Resources on the shelves in the Melbourne High Library. Use the OPAC to find more.
- The ANZAC Book byCall Number: 940.41294 ANZISBN: 9781742231341Publication Date: 2010-12-01
World War I Links
The web sites below have a wealth of information pertaining to your source study of WWI. Note that some are academic pages while others contain material that has not been peer-reviewed.
- European History Primary SourcesEHPS is an encyclopedic index of scholarly websites that offer online access to primary sources on the history of Europe
- firstworldwar.comThis website provides a summary overview of the First World War.
- Internet Modern History sourcebook - World War IContains many links to other sites under the headings: The Path to War; The War; Resistance to War; Literary Responses, and The Aftermath.
- The First World War - Sources for historyThis collection draws on historical documents, film and sound available in Britain's National Archives and one of its leading museums. It starts from, but is not limited to, a British perspective on the war, and also aims to create a wider understanding of the global nature of the conflict and the profound consequences that resulted from it .
- World War Oneby BBC. The causes, events and people of the conflict dubbed the 'war to end all wars'.
- Chronology of key DatesSomme Tourist Board
- World War 1 overviewCharles Sturt University
- Gallipoli and the ANZACSBoard of Studies N.S.W.
- GallipoliThe Australian War Memorial
- Despatches from GallipoliNational Library of Australia
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- Causes of WW1Using archival footage back to 1896, and computer animation, this program investigates the causes of "The Great War". It examines the three "isms" - Militarism, Nationalism and Imperialism, as well as the Alliance system and the fall of Bismarckian Diplomacy, the July Crisis and the Schlieffen Plan.
- Anzac DayPresented by Richard Morecroft, this excellent production gives an Australian perspective to World War One. Standing on a giant map of pre-war Europe, Richard provides a background to the war and how it started.The video covers the moving story of Australians at Gallipoli and other Australian campaigns. Without glorifying war, the video examines the impact of WW1 on Australia.
- Andrew Denton's Gallipoli : Brothers in ArmsBrothers in Arms is the result of a visit by Andrew Denton to Gallipoli in 2006 for ANZAC Day, 25 April. The documentary uses historical footage and photgraphs, extracts from soldier's letters and diaries, and moder-day on-site interviews with backpackers.
Trove is an online search engine developed by the National Library of Australia. At the click of a button, you can access a large and unrivalled repository of Australian material.
Browse for historical & current newspaper articles. A great source of contemporaneous material.
There are also digitised versions of various magazines, e.g. The Australian Women's Weekly (1932 - 1982).