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Australia & New Zealand

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ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Australian Collection

Providing almost 170 years of coverage, this collection contains two leading Australian newspapers: The Age (1854–2000) and the Sydney Morning Herald (1831–2000). Both newspapers are considered two of the most influential Australian newspapers and have been labelled Australia’s newspapers of record. With these newspapers, gain insight into politics, business, culture, sports, and more throughout Australian history. 

Comic Book Day

Comic Book Day is unofficially celebrated on 25 September every year. It is a day to celebrate a popular form of entertainment that is loved by both children and adults alike. With the growth of Comics Studies and the demand for new types of primary sources across many disciplines, comics are increasingly explored in academic research, from Literature, Media, and History to Women’s/Gender Studies, Sociology, and Cultural Studies.

International Jazz Day

International Jazz Day is celebrated on 30 April every year. International Jazz Day 2021 comes in a year when a film about one of the most important female jazz singers is back in the news over 70 years after she died, as a film about her is getting a lot of attention during this year’s film awards season.

International Women's Day

International Women's Day was first celebrated on 19 March 1911 in Austria, Denmark, Germany, and Switzerland. Since 1921 it is now celebrated every year on 8 March. The 2021 International Women's Day theme is #ChooseToChallenge. From challenge comes change, so let's all choose to challenge and let ProQuest help you find inspiration amongst our video, ebook, and research content.

2020 Tokyo Olympics

Have the recent Olympics and Paralympics left you craving for more sport? Academic Video Online (AVON) has everything you need to satisfy your craving for sport! Here are some titles that will of interest to Australian and New Zealand customers, as well as broader content.

World Health Day

In conjunction with World Health Day, we bring you a webinar “I am not living, I am surviving”. In this 30 minute webinar, we will review issues such as depression, anxiety and academic stress among college and university students globally. We will focus on how research shows that colleges and universities have played a role in supporting students in dealing with depression and the like. Let’s take a glance at ProQuest research resources i.e., newspapers, e-books, videos, scholarly journals and grey literatures. 

World Youth Day

In conjunction with the World Youth Skills Day, we bring you a webinar “Reshaping Youth Skills – An Academic perspective”. This 30-minute webinar will review the facts about the urge and need to reshape youth skills. In this webinar, we focus on how research shows that reshaping or reimaging youth skills are essential for employability in this challenging times. In addition, we will also explore the current challenges in reimaging the skill sets. There are a wealth of information and content from ProQuest research resources that discusses and deliberates on this topic let’s take a quick glance at those varied content.

International Day of the World's Indigenous People

To coincide with the International Day of the World's Indigenous People, we bring you this 30-minute webinar where we will take a broad approach to explore the indigenous cultures around the world and we will focus on the social challenges they currently face.  There is a wealth of information and content from ProQuest research resources that discuss and deliberate on this topic. Let’s take a quick glance at those multiformat resources and explore how those resources can support your teaching, learning and research.


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Indigenous Ebook Collection

Indigenous Ebook Collection