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The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
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Search a database providing ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organisations and educational institutions in Australia and New Zealand.
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  • Primary sources
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Encounter documents encompassing events from the earliest English embassy to the birth and early years of the People’s Republic. This resource collects sources from nine archives, including the School of Oriental and African Studies and the British Library, London, to give an incredible insight into the changes in China during this period.
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Discover an archive of over 120 years of Chinese newspapers including The North - China Herald (1850-1941), The Chinese Recorder (1868-1941) and The China Weekly Review (1923-1950). Articles are full-text, fully searchable and viewable as images.
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  • Primary sources
New
Explore multiple perspectives on the history of injury, treatment and disease on the front line. Chart scientific advances through hospital records, medical reports and first-hand accounts, and discover the evidence of how war shaped medical practice across the centuries.
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Discover an archive of over 50 years of the only major daily paper covering the city and county of San Francisco. Articles are full-text, fully searchable and viewable as images.
  • Streaming video
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Trial
View films from the communist world revealing war, history, current affairs, culture and society as seen through the socialist lens. Spanning most of the 20th century, the archive covers the USSR, Vietnam, China, Korea, much of Eastern Europe, the GDR, Britain and Cuba.

Note that the Library's subscription includes Module II: Newsreels & Cinemagazines only.

Modules I & III on trial
From 02 August to 27 September, all three modules of Socialism on Film are available, including over 2,000 titles of digitised films, newsreels and cinemagazines. Module I focuses on wars and revolutions and Module III features culture and society.
Trial dates: 02 August - 27 September 2019

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New
Discover an archive of nearly a century of one of the most popular Hong Kong English-language newspapers. Articles are full-text, fully searchable and viewable as images.
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New
Discover an archive of 170 years of the oldest continuing English-language newspaper in India. Articles are full-text, fully searchable and viewable as images.
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  • Primary sources
New
Explore the spectacle of world's fairs starting from the Crystal Palace in 1851 and the proliferation of North American exhibitions, to the Australian International Exhibitions - 1879/80 in Sydney, 1880/81 and 1888/89 in Melbourne and fairs around the world.
The collection includes official records, monographs, publicity, artwork and artifacts to provide rich research opportunities.
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