National Library of Australia - eResources

The National Library of Australia eResources offers home access to 128+ subscription databases. This free service is available to all residents of Australia. You need a National Library card and you can apply online. The card will be mailed to you within 5-10 working days. You then use the number on the card and your surname to login using the black box, top right of screen. Click on Licenced resources (yellow keys icon) to access an alphabetical list of available databases.
TIP: Watch the online screencast that explains how to use this resource.
Selected National Library of Australia eResources include:
Dublin Castle Records 1798-1926 of the British administration in Ireland pre 1922
Early English Books Online - works printed 1473-1700
Bibliography of British and Irish History - 55BC to present - links to online text and Google Books
House of Commons Parliamentary Papers 1715 to present
Carters price guide to antiques and collectables
Newspaper resources include:
British Newspapers 1600-1950
British periodicals online collections 1680s to the 1930s
Economist historical archive 1843-2011
Eighteenth Century Journals: a portal to newspapers and periodicals 1685 - 1815
Financial Times Historical Archive 1888-2010
Gale NewsVault offers a combined newspaper search
Irish newspaper archives 1733 to current – 80 titles
PressReader - access 7,2000+ newspapers and magazines in 60 languages from 120+ countries
Nineteenth Century British Newspapers
Nineteenth Century UK Periodicals
Punch historical archive 1841-1992
Sydney Morning Herald Archives 1955-1995
The Illustrated London News Historical Archive 1842-2003
The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age (Melbourne): library edition 2006-date
The Telegraph Historical Archive 1855-2000 (London)
17th-18th Century Burney collection newspapers
Times (London) Digital Archive 1785-2009
TIP: Use the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age (Melbourne) in conjunction with the Ryerson Index and Trove Digitised Newspapers which has these papers to 1954.