Digital books and eResources

Early New Zealand Books Project

This project, by the University of Auckland Library, provides keyword-searchable text of 450+ significant titles published about New Zealand in the 19th century.

State Library Victoria

Use Search & Discover to access tools and guides to search historical collections of five+ million books, pictures, newspapers, maps and more. The  digitised collections are constantly expanding. The Family history tools & resources includes access to 17 family history…

National Library of Australia – eResources

The National Library of Australia eResources offers free home access to 212+ subscription databases 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…

State Library of Queensland

State Library of Queensland resources and collections include books, journals and magazines, newspapers, manuscripts and archives, maps, rare books, music, photographs, films and videos, eResources and much more. One Search, the library catalogue offers a single search of all the…

The Irish Manuscripts Commission – Digital books

The Commission has digitised many of their out of print publications and made them freely available online, all fully keyword searchable. A small example of what is available includes:  • Registry of Deeds Dublin abstracts of wills – volume 1,…

Cork Past and Present

This site by the Cork City Libraries features a huge collection of digital material. Use the Genealogy Link to access the following and more: • Index to O’Kief, Coshe Mang – Cork material • Index to O’Kief, Coshe Mang –…

The National Library of Australia – eResources – Ireland

The eResources page offers free home access to 119+ subscription databases. This free service is available to anyone residing in Australia who has a National Library card. You can apply for a library card online from this site. The card…

DIPPAM – Documenting Ireland: Parliament, People and Migration

An online virtual archive of documents and sources relating to the history of Ireland and its migration experience from the 18th to the late 20th centuries. There are three searchable databases: • EPPI the Enhanced British Parliamentary Papers on Ireland…