With over 190,000 entries on artists from antiquity to the present day and featuring regular updates, Benezit is one of the most comprehensive and definitive resources on artists in the English language. Entries are clear and concise, and Benezit contains thousands of auction records, museum holdings, and bibliographies. In addition to its outstanding scope and depth, two features in particular make Benezit unique among art reference works: its superb coverage of obscure artists and the inclusion of images of artists’ signatures, monograms, and stamps.
Books In Print is the world's largest, unbiased and web-based bibliographic resource. Find the title you’re looking for quickly and easily, using this comprehensive database of books, ebooks, audio books, and video titles. It has expanded search options which enable you to find recommendations based on books you have read, authors you like, and topics that interest you. Books in Print Global Edition includes publications from Australia, U.S.A., Canada, Europe and the U.K.
A register of the people, industries, corporations, research institutions, scientific societies and other organisations that contributed to Australia's scientific, technological and medical heritage. Includes references to archival materials and a bibliography of historical published literature. Explore the role these people and organisations played in transforming science into processes and practical outcomes influencing our lives and contributing to the development of our nation. Find out where they worked, who they worked with, what they worked on and what they achieved.
Europa World Plus is the online version of the Europa World Year Book and the Regional Surveys of the World. First published in 1926, the year book is renowned as one of the world's leading reference works, covering political and economic information in more than 250 countries and territories, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.
This bibliographic database is a valuable index for libraries, scholars and individuals interested in European works that relate to the Americas. EBSCO Publishing, in cooperation with the John Carter Brown Library, has created this resource from European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to the Americas, 1493-1750
Global Plants, previously titled Plant Science, contains more than two million high-resolution type specimens, and this number continues to grow. Partner-contributed reference works and primary sources, such as collectors’ correspondence and diaries, paintings, drawings, and photographs, are also housed in Global Plants. Highlights include reference works and books such as The Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa and Flowering Plants of South Africa; illustrations from Curtis's Botanical Magazine; and Kew’s Directors' Correspondence comprising handwritten letters and memoranda from the senior staff of Kew from 1841 to 1928.
The International Studies Compendium Project, published in association with the International Studies Association, is available as International Studies Online. Based on The International Studies Encyclopedia, this resource is the most comprehensive reference work of its kind for the fields of international studies and international relations.
The Macquarie Dictionary Online is constantly updated with new words as they enter the Australian language. This online service gives you access to the latest edition of the Macquarie Dictionary and the latest edition of the Macquarie Thesaurus plus annual updates
Oxford Dictionaries is an extensive, integrated, smart-linked one-stop English language resource. It offers quick-search access to definitions of words, phrases, and idioms, with expert guidance on style, usage, grammar, and spelling; plus specialist guides for legal and technical writing. The Library has access to the Arabic-English and English-Arabic dictionaries and related tools and resources.
Oxford Dictionaries is an extensive, integrated, smart-linked one-stop English language resource. It offers quick-search access to definitions of words, phrases, and idioms, with expert guidance on style, usage, grammar, and spelling; plus specialist guides for legal and technical writing. The Library has access to the Chinese-English and English-Chinese dictionaries and related tools and resources.
Oxford Dictionaries is an extensive, integrated, smart-linked one-stop English language resource. The Library has access to the Unabridged Spanish / English bilingual dictionary, and the Spanish monolingual dictionary.
The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world
Oxford Reference is the home of Oxford’s quality reference publishing. The collection provides quality, up-to-date reference content at the click of a button. The University of Melbourne subscribes to selected titles from this large collection of materials.
Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law contains full-text online editions of market-leading reference works and treatises published by Oxford University Press. The books are fully searchable and linked by the Oxford Law Citator.
This resource is designed to serve as an in depth and comprehensive compendium of the Biomedical Sciences. Its individual articles are drawn from a collection of Elsevier major reference works and are rigorously curated and continually updated to ensure it reflects the current state of these rapidly moving fields.
SAGE Knowledge offers an expansive range of SAGE eBook and eReference content, including scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, series, professional development titles, and more. The Library has purchased selected titles only.
SAGE Research Methods is a research methods tool which links SAGE’s renowned book, journal and reference content with truly advanced search and discovery tools. Researchers can explore methods concepts to help them design research projects, understand particular methods or identify a new method, conduct their research, and write up their findings. SAGE Research Methods Cases is a collection of case studies of real social research that faculty can use in their teaching. Cases are original, specially commissioned, and designed to help students understand often abstract methodological concepts by introducing them to case studies of real research projects.
Please note SCANfile is no longer updated. SCANfile will remain available on Informit as an archive database. SCANfile, produced by the CSIRO Corporate Library and Information Service, is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles on science/technology policy and R&D/general management.
Who's Who contains up-to-date autobiographical listings of noteworthy and influential people from around the globe who impact British life. Includes Who Was Who, a historical archive going back to 1897, which includes the entries of people, now deceased, who were included in previous editions of Who's Who.
World Biographical Information System Online (WBIS Online) is the most comprehensive biographical database available. Based on the digitization of K. G. Saur's Biographical Archives, it compiles biographical articles from printed reference works published from the 16th to the 21st century, and reproduces these original documents as facsimile images on the screen. NOTE: The Library has access to the following sections of WBIS: American Biographical Archive I ; Archives Biographiques Françaises I ; Archivio Biografico Italiano I ; British Biographical Archive I ; Deutsches Biographisches Archiv I
WHED is a service provided by the International Association of Universities (IAU) where you can find comprehensive information on higher education systems and credentials in 184 countries and over 18,000 higher education institutions. Basic search options by institution, country, people and field of study are free to everyone.
The Europa World of Learning has become widely acclaimed as the premier source of information on the academic sphere worldwide. It contains full directory details for over 14,000 universities and colleges, 4,000 libraries and archives, 5,000 learned societies, 6,500 research institutes, and 4,900 museums and art galleries. There is coverage for more than 227 countries and territories, and for 690 international organizations.
The comprehensive, newly-expanded World Who's Who brings together current and hard-to-find biographical information on more than 60,000 of the most gifted, famous and influential men and women in all fields.