Wednesday, September 8, 2010

National Library of Australia eResources

Have you tried the National Libary of Australia's eResources?

Any resident of Australia can apply for a National Library Users Card. This will give you online access to many valuable resources, including many relevant to genealogical research such as British and Irish Newspaper collections.

Please watch this introductory video for more information.



You may also be interested to read Shauna Hicks blog post about using library eResources.
http://www.shaunahicks.com.au/52-weeks-to-better-genealogy-challenge-6-online-databases/

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Ancestry adds Sand’s directories for Sydney and New South Wales

Ancestry has recently added a new database relevant for Australian researchers.






According to Ancestry this database contains:


" a collection of the Sand’s directories for Sydney and New South Wales, Australia from 1861–1933. Available directories are for the years 1861, 1865, 1870, 1875, 1880, 1885, 1890, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930." 

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