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Online Databases

Welcome to Library Sales' Online Databases website, where you can search the online databases managed by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

From this site you can access detailed data on the ABC's media collections.

Tara Online contains selected records of ABC-produced television programs, segments and stock footage, plus material produced by external sources.

Search Wild Online for access to footage and audio from the ABC's natural history collection.

Once you've searched and made a selection, contact Library Sales to confirm availability, preview and to purchase your item, available in a range of formats.

If you can't find what you're looking for our expert research staff can perform a comprehensive search of all online and inhouse databases, so please contact us for further assistance. Fees for research apply.

Scope of the collection
The ABC is home to Australia's largest media collection with 80 years coverage of natural history, news, current affairs, sport, science, the arts and many other subjects. The ABC has more than 52 news gathering bureaux across Australia, and 13 news offices globally.

The ABC supplies stock footage, audio, photographic stills and sound effects to global clients including television broadcasters, production companies, advertising agencies, museums and galleries and corporate clients.

WILD Online - Natural History Audio & video

WILD (Wildlife) Online contains detailed records of vision and sound produced by the ABC's award winning Natural History Unit.

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TARA Online - Television and footage Archive

TARA (Television Archive) Online contains detailed records of ABC produced TV programs, segments and stock footage, plus some material produced by outside sources.

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Quick Search - TARA Online