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Trial
Explore more than 650 influential Australian news sources from every state and territory from the 1980s to the present day. Fully searchable text includes articles, editorials, obituaries, classifieds and more.
Trial dates: 12 Oct - 20 Nov 2020

We are always trialling and expanding our eresources. This eresource is available on a temporary basis and we welcome your feedback .
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Trial
Examine diverse LGBT stories and experiences through historical 20th century collections, including Gay and Lesbian Archives (Melbourne), Lesbian Herstory Archives (New York) and GALA (Johannesburg).
This module (Part IV) complements content available for State Library members in Archives of Sexuality and Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture since 1940, Parts I and II.
Trial dates: 28 Sep - 27 Nov 2020

We are always trialling and expanding our eresources. This eresource is available on a temporary basis and we welcome your feedback .
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Trial
Discover worldwide causes, effects, and responses to World War II refugee crises and displaced persons through 700,000 pages of manuscript records sourced from the National Archives of UK and USA, the British Library, World Jewish Relief and more.
Trial dates: 28 Sep - 27 Nov 2020

We are always trialling and expanding our eresources. This eresource is available on a temporary basis and we welcome your feedback .
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New
Access over 4000 sources worldwide including passenger lists, UK censuses, civil registration indexes, convict records, British Army WWI pension records and directories, and more.

Note: for a limited time during the ongoing coronavirus situation, Ancestry Library Edition will be available from home to Victorian residents with a State Library membership.
  • Downloadable ebooks
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New
Read online or download from a large selection of multidisciplinary ebook titles representing a broad range of academic subjects.
Access dates: until 31 Jan 2021
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