Digital books and eResources

NewspapersSG

NewspaperSG is a free online archive of Singapore newspapers 1831-2014. Some Malayan titles are available. There are also details of 200+ newspaper titles held on microfilm by the National Library of Singapore.

DigitalNZ

This site aims to make New Zealand digital content easy to find, share and use. It offers searching across 30+ million digital items including aerial photos, old posters and memorabilia, newspaper clippings, artworks and publications. Contributors include Te Papa, the…

Forces War Records

This military records site is a one stop shop for locating military genealogy records from WW2, WW1, Boer War, Crimean War and beyond. There are records for 4+ million British Armed Forces personnel cross matched with 4000+ regiments, bases and…

Celtic Guide

This free online magazine has issues, from January 2012, that can be downloaded as a PDF files. The term Celtic is used loosely to include a melting pot of races, including the Viking race, which played such a significant role…

Free Irish eBooks – Index of free eBooks

This site lists Irish eBooks and eJournals in a wide range of categories. There are 4,000+ genealogy and 1,500+ history titles (with links to open the books). All titles can be read online and most can be downloaded to a…

National Archives of Australia – Research Guides

National Archives of Australia’s Research Guides – You can browse and purchase copies from the online shop or download them for free from this site. Guides available include: • Twenty seven research guides covering immigration (British, Chinese, Jewish, child), foreign…

OpenGov NSW

Use this site to find information published by NSW Government agencies, including Annual Reports and open access information released under the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009. Historical material online includes material created by the Inspector General of Police 1851-1899…

University of Melbourne, University Library, Digital Collections

The Cultural and Special Collections includes the following material online:• Architectural Atelier Drawings• Library’s Special Collections – includes the Australian Medical Journal 1856-1921• Map Collections – Historic maps from around the world. Emphasis is on Australian and historic maps• Programs…