Alumni databases

The following databases are currently available for remote access to Monash alumni who have purchased the appropriate level of library membership.

Alumni can only access databases via the links on this page. Entry can not be made from other pages on this site.

Conditions of access: these resources are strictly available to the registered alumni library member for private educational purposes only. Your password is not transferable. The Library reserves the right to withdraw usage privileges if these conditions are not met. These resources will be available from most internet-enabled computers, but the Library cannot guarantee this in all circumstances due to security settings outside of our control.

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17th and 18th Century Burney Collection

This database features the newspapers and news pamphlets gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757 - 1817). It represents the largest single collection of 17th and 18th century English news media. The 700 or so bound volumes of newspapers and news pamphlets were published mostly in London; however there are also some English provincial, Irish and Scottish papers, and a few examples from the American colonies, Europe and India.

  • Data format: Data Format: Electronic text, images and search engine

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ABI/INFORM Complete

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ABI/INFORM Complete is ProQuest's premier business journals database and offers access to over 6,800 journals with over 5,510 of those available in full text ... ABI/INFORM Complete is the most comprehensive ABI/INFORM database, comprising ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline. The database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key newspapers such as The Wall Street Journal and The Financial Times, as well as country-and industry-focused reports and data. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world. Included in ABI/INFORM Complete is ABI/INFORM Archive ... This database contains complete runs of key business and management journals, providing a unique historical perspective on hundreds of topics, including corporate strategies, management techniques, marketing, product development, and industry conditions worldwide.--Publisher description.

Accounting & tax

Bibliographic database containing citations and abstracts for articles from journals, newspapers and news magazines published worldwide, (though mainly US titles.), on financial management, accounting and taxation. Includes full text for selected titles.

  • Data format: Articles available in full text and/or text + graphics and/or PDF formats.
  • Frequency of updates: Continuously updated
  • Date coverage: Data cumulates from 1971 to present

Accounting & tax newspapers

Bibliographic database containing citations and abstracts for articles from US newspapers containing the latest accounting and tax news.

  • Data format: Newspaper citations and abstracts in HTML.
  • Frequency of updates: Continuously updated
  • Date coverage: Data cumulates from 1971 to present

Accounting & tax periodicals

Bibliographic database containing citations and abstracts for articles from periodicals published worldwide, (though mainly US titles.), on financial management, accounting and taxation. Includes full text for selected titles.

  • Data format: Articles available in full text and/or text + graphics and/or PDF formats.
  • Frequency of updates: Continuously updated
  • Date coverage: Data cumulates from 1971 to present

Arab-Israeli Relations, 1917-1970: The Middle East Online, Series 1

Series One - Arab-Israeli Relations 1917-1970 - offers the widest range of original source material from the Foreign Office, Colonial Office, War Office and Cabinet Papers from the 1917 Balfour Declaration through to the Black September war of 1970-1. Topics covered include the background to the establishment of the State of Israel, Black September, the Border wars of the 1950s, the British capture of Jerusalem, the Cold War in the Middle East, the formation of the United Arab Republic, Jewish terror groups, and milestones in the Palestine-Zionist tension and their impact on British policy leading to the Partition of 1948.

  • Data format: Electronic text (HTML), images (JPEG), and search engine

AustLit

AustLit is a collaboration between eight Australian universities and the National Library of Australia providing authoritative information on hundreds of thousands of creative and critical Australian literature works relating to more than 75,000 Australian authors and literary organisations. Its coverage spans 1780 to the present day. AustLit indexes and describes Australian literature published in a range of print and electronic information sources. It also makes available selected critical articles and creative writing in full text.

  • Data format: Text (HTML)
  • Frequency of updates: Updated daily
  • Date coverage: AustLit includes material dating from European settlement in Australia (c.1780) to the present. Contemporary renditions of pre-1780 literary works will also be included when relevant.

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Banking information source

News and information on trends and issues in the banking and finance industry (US emphasis). Includes full text for selected journals.

  • Data format: Available in full text and/or text + graphics and/or PDF formats.
  • Frequency of updates: Continuously updated
  • Date coverage: Data cumulates fully from 1986 to present

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Career and technical education

This database provides abstracts, indexes, and full text articles from 420 journals covering all aspects of vocational and technical education.

  • Data format: Available in full text and/or text + graphics and/or PDF formats.
  • Frequency of updates: Continuously updated
  • Date coverage: Data cumulates from 1986 to present

CBCA business

Bibliographic database containing citations and selected abstracts for articles from over 400 Canadian business journals, including trade journals, general business publications, academic journals, topical journals, and professional publications. Includes full text for selected titles.

  • Data format: Articles available in full text and/or text + graphics and/or PDF formats.
  • Frequency of updates: Updated daily
  • Date coverage: Data cumulates from 1982 to present

CBCA education

Bibliographic database (formerly the Canadian Education Index) containing citations and selected abstracts for articles from over 400 journals which focus on Canadian information in the field of education. Academic, administrative, professional, and topical journals are all included, as are newsletters. It provides a source for those interested in teaching, educational research, and educational administration in Canada. Includes full text for selected titles.

  • Data format: Articles available in full text and/or text + graphics and/or PDF formats.
  • Frequency of updates: Updated daily
  • Date coverage: Data cumulates from 1982 to present

Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology

Full text available from HighWire Press: 01/07/2009 to present

Cold Spring Harbor Protocols

Conditions and Politics in Occupied Western Europe, 1940-1945 is a fully searchable database of over 22,000 British Government records or almost 180,000 images or pages taken from PRO class FO 371 in The National Archives at Kew. It provides researchers with a logical, interdisciplinary research resource, and allows this unique primary source material (predominantly in English, but containing some documents in a variety of Western European languages) to be quickly accessed by academics and students, writers and researchers. In addition to document files from The National Archives this digital edition includes a picture gallery illustrating key British operations, SOE equipment and individuals, clips from Now it Can Be Told from the Imperial War Museum, London, showing actual SOE agents reconstructing sabotage and intelligence operations in occupied France, a film begun in complete secrecy in 1944 and released in 1946, and The Chronology and Index of the Second World War, 1938-1945, compiled by The Royal Institute of International Affairs.

  • Data format: Text (HTML), images (still and moving), and search engine

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Economist Historical Archive 1843-2006

This database features more than 8,000 issues of The Economist since first publication in 1843. It delivers a complete searchable copy of every issue of The Economist from 1843 to 2006. New fullcolour images, multiple search indexes, exportable financial tables and a gallery of front covers highlighting a key topic of each week - all combine to offer a primary source of research covering the 19th and 20th centuries.

  • Data format: Text (HTML), images (still and moving), and search engine

Eighteenth Century Collections Online

Eighteenth Century Collections Online delivers every significant English-language and foreignlanguage title printed in Great Britain during the eighteenth century, along with thousands of important works from the Americas. It includes a variety of materials from books and directories, Bibles, sheet music and sermons to advertisements and works by many well-known and lesserknown authors, all providing a diverse collection of material for the researcher of the eighteenth century.

  • Data format: Text and digital images

Expanded Academic ASAP

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Indexing and abstracting for more than 1500 scholarly and general interest journals, plus the New York Times and full text coverage of more than 500 titles. Subjects covered include agriculture, arts, business, communications, law, economics, education, engineering, history, languages, literature, philosophy and women's studies. (Note: if an error page is displayed, please delete the Gale cookies)

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Genes & Development

Full text available from HighWire Press: 01/03/1987 to present

Genome Research

Full text available from HighWire Press: 01/08/1995 to present

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Illustrated London News Historical Archive, 1842-2003

"The Illustrated London News Historical Archive gives students and researchers unprecedented online access to the entire run of the ILN from its first publication on 14 May 1842 to its last in 2003. Each page has been digitally reproduced in full colour and every article and caption is fulltext searchable with hit-term highlighting and links to corresponding illustrations."

Iraq, 1914-1974: The Middle East Online, Series 2

Iraq 1914-1974, offers a broad range of original source material from the Foreign Office, Colonial Office, War Office and Cabinet Papers (over 68,650 pages or approximately 400 British government files on Iraqi affairs). It presents British government and diplomatic documents -- dispatches, monthly and annual reports, minutes, official correspondence and other primary source documents -- covering the political and administrative history of the modern state which has emerged from the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia. Selected by Dr. Charles Tripp, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, these documents cover the political history of Iraq in the 20th century, from the outbreak of World War I to the emergence of Saddam Hussein as a leading member of the revolutionary Ba'ath party in the 1970s. Photographs and colour maps, as well as contemporary film, help bring this vital strand of modern history to life.

  • Data Format: Text (HTML), images (still and moving), and search engine

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Learning & Memory

Full text available from HighWire Press: 01/05/1994 to present

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Making of Modern Law

Provides digital images on every page of 22,000 legal treatises on US and British law published from 1800 through 1926. Full-text searching on more than 10 million pages provides researchers access to critical legal history in ways not previously possible.

  • Data Format: Text (HTML)

Making of the Modern World

This database provides digital facsimile images on every page of 61,000 works of literature on economic and business published from 1450 through 1850. Full-text searching on more than 12 million pages allows researchers unparalleled access to this vast collection of material on commerce, finance, social conditions, politics, trade and transport. It is derived from the collections of the Goldsmiths' Library of Economic Literature at the University of London, England, and the Kress Collection of Business and Economics at the Harvard Business School; with supplementary materials from the Seligman Collection in the Butler Library at Columbia University, and from Sterling Library at Yale University.

  • Data Format: Full text database

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OECD iLibrary

This database comprises books, periodicals, and statistical databases issued by OECD. It covers many themes: agriculture and food; education and skills; emerging economics; employment; energy; enterprise, industry and trade; environment and sustainable development; finance and investment; general economics and future studies; goverance; international development; nuclear energy; science and information technology; social issues and migration; statistics sources and methods; taxation; territorial economy; transition economics; transport; etc. Users can build their own tables and export them to Excel and other formats.

  • Data format: Database of electronic books, journals and databases; full text available in HTML and PDF formats. Data available in Excel, Beyond 20/20 or .csv formats.
  • Date coverage: 1998 to present for full-text books and journals ; 1960 to present for databases (varies by database)

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Pharmaceutical news index

This citation database indexes and abstracts about 20 specialized journals in the pharmaceutical, health care, biotechnology and medical device industries. Full text coverage of some journals is included.

  • Data format: Available in HTML and PDF file formats.
  • Frequency of updates: Updated daily.
  • Date coverage: Data cumulates from 1986 to present

Post War Europe: Refugees, Exile and Resettlement, 1945-1950

Essential primary sources for the study and understanding of the challenges facing the European peoples in the aftermath of World War II. This online archive covers the politics and administration of the refugee crisis in Europe after World War II as well as the day-to-day survival of the refugees themselves. From The National Archives of the UK, and The Wiener Library, London. Post-War Europe contains newly-commissioned essays by leading scholars. These essays offer an insight into key themes and provide direct links to the documents mentioned and a means to access for students unfamiliar with the original materials. Five documentary British Pathe films provide visual evidence of key issues covered by the documents.

  • Data format: Text (HTML) and video files.

Project Muse

Database provides full-text online access to journals published by the Johns Hopkins University Press and some other university presses in the disciplines of arts, humanities and social sciences.

ProQuest

Proquest is a leading electronic database providing indexing and abstracting of over 7,000 scholarly and general interest publications. It includes full text or full image coverage of more than 3,000 of these publications. It provides access to the combined information from a number of leading online databases which cover subjects including: business, law, education, computing, science, technology, engineering, arts, medicine, and religion.

  • Data format: Available in HTML and PDF file formats.
  • Frequency of updates: Updated daily.
  • Date coverage: Data cumulates from 1971 to present

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Scopus

Abstracting and indexing database of scientific, technical, medical and social science literature. Includes peer-reviewed titles from international publishers, Open Access journals, conference proceedings, trade publications, patent records and quality web sources.

  • Data format: Text (HTML)
  • Frequency of updates: Updated daily

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Testaments to the Holocaust

This digital resource offers the unique resources of the World's oldest Holocaust museum, including documents and rare printed materials from the Wiener Library, London. Alfred Wiener fled Germany in 1933 and established his collection in London. The collection offers fully searchable personal accounts of life in Nazi Germany, along with photographs, propaganda materials such as school text books, limited circulation publications and rare serials in a uniquely flexible format, enabling detailed research into the domestic policies of Nazi Germany, Jewish life in Germany from 1933 to after the war, propaganda, life in the concentration camps, in hiding, emigration and refugee life.

Times Digital Archive

Includes full page images and articles from The Times (London, England) and its predecessor, the Daily Universal Register, from its first issue in 1785 to the end of December 1985. The archive also includes digital reproductions in downloadable PDF files. Keyword searching and hit-term highlighting can be used to retrieve full facsimile images of either a specific article or a complete page. The entire newspaper is captured, with all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos divided into categories to facilitate searching.

  • Data format: Newspaper article citations in HTML format ; full text articles in HTML and PDF formats
  • Frequency of updates: Daily (excluding Sunday)

Times Literary Supplement Centenary Archive

More than 250,000 reviews, letters, poems and articles in more than 5,000 issues of the Times Literary Supplement, a leading journal of the world's literary and cultural activity. Times Literary Supplement Subscriber Archive covers October 1994 onwards in full text

Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive

 

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Wiley Online Library

Wiley online library is an extensive multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. It offers integrated access to more than 4 million articles from 1,500 journals, 9,000 books, and hundreds of reference works, laboratory protocols, encyclopedias, databases and handbooks. Includes Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews, many essential chemistry and evidence based medicine databases, including The Cochrane Library, eEROS and SpecInfo and 1000's of laboratory protocols from the distinguished Current Protocols series. The major collections of the Wiley online library are: Journals, Journal backfiles, Online books and book series, Online reference works, Wiley interdisciplinary reviews, Current protocols laboratory manuals, Evidence-based medicine databases, and Chemistry databases.
Note: The Library has not bought access to all of the electronic books

  • Frequency of updates: Updated as titles released