eResources

Northern Territory Library provides free access to a large number of authoritative eResources, including:

  • websites and specialist databases of journal articles, newspapers, company and industry data and standards
  • eBooks, including Bolinda digital books
  • eJournals, which are scholarly journals in a wide range of subject areas published online 
  • online reference material such as encyclopedias and directories.

Access eResources

There are a small number of eResources that are only available onsite at the Northern Territory Library. 

Most eResources are accessible in the library or at any time from your own device externally as part of your public library membership. 

Contact your local public library for more information.

Northern Territory Library eResources

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Aerial Photography Archive [NT]
This website has an index to the Department of Planning and Infrastructure's aerial photography from the 1940s. 
Digital images of photography captured after 1999 are available.

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ANCESTRY Library Edition
ANCESTRY Library Edition is a genealogical research tool, providing access to over 4000 databases including US Census Records, military records, church records, passenger lists and more. 

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Australasian Digital Theses Program
ADT provides access to PhD and Masters theses from Australian and New Zealand universities.

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Australasian Legal Information Institute
AustLII provides access to the full text of Federal, state and territory legislation, case law, treaties and decisions of courts and tribunals, and more.

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Australian Dictionary of Biography
The Australian Dictionary of Biography is Australia's pre-eminent dictionary of national biography. In it you will find concise, informative and fascinating descriptions of the lives of significant and representative persons in Australian history.

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Australia / New Zealand Reference Centre    
The Australia / New Zealand Reference Centre provides comprehensive coverage of Australasian magazines, newspapers and reference books.

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Australian electronic journals, articles and data sets online
The National Library's database of Australian electronic journals, articles and data sets online.

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Australian War Memorial
The Australian War Memorial website has access to nominal rolls, embarkation rolls, service records and the roll of honour.

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Bolinda downloadable eBooks and e-Audiobooks
Bolinda is a digital library featuring eAudiobooks that are compatible with any mp3 player and portable mp3 device.
Bolinda resources are free for all members of Public Libraries in the Northern Territory. 
Download instructions (169.8 kb) 

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busythings
busythings games promise to educate and entertain young children, with over 300 games and activities that can be configured to suit different ability levels. 

Designed primarily for 3 to 9 year olds, busythings have worked closely with teachers and young children to make sure their games prove popular and educational.

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Directory of Open Access Journals 
The Directory of Open Access Journals has free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals.

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A catalogue of resources, including books, journals, newspapers, e-books and online resources held at the member libraries of the LibrariesNT network.
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EbscoHost
EbscoHost provides a collection of databases containing full text as well as indexes and abstracts covering many subject areas.

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FindArticles
FindArticles includes many free articles from academic, industry and general interest publications with archives back to 1984.

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findmypast Australasia
The findmypast Australasia team are passionate about family history, working with established Australasian data providers to bring you over 50 million records that cover Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and the Pacific Islands. 

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GreenFILE
GreenFILE has well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment.
Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building and sustainable agriculture.

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Health & Wellness Resource Center
This database has comprehensive consumer health information.
This information is not a tool for self-diagnosis or a substitute for professional care.

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INFOKOORI
INFOKOORI is an index to the Koori Mail, a national fortnightly newspaper that focuses on the Indigenous people of Australia, from May 1991 to date.
It is also an index to biographical information from various magazines including: Our Aim (1907 to 1961), Dawn (1952 to 1969), New Dawn (1970 to 1975) and Identity (1971 to 1982).

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Informit 
Informit has select databases and some full text, indexing a wide range of Australian scholarly information. Subjects range from architecture, business and management, education and research, health (medicine), history and heritage, indigenous peoples, law, crime and justice, and social sciences.

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MasterFILE Premier
Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides access to general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975.

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National Construction Code
The National Construction Code is an initiative of the Council of Australian Governments. The series is a uniform set of technical provisions for the design and construction of buildings and other structures throughout Australia, which allows for variations in climate and geological or geographic conditions. 
The ABCB includes online access and a printable PDF download, to print all or part of the five NCC volumes.

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National Film and Sound Archive
The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia is the nation's living archive, collecting, preserving and sharing our rich audiovisual heritage.
The collection includes films, television and radio programs, videos, audio tapes, records, compact discs, phonograph cylinders and wire recordings and more.

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Northern Territory Historic Map Index
This index lets you search, find, preview and order historical maps and plans of the NT.

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Northern Territory Library Catalogue
A catalogue of resources, including books, journals, newspapers, personal papers, e-books, online resources and so on held at the Northern Territory Library.

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Onlinenewspapers.com
Onlinenewspapers.com links through to thousands of newspapers from across the globe.
Search by country then alphabetical listing or state/region to find the online newspaper you need.

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PictureNT
The Northern Territory Library's searchable image collection covering many aspects of life in the NT, from the 1800s to the present.
Picture NT also provides access to the photographic collections of over 40 Australian museums, libraries and cultural institutions.
Copies of photos are available to buy, conditions and charges apply..

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Popular Magazines Plus - Journals  
Popular Magazines includes more than 1,000 of the most searched magazines.
All the titles were selected based on actual publication searches performed by library patrons.
This database is 100% full text and includes over 600 titles including Choice - Australia Consumer magazine.

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Popular Magazines Plus - Newspapers 
Has 43 full text Australian newspapers, information on local issues, politics, events, celebrations, people and business. These include the Cairns Post, Northern Territory News, Centralian Advocate, Courier Mail, Adelaide Advertiser and Herald Sun (Melbourne).

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PressDisplay
PressDisplay provides instant online access to today's newspapers from around the world in full-colour, full-page format.  Read a newspaper in your own language with over 1,000 titles to choose from.

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Territory Stories
Territory Stories is a repository of historical and culturally significant digital objects which are relevant to the Northern Territory. 

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The Times Digital Archive
The entire newspaper is captured, with all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos divided into categories to help searching.

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Trove
One search engine with a wealth of information.
Find and get over 246,333,600 Australian and online resources: books, images, historic newspapers, maps, music, archives and more.

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Zinio Digital Magazines
Access full digital versions of magazines through your web browser and Zino app. 
Hundreds of popular digital magazines are available covering a range of subjects. These magazines are replicas of their print version. 
Go to Zinio digital magazines instructions for more information.

Last updated: 23 September 2016