drug resources: USP DI and Advice for the Patient. Information on herbs and supplements are provided by Natural Standard.

DSM-5: Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders
The 5th edition, published by the American Psychiatric Association.

Duke University Press eJournals
Access to all journals from Duke University Press

Dyabola : Subject Catalogues of the German Archaeological Institute
A group of databases predominantly on classical archaeology, including Archäologische Bibliographie (aktualisierte Version des Realkatalogs)
References for classical, early Christian, Byzantine, early Medieval, and ancient Middle Eastern art and archaeology from 1956 onwards.
For coverage before 1956, use the print Jahrbuch des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts, located in Fisher Research and Reference 913.05 21 vol. 1, 1886 - 2005.
Access to the databases in bold type only. Click on one of the language flags next to the database name to enter.
Dyabola can be a challenging database. Please contact the Archaeology Librarian if you need assistance.

A Point of Care tool which summarises and synthesizes the evidence-based research for thousands of topics, presenting summaries which are easy to find, read, and apply. Designed to follow the patient consultation from presentation through differential diagnosis, treatment and follow up. It includes detailed drug information, medical calculations, and regular evidence alerts.
Dynamed app authentication

e-EROS (Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis)
Offers a systematic and exhaustive coverage of reagents used in organic chemistry.Also includes information concerning physical data, solubility, form supplied in and purification.

Early American Imprints Series 1, Digital Evans (1639-1800)
Full text of 37,000 books, pamphlets and broadsides published in America between 1639-1800.
A companion to America’s Historical Newspapers, (Early American Newspapers 1690-1876) - hundreds of historical newspapers via a timeline-based interface. Includes the complete contents of every newspaper.

Early European Books
High resolution images reveal the history of printing in Europe from its origins through to 1700. Access to Collections 1-4.

Early Experiences in Australasia Primary Sources and Personal Narratives 1788-1901 vol 1

    Includes Australian content 

First person accounts, in diaries and letters, plus other primary sources and essays, covering the arrival of the first settlers in Australia and New Zealand through to Australian Federation in 1901.

Early Western Korans 1537-1857
Contains all Arabic Koran editions printed in Europe before 1850, as well as all complete translations directly from the Arabic (until about 1860).
See Brill help for advice on fonts.

EBM Reviews : ACP Journal Club via OvidSP (1991 - present)
ACP Journal Club (ACP)is part of Ovid's Evidence Based Medicine Reviews collection, selects articles that report original studies and systematic reviews that warrant attention by physicians attempting to keep pace with important advances in internal medicine; these articles are summarized in value-added abstracts and commented on by clinical experts.

EBM Reviews : Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CCTR) via OvidSP (1991 - present)
Includes all controlled trials identified by Cochrane Review Groups and other groups together with references to clinical trials identified in MEDLINE and EMBASE.

EBM Reviews : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews via OvidSP
Includes the full text of the regularly updated systematic reviews on the effects of health care prepared by the Cochrane Collaboration.

EBM Reviews : Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness (DARE) via OvidSP (1991 - present)
Contains critical assessments of systematic reviews from a variety of medical journals. Topics covered include diagnosis, prevention, rehabilitation, screening, and treatment.

EBM Reviews : Health Technology Assessment database via OvidSP
Produced by the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD), the Health Technology Assessment database brings together details on ongoing health technology assessments (studies of the medical, social, ethical, and economic implications of healthcare interventions).

EBM Reviews : NHS Economic Evaluation Database Guide via OvidSP
The NHS Economic Evaluation Database contains over 6000 abstracts of quality assessed economic evaluations and provides cost-benefit analyses of healthcare.

EBM Reviews complete: Cochrane DSR, ACP Journal Club, DARE, CCTR, CLEED, CLCMR, & CLHTA via OvidSP
This mutifile database allows you to search simultaneously the seven Evidence Based Medicine Reviews databases: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews;  ACP Journal Club;  Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE);  Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CCTR),   NHS Economic Evaluation Database (CLEED),   Health Technology Assessment (CLHTA),   Cochrane Methodology Register (CLMCR)
Note that Mapping is not available in Multifile databases.

eBot Plant Sciences Collection

    Includes Australian content 

eBot provides access to a rich research collection of plant sciences images contributed by staff and students of the University of Sydney

Access to a growing number of ebooks.
Accessible by staff and currently enrolled students only

EbscoHost ebook Collection
A large number of books covering all subjects, with an emphasis on titles in high demand in the Library

ECCO : Eighteenth Century Collections Online
Over 150,000 titles published in England or in English between 1701-1800. It is based on the English Short Title Catalogue.
Also cross-searchable with other archives via Artemis Primary Sources - analyze content using frequency and term-relationship tools.

Econlit with Full Text via Ebsco (1886 - present)
The most reliable resource for economic literature. In addition to extensive full-text coverage, including the American Economic Association journals, the database contains indexing and abstracts for economic journals and other publications from 1886 - present.

Economist Historical Archive 1843 - 2013 via Gale
The weekly magazine which is essential reading for anyone interested in politics, current affairs and all aspects of business and trade worldwide.
Also cross-searchable with other historical databases via Artemis

Education Research Theses

    Includes Australian content 

Citations and abstracts for theses accepted at Australian universities and colleges in the field of education from 1919 to present.

Education Source via Ebsco
Available in 2016
Coverage spans all levels of education from early childhood to higher education and also includes educational specialties such as multilingual education, health education and testing.

Education-line : Electronic Texts in Education and Training
Managed by the British Education Index Office. An indexed, full text, electronic archive of conference and working papers in the field of education and training. Stores reports, policy and discussion documents and early research results of all kinds

EEBO : Early English Books Online
The full text of over 125,000 titles published in English between 1473-1700.


    Includes Australian content 

An interactive, dichotomous key to all species of vascular plants in the Sydney Region.
Ei Engineering Village - includes Compendex, GEOBASE, Knovel
Searches Compendex, a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts published and unpublished material on engineering, includes transport engineering, plus geosciences and geography databases Geobase and Georef, and wide-ranging engineering resource Knovel.

Eighteenth Century Fiction
96 complete works of English prose from the period 1700–1780 by writers from the British Isles. Key figures covered include Daniel Defoe, Henry Fielding, Eliza Haywood, Samuel Richardson, Tobias Smollett, Laurence Sterne and Jonathan Swift.

Eighteenth Century Journals Portal I-V via Adam Matthews
Consists of newspapers and periodicals published between 1680 - 1820, drawn from major Library collections.

Elgar Online Law ebooks
Written and edited by significant figures in their respective fields, Elgar titles provide comprehensive analyses of the topics in question. Includes access to Elgar encyclopedias and handbooks.

ELIXIR: DPI's Electronic LIbrary eXchange for Information Resources via Informit Online (1990 - 2010)

    Includes Australian content 

Covers agriculture, mineral resources, conservation and land management/planning and is produced by the Victorian Department of Primary Industries.

Embase Classic (Archive) via OvidSP (1947 - 1973)
The archive of the European equivalent of Medline. A major pharmacological, biomedical and drug information database.

Embase via OvidSP (1947 - present)
A major pharmacological, biomedical and drug information database - the European equivalent of Medline.

Emerald Full Text (1994 - present)
Peer-reviewed journal articles which cover engineering, materials science, the major management & business disciplines, logistics, the built environment & environmental management among others. Also includes access to recently published ebooks.

Emerging Markets Case Studies via Emerald
Peer-reviewed teaching cases focusing on business decision making and management development through key emerging markets, and The Case Journal, which features factual teaching cases and case exercises.
Available in 2017

Empire Online via Adam Matthews
Full text primary sources and images on the art, culture, literature, racism, religion and imperialism of empire from 1492 - 2007. The creators have endeavoured to find sources from all continents.

Encyclopaedia Judaica
The 2007 second edition, covering Jewish life, culture, history, and religion, written by Israeli, American and European subject specialists.

Encyclopaedic Australian legal dictionary

    Includes Australian content 

Butterworths Encyclopaedic Australian legal dictionary is a unique reference work containing over 25,000 definitions (legal words and phrases, including references to legislation and cases).

Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics Online
This brings together the lastest research for scholars and students of the classics, Greek, linguistics, and of other Indo-European languages, as well as of Biblical literature.

Encyclopedia of Astronomy & Astrophysics Online
This unique encyclopedia covers the entire field of astronomy & astrophysics and is frequently updated with new material. More than 800 experts in their respective fields create this unparalleled resource in scientific publishing.

Encyclopedia of Buddhism (2004) via Gale Reference Library
This encyclopedia describes the Buddhist world view, basic teachings and practices of Buddhism, as well as its different schools and sects.

Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics Brill Online
A comprehensive overview of the languages of China and the different ways in which they are and have been studied. It provides authoritative treatment of all important aspects of the languages spoken in China, today and in the past.

Encyclopedia of Islam, second edition and Encyclopedia of Islam, THREE
The major academic encyclopedia on all aspects of the Islamic World.

Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics

Encyclopedia of Religion (2005) via Gale Reference Library
The second edition of a resource that is considered a standard reference in the field

Encyclopedia of the Quran
Major encyclopedia containing dictionary terms and extended essays.

ENDANGER : Threatened Species in Australia via Informit Online (1960 - present)

    Includes Australian content 

Covers all threatened Australian plants and animals. Source documents include books & journals, newspapers, conference proceedings, theses, and some non-book material (video, charts, posters etc). Mostly Australian material.

Endocrinology Abstracts via Proquest (1985 - 1986)

Energy Citations Database (ECD) (1948 - present)
Provides bibliographic references to the literature of disciplines of interest to the U.S. Department of Energy.

ENGINE : Australian Engineering Database via Informit Online (1980 - present)

    Includes Australian content 

Provides access to all branches of Australian engineering information, particularly information published by the Institution of Engineers Australia since 1980

English Poetry Full Text Database via SETIS
A machine-readable corpus encompassing the works of thousands of poets from the Anglo-Saxon period to the end of the 19th century. It consists primarily of the works by the poets listed in the New Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature (Cambridge, 1969-72).

English Prose Drama Database via SETIS
English Prose Drama contains more than 1,600 plays written by more than 350 different authors from the Renaissance to the end of the nineteenth century. The database includes plays, masques, entertainments, and certain closet dramas.

English Verse Drama
A machine-readable corpus covering the years 1760-1900 based on the listing of Afro-American Poetry and Drama, 1760-1975 by W.P.French et al.

Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive via Proquest (1880 - 2000)
Essential sources for the history of film, broadcasting, popular music and theatre - U.K. and U.S trade and fan publications. Indexing of all ads, reviews, and covers as well as articles.

Environment Complete via Ebsco
Covers all areas of environmental research and technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more. Coverage starts in the 1940s.
Available in 2017

Eora MRIO (Multi-Region Input-Output) Database
Provides a time series of high-resolution IO tables with matching environmental and social satellite accounts for 187 countries, with applications in carbon, water, and ecological footprinting, and Life-Cycle Assessment.

ERIC : Educational Resources Information Center (1966 - present) via Proquest
via OvidSP
via WEB
via Ebsco
Important database for education
References journal articles and unpublished documents on educational theory and practice. Indexes research on education policy and practice in development contexts.

Essential Science Indicators via Web of Science
Included authors meet a cumulative citation count threshold for the ESI 10+ year period. The thresholds are based on the cut-off citation baseline percentiles (available in Thresholds for ESI). Author names (lastname and initials) are collected from the publication records in Web of Science.

eTG Complete (Australian Therapeutic Guidelines)

    Includes Australian content 

Note: Using Internet Explorer? Please clear cookies to avoid access problem.
Australian Therapeutic Guidelines summarises current available evidence for the management of patients with specific conditions. The recommendations are based on the latest international literature, interpreted by Australian experts.
Access to our subscription via eTG complete app not available.
Print copies also available at the SciTech Library

Ethnographic Video Online (Alexander Street Anthropology)
An extensive collection of videos for the study of human culture and behaviour including classic and contemporary documentaries, interviews & raw footage from leading anthropologists and ethnographers.
Combined with Anthropology Online

Database of the European Community's legislation, caselaw and publications.
Also available via Factiva (select EUR-Lex from Sources)

European Views of the Americas via Ebsco 1493-1750
A bibliographic index which is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.

EVA: Environmental Abstracts via Informit Online (1987 - present)

    Includes Australian content 

Covers both local and international information on most aspects of environmental protection including water and pollution management.

Everyday Life and Women in America, c.1800-1920 via Adam Matthews
Using primary sources, this documents the social and cultural forces that shaped the everyday lives of Americans from 1800 to 1920. Includes strong coverage of prescriptive literature and manuals for domestic management.

Exhibitions online
Online exhibitions that highlights some of the treasures which are to be found among the more than 170,000 volumes in the Rare Books & Special Collections Library
Expanded Academic Index ASAP
A multi-disciplinary database providing full text articles.Topics covered include humanities, communication studies, social science, science and technology, women studies, sociology, environment, and public affairs.

Factiva.com (mid-1980s - present)

    Includes Australian content 

Newspapers, company information, pictures and media transcripts from Australian and overseas media sources.For Australian news sources, the Fairfax publications archive includes The Sydney Morning Herald 1986+, Australian Financial Review 1987+, BRW 1989+, and the News Limited archive includes The Australian 1996+.

Library guides to Factiva | Factiva Libguide | Search for specific publications | Searching with accented characters | Login error message
Downloading large amounts of data is not permitted

Facts on International Relations and Security Trends
Data compiled by SIPRI (Stockholm Institute on Peace Research) on conflicts, arms transfers and military expenditure, and economic and social statistics on states and international organisations.

Families & Society Collection via Informit Online (1976 - present)

    Includes Australian content 

Research, policy and practice issues relating to Australian families and society. Includes journal articles, government documents and publications from non profit and advocacy organisations.

Family and Society Studies Worldwide via Ebsco (1970 - present)
Research, policy, and practice literature in a range of social science disciplines including social work, sociology, and psychology.

FAMILY-ATSIS via Informit Online (1980 - present)

    Includes Australian content 

Covers research, policy and practice issues about, or of relevance to, Australian families, specifically relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

Family: Australian Family & Society Abstracts Database via Informit Online (1980 - present)

    Includes Australian content 

Comprehensive index and abstracts database which covers research, policy and practice issues about, or of relevance to, Australian families.

An international database of statistics and time-series on agricultural production, consumption, trade, prices and resources.

Federal Register of Legislation

    Includes Australian content 

The authorised website for Commonwealth legislation. Access Acts and Regulations (in force, point-in-time and as made) as well as Bills and EMs (1996- ).
Recommended for: legislation

FIAF : International Film Archive Database via Proquest (1972 - present)
References over 300 academic and popular Film and Television journals.
Use Use Screen Studies Collection to cross-search with FIAF to cross-search with Film Index International.

Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text via Ebsco (1990 - present)
Full Text available in 2016
A comprehensive database (including Film & Television Literature Index) covering the entire spectrum of television and film. It has been designed for use by film scholars, students and general viewers.

Film Index International
Major source of information for all areas of film studies, including international films, persons associated with films and the film industry. Produced in collaboration with the British Film Institute.
Use Screen Studies Collection to cross-search with FIAF

Film Platform
An international selection of documentary films for the academic world.

Financial Times Historical Archive 1888 - 2007
Every item ever printed in the paper, from 1888-2007, can be searched and browsed article by article and page by page.
Cross-search the Financial Times Historical Archive and The Times Digital Archive with NewsVault

Also cross-searchable with other archives via Artemis Primary Sources - analyze content using frequency and term-relationship tools.

First Fleet and Early Settlement

    Includes Australian content 

A collection devoted to manuscripts and published journals of the First Fleet
FirstPoint via Westlaw AU

    Includes Australian content 

Combining Australian Case Citator and Australian Digest, this database cites Australian reported cases and summarises Australian case law developments.
What are case citators?
Recommended for: case citator - cases
Accessible by staff and currently enrolled students only

Flipster via Ebsco
A magazine portal, currently hosting digital replicas of The New Yorker, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, National Review, and several other titles.
Available in 2017
Using the Flipster app

Flora of Australia Online

    Includes Australian content 

Contains uniform descriptions of Australian flora with identification keys, illustrations and distribution maps.

FNQ: Far North Queensland database via Informit Online (1994 - January 1999)

    Includes Australian content 

Covers the geographical region, including indigenous issues, of Far North Queensland, from Ingham in the south to Doomadgee in the west and encompassing the Torres Strait, Gulf, Cape York Peninsula, Daintree and the Atherton Tableland.

For the sake of a song: Wangga Songmen and their Repertories

    Includes Australian content 

Wangga is a genre of public dance-song from the Daly region of northwest Australia; the country that lies to the north and south of the mouth of the Daly River. This site is based on For the Sake of a Song: Wangga Songmen and their Repertories, published by Sydney University Press.

Foreign and International Law Resources Database via HeinOnline
The publications of the American Society of International Law along with prominent Yearbooks from around the world, including the Hague Permanent Court of International Justice series.It also includes U.S. Law Digests, International Tribunals/Judicial Decisions and more.
You may not download or print more than 200 pages per session.

Foreign Office Files for China, 1949-1980 (Archives Direct) via Adam Matthews
The complete British Foreign Office Files dealing with China, Hong Kong and Taiwan in this period.

Foreign Office Files for India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, 1947-1980 (Sections I,II and III) (Archives Direct) via Adam Matthews
DO 133, DO 134, FO 371 and FCO 37 files from The National Archives, Kew. Also covers neighbouring South East Asian countries such as Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, and Burma.

Frontiers of Science (1961 - 1979)
Frontiers of Science was a comic in the The Sydney Morning Herald which presented the story behind the amazing scientific breakthroughs of the day.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Academic encyclopedias on wide range of subjects such as ethics, history, religion, health sciences, & social sciences. Search across the collection from this page, or access the titles individually in the catalogue.

Garland Encyclopedia of World Music
An important information resource for ethnomusicological research, providing a comprehensive guide to music of all the world's peoples. Contributions from over 700 world experts.
(Search it via Music Online to capture results from other Alexander St databases)

Gartner Group
Reports and news from the information technology research and advisory company, which aims to research, analyze and interpret the business of IT for IT and business technology decision makers.
For access issues contact University ICT support via 93512000.

Geobase via Engineering Village (1980-present)
Covers physical and human geography, geology, mineralogy, ecology, and development studies.

GeoRef via GeoScienceWorld (1785 - present)
Georef is the most comprehensive database for Geosciences. It overs the geology of North America from 1693 to the present and the geology of the rest of the world from 1933 to the present.
Note: Also search GeoRef Preview for the new, unedited references.

Geoscience Australia GEODATA Datapacks

    Includes Australian content 

GEODATA 9 Second Digital Elevation Model (DEM-9S) Version 2 and GEODATA TOPO 250k Series 3(ArcView Shapefile version)

Delivers aggregated journal content of 6 leading earth science societies. You can also search GeoRef simultaneously.
Also searchable via OpenGeoSci - a free, map-based discovery interface providing geographic searching for more than 300,000 maps, cross-sections, charts, tables, and other high-value content from GSW publications.

Germanistik Online Datenbank
References to works on German language and literature.
Available in 2017

Gerritsen Collection
Books, pamphlets and periodicals published between 1543-1945 reflecting women's history, and the movement for women's rights in many countries. Primarily in English, but also German, French, and other languages. Individual titles are also searchable in our catalogue

GIBLIN: Giblin Working Papers via Informit Online (1990 - Oct 2006)

    Includes Australian content 

References to working papers on economics and economics-related topics. Most papers emanate from major universities and research institutes in Australia, Europe (including the UK) and the USA.

Global Health via OvidSP (1910 - present)
An international public health databases with coverage of communicable, tropical and parasitic diseases, human nutrition, community health and mediciinal and poisonous plants.

Google Scholar
Good for broad searches of scholarly literature from both free and subscription sources. Also useful to find references which cite other academic articles.

Setup Google Scholar to ensure search results highlight our fulltext access.
Troubleshoot robot / captcha message | Search help | Ebooks in Google Scholar

Grand Tour (1550 - 1850) via Adam Matthews
A collection of primary sources including published and unpublished works, paintings and sketches; architectural drawings, and maps for the study of travel and architecture.


    Includes Australian content 

GrantSearch is Australia's original and most comprehensive index of grant opportunities.
NB: No subscriber search available; free search only.

GreenFILE via Ebsco
Covers all aspects of human impact on the environment.

Hague Academy of International Law Collected Courses
The Hague Academy is a global centre for research about and teaching of public and private international law. These titles are the texts of lectures and seminars presented by international scholars, and deal with the theoretical and practical aspects of the subject, including legislation and case law.

Halsbury's Laws of Australia

    Includes Australian content 

Statements of legal principle covering all jurisdictions in Australia. Browse categories or sub-categories or search by legal principle, keyword, phrase, case or legislation. Updated by Australian Current Law: Reporter.
Recommended for: legal encyclopedias

Halsbury's Laws of England
Recommended for: legal encyclopedias

Harper's Bazaar Archive (1867 - present)
The entire run of the U.S edition of Harper's Bazaar magazine - a fashion, arts, and culture authority Scanned in full color.

Harrison's Online via Library catalogue
Access the complete contents of Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine.

Haworth Press eJournals
Access 30-plus titles covering health and social sciences

Health & Safety Science Abstracts via Proquest (1981 - present)
Environmental health, occupational safety, pesticides, toxicology, emergency management, security, accidents - journal articles.

Health & Society Database (H & S) via Informit Online (1980 - present)

    Includes Australian content 

Health policy, services and the social, psychological, legal and ethical issues associated with health which are of direct importance to Australian people and families. Aboriginal health, health administration and economic issues are a core subject area of the database.

Health and Medical Collection via ProQuest
Designed to serve a wide range of people who need health information - from hospital administrators to medical professionals to consumers. The database covers more than 380 leading health journals and includes thousands of complete articles.

Health Business Elite via Ebsco
Health care administration and other non-clinical aspects of health care institution management.

Health Collection via Informit Online
A full-text allied health database. Content includes research articles, reports and case studies of practical support to anyone studying or working in therapeutic, diagnostic and preventative health roles.

HEDBID: International Bibliographic Database on Higher Education
References on higher education systems, administration, planning and policy, costs and finances, evaluation of higher education.

Heer: Higher Education Empirical Research Database
The HEER database brings together evidence-based published research on a range of topics in Higher education. The database is free but registration is required.

Full-text legal journals and other legal documents predominantly US, also includes major international publications and some Australian Law reviews. Also includes English Reports, Full Reprint (1220-1865) and US Reports (1754 - 2007)
Recommended for: journal articles - cases - legislation - treaties

You may not download or print more than 200 pages per session
Searching 101
Creating email alerts

HerbMedPro & Herbclip
HerbMedPro provides access to the scientific data underlying the medicinal use of herbs. Herbclip summaries and critical reviews of seminal articles on herbal medicine from popular and scientific literature around the world. From the American Botanical Council.

Historical Abstracts via Ebsco (1955- present)
Indexes worldwide historical research. ( Excludes North America - use America: History and Life).
Access to Historical Abstracts with Fulltext in 2016.

HIVA - HIV/AIDS Database via Informit Online (1980 - present)

    Includes Australian content 

Deals with the clinical, nutritional, medical, social and psychological aspects of HIV/AIDS - as well as the relationship between alcohol and other drugs to HIV/AIDS.

HM Information Clearinghouse

    Includes Australian content 

University of Sydney knowledge based clearinghouse on home modifications for the aged and disabled.

Honi Soit

    Includes Australian content 

Honi Soit Archive 1929 - 1990 | Honi Soit current issues, 2012 - present)
The archives and current issues of Honi Soit, the University of Sydney’s student newspaper, comprise a rich and colourful source on the cultural, social, and University issues of the day.

Hoovers Company Records
Proprietary editorial content covering more than 40,000 public and non-public companies and 225,000 key executives. Also in-depth industry analyses, information on a company's location, summary financials, top competitors, top officers, and more.

House of Commons Parliamentary Papers via Proquest (1688 - present)
The House of Commons Parliamentary Papers are vital to the historical record of Britain, its former Colonies and the wider world.
Recommended for: parliamentary papers

HSTM: History of Science, Technology and Medicine via EbscoHost (1975 - present)
Covers the influence of science, technology and medicine on society and culture from prehistory to the present.

Human Rights Case Digest
A digest of summaries of cases from the European Court of Human Rights

Human Rights Documents Online
Contains human rights documents from 483 non-governmental human rights organizations (NGOs) worldwide, some of which have a universal scope, whilst others focus on the attainment of human rights in a specific area of the world.

Humanities & Social Sciences Collection & Families and Society Collection via Informit (1940 - present)

    Includes Australian content 

Broad subject coverage, especially good for Aboriginal and indigenous studies, social services, marriage, women, arts, history, law, literary studies, media, political science and sociology.

Humanities & Social Sciences Collection via Informit Online

    Includes Australian content 

Broad subject coverage ensures relevance to library users of all interests especially Aboriginal and indigenous studies, arts, history, law, literary studies, media, political science and sociology. Provides access to full content from a range of journals and books, conference proceedings, research papers and reference materials.

Humanities Source Ultimate via Ebsco
Humanities Source Ultimate offers a wide variety of resources, such as feature articles, interviews, obituaries, bibliographies, book reviews, original works of fiction, reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, operas and plays that illuminate human thinking, action and interaction.

IBFD Tax Research Platform
IBFD is a major database of materials on tax and related matters. It includes leading journals on international tax issues and loose-leaf services providing detailed country-specific tax information. Also includes access to RIA Worldwide Tax & Commercial Law


    Includes Australian content 

Major provider of Australian and global industry market research, risk ratings, and Australian company research on Australia's largest 2,000 companies.

ICLR Online
Provides access to authorised UK cases, including The Law Reports and Weekly Law Reports. The Citator+ function provides information on a case’s history, judicial consideration and current status.

ICPSR: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (1977 - present)

    Includes Australian content 

ICPSR maintains and provides access to an archive of social science data for research and instruction.
Access to data

ICSD: Inorganic Crystal Structure Database
A comprehensive database on fully determined inorganic crystal structures, recorded in the literature of the field from 1913-present.

IEEE Xplore Digital Library
IEEE Xplore Digital Library will be temporarily unavailable from 7-10 August 2017.
Provides full text access to high quality technical literature in electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics.
Internet Explorer users: disable Compatibility View in your browser

IEL Labour Law (International Encyclopaedia for Labour Law and Industrial Relations
Published by Kluwer, this aims to facilitate comparative research in the field; and to contribute to the growing harmonization of labour law and standards worldwide. With over 60 detailed country-by-country monographs and eight in-depth international monographs - as well as five volumes of case law and five volumes of reprinted legislation.

IET Digital Library
See IEEE Xplore Digital Library

IIMP: International Index to Music Periodicals Full Text
Covers nearly all aspects of the world of music, from the most scholarly studies to the most contemporary.
IIPA and IIMP may be searched together

IIPA : International Index to Performing Arts Full Text (1864 - present)
Over 240 international journals which cover a broad spectrum of the arts and entertainment industries.
IIPA and IIMP may be searched together

Illustrated London News Historical Archive, 1842-2003
Fully searchable facsimile of the world's first illustrated weekly newspaper. It covered wars, royal events, scientific invention, and exploration. In 1855 it launched the world's first colour supplement.
Also cross-searchable with other archives via Artemis Primary Sources - analyze content using frequency and term-relationship tools.

IMB : International Medieval Bibliography (1967-present)
References to articles, books and reviews on all aspects of the European Middle Ages; also the Middle East and North Africa during 400-1500.
Click IMB icon to access database

IMF eLibrary

    Includes Australian content 

Access to the International Monetary Fund's publications, data, exchange rates and other economic and financial indicators, and tools for visualising and mapping data.
Incorportes access to the freely available IMF Data - macroeconomic & financial data, and AREAER - tracks the exchange rate and trade regimes of all members of the IMF.
Personal registration required to save personal content, searches, set alerts, or download data on IMF DATA, but not to download digital publications.

Evidence-based complementary medicine information on a wide range of medical conditions, herbs, supplements and drug interactions. Aims to address the needs of time-poor practitioners, academics and students. Content has been developed by Australian researchers including research specialists from the Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Sydney.

Incites via Web of Science
A customized research evaluation tool that allows you to analyze institutional productivity and benchmark your output against peers worldwide. Customized citation data, global metrics, and multidimensional profiles on leading institutions give comprehensive insight into your institution's research performance. Visualization and reporting tools let you create and share reports quickly.
Web of Science personal registration required for access

Index Islamicus via Brill (1906 - present)
References to journal articles, book chapters and reviews on all aspects of Islam.
Refined search options tutorial (YouTube)

Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals via HeinOnline
References to legal literature worldwide, covering all forms of foreign (non-Anglo-American) law. This includes comparative law and legal systems, such as Islamic law; socialist law; public and private international law; and transnational commercial law.
You may not download or print more than 200 pages per session

Index to Printed Music
An invaluable resource for music students and researchers. IPM is the only online resource for finding individual pieces of music printed in standard scholarly editions.

Indigenous Australia via Informit Online (1968 - 1999)
Coverage includes Australian Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander studies, Stolen generation, racism, Land & Native Title, and many other issues.

Indigenous Collection via Informit Online

    Includes Australian content 

Offers a variety of content on both historical and topical issues within Indigenous studies. Includes material from Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, North America and The Pacific.

Infokoori (1991 - present)

    Includes Australian content 

An index to the Koori Mail, a national fortnightly newspaper that focuses on the Indigenous people of Australia.
It also indexes biographical information from various magazines, including: Our Aim (1907-1961), Dawn (1952-1969), New Dawn (1970-1975) and Identity (1971-1982).

Informit Business Collection

    Includes Australian content 

Coverage of a wide range of contemporary business issues and topics.

Informit Legal & Business databases

    Includes Australian content 

Cross-search leading Australian resources including AGIS Plus Text and other databases covering criminology, policing, business, accounting & taxation.

Informit Online

    Includes Australian content 

Informit Online Contains over 80 Australian databases of scholarly research, covering a wide range of subjects. Major databases include: APA-FT (Australian Public Affairs - Full Text) AGIS Plus (all aspects of law). Includes coverage of Medicine & Health, Social Sciences, Information Management and Technology, Business and Management.

IngentaConnect is a journal hosting service, providing access eJournals from a variety of publishers. Access is to subscribed titles only.

INIS: International Nuclear Information System
Information on the peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology, also economic and environmental aspects of all non-nuclear energy sources. Produced by the IAEA.

INTAN MAS via Informit Online (1989 - 2002)
Contains references to the literature on the Eastern Indonesian provinces of Nusa Tenggara Barat, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Timor Timur (East Timor), Sulawesi, Maluku, and Irian Jaya.

INTAX: International Taxation Issues via Informit Online (1990 - Jul 2003)

    Includes Australian content 

References to published and unpublished material on taxation aspects of international profit shifting and related taxation topics.

International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text via Ebsco
Comprehensive and authoritative international scholarship on all aspects of theatre and performance.
Available in 2016

International Encyclopedia of Education
This provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of research in education and curriculum studies.

International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences
Comprehensively maps the social and behavioral sciences. It encompasses all fields within the social and behavioural sciences. Individual chapters can be browsed, and the encyclopedia can also be searched as a database. Articles includes references and links to related articles in the encyclopedia and within ScienceDirect

International Law in Domestic Courts
Contains domestic cases in international law from over 65 jurisdictions.

International Pharmaceutical Abstracts via OvidSP (1950 - present)
Covers clinical and technical drug information, pharmacy practice, legislation, pharmaceutical education, and legal aspects of pharmacy and drugs.

International Plant Names Index: IPNI
A database of the names and associated basic bibliographical details of all seed plants.

International political science abstracts (2007 - present)
Provides non-evaluative abstracts of articles in the field of political science published in journals and yearbooks all over the world. Volumes 1-54 (1951-2004) can be requested from Storage. How to request.

International Tax Law Reports
Provide readers with judgments and decisions of major tax cases from all over the world.

Invasive Species Compendium
An open access reference work covering recognition, biology, distribution, impact and management of the world's invasive plants and animals. More information

Investment Arbitration Reporter
A news and analysis service tracking investor state dispute settlement (ISDS) arbitration claims, concentrating on arbitrations between foreign investors and their host governments launched under investment protection treaties. It includes reports on the very latest legal pleadings, decisions and arbitral awards, as well as policy developments.

Investment Claims
Arbitral awards, Arbitral decisions, OPIC decisions, and Court decisions (including English translations of key portions of non-English decisions); Books; Journal and yearbook articles; Investment treaty overviews; National legislation; Multilateral and bilateral investment treaties; Arbitral rules; relevant Guidelines and Conventions.

IOP ebooks
Brings together innovative digital publishing with leading physics research from the Institute Physics. Multimedia and advanced features are an integral part of the books.

IPA Source
A large library of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of opera aria, art song, and Latin liturgical texts (with phonetic transcriptions and English translations).

IREL : Australian Industrial Relations Database via Informit Online (1983 - Oct 2000)

    Includes Australian content 

Indexes and abstracts published and unpublished material on industrial relations and related topics.

ISEAS (Institute Of Southeast Asian Studies) ebooks
215 ebooks published by the Institute Of Southeast Asian Studies between 2001 and 2009.
To search the ISEAS collection, click the top ISEAS tab, or browse via the left-hand Collections & Category tabs

ISOS: Irish Script On Screen
The project has created digital images of Irish manuscripts and made them freely accessible on the Internet for research

ITU Recommendations Online : International Telecommunications Union (1989 - present)
Contains the international standards developed by the Telecommunication Standardisation Sector of the ITU.

Jacoby Online
One of the most authoritative sources for the study of ancient Greek historians. Jacoby Online is a collection of the works which have been lost, but for which there are citations, extracts or summaries. Entries are in Greek with English translations.
Includes Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker (Fragments of the Greek Historians, FgRH) I-V, and Brill’s New Jacoby 1st & 2nd editions (new English editions of FgrHist I-IIII).
How to decipher an FgRH citation

Jade (Judgments and Decisions Enhanced) is a free current awareness service that collects recent decisions of selected Australian Courts and Tribunals into a searchable database.
Register for customisation features | Recommended for: cases - case citator

Jahrbook Project Database (1868-1942)
Electronic research archive for mathematics; contains also links to other historical mathematical collections and digitization projects.

Jane's Online
Access to the following Jane's publications: IHS Jane’s All the World’s Aircraft: Development & Production, IHS Jane’s All the World’s Aircraft: In Service, Aero-Engines, Jane's Intelligence Review.
Accessible by staff and currently enrolled students only
Click Continue as shared account to access.
Set up a personal account to receive Alerts if required.
Terms & conditions

Japan Times Digital Archive
Fully-searchable English-language newspaper published in Japan since 1897. A pioneer of overseas-focused journalism, it focused on how to report Japanese issues to a non-Japanese audience. Intensive coverage of Japan and East Asia.
Access from 1897 - previous year (loaded 2nd quarter following year)
Available in 2017

Japanese Periodicals Index (Zasshi kiji sakuin)
This database is the most comprehensive index for Japanese periodicals published in Japan. Some indexes go back to 1948.
Note: Search must be conducted in Japanese scripts.

Joanna Briggs Institute EPB Database via OvidSP
An evidence-based health care resource to assist in evaluating evidence for informed clinical decision-making and best practice in health care. It includes evidence summaries in the following areas: Aged Care, Acute Care, Midwifery, Physio, Occupational Therapy, Diagnostic Imaging.

John Anderson Archive

    Includes Australian content 

A comprehensive resource for study and research into the life and works of John Anderson,Challis Professor of Philosophy from 1927 until 1958. Includes previously published works by Professor Anderson and electronic editions of significant papers held by the University Archives.
John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera
Ephemera published between the eighteenth and early twentieth centuries, ranging from Advertising & consumerism, Nineteenth Century Entertainment, the Booktrade, Crimes, Murders & Executions, to Popular Prints.

Joseph Henry Maiden Botanical Texts

    Includes Australian content 

A collection devoted to pioneering botanical texts and images.
Journal Citation Reports via Web of Science
Discover analytical information on journals such as impact factor and citation frequency.
For full functionality, your browser must allow pop-ups.
For access, click Subscriber login button.
Compare Journals on JCR [You Tube]

Journal Finder (University of Sydney Research Support)
The University of Sydney Journal Finder is a database of journal statistics to help you make informed decisions about where to publish your work for maximum impact. It includes information such as impact factors, internal citation data, publisher information, and average article publishing costs.
Available to University of Sydney only

Journals of Inland Exploration

    Includes Australian content 

This collection of the major journals of inland exploration in Australia documents the first European encounters with the harsh geography of the new land.
Journals@ Ovid - LWW Total Access Collection
Search all journals
An aggregate of hundreds of scientific, technical, and medical journals from over 50 publishers and societies.

JOVE: Journal of Visualized Experiments
Video-based visualization of biological techniques and procedures. JOVE aims to solve some of the most difficult problems in life science research: low transparency and reproducibility of biological experiments, time-consuming learning of experimental techniques.
Access to these collections: Bioengineering, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Immunology & Infection, Medicine, Neuroscience.

Full-text of major academic journals and scholarly literature from around the world. The last five years of publication are not available for journals in this database except for those published by the University of California.

JSTOR Plant Science
Foundational content vital to plant science - plant type specimens, taxonomic structures, full-text scientific literature, botanical drawings, photographs, paintings, correspondence, and manuscripts. It aims to be a comprehensive online research tool for aggregating and exploring the world's botanical resources.

A case citator that helps you find leading authorities and establish the current status of the law. It focuses on common law jurisdictions from around the world.
Recommended for: case citator - cases

JustisOne is both a full-text database of case law and legislation as well as a citator. It combined Justis and JustCite together; you now have access to the judicial history of a case or Act, alongside the full-text. This brings all the information you need in one place.

Kanopy streaming videos
Kanopy is a leading distributor of tertiary educational videos (streaming videos and DVDs). Major subjects covered include: The arts, business and training, health sciences, media and communication, natural sciences, social sciences, and teacher education.
Link to or embed a Kanopy video | Suggest a video | Suggest captioning

Kikuzo II Visual
Access to the following Japanese newspapers and magazines:
Asahi Shimbun, Shukan Asahi & Aera (1985 – present)
Asahi Shimbun reduced-size facsimile edition (1945 – 1989)
The Library subscribes to a TWO USER licence, please remember to LOG OUT when finished.

Kluwer Arbitration
Excellent for international arbitration research. It contains a wealth of commentary from expert authors and an extensive collection of primary source materials, ICC cases and awards.
Available in 2017.

Kluwer Journals Online via Springerlink
Journals in many areas of research, including engineering, chemistry, computer & information science, electrical & electronic engineering, environmental sciences, materials science.

Kluwer Law Journals
A collection of Kluwer law journals spanning a vast array of legal topics.

Knovel Library
Knovel integrates technical information with analytical and search tools. Content covers aerospace, chemical, civil, electrical, mechanical and general engineering, but is also good for materials, biochemistry, biotechnology, electronics, environment, food science, energy, pharmaceuticals, safety.
Knovel FAQ

L'Annee Philologique via Ebsco (1949 - present)
References to scholarly works on all aspects of ancient Greek and Roman civilizations. Includes antiquities, culture, history, law, language & literature, philosophy, science and society.

Law Reports - Australian

    Includes Australian content 

Quick links to Australian law reports
Recommended for: cases

Law Reports - New Zealand
Quick links to New Zealand law reports
Recommended for: cases

Law Reports – United Kingdom
Quick links to UK law reports.
Recommended for: cases


    Includes Australian content 

Lawlex provides free access to Commonwealth and state-based legislation. Click on Browse Legislation to view a list of legislation grouped by subject area. The University Library does not subscribe to Lawlex's Premium Research features
Recommended for: legislation


    Includes Australian content 

Legislation from seven Australian jurisdictions, links through to amending and subordinate legislation, Bills, Explanatory Memoranda and Second Reading Speeches, detailed legislative histories. Commonwealth legislation updated daily, NSW legislation updated weekly, all other jurisdictions updated at least 12 times a year. Also includes Federal Cases, & TimeBase Point in Time Services (excluding the ASX Point in Time Service).
Recommended for: legislation
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Laws of Australia via Westlaw AU

    Includes Australian content 

States the principles of Australian law.
Recommended for: legal encyclopedias
Accessible by staff and currently enrolled students only

Learning Ground - Indigenous Education Research Database

    Includes Australian content 

Scholarly works and reports focusing on indigenous education, from Australia and around the world

Lecture Notes in Computer Science (1973 - present)
New developments in computer science and information technology research and teaching. Not all the issues published in print are available electronically

Lecture Notes in Mathematics (1964 - present )
This series reports on new developments in all areas of mathematics and their applications.

Lecture Notes in Physics (1969 - present)
Reports on new developments in physics research and teaching.

Legal & Parliamentary resources for Arts & Social Sciences

    Includes Australian content 

Link to our list of recommended resources for Arts and Social Sciences subjects

Legal abbreviations guide
Access an A-Z list of common legal abbreviations. The guide sets out where to find specific law reports, collections of unreported judgments and journals.
Recommended for: cases - journal articles

Legal Source via Ebsco
An international collection of journals on the law and legal topics.

Legaltrac via Gale (1980 - present)
Indexes law reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals and international legal journals. Includes some Australian content and some full-text articles


    Includes Australian content 

The most up to date Australia Migration and Citizenship legislation and policy available, from the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.
Recommended for: legislation

Lexicons of Early Modern English (LEME)
An historical database of monolingual, bilingual, and polyglot dictionaries, lexical encyclopedias, hard-word glossaries, spelling lists, and lexically-valuable treatises surviving in print or manuscript from the Tudor, Stuart, Caroline, Commonwealth, and Restoration periods.


    Includes Australian content 

Full text legislation, caselaw, journal articles primarily from the U.S., also including Europe, U.K and Australasia.
Recommended for: cases - commentary - legislation - journal articles

LexisNexis AU

    Includes Australian content 

Access cases, legal commentary, journals, CaseBase (case citator), Halsbury's Laws of Australia and the Encyclopaedic Australian Legal Dictionary.
Recommended for: cases - case citator - commentary - encyclopaedia - dictionaries - legislation - journal articles

LGBT Studies via Alexander Street Diversity Portal
LGBT Studies in Video and LGBT Thought and Culture provide a multi-content perspective on the LGBT political, cultural and social movements throughout the twentieth century and into the present day.

Libraries Australia

    Includes Australian content 

Find Australian libraries which hold the material you need. Searches the combined catalogues of Australian libraries and can also provide access to the British Library Catalogue, Library of Congress Catalogue and OCLC WorldCat.

Liebert Online
Topics covered: Biomedical Research / Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Clinical Medicine/Surgery, Complementary/Alternative Medicine, Engineering/Informatics, Law, Psychology, and Public Health/Policy. More than 55 journals published by Mary Ann Liebert.

Life magazine, Time magazine, Sports Illustrated, People magazine archives via Ebsco
Life (famed photojournalism) (Nov 1936 - 2000 ), Time (US & international news) ( 1922 - 2000), Sports Illustrated (1954 - 2000), and People (general interest & popular culture) (1974 - 2000)
Search or browse (click Publications in top navbar) cover-to-cover archives of these major US magazines, available from their first issues.

LISTA: Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts via Ebsco (1950s - present)
Covers librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.

LIt.search: Lowitja Institute

    Includes Australian content 

A freely available database which provides easy access to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health literature on PubMed, the US National Library of Medicine's free version of Medline, the premier database covering all aspects of health and medicine.

Literary Manuscripts (Berg)
Manuscripts and personal documents by and about major Victorian authors, from the Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection.

Literature & Culture Collection via Informit Online (1940 - present)

    Includes Australian content 

Offers a number of Australia’s best known literary and art magazines that help define Australia’s literary and cultural heritage. Includes Meanjin and Media International Australia (MIA) backfiles.

Literature Online : LION
Literature Online provides access to more than 350,000 works of English and American literature, 208 full-text literature journals, and to key dictionaries and encyclopaedias of literature.

Livestock Library

    Includes Australian content 

Searches Australian industry and government sites for information on our beef and sheep industry but can be used for finding government publications on all aspects of Australian agriculture.

LLBA : Linguistics and Language Behaviour Abstracts via Proquest (1960's - present)
A key resource for Linguistics. References to peer-reviewed journal articles, dissertations, books and book reviews.

Loeb Classical Library
Fully searchable Greek and Latin texts with English translations, representing the entire Greek and Latin Classical heritage - history, travel, philosophy, tragedy and comedy, oratory; the great medical writers and mathematicians, and early Christian church fathers.
Access to titles digitised after July 2015 not currently included.

London Low Life via Adam Matthews
Searchable colour digital images of rare books, ephemera, maps and other materials relating to 18th, 19th and early 20th century London.

LWW Health Library
Use for access to over 20 core medical textbooks in the basic sciences including including: Bates' Guide to Physical Examination (Bickley), Clinical Epidemiology (Fletcher), Clinically Oriented Anatomy (Moore), Grant's Atlas of Anatomy (Agur & Dalley), Histology : A Text & Atlas (Ross & Pawlina), Neuroanatomy : An Atlas of Structures (Haines), Pathophysiology of Heart Disease (Lilly), & Rubin's Pathology (Rubin & Strayer)

Lyell Collection (1811 - present)
The Lyell Collection consists of the Geological Society of London's journals, Special Publications and key book series.

Lynda.com is an online learning platform that helps you learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. The video library of engaging, top-quality courses is taught by recognised industry experts.

Macquarie Dictionary

    Includes Australian content 

Australia's national dictionary and thesaurus. The Macquarie Dictionary is constantly updated with new words as they enter our language.

MAG Online Library – Internurse and Intermid
Internurse is the UK’s largest collection of peer-reviewed nursing content, and home of the British Journal of Nursing. Internurse covers primary and secondary care settings as well as the whole spectrum of specialist nursing practice including cardiology, neuroscience, mental health, palliative care and wound care. Intermid contains all content from the British Journal of Midwifery from 1996 onwards. It also exclusively includes access to its sister title, African Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health.

MAIS-ATSIS Informit Online (1988 - present)

    Includes Australian content 

MAIS-ATSIS : Multicultural Australia and Immigration Studies via Covers multicultural issues that specifically relate to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. References articles and other published and unpublished material.

MAIS: Multicultural Australia and Immigration Studies via Informit Online (1988-present)

    Includes Australian content 

Covers immigration and multicultural issues, including ethnicity, racism, refugees, and history and culture. From August 1996 the focus has narrowed to Australian material only - books & journals, newspaper articles, government documents, theses, multimedia etc.

Making of Modern Law Legal Treatises 1800 - 1926
Fully searchable legal treatises comprising over 21,000 works from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries on British Commonwealth and American law. These include casebooks, local practice manuals, books on legal form, works for lay readers, pamphlets, letters, and speeches.
Also cross-searchable with other archives via Artemis Primary Sources - analyze content using frequency and term-relationship tools.

Making of Modern Law: Trials 1600-1926
Based on holdings of the law libraries of Harvard and Yale, and the Library of the Bar of the City of New York, the product offers online access to these important collections.
Recommended for: cases

Also cross-searchable with other archives via Artemis Primary Sources - analyze content using frequency and term-relationship tools.

Making of the Modern World: the Goldsmiths'-Kress Library of Economic Literature Part I, 1450-1850 & Part II, 1851-1914
Track the development of the modern, western world through the lens of trade and wealth. Provides access to a vast collection of primary sources for research in the areas of history, political science, social conditions, technology and industry, economics, area studies and more.
Also cross-searchable with other archives via Artemis Primary Sources - analyze content using frequency and term-relationship tools.

Malaysia/Singapore/Brunei/ASEAN Database (BERITA) via Informit Online (1990 - present)
Provides extensive coverage of articles on Malaysia, Singapore and other South-east Asian countries.

Maney History and Humanities Collection via Ingenta
58 peer-reviewed, international history and humanities publications.

Margaret Gee's Australian Media Guide
Contains detailed information on every major Australian media outlet - from television stations and newspapers, to press agencies.

Mass Observation Online with Update I & II via Adam Matthews
Offers insight into everyday life in the 1930s and 1940. Mass Observation was a pioneering social research organisation whose papers provide insights into the cultural and social history of Britain from 1937 to 1965.

Maternity and Infant Care via OvidSP (1971 - present)
Indexes journals, books, and grey literature relating to the midwifery profession, pregnancy, labour, birth, postnatal care, and neonatal care and the first year of an infant's life.

MathEduc database
MathEduc is an international reference database offering a world-wide overview of literature on research, theory and practice in mathematics education.

MathSciNet (1940-present)
Reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature. The main subject areas covered are pure and applied mathematics, statistics and computer science. Citation data allows users to track the history and influence of research publications in the mathematical sciences.

Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Public Law
A comprehensive work covering the central and essential topics in international law.
Also searchable with International Law in Domestic Courts via the Oxford Public International Law portal

MEDGE: Management and Environment Information via Informit Online (1985 - 2006)

    Includes Australian content 

Indexed articles on management issues for business and government.

Mediascan via Informit Online (1991 - June 2009)

    Includes Australian content 

Mediascan covered the major stories across a range of Australian newspapers. Good for locating cartoons on specific topics.

Medici TV
Live broadcasts and recordings of classical concerts, opera, ballet, master classes and documentaries.
Try the new beta version of Medici tv!
Currently no off-campus access to Medici tv via the apps for mobile devices - off-campus access is via their regular website and desk- or laptops only.

MedicinesComplete (2006 - present)
Access to several major resources in pharmacy and pharmacology.

Medieval Family Life via Adam Matthews
The five major letter collections in existence from fifteenth century England, Britain'sfirst surviving records of private correspondence, are available as full colour images of the medieval manuscripts.

Medieval Travel Writing via Adam Matthews
The full-text and images of European travel writing manuscripts from the later medieval period, with a focus on journeys to central Asia and the Far East, including accounts of travel to Mongolia, Persia, India, China and South-East Asia.

Medline Daily Update via OvidSP (last 7 days)
Medline Daily Update is a rolling 7-day file of the records most recently loaded into Medline.

Medline via OvidSP (1946 - present)
The premier database covering medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the preclinical sciences, health administration, and the health care system. Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
For the most up-to-date references also check PREMEDLINE. This is the in-process database for Medline; new references are added daily. It provides basic information and abstracts before a record is indexed (ie. given subject headings) and added to MEDLINE.

Medline via Web of Knowledge 1950-
Content is identical to Medline via OvidSP.

The freely available Middle East Virtual Library indexes the table of contents of major academic journals. Use the link in the left frame for "Periodical Contents Databases".

Mental Measurements Yearbook via OvidSP
Contains information and reviews of all english language standardized tests. Covers educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology and related areas.
Only four users permitted at a time so if you get a busy message please logoff and try again later. Be sure to click Logoff at the end of your session.

Merck Index Online
A core reference tool for searching the analysis of drugs, chemicals and biologicals. Search for compounds, chemical and physical properties, key references or browse different therapeutic categories.

Mergers & Acquisitions via Connect4
Mergers & Acquisitions offers the Parts A and B (or) Parts C and D statements - the Bidder, Bidder-On Market, Target, Target-On Marker statements associated with mergers and takeovers in Australia. Located under the Documents tab.

Met Opera on Demand: Student Access
Watch more than 600 streamed performances from the Metropolitan Opera.
Available in 2017

Middle English Compendium
Access to three major Middle English electronic resources: Middle English Dictionary, a HyperBibliography of Middle English prose and verse and a Corpus of Middle English Prose and Verse.

Migration to New Worlds 1800-1924 via Adam Matthew
Explores the movement of peoples from Great Britain, Ireland, mainland Europe and Asia to the New World and Australasia; access primary documents ranging letters and diaries to government documents.

MIHILIST:Australasian Military History via Informit Online (1987 - Aug 1999)

    Includes Australian content 

References to articles and books on pre-1980 Australian, New Zealand and Papua-New Guinean military history and related topics.

MIMS Online

    Includes Australian content 

An authoritative and comprehensive pharmaceutical database.
Also try AusDI, a generic-based drug information resource. It covers a very comprehensive range of drugs including many over the counter (OTC) and hospital use only products.

MLA Directory of Periodicals via Ebsco
Contains information on the journals and series on the MLA's Master List of Periodicals.

MLA: Modern Languages Association International Bibliography via Ebsco (1890s - present)
References to scholarly works on linguistics, literature, literary theory, and film in English and other languages.

Mosby's Index
Covers over 3,000 peer-reviewed and electronic only journals in the fields of Nursing and Allied health, utilising a version of the EMTREE thesaurus enhanced for Nursing.

Mura - the AIATSIS Catalogue

    Includes Australian content 

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Islander Studies(AIATSIS) catalogue of Library and audiovisual material. The catalogue covers many aspects of Indigenous Australian studies and includes both published and unpublished material. It provides information on the accessibilty of material held in the AIATSIS Library.

MuseumsEtc Collection This link opens in a new window
Trial until 20th September 2017
Independent publishing house based in Edinburgh and Boston. Curated collection of books for museum and gallery professionals shares best practice globally, addressing contemporary issues in a practical, authoritative and innovative way.

Music Index (1973 - present)
Indexes book reviews, obituaries, new periodicals, and news and articles about music, musicians, and the music industry.

Music Online via Alexander St
Cross-searchClassical Scores Library, The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online, and Opera in Video.

Find music scores, sound recordings, websites and a range of other music-related material held by a large number of Australia's cultural institutions or described by specialist music services. Both heritage and contemporary music are covered.

NASA ADS Abstract Server
The Astrophysics Data System (ADS) is a NASA-funded project which maintains three bibliographic databases: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Physics, and ArXiv e-prints.

National Library of Agriculture (US) Agricola
Freely available North American agriculture, food and natural resources database.

Natural Medicines
Evidence-based information on natural medicinal ingredients and brand-name products, an effectiveness checker, and a natural product / drug interaction checker.
Available in 2017

Natural Resources Data Directory

    Includes Australian content 

Atlases and other information relating to natural resources in NSW and ACT.

Nature Journals
Access to all Nature Publishing Group titles.

Nature Methods
Publishes novel methods and significant improvements to tried-and-tested basic research techniques in the life sciences. Aimed at researchers actively involved in laboratory practice.

Nature Protocols
Peer-reviewed laboratory protocols for the bench researcher. This title publishes protocols being used to answer biological and biomedical science research questions, including methods grounded in physics and chemistry that have a practical application to biological problems.
Access from previous 4 years to the present

Naxos Music Library
A collection of audio music from over 400 independent labels such as Berlin Classics, EMI and Warner Classics.
Includes classical, jazz, world and folk music, along with textual notes.

Naxos Music Library Jazz
Over 13,000 jazz artists are represented on more than 6,400 albums.

NCC: National Construction Code

    Includes Australian content 

Useful for architectural and design science researchers. The BCA (Building Code of Australia) became Vols 1 and 2 of the National Construction Code.
Freely available with personal registration. (Click Register button.)

NDL Japanese periodicals index 雑誌記事索引 (1983 - present)
Zasshi Kiji Sakuin
English version
This free online resource is the most comprehensive index for Japanese periodicals published in Japan.

NELLCO Legal Scholarship Repository
Free access to working papers, reports, lecture series, workshop presentations, and other scholarship created by faculty at NELLCO member schools such as Yale, Cornell

New Pauly Online
The major academic encyclopedia for the ancient world from the prehistory of the Aegean (2nd millennium BCE) to late antiquity (600-800 CE).

New popular magazines
Includes The New Yorker, Vogue USA, Foreign Policy, Foreign Affairs, and archival access to The Economist, Architectural Digest, Time, Life, Sports Illustrated, among others.

New South Wales Archaeology Online: Grey Literature Archive

    Includes Australian content 

A grey-literature archive which documents archaeological field survey, excavation and heritage assessment projects conducted under the NSW Heritage Act.
New South Wales Parliament - Bills 

    Includes Australian content 

Free access to NSW Bills, Explanatory notes and Parliamentary Debates.
Recommended for: legislation

New South Wales Parliamentary Counsel's Office 

    Includes Australian content 

Official website for New South Wales legislation
Recommended for: legislation

New South Wales Solicitors Manual via LexisNexis AU

New York Times via Proquest Historical Newspapers (1851 - 2006)
Coverage: Sept 18,1851-Dec 31, 2006

News Services

    Includes Australian content 

Link to our news and current affairs resources

Cross-searches the Financial Times Historical Archive (1888 - 2007) and The Times Digital Archive (1785 - 1985) . Every item ever printed in the paper, can be searched and browsed article by article and page by page.
These are also searchable via Artemis Primary Sources


    Includes Australian content 

Freely available database of sport and recreation information for people with disabilities

Nineteenth Century Collections Online
Search four archives: Asia and the WestBritish Politics and Society , British Theatre, Music, Literature: High And Popular Culture, and the Corvey Collection Of European Literature, 1790-1840 .
Also cross-searchable with other archives via Artemis Primary Sources - analyze content using frequency and term-relationship tools.

Nineteenth Century in Print
Freely available; a selection of full text books and magazines published in the United States during the nineteenth century, primarily during the second half of the century.

NLM Chemical information via NLM
Provides access to searching other databases for information about a given chemical.
includes information compiled from the US National Cancer Institute.
AIDSDrugs Structures
Includes a table of substances referenced in the NLM AIDSDRUGS file with viewable structures.

NSW Case Law

    Includes Australian content 

New South Wales Court and Tribunal Decisions (NSW Attorney-General's Department)
Recommended for: cases

Nursing Index (Mosby's index)
Covers over 3,000 peer-reviewed and electronic only journals in the fields of Nursing and Allied health, utilising a version of the EMTREE thesaurus enhanced for Nursing.

Oceanic Abstracts via Proquest (1981 - present)
Major areas of coverage include: Oceanography, Ecology, Marine geology, Geophysics, Geochemistry, Marine pollution, Nonliving marine resources and Marine biology.

ODNB: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
An illustrated collection of more than 50,000 specially written biographies of the people who shaped all aspects of Britain's past, from the fourth century BC onwards. Articles include detailed bibliographies.

OECD iLibrary
Access to all OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) publications, including documents, periodicals and statistical databases.
Tutorials (YouTube) - Introduction, Working with statistics

OED : Oxford English Dictionary
Access to the 20 volume Second edition.

Comprehensive free database for locating official statistical sources on the web. Offstats is compiled by the University of Auckland Library. Note: most data is freely available. Data that is not free or in print links to the University of Auckland catalogue. Contact your Academic Liaison Librarian via Ask Us Now for advice if you need to obtain such data.

OGEL: Global Energy Law & Regulation Portal
A peer-reviewed academic journal covering all aspects of law pertaining to oil, gas, and energy in general.

OLDMEDLINE via OvidSP (1946-1965)
Contains articles published between 1946-1965 without Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)

OMIA: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals
Covers veterinary genetics, genetic disorders and heredity disorders. A database of the genes and phenes in a wide range of animal species.

Oncogenes and Growth Factors Abstracts via Proquest (1989 - present )
Covers every aspect of oncogene research into the molecular basis of malignant transformations.

Opera in Video
Video of many of the most significant opera performances from the world's best performers, conductors and opera houses around the world.
(Search it via Music Online to capture results from other Alexander St databases).

OSA: Optical Society of America
Access to selected titles published by the OSA.

A useful resource for finding systematic reviews and randomised controlled trials relevant to occupational therapy. Trials have been critically appraised and rated to assist you to evaluate their validity and interpretability.

Ovid databases
Databases on the OvidSP platform include AMED (Allied & Complimentary Medicine), EBM Reviews, ERIC (Education), International Pharmaceutical Abstracts, Medline, Mental Measurements Yearbook, PsycInfo, and University of Sydney Full Text Journals@Ovid (including PsycArticles).
For direct access to these databases, find the database by name on these pages.

Oxford Art Online
Useful for quick information on artists, art movements and the visual arts in general. Also includes Grove Art Online and provides links to images in external web sites.
Also includes Grove Art Online and provides links to images in external web sites.

Oxford English Dictionary
Access to the 20 volume Second edition.

Oxford Handbooks Online
Access to the Philosophy and Music collections. The Handbooks discuss the latest thinking in a range of major topics in specially-commissioned essays. They offer both thorough introductions to topics in the discipline, and a useful reference resource for scholars and advanced students, with extensive referencing to further reading.

Oxford Handbooks: Scholarly Research Reviews
The world’s leading scholars to discuss research and the latest thinking on major topics in the humanities and social sciences. Each Handbook provides in-depth overviews, and a critical survey of the current state of scholarship in a particular field of study.

Oxford History of Western Music Online
Online version of the celebrated 6 volume Oxford History of Western Music: a comprehensive reference tool which includes illustrations and 1,800 musical examples.

Oxford Journals
Access to journals published on behalf of learned societies by Oxford University Press.

Oxford Music Online
Oxford's portal for reference works on music. Includes Grove Music Online, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, and The Oxford Companion to Music. Illustrations and sound samples included.

Oxford Public International Law portal
Search or browse the Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Public Law together with Oxford Reports on International Law. Contains debate maps indexing discussions by scholars on the public international law aspects of major debates.

Oxford Reference Online
Reference books on everything from architecture to zoology, as well as access to guides on English grammar and usage and over 130 dictionaries, plus maps, timelines, and encyclopedias.

Oxford Reports on International Law
Provides a single point of reference for all international law jurisprudence. Access to all modules: International Courts of General Jurisdiction (ICGJ), International Law in Domestic Courts (ILDC), Criminal Law (ICL), Human Rights Law (IHRL) , and International Investment Claims.
Also searchable with Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Law via the Oxford Public International Law portal

Oxford Scholarly Editions
Trustworthy, annotated primary texts of classic works for scholars and students. Includes writers active between 1485 and 1901, plus Classical Latin authors

Oxford Scholarship Online
Full text books online with a large selection of economics, finance, philosophy, religion, music, legal and political science titles
Please click Logout when finished

Provides succinct analytical articles covering world and regional economic and political developments. The articles are compiled by an extensive international network of faculty members at Oxford and other leading universities around the world, as well as think-tanks and institutes of international standing.

PAIS Index (International) via Proquest (1972 - present)
References to works in all subject areas which are relevant to contemporary social & political, economic & business issues, social sciences and public policy.

Palgrave Connect ebooks (now Springer ebooks)
Access to all books on Palgrave Connect published from 2000
Accessible by staff and currently enrolled students only


    Includes Australian content 

Pandora is an archive of networked documentary resources and websites relating to Australia.

PAO: Peridocals Archive Online via Proquest (1899 - 2000)
Scholarly periodicals in the arts, humanities and social sciences. Access to Collections 1-5.

Parliament of Australia

    Includes Australian content 

Freely available Australian parliamentary documents including debates (Hansard), media releases, legislation, bills, second readings, explanatory memorandum, senate and house committee transcripts, background papers and research notes. The parliamentary website also includes links to Committee websites and Parliamentary papers index

Parliament of Australia – Bills section

    Includes Australian content 

Free access to Commonwealth Bills, EMs and Parliamentary Debates.
Recommended for: legislation

Parliament of New South Wales

    Includes Australian content 

Freely available New South Wales parliamentary documents including debates (Hansard), media releases, legislation, bills, second readings & explanatory memorandum, senate and house committee transcripts, background papers and research papers.

ParlInfo Search

    Includes Australian content 

Searches the Parliament of Australia website. Search and obtain Australian Parliamentary information including Hansards, bills, senate journals, votes and proceedings, notice papers, committee reports, the Parliamentary Handbook, newspaper clippings, media, publications and more.

Passport (Euromonitor)
Global market research database, providing statistics, analysis, reports, surveys and breaking news on industries, countries and consumers worldwide.
Accessing Passport from mobile devices is not currently supported.

Past Masters Philosophy Texts
A collection of full-text electronic editions in philosophy. The series also includes significant collections in political thought, religious studies, sociology, literature, the history of science, economics, and classics.

Patrologia Latina via Chadwyck Healey
The Works of the Latin Fathers from about AD 200 to AD 1216. It is the complete electronic version of Migne's 1st edition.

PDIP: Indonesian Learned Periodicals Database via Informit Online (1980 - April 1998)
References to articles and conference proceedings on the sciences in Indonesia, as well as seminar papers on science and technology that were organised in Indonesia. PDIP is mostly in Indonesian.
Note: This database is no longer being updated.

PDIR: Indonesian Research Report Database via Informit Online (1980 - April 2000)
References to science research reports and survey reports. PDIR is mostly in Indonesian.
Note: This database is no longer being updated.

PEDro: The Physiotherapy Evidence DataBase
A useful resource for rapid access to bibliographic details and abstracts of randomised controlled trials, systematic reviews and evidence-based clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy. Most trials on the database have been rated for quality.

PEN: Practice-based Evidence in Nutrition
Developed by Dieticians of Canada, PEN is an evidence-based decision support tool designed for dieticians and nutrition professionals. Knowledge Pathways present topic summaries in nutrition and dietetics practice covering practice questions, background, evidence summaries, practice guidance toolkits, calculators and client handouts. The PEN system evaluates and grades emerging evidence in nutrition with regularly updated topics.

Pentagon Papers via HeinOnline
These "Pentagon Papers" are a United States Department of Defense history of the United States' political-military involvement in Vietnam from 1945 to 1967. Officially titled United States - Vietnam Relations, 1945-1967: A Study Prepared by the Department of Defense.
You may not download or print more than 200 pages per session
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Contains many of the major works of psychoanalysis published 1871 - 2006.

Perdita Manuscripts: Women Writers, 1500-1700 via Adam Matthews
The manuscripts in this site were written or compiled by women in the British Isles during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Valuable for research on women and women's writing in Early Modern Britain.

An integrated collection of materials, textual and visual, on Greece and Rome.

Pharmaceutical News Index via Proquest (1974 - present)
The database covers pharmacological news, research, and regulatory information. Includes the most important specialized publications in the pharmaceutical, health care, biotechnology, and medical device industries.

Philosopher's Index via Proquest (1940's - present)
The place to start for Philosophy. References to scholarly books, journals, and proceedings on all areas of Philosophy.
Search the Philosophy Collection, which combines the Philosopher’s Index with full text journals and dissertations from Proquest's Philosophy Database ( scholarly journals and influential dissertations from 1850 onwards), or the Philosopher's Index alone.
User guide

PhilPapers is a comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers. This subscription, paid for by the Library, provides for on-campus access. It is freely available off-campus.

PILOTS: Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress via Proquest (1871 - present)
References to literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations. Offers both current and retrospective coverage.

Plant Science via Proquest (1994 - present)
International database focussing on the plant sciences and includes turf management, horticulture and plant breeding.

Plantwise Knowledge Bank
With diagnostic tools, treatment advice and pest distribution information, this free resource from CABI was designed to support those involved in plant health in developing countries, especially plant doctors. It is of value to a world-wide range of users working in plant health.

Political Science Complete via Ebsco
PSC has a worldwide focus, reflecting the globalization of contemporary political discourse. Includes full-text journals, reference works books, and full-text conference papers, including those of the International Political Science Association.
Available in 2016

Portland Press
Access to 5 Biochemical Society titles.

Pre-Medline via OvidSP
This is the in-process database for Medline. It provides basic information and abstracts before a record is indexed with MESH headings and added to Medline.

Project Muse
Scholarly humanities, arts, and social sciences journals from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies.

Proquest Art Research (includes Art Bibliographies Modern)
Search a number of Arts & Humanities databases together (including ArtBibliographies Modern, DAAI, Music, Performing Arts, Newspapers and Theses) .

Proquest Arts Premium (includes ARTbibliographies Modern)
Search a number of arts & humanities databases together (including ArtBibliographies Modern, Design & Applied Art Index, Film/Screen Studies, Music, Performing Arts) and retrieve many full-text articles.

Proquest Central
A major full-text database covering humanities, social sciences, education, health and medical, science and technology and business and management.

ProQuest Computing (1998 - present)
Top computing journals in full-text for research on subjects such as database design, software development, web commerce, LANs, WANs, Intranets, the Internet, Technology management. Coverage includes not just product reviews but other types of articles. Updated daily.

Proquest Dissertations & Theses Global
An authoritative source for doctoral dissertations and master's theses, particularly North American. Useful for finding theses in your area of research. Full-text available from 1997 - present.

Proquest Ebook Central (was EBL)
Access to a growing number of ebooks, which may be read online, or downloaded for a maximum of seven days to your home computer or tablet via Adobe Digital Editions.
Accessible by staff and currently enrolled students only

ProQuest ebooks will be offline from 3am-5am AEST on August 27th

Proquest Education journals
The collection includes leading journals in education.

ProQuest European Business (1971 - present)
Find the latest European business and financial information. Includes quality resources such as The Economist, Fortune, European Business Journal.

Proquest Historical Newspapers combined search
Contains complete full text and full image articles from major international newspapers:
Chicago Tribune (April 23 1849 - Dec 31 1986)
The New York Times (Sept 18 1851 - Dec 31 2006)
The Wall Street Journal (July 8 1889 - Dec 30 1992)
The Washington Post (1877-1999)
The Guardian and The Observer (1791-2003)
Rest of the world:
South China Morning Post (1903-1996)
Chinese Newspapers Historical Collection (1832- 1953) (24 chinese newspapers, published in English or Chinese / English / Russian.)
The Times of India (1903-1996)

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Proquest Military Database
A comprehensive collection of material on military subjects such as defense, aeronautics and space flight, civil engineering, political science, and more.

Proquest Newsstream International databases

    Includes Australian content 

Search a wide range of international and Australian newspapers in ANZ Newsstream, Canadian Newsstream, International Newsstream, and U.S. Newsstream.

Proquest Nursing & Allied Health
Includes ejournals, Evidence-Based Resources from the Joanna Briggs Institute, and the Medcom Video Training Programs Collection

Proquest Psychology Journals
Access to a large number of journals. Can also be searched as part of Proquest Central.

Proquest Religious Periodicals (1986 - present)
Coverage of religious affairs and religious thinking from the top periodicals

Proquest Research Library
Search on a broad range of general reference subjects including arts, business, humanities, social sciences, and the sciences.

ProQuest Science Journals
Collection of full text journals covering the applied and general sciences.

ProQuest Social Science Journals
Searchable collection of full text journals covering the social sciences.

ProQuest Telecommunications (1995 - present)
Top telecommunications industry publications. Includes magazines, journals, and newsletters for the latest in this fast changing industry.

A free preprint service for the social and behavioural sciences, life sciences, and engineering.

A database of journal articles published by the American Psychological Association.
(On the search screen tick the PsycARTICLES Limit box.)

PsycBITE: Psychological Database for Brain Impairment Treatment Efficacy
Catalogues studies of cognitive, behavioural and other treatments for psychological problems and issues occurring as a consequence of acquired brain impairment (ABI). Freely available.

PsycBOOKS via OvidSP
Provides access to many books from the American Psychological Association. Also includes the APA/Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Psychology.

Reviews of material relevant to psychology. The reviews primarily cover books, but films and software or other media are also reviewed.

The home of DSM-V (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5th ed) and The American Journal of Psychiatry, along with other ejournals and textbooks from American Psychiatric Publishing.

PsycINFO via OvidSP (1806-present)
The major database for Psychology.
PsycINFO provides access to international literature in psychology and related disciplines, including psychiatry, social sciences, business, health & medicine, law, and linguistics.
Problems exporting records from PsycINFO?

Provides access to psychological tests, measures, scales, surveys, and other assessments as well as descriptive information about the test, its development and administration.

PubChem via NLM
PubChem provides information on the biological activities of small molecules.

Citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. A free database produced by the US National Library of Medicine. See also Medline via OvidSP.
PubMed for handhelds (links to apps) | PubMed Mobile
If you wish to email records directly from PubMed, use this direct link to Pubmed (which will not allow access to Library fulltext off-campus). Or, use our main link and set up a My NCBI account.
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Pubmed Dietary Supplement Subset
Designed to limit search results to citations from a broad spectrum of dietary supplement literature including vitamin, mineral, phytochemical, ergogenic, botanical, and herbal supplements in human nutrition and animal models.

RAMBI: Index of Articles on Jewish Studies (1985-present)
References to journal articles, chapters and reviews (in Hebrew, Yiddish, and European languages)in the field of Judaica. Freely available.

REEF: Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Province Database

    Includes Australian content 

Indexes articles from published and unpublished material about the Great Barrier Reef.

Rehabilitation Reference Center
A useful evidence-based, point-of-care resource for physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology and other areas of physical rehabilitation.

Religious and Theological Abstracts (1948 - present)
Provides objective summaries of articles appearing in scholarly journals in the fields of Religion and Theology. It currently abstracts more than 400 journals, with summaries produced by a team of scholars from around the world. Coverage includes journals relating to Christianity, Judaism, and other world religions. English language abstracts are provided for articles in French, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Afrikaans, Hebrew, Italian, and Spanish.

Religious Periodicals via Proquest
Full text of articles from academic and popular journals on religion.

RIA Worldwide Tax & Commercial Law via IBFD
This covers major laws including income and corporate tax law, VAT, corporation law, trust law, commercial codes, environmental law, money laundering and other regulations affecting financial transactions, labor law, and bankruptcy. The database provides English translations of foreign legislation.
To search RIA Worldwide use the IBFD general search page as there is no separate entry into RIA Worldwide. Select the National Legislation collection.

RIBA ebook collection
ebooks focusing on architecture, design and construction from all over the world, published by the Royal Institute of British Architecture.
To search the RIBA collection, click the top RIBA tab, or browse via the left-hand Collections & Category tabs

Riley Solicitor's Manual via LexisNexis AU

    Includes Australian content 

Includes relevant legislation and commentary on the regulation of the legal profession, professional responsibility and ethics for solicitors.
Recommended for: commentary - legislation

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature via Ebsco (1967 - present)
Comprehensive international bibliography of writings on music, in more than 100 languages. Covers traditional, popular, and classical music.

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature, RIPM - Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals, RISM Series A/II: Music Manuscripts after 1600, Index to Printed Music, Music Index, Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text combined search via Ebsco.
Combined search of primary music databases. Covers 1600- present. Find sources of manuscripts or printed music, journal articles, dissertations and reviews on music.

RIPM: Répertoire international de la presse musicale via Ebsco (1800 - 1950)
An international annotated bibliography of writings on musical history and culture, found in music periodicals published in seventeen countries. Treating primary source material, RIPM indexes the content of complete runs of journals, including articles, reviews, news columns, miscellaneous items, surveys of the press, bibliographies, iconography and advertising.

Ritchie's Uniform Civil Procedure NSW via LexisNexis AU

    Includes Australian content 

This service is essential for anyone who practices civil litigation in NSW. It covers all tiers of court procedure, providing expert annotation of legislation as well as comprehensive practice material.
Recommended for: commentary - legislation

Romanticism: Life, Literature and Landscape
Offers access to the working notebooks, verse manuscripts and correspondence of William Wordsworth and his fellow writers, including Dorothy Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Thomas De Quincey and Robert Southey.

Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism
Brings together a wealth of interdisciplinary content about the Modernist period, and is the ideal starting point for any research in modernism.

Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Detailed reviewed articles covering the main areas in Philosophy, also provides links to other sites and resources on the web.
Access for 5 concurrent users only.

Routledge Handbooks Philosophy Collection
Systematic, authoritative overviews of core subjects and topics in philosophy, edited by leading philosophers in the field. Access to the handbooks and companions in the Philosophy Collection

Royal Society of Chemistry ebook Collection (1940 - current)
ebooks published by the Royal Society of Chemistry, covering all aspects of chemical science.

Royal Society of Chemistry Journals and Archive
Access to most current RSC journals, and the RSC Archive (1841-1996).

Royal Society of Medicine journals
Access to the current year and five previous years, for all the journals published by RSM.

Royal Society Publishing
The Royal Society is the world’s oldest scientific publisher, starting with Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society in 1665. Search the Library's subscriptions to recent content plus the free online archive.

RURAL: Rural and Remote Health Database via Informit Online (1996 - 2006)

    Includes Australian content 

Covers topics such as education for rural medical practice, indigenous peoples health, rural and remote area nursing and health care.

SAE TechSelect
Technical papers from The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) from 1998 -present.
Note: Technical Papers are available on request from library.sae@sydney.edu.au Your request must be sent from your university email account.
You cannot access current technical papers directly, you will need to request them via e-mail.

Safari Tech Books Online
A collection of computing and technical books for programmers and IT professionals.
Access to the complete collection in 2017.

SafetyLit: Injury Prevention Literature
A free site which indexes scholarly research about all aspects of injury prevention.

SAGE - Science And Geography Education via Informit Online (1990 - present)

    Includes Australian content 

Indexes mostly Australian popular journals on a broad range of subjects, although the sciences are most heavily represented.

Sage Journals Online
Hundreds of scholarly ejournals on a wide range of subjects, published by SAGE.

Sage Knowledge
Access to ebooks and reference works published by Sage, a major publisher in the social sciences.
No access to greyed-out options on home page

Sage Research Methods
A tool created to help researchers, faculty and students with their research projects. It focuses on methodology rather than disciplines, so can be used across the social, behavioural, & health sciences, and more. It helps you design and conduct your own research projects, understand and teach research methods, and write up findings. Includes journal, book, & reference content, quantitative & qualitative tools.
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SAI Global
See Australian Standards

SCANfile via Informit Online (1978 - 2009)

    Includes Australian content 

Indexes and abstracts articles on science/technology policy and R&D/general management. This database is no longer being updated.

Science Journals via Proquest
A collection of full text journals covering the applied and general sciences.

Scholarly ejournals and selected ebooks published by Elsevier, with good coverage of all disciplines including the social sciences, economics & business, but especially the sciences, technology, and health.

Search for substances, reactions, patent and journal references ; includes Chemical Abstracts from 1907, and Medline from 1946. Major database for chemical engineering, chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacy, pharmacology, agricultural chemistry, food science and medicine.
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This database can only be used by staff and students of the University of Sydney.

SciVal enables you to visualize research performance, benchmark relative to peers, develop collaborative partnerships and analyze research trends.Contains data on the research performance of 7,500 research institutions and 220 nations worldwide.
Elsevier (Scopus/ScienceDirect) personal registration required for access
SciVal releases
Scival Metrics Guidebook | Usage Guidebook

Scopus is a large multidisciplinary database covering published material in the humanities and sciences. It also provides citation analysis of authors and subject areas. Also includes access to Scival via expanded top menu (Elsevier personal registration required).
Tips and tricks | Browser support | Interactive Tutorials

Screen Studies Collection via Proquest
Cross-searches the two major film studies databases, FIAF, and FII.

Scripta Sinica (Han ji dian zi wen xian zi liao ku漢籍電子文獻資料庫)
Contains almost all of the important Chinese classics, especially those related to Chinese history (内容包括經,史,子,集四部,其中以史部为主, 經,子,集部为輔)

SEIFA: Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas

    Includes Australian content 

This consists of four indexes developed to summarise different aspects of socio-economic conditions of the Australian population based on Australian census data. Indexes are available for advantage/disadvantage, disadvantage, economic resources and education & occupation.2011 data is available via TableBuilder1986-2006 SEIFA census data in spreadsheet format is available from ABS SEIFA Historical Data

Session Laws/State Statutes via HeinOnline
Session Laws contains the session laws of all 50 U.S. states as well as Canada, Australia, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, and the D.C. Register. State Statutes includes superseded state statutes for all fifty U.S states from 1717.
Available in 2017

SGI-Line : Swedish Geotechnical Institute (1976 - present)
References to international geotechnical and geoenvionmental literature in a broad context, published 1976 up to present. The search functionality is freely available.

Shakespeare Database via SETIS
Access to major editions and adaptations of Shakespeare including the First Folio (1623) and Bell's acting editon of plays (1774).

Shakespeare in Performance via Adam Matthew
Over 1,000 prompt books from performances of 34 of Shakespeare's plays, giving insight into their performance from the 17th - 20th century. Prompt books are the annotated texts of plays, marked up with cuts and changes, with cues for music, lighting, movement, and other forms of stage business.

Si ku quan shu: yuan wen dian zi ban (四库全书)
1500 Chinese classics, includes most major Chinese texts, from the ancient Zhou Dynasty to the Qing Dynasty, covering all domains of academia.

SIAL: Serials in Australian Libraries & ILRS: Australian Interlibrary Resource Sharing Directory via Informit Online
A bibliographic database that lists locations for the serials held in Australian libraries.

SIAM ebooks
SIAM books are a leading source of knowledge for the world'sapplied mathematics and computational science communities.

Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law via HeinOnline
Essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery.
Recommended for: journal articles - cases - legislation - treaties

You may not download or print more than 200 pages per session
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Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice, 1490-2007
Primary source documents from the Atlantic world, essays and other secondary resources, relating to the complex subjects of slavery, abolition and social justice.

SnapShots Database via Proquest
Reports providing an instant overview of a market. The data is supplied in both graphical and tabular format for ease of interpretation and analysis. All data is compiled in house by Snapdata.

SNIPER: Searchable Networked Intellectual Property Electronic Resource via Informit Online (2000 - present)

    Includes Australian content 

Covers issues in intellectual property such as patents, trade marks and designs, copyright, plant breeder's rights and domain names. Some full text is available online

Social & Economic Statistics

    Includes Australian content 

Link to our list of Australian and international statistical resources

Social Science Journals via Proquest
This collection of journals from a variety of publishers.Disciplines covered include addiction studies, gerontology, econometrics, international relations, minority studies, urban studies, and more.

Social Services Abstracts via Proquest (1980- present)
References to research on social work, human services, and related areas, including social policy and community development.

Social Theory via Alexander Street
Brings together an extensive range of influential writings representing the most important trends of sociological thought from the eighteenth century to the present day.

Social Work Toolkit
Helps social work students develop the core skills, knowledge, and confidence to succeed on their course and placements. Includes videos, case studies, expert opinion articles and book chapters.

Sociological Abstracts via Proquest (1952 - present)
International literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. Useful for locating peer-reviewed articles.

Sociology Source Ultimate via Ebsco
Sociology Source Ultimate includes many essential titles indexed in leading citation indexes as well as hundreds of scholarly full-text journals cited in leading subject indexes. In addition, extensive indexing for books, monographs, conference papers and other non-periodical content sources is included for well-rounded research.

South China Morning Post (1903-1996) via Proquest Historical Newspapers
A Hong Kong, English-language newspaper renowned for its authoritative and influential reporting on Hong Kong, China and all of Asia.

Spatial information exchange (SIX)
The official site of NSW geospatial information with the most comprehensive, accurate and reliable spatial data for New South Wales.
To download the SIX viewer for Mac: http://lite.maps.nsw.gov.au/

Freely available catalogue of Best Interventions and Treatment Efficacy across the scope of Speech Pathology practice.

SPIE Digital Library(1962 - present)
Covers optics & photonics applied research spanning biomedicine, communications, sensors, defence and security, manufacturing, electronics, energy, and imaging. Includes proceedings, journals and ebooks.

SPORTDiscus with Full Text via Ebsco
The major database for sport, physical fitness, exercise, sports medicine, sports science, physical education and biomechanics.

Springer Protocols
Contains peer reviewed laboratory research protocols, dealing principally with topics in molecular biology and biomedicine. Also available in the Library catalogue .

SpringerLink eJournals & eBooks
Access to the Springer ejournal collection, and selected ebooks.

SSRN - Legal Scholarship Network

    Includes Australian content 

The Legal Scholarship Network (LSN) is a repository of academic research and working papers. It is part of the broader Social Science Research Network (SSRN) site.
The Sydney Law School has developed a successful Legal Studies Research Paper Series via SSRN.
Complete a free registration if you’d like to store your favourite papers in a central location; view your download history; subscribe to eJournals; or view the complete SSRN rankings lists.

Standards Australia
See Australian Standards

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
A dynamic scholary reference work on philoso[hy and related disciplines.

Statutes of the Realm via HeinOnline (1235-1713)
Full text access of English statutes. Available via the English Reports, full reprint link.
You may not download or print more than 200 pages per session

STREAMLINE: Australia's Natural Resources Database via Informit Online (1982 - present)

    Includes Australian content 

Covers the sustainable management of land, vegetation and water resources, including urban water and wastewater and irrigation systems.

Sydney College of the Arts Archive

    Includes Australian content 

A collection of contemporary visual art that showcases the scholarly research of SCA staff, students and alumni.
Sydney eScholarship Journals online
Facilitates the authoring, editing, publishing and archiving of a selection of the University of Sydney Journals, conferences and associations.
Sydney eScholarship Repository
Provides a platform for research communities to safely store, and provide online access to documents and data. It archives a wide range of significant university publications, forming a core global resource for today's researchers and those of future generations.
Sydney Morning Herald

    Includes Australian content 

Standard web view | Digital replica of print
Sydney's metropolitan newspaper published by Fairfax.
Access to the issues for the previous six months is via the digital replica.
Note: Library access doesn't include features which require login to an individual account. (eg, save articles, access via apps)

Sydney Morning Herald Archive (1955-1995)

    Includes Australian content 

Freely available index to the newspaper.
Click on the "Browse and search the 1955-1995 archive for FREE" link. Payment is required for access to the full text, so use the microfilm copy of the SMH (1842-present) in Fisher or one of our News Services databases for full text.

Sydney University Press
Sydney University Press was re-established in 2003 as a scholarly digital and print publisher. Books can be ordered through Amazon, Google books or direct from the SUP website where books are printed and dispatched as required.
Synthesis Digital Library of Engineering and Computer Science
Ebooks that synthesize an important research or development topic, written by a prominent contributor to the field.

TAIR: The Arabidopsis Information Resource
A database of genetic and molecular biology data for the model higher plant Arabidopsis thaliana. TAIR consists of a searchable database, which includes many different datatypes. Data can be viewed using an interactive MapViewer, and analyzed with TAIR tools. Datasets can be downloaded. Arabidopsis lab protocols, are included.
Available in 2017

Tax Institute - Tax Knowledge eXchange

    Includes Australian content 

Provides access to tax news, Tax Institute policy submissions, papers and presentations from seminars and conventions, podcasts, and The Tax Specialist.
Personal registration required for access to full text. Once you have created a new user profile (click "person" icon at top right), log in from the home page for access to content. The next time you visit that site, it will recognise you as a user and automatically provide you with access based on your cookie.
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Tax Notes
Tax Notes is a weekly online journal that covers major international taxation subjects. The journal provides in-depth news, analysis and commentary on international taxation issues - including legislative, judicial, administrative and policy issues from over 180 countries.
Personal registration required for access: Register. (Use University email address) (Sign In > Register here )
Once registered, sign in via the direct link above.
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TAXABS: Australian Taxation Abstracts via Informit Online (1992 - September 2003)

    Includes Australian content 

Indexes and abstracts journals primarily in the area of taxation law but also includes other areas of interest such as child support, accounting, business, finance and superannuation. This database is no longer being updated.

Taylor and Francis ejournals


Hosts ebooks and 950 academic peer-reviewed journals across a variety of disciplines, published by Taylor and Francis

Taylor and Francis Online ebook Library
A collection of 600 titles covering the areas of psychology, psychotherapy & Jung, education practice, education theory, health & society, and medicine & pharmacology.

TDM : Transnational Dispute Management
Access to the TDM journal, focussing on international arbitration and mediation, the TDM database of legal and regulatory documents, Audiovisual Library, and searchable archive of the OGEMID archive.

The Guardian and The Observer (1791-2003) via Proquest Historical Newspapers
The U.K newspapers The Guardian and The Observer have always had progressive opinions, and provided serious coverage of the issues of the day.

The Times of India (1903-1996) via Proquest Historical Newspapers
The world's most widely circulated English daily newspaper, founded in 1838 to serve British residents of West India. Today this historical newspaper serves researchers interested in studying colonialism and post-colonialism, British and world history, class and gender issues, and more.

Thieme Teaching Assistant 2.0
High quality illustrations and clinical images from Thieme's key anatomy texts. The Anatomy module guides you through body regions from skeleton to muscles, organs, vessels, nerves and surface anatomy. Features zoom, edit and export along with presentation and labelling functionality for the classroom.

Timebase via LawOne

    Includes Australian content 

Point-in-time legislation
Link to point in time services via our catalogue
ASX Point in Time Service excluded.
Recommended for: legislation

Times Digital Archive via Gale Infotrac 1785-1985
The Times of London. Also cross-search the Financial Times Historical Archive and The Times Digital Archive with NewsVault
Also cross-searchable with other archives via Artemis Primary Sources - analyze content using frequency and term-relationship tools.

Times: Palmer Fulltext 1800-1870 & Palmers Index to The Times 1790 - 1905
Fulltext searchable archive the The Times. Cross-searchable with the Official Index to The Times, 1906-1980, and the Historical Index to The New York Times 1863-1905, and 1913 - September 1922.

TLL : Thesaurus Linguae Latinae
A work in progress, this is the most comprehensive, scholarly dictionary of the ancient Latin language from the earliest times down to AD 600.
May be searched with BTL : Bibliotheca Teubneriana Latina.

TLS: Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive, 1902-2012
Book reviews, reviews of the visual and performing arts, letters, essays, by many of the world’s most influential writers and thinkers. Extensive cross-disciplinary coverage of the latest and most important publications in multiple languages, across all areas of the humanities and social sciences.
Also cross-searchable with other archives via Artemis Primary Sources - analyze content using frequency and term-relationship tools.

A freely available index to a selection of over 160 Classics, Near Eastern Studies, and Religion journals. This site also provides a list of journal abbreviations

Toxicology Abstracts via Proquest ( 1981 - present)
Pharmaceuticals, chemicals, contaminants - journal articles This database is the only comprehensive resource for professionals in this field and is specifically focused to meet the needs of toxicologists. The database covers issues from social poisons and substance abuse to natural toxins, from legislation and recommended standards to environmental issues.

Toxline via Proquest
TOXLINE offers access to information in all areas of toxicology, including chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pesticides, environmental pollutants, and mutagens and teratogens. This database, produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, provides bibliographic citations and abstracts from the core journal literature in toxicology.

TOXNET (1965 - present)
Freely available cluster of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and related areas. From the US National Library of Medicine.

World Trade Organisation (WTO) legislation database

Travel Writing, Spectacle and World History.
Brings together hundreds of accounts by women of their travels across the globe from the early 19th century to the late 20th century. Includes manuscripts, diaries and correspondence, drawings, guidebooks,postcards and photographs.

TRID: Transport Research International Documentation
A major database which Indexes research on all modes and disciplines of transportation.

Trip Database
Health and medical search engine that simultaneously searches evidence based sources of systematic reviews, practice guidelines, and critically appraised topics and articles. Also searches MEDLINE'sClinical Queries, medical image databases, e-textbooks, and patient information leaflets


    Includes Australian content 

Trove is a discovery portal focused on Australia and Australians. It supplements what search engines provide, incorporating images, manuscripts and archives, historical newspapers, sound and more. It covers both historical and contemporary material. If you are researching in the fields of the social sciences, literature, local or family history, then this is the tool for you.

Trove Digitised Newspapers
Searchable, full-text Australian newspapers digitised by the National Library of Australia, including The Sydney Morning Herald 1842-1954 and many more.

TVNews Archive via Informit Online (September 2007 - 2012)

    Includes Australian content 

TVNews indexes Australian television news, current affairs programs, and selected documentaries from the free-to-air networks and links to the video files.

Ulrich's International Periodicals Directory
The major source of bibliographic and publisher information on magazines, newspapers, and academic journals.

United Nations statistical database that brings together data from all the major UN sources, data covers all countries of the world and including demographics, economics, education and social issues. Most data is freely available.

Unesco Institute for Statistics
This free site particularly focuses on education and media. It contains over 1,000 types of indicators and raw data on education, literacy, science and technology, culture and communication.

Uniform Evidence Law via Westlaw AU

    Includes Australian content 

A practical guide to the NSW and Commonwealth Evidence Acts.
Recommended for: commentary - legislation

United Kingdom Parliament
Freely available parliamentary documents including debates (Hansard), media releases, bills and legislation, judicial work, committee papers and reports, and research papers.

United Nations Law Collection via HeinOnline
Includes the United Nations Treaty Series, International Court of Justice, Reports of Judgments, Advisory Opinions and Orders, and Reports of International Arbitral Awards.

United Nations Treaty Collection
Treaties and international agreements entered into by any Member of the United Nations.

University of Chicago Press journals
Access to all the journals published by the University of Chicago Press - good for arts, humanities, social sciences, and biological sciences.

University of Sydney Theses

    Includes Australian content 

Search for University of Sydney theses in the catalogue or in the repository, Australian theses via Trove, or free international theses sites.

Unreported judgments
State Supreme Courts, Federal Court and High Court Full text of unreported judgments.

A comprehensive evidence-based Clinical Decision Support tool for use at the point of care. New medical research is integrated carefully into the UpToDate content, with specific recommendations as to how it should be applied clinically.
NOTE: This database is available to students on and off campus, and to staff while on campus. Problems logging in?
No access via the Uptodate app - web version only.

USP-NF Online: The United States Pharmacopeia & The National Formulary
Public pharmacopeial standards for chemical and biological drug substances, dosage forms, compounded preparations, excipients, medical devices, and dietary supplements.
Click Submit button when logged in. Do not save the login details in your browser.
Licences for two concurrent users only. Please click Logout when finished to ensure access for all. If site is busy, please try again later.
Recommended browsers: Chrome and Internet Explorer 11 only.
Problems? Check all technical help

VALISE: Victorian Audit Library Information Service via Informit Online (1988 - present)

    Includes Australian content 

References to articles on auditing and related business topics.

Victorian Popular Culture: Sensation, Spiritualism and Magic & Circuses, Sideshows and Freaks, & Music Hall, Theatre, and Popular Entertainment
An archive of original materials for the study of popular entertainment in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Virginia Company Archives
A key source for the study of the Atlantic World and Early Colonial Period, & London's economic history in the Early Modern era. It documents: the founding and economic development of Virginia as seen through the papers of the Virginia Company of London, 1606-1624; the role of the Ferrar family in the settlement of North America from Jamestown to the Bermudas; trade between Britain and America; the ethnic and gender composition of early Virginia; tensions amongst the colonists; and early relations with Native Americas.

Virology and AIDS Abstracts via Proquest (1982 - present )
Virology and AIDS Abstracts provides access to the literature on every aspect of virology in humans, animals, and plants with topics ranging from replication cycles to oncology to AIDS.

VOCED: Vocational Education and Training Research Database

    Includes Australian content 

A free international research database for tertiary education, especially as it relates to workforce needs, skills development, and social inclusion. It encompasses vocational education and training (VET), higher education, adult and community education, informal learning, and VET in Schools. Holds Australian and key international material.

Vogue Archive via Proquest (1892 - present)
The full contents of Vogue magazine (U.S. edition). Every page, advertisement, cover and fold-out has been included in this record of American and international fashion, culture and society.
Search or click Browse issue in the top navbar.

Voltaire Electronique
Texts based on the Voltaire Foundation's Oeuvres completes de Voltaire (the Oxford edition)

VSPO: Veterinary Systemic Pathology Online
A series of 800 diagnostic pathology cases providing a wide range of high quality pathology training material for veterinary pathology.

Wall St Journal via Proquest Historical Newspapers (1889 - 1988)
Full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. Digital reproductions of every page from every available issue.Coverage: July 8, 1889-Dec 31, 1988

Water Information System for the Environment : WISE

    Includes Australian content 

A collection of material on water resources relating to NSW and Central Australian catchment areas.

Web of Science - Search all databases
This portal hosts Web of Science, Current Contents Connect, BIOSIS Previews, CAB Abstracts, MEDLINE, and via the Additional Resources tab, Journal Citation Reports. Its CrossSearch feature enables a "quick overview" search of these databases and also searches Agricola and Pubmed.
To access Journal Citation Reports, click link in top navbar, then Continue without signing in on right hand side of the screen.
Save to BibTeX format only available in Web of Science Core Collections
Training (YouTube)

Web of Science Core Collections
Contains Science Citation Index Expanded 1900-, Social Sciences Citation Index 1956-, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index from 1975. Identify key articles in a discipline and search by cited reference, (trace references that refer to a particular work or author).
Training (YouTube)

Westlaw (International)
A source of legal information for non-Australian jurisdictions,
Westlaw (International) provides access to legislation, cases and journal articles from the US and other jurisdictions, including Europe, UK, Canada, Hong Kong and NZ.
For Westlaw's Journals and Law Reviews, select the World Journals tab at the top
Recommended for: cases - commentary - legislation - journal articles

Westlaw Asia
A multi-jurisdictional portal, including cases, legislation, commentary, journals and news.
Content & features

Westlaw AU

    Includes Australian content 

Westlaw AU will be taken offline for scheduled maintenance on Saturday the 5th August between 12.30pm and 4.30pm AEST.
A major Australian legal database that provides access to key authorised law reports (CLR, FCR and NSWLR), unreported judgments, commentary, journal articles, The Laws of Australia legal encyclopaedia, and FirstPoint (case citator).
Recommended for: cases - case citator - commentary - encyclopaedia - legislation - journal articles
Accessible by staff and currently enrolled students only
Westlaw AU blog - news & tips

Westlaw China
Contains laws and regulations promulgated by Chinese government agencies at both the central level and the level of province, municipality directly under the Central Government, and autonomous region since 1949. It also includes cases sourced from the Supreme People'sCourt and local courts in 31 provinces, municipalities directly under the Central Government and autonomous regions, as well as special courts such as maritime courts. Updated daily.
Accessible by staff and currently enrolled students only

Westlaw UK
Includes EU & UK legislation, case law, selected legal journals and Insight (legal encyclopaedia).
Recommended for: cases - commentary - legislation - journal articles - encyclopaedia

Wiley Interscience
Wiley Interscience ejournals, or select Reference Works to search a number of online encyclopedias.

Women and Social Movements (1840 - present)
An archive of primary materials and research which profiles the work and lives of women activists, and reveals how women's social movements have shaped modern attitudes about poverty, child labour, literacy, disease prevention, and global inequality.

Women and the Law (Peggy)
A collection that brings together books, biographies and periodicals dedicated to the role of women in society and the law. This unique collection of materials provides a convenient platform for users to research the progression of women's roles and rights in society over the past 200 years.
You may not download or print more than 200 pages per session

Women's Magazine Archive via Proquest (1883 - 2005)
Leading U.S and Canadian women’s interest consumer magazines Better Homes and Gardens, Chatelaine, Good Housekeeping, Ladies Home Journal, and Parents. Among the research fields served by this material are gender studies, social history, economics/marketing, media, fashion, politics, and popular culture.
Search, or click Publications in top navbar to browse

Women's Studies International via Ebsco (1972 - present)
Covers the core disciplines in Women's Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research.

WORKLIT via Informit Online (1907 - 2002)

    Includes Australian content 

References to published and unpublishedmaterial on employment, industrial relations and related topics.

World Bank Open Data (1960 -)
Includes World Bank Development Indicators: 900 indicators organised in six sections: World View, People, Environment, Economy, States and Markets, and Global Links. Click Data Catalog > Databank.

World Journals - Westlaw (International)
On the home page, click ,International Materials > World Journals

World Shakespeare Bibliography Online
A comprehensive record of Shakespeare-related scholarship and theatrical productions published or produced worldwide, from 1960.

WorldLII (World Legal Information Institute) via AustLII
Provides free access to primary and some secondary legal materials from overseas jurisdictions. Includes International law databases.

WorldLII (World Legal Information Institute) via AustLII
Provides free access to primary and some secondary legal materials from overseas jurisdictions. Includes International law databses.

WorldTradeLaw.net is made up of two parts: the Dispute Settlement Commentary (DSC) which includes summaries, commentary and analysis of WTO reports and arbitration, and other trade law resources from around the web – trade law legal texts, other trade agreement texts (GATT, NAFTA), bilateral trade agreements, other dispute settlement reports.

WPSA: Worldwide Political Science Abstracts via Proquest
International political science and government database with coverage of environmental and economic policy, international relations and trade.

WPSA: Worldwide Political Science Abstracts via Proquest
International political science and government database with coverage of environmental and economic policy, international relations and trade.

Zentralblatt MATHdatabase (1931-present)
Covers the entire spectrum of mathematics, statistics and the information sciences with special emphasis on areas of application. The world's most complete and longest-running abstracting and reviewing service in pure and applied mathematics.

Zoological Record via Web of Science (1864 - present)

    Includes Australian content 

Animal biology database. Topics covered: Exotic Animals, Wild Fauna, Native Animals, Reproduction, Genetics, Ecology, Conservation, Parasitology, Animal Behaviour. If you are looking for information on Australian native animals this is a good place to start.
Training (YouTube)

 18th Century Fiction
96 complete works of English prose from the period 1700-1780 by writers from the British Isles. Key figures covered include Daniel Defoe, Henry Fielding, Eliza Haywood, Samuel Richardson, Tobias Smollett, Laurence Sterne and Jonathan Swift.

 3D Real-time Dentistry
Access to 3D Realtime Dentistry, Dentistry, & Dental Hygiene. Good to improve visual understanding of spatial position and relationships in dental anatomy. Structures such as nerves, veins, muscles, organs, or fascia can be individually added to or removed from the model, which itself can be can be viewed from any direction or angle using the mouse alone.
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Requires Unity Web Player free plugin to be installed. If accessing 3D Dentistry on a PC which does not have Unity Web Player installed on it, click RUN instead of install.

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 Cinahl via Ebsco (1982 - present)
The place to start for nursing and allied health research.
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 Medline via OvidSP (1946 - present)
The U.S. National Library of Medicine´s premier database covering the medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the preclinical sciences, health administration, and the health care system.
For the most up-to-date references also check PREMEDLINE. This is the in-process database for Medline; new references are added daily. It provides basic information and abstracts before a record is indexed (ie. given subject headings) and added to MEDLINE.

 PsycINFO via OvidSP (1806-present)
The major database for Psychology. PsycINFO provides access to international literature in psychology and related disciplines, including psychiatry, social sciences, business, health & medicine, law, and linguistics.
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 Social Work Abstracts via Ebsco (1977- present)
References to research on social work, social policy, child, family and community welfare, and other related policy and legislative issues.

 Sociological Abstracts via Proquest (1952 - present)
International literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. Useful for locating peer-reviewed articles.
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