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Most Relevant Databases: Cultural Heritage

  • Academic Search Complete (EBSCOhost)  Icon
    Multidisciplinary. Covers such diverse areas as biology, chemistry, civil engineering, electrical engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, general science, geography, geology, law, mathematics, mechanical engineering, pharmaceutical sciences, psychology, women's studies and zoology.
  • ARCH (Australian Architecture Database) (Informit)  Icon  Icon
    Covers Australian architects, architecture, building, interior design and landscape architecture. Produced by the Stanton Library, North Sydney Council.
    Coverage: 1980 - present
  • Australian Heritage Bibliography (AHB) (Informit)  Icon  Icon
    Indexes and abstracts articles on Australia's natural and cultural environment.
    Coverage: 1987 - present
  • JSTOR  Icon
    A full text archive of journal collections from Arts & Sciences I, II and III collections (arts, humanities and social sciences) as well as access to the field science and health areas through the Life Sciences Collection.
  • ICOMOS Database (International Council on Monuments and Sites)  Icon  Icon
    Index to journal articles and book chapters on world heritage. Free website.
  • APA-FT (Australian Public Affairs Full Text) (Informit)  Icon  Icon
    Australian multidisciplinary database. Index with some full text records covering the areas of business, health, current affairs, economics, humanities, law, literature, politics and social sciences.
    Coverage: Full text publications: 1995 - present ; Index: 1978 - present
  • Trove Newspapers (National Library of Australia)  Icon  Icon  Icon
    Historic Australian newspaper articles and government gazettes.
    Most coverage is between 1803-1954.

Most Relevant Databases: Museums & Conservation

These databases are specialised. The cultural heritage databases above are also great sources of material.

Other Useful Databases

  • BlackWords (AustLit)  Icon  Icon
    Records information about the lives and works of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writers and storytellers and the literary cultures and traditions that formed and influenced them.
  • SciFinder - First time user access  Icon  Icon
    NOTE: Use this link to register the first time you use SciFinder.
    SciFinder gives access to a collection of chemistry and related science information. You are able to search for substances, reactions, patent and journal references.
  • Scifinder - Registered user access  Icon  Icon
    Access to a collection of chemistry and related science information. You are able to search for substances, reactions, patent and journal references.
  • Emerald  Icon  Icon
    Academic journals and book chapters in communication, education, library and information management, computing and management.
  • Humanities International Complete (EBSCOhost)  Icon
    Includes full text for more than 1200 journals, with worldwide content pertaining to literary, scholarly and creative thought.
  • Multicultural Australia and Immigration Studies (MAIS) (Informit)  Icon  Icon
    Index to all aspects of Australian immigration and multicultural issues, includes links to Web-based full text materials.
    Coverage: 1988 - present.
  • Religion & Philosophy Collection (EBSCOhost)  Icon
    Provides coverage of topics such as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.
  • ScienceDirect  Icon  Icon
    The ScienceDirect Freedom Collection contains over 2000 peer-reviewed journals and a range of ebooks covering the areas of business & economics and the core disciplines of life, physical and social sciences.

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Is That Journal Peer Reviewed?

You can use UlrichsWeb to find out if an article comes from a peer reviewed or refereed journal. Click on the link below and search by the journal title or ISSN (International Standard Serial Number).

Researchers' Advanced Databases

  • Scopus  Icon  Icon
    Citation index. Covers scientific, technical, medical and social sciences literature including arts & humanities.

    Does not support Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) or lower.
  • Web of Science  Icon
    ISI Web of Science Core Collection (Science Citation Index Expanded 1974+, Social Sciences Citation Index 1974+ and Arts and Humanities Citation Index 1975+)
    ISI Current Contents Connect
    ISI Journal Citation Reports
  • Google Scholar  Icon
    Web search engine for multidisciplinary scholarly literature.

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