Essentially a collection of electronic reference resources, including many encyclopedias with entries related to the Internet and social media. To use, enter keywords into the main search field, or browse by subject to find an encyclopedia that fits your topic.
A relatively new tool offered by the AU Library, SearchBox has a Google-like interface and allows users to search AU's catalog and (most of its) databases simultaneously. Useful for highly specific searches -- but can be overwhelming if you aren't used to using multiple limits and filters.
Contains more than 28,000 sources from over 200 countries in 23 languages. Includes Wall Street Journal television transcripts and newswires. **If you receive an error page when attempting to access Factiva, please clear your browser following the instructions in the library's FAQ, How do I clear my web browser's cache and cookies?**
A popular online NYT feature, each topic link brings together related news articles, reference and archival information, photos, graphics, audio, and video files. Content available for post-1981 articles and media only.