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History
Australian colonial forces and family history
by Grant Hamston - Last Updated Jan 4, 2015
A guide to researching Australian military personnel serving in Australia and overseas between 1788 and 1902
Australians in World War 1
by Barbara Carswell - Last Updated Jan 8, 2015
This guide focuses on Australians serving in World War 1. It also includes some information relevant to Great Britain, other Commonwealth nations and other combatant nations. There is a section on nurses and women's war occupations.
Bushfires in Victoria
by Katie Flack - Last Updated Jan 19, 2015
Find books, government reports, websites, statistics, newspaper articles and images about Victorian bushfires from 1851 to the present.
Early Australian census records
by Katie Flack - Last Updated Jan 16, 2015
Illuminate Australian society and your family history using census records from 1788 to 1901
Food in Victoria
by Jane Miller - Last Updated Jan 9, 2015
Find information about cooking, cookbooks, restaurants, nutrition, agriculture, provisioning and food studies
Gold miners and mining
by Gerry Brody - Last Updated Jan 13, 2015
Find information about gold miners, mining companies and daily life in historic Victorian goldfields.
How to find items in newspapers
by Paul Dee - Last Updated Jan 15, 2015
Finding newspaper articles, images and more using databases and indexes
How to find newspapers
by Paul Dee - Last Updated Jan 8, 2015
How to find current, historical and online newspapers
Performance in Victoria
by Kerri Hall - Last Updated Oct 21, 2014
Find information about theatrical performers, performances, theatre companies and venues. Includes everything from drama, opera and dance to circus, puppetry and readings.
Picture research
by Olga Tsara - Last Updated Jan 22, 2015
Guide to finding photographs, illustrations and other images in the State Library of Victoria's collections
Protests, activism & dissent in Victoria
by Katie Flack - Last Updated Jan 13, 2015
Research the history of activism, protests, rallies and campaigners in Victoria using pamphlets, posters, badges, images, articles, interviews and books at the State Library of Victoria.
Researching buildings and houses
by Paul Dee - Last Updated Jan 6, 2015
Learn how to research the history of your house or a prominent Melbourne building using the Library’s collection of architectural drawings, maps and online tools.
The history of the State Library of Victoria
by Kent Ball, Tim Hogan - Last Updated Jan 4, 2015
How to research the history, development, architecture, collections and management of the State Library of Victoria.
Victor Hugo: Les Misérables – From Page to Stage
by Les Miserables - Last Updated Jan 6, 2015
A research guide in association with the State Library of Victoria exhibition. This guide provides links and research advice to help you find out more about Victor Hugo, Les Misérables, and the history, politics and art of 19th-century France.
Victoria's early history, 1803-1851
by Sarah Ryan - Last Updated Dec 14, 2014
A guide to researching the history of Victoria's foundation and early settlement based on published and digitised sources.
Victorian Sheriff's Office warrants
by Lucy Shedden - Last Updated Dec 15, 2014
Access information from historic warrants issued by the Victorian Sheriff's Office from 1838 to 1919.
What happened when
by Andrew McConville - Last Updated Dec 22, 2014
Tips for finding when small events happened
What it used to cost
by Paul Dee - Last Updated Dec 9, 2014
Provides prices for groceries, houses and wages for Victoria, spanning the 19th and 20th century.

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