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Most Relevant Databases

  • Literature & Culture Collection (Informit)  Icon  Icon
    This collection provides a rich source of the fiction, poetry, cultural politics, commentaries, debate and ideas that have helped define the unique Australian identity. Key journals include Meanjin, Quadrant, Island, Wet Ink, Griffith Review and Southerly.
    Coverage: 1940 - present
  • AustLit: The Resource for Australian Literature  Icon  Icon
    Australian fiction and poetry, writing for the theatre, biographical and travel writing, writing for film and television, criticism and reviews.
  • Literature Resource Center  Icon
    Complete full text literature reference database. Includes author biographies and criticism.

    1 User Licence. Please log out immediately after use.
  • Project MUSE  Icon  Icon
    Includes full text access to over 300 peer reviewed humanities, arts, and social sciences journals.
  • JSTOR  Icon
    A full text archive of journal collections from Arts & Sciences I, II and III for the arts, humanities and social sciences. Includes over 80 journals relating to language and literature.

Other Useful Databases

  • Communication & Mass Media Complete (EBSCO)  Icon
    Provides access to research in the areas of communication and mass media.
  • 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.
  • SAGE Journals  Icon
    A multidisciplinary database comprising of over 600 full text peer reviewed journals (including back files), in the areas of communication, education, political science, psychology, science & technology, medicine, health science & nursing.
  • A+ Education (Informit)  Icon  Icon
    Some full text. Australian education index covering curriculum, educational research, information science, librarianship, management, policy administration, psychology, sociology, teaching and training.
    Coverage: Full text articles: 2000 - present ; Index: 1978 - present
  • Humanities International Complete (EBSCOhost)  Icon
    Includes full text for more than 1200 journals, with worldwide content pertaining to literary, scholarly and creative thought.

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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