Reference works can offer a brief overview of a topic, clarify concepts, and provide bibliographies for further reading.
If you can't find something relevant above then go to Search and copy the search below (replace australian politics with your own keywords)
|If you'd like to go browse the shelves, some relevant locations are listed below. Otherwise you can search for books (print and electronic) in Search.
|Gold rush - history||994.5031|
|Early Australian history to 1788||994.01|
|Period of settlement and growth, 1788-1851||994.02|
|Period of development and self government, 1851-1901||994.03|
|Period of gold discovery and consolidation, 1851-1891||994.031|
|Period of Commonwealth, 1901-||994.04|
In History there are, broadly speaking, two types of databases. Those you use to find primary sources and those you use for journal articles. For primary sources look at the Primary Sources library guide.
For journal articles, books, theses, conference papers and more:
Australian content on a wide range of topics
Go to Informit
Limit your search to articles
Go to Expanded Academic ASAP
Recommended for postgraduates
Go to Arts & Humanities Citation Index
Below are some of the key journals in Australian history. Search many journals at one time by using the Library Databases.