Digital books and eResources

PressReader

PressReader is a subscription site that provides access to 7,200+ current newspapers and magazines in 60 languages from 120 countries. Access is in full colour and page format on your desktop computer, tablet or phone. Apps are available for iOS,…

The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex – England

Thirty miles south of London and half way to the South coast of England lies an area of outstanding natural beauty combined with a fascinating history called the Weald  or The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex. This site is…

Text Queensland – Queensland’s past online

This free website presents a unique and dynamic collection of full-text, searchable, digitised sources on Queensland’s colonial and state history. It features books, journals, theses and newspapers as well as government sources including the Queensland Government Gazette 1859-1900 and Hansard…

State Library of New South Wales

The State Library’s collection contains over 5 million items including more than 2 million books, 1.2 million microforms, 1.1 million photographs, as well as newspapers, maps, architectural plans, manuscripts and other items. Some of the services offered include an online…

DHO:Discovery

The Digital Humanities Observatory (DHO), by the Royal Irish Academy, is a gateway to Irish digital collections and resources, information and knowledge. Searches can be filtered by text, image, sound or video. In Aug 2013 this site ceased updating. It is…

British Library 19th Century Collection – iPad app

 This app provides access to titles from the British Library’s 19th century book collection (60,000+ books). It includes classic novels, works of philosophy, history and science. Browse, search and read these historical books on a platform that enhances the reading…

Clare County Library – Digital Books

This site offers access to free online Clare and Irish material from the Internet Archive and other sources such as Irish Manuscripts Commission. The resources are arranged as follows: • Books on Clare:  Archaeology;  Art;  History;  Language;  Literature, Song and Music • Books on…

Century Ireland – Online historical newspaper

This online newspaper published fortnightly, from May 2013, tells the story of the events of Irish life a century ago. The news reports are supported by a wealth of visual, archival and other material, 1912 to 1923.