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EBSCO Publishing: Academic Search Premier is an academic collection of full text peer-reviewed journals. It contains over 4,500 journals in full text, with more than 3,7000 being peer reviewed. PDF back files dating to 1975 or earlier are provided for more than 100 journals. A broad range of subject areas are covered including including biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, and religion & theology. Also contains links to other Ebsco databases: Business Source Premier, MasterFILE Premier, Health Source Nursing/Academic, Australia New Zealand Reference Centre. These databases are updated daily. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
Informit: A bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from published and unpublished material on policing, criminology, law enforcement and related fields from 1991 onwards. Source documents include selected Australian and overseas journals, conference papers and chapters of some books. Subject coverage includes policing, criminology, law enforcement, law, management, occupational health and safety, and social sciences.
Informit: AGIS covers all aspects of law including: banking, companies and securities, constitutional law, criminal law, environmental law, copyright law, family law, legal aid and human rights. Australian, New Zealand and Pacific law journals are comprehensively indexed and abstracted, and material from major US, UK and Canadian law journals is selectively included. Source documents include over 120 Australian, New Zealand and Asia Pacific law journals, and selected articles from major law journals from the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.
Indigenous Studies Program, The University of Melbourne: The Agreements, Treaties and Negotiated Settlements (ATNS) project is an ARC Linkage project examining treaty and agreement-making with Indigenous Australians and the nature of the cultural, social and legal rights encompassed by past, present and potential agreements and treaties. The project also examines the process of implementation and the wider factors that promote long term sustainability of agreement outcomes. The ATNS database is an online gateway which links together current information, historical detail and published material relating to agreements made between Indigenous people and others in Australia and overseas. The ATNS database is designed for the use of Indigenous and other community organisations, researchers, government and industry bodies.
Gale: This collection includes more than 6000 pages chiefly from the Nixon and Ford administrations. The bulk of the materials are "back channel" cables between the U.S. ambassadors in Saigon and the President's national security advisers regarding the situation in South Vietnam or the peace negotiations. These consist of talking points for meetings with South Vietnamese officials, intelligence reports, drafts of peace agreements, and military status reports. Subjects include the Diem coup, the Paris peace negotiations, the fall of South Vietnam, and other U.S. / South Vietnam relations topics. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
National Library of Australia and Informit: Australian Public Affairs - Full Text is an online collection of scanned images of articles from more than 500 Australian journals indexed in APAIS, the Australian Public Affairs Information Service produced by the National Library of Australia. Key topics include environment, globalisation, history, industrial relations, immigration, politics, social policy, public health and national identity. Key journals include Australian Aboriginal Studies, Australian Health Review, Australian Historical Studies; Communication, Journal of Industrial Relations, Journal of Australian Political Economy and Oceania. Commenced as the Australian Public Affairs Information Service or APAIS in 1945; online availability dates from 1978; full text (as APAFT) dates from 1995. Early issues from 1952-1977 are at RF 016.3 AUS.
Commonwealth of Australia: APSJOBS provides information on vacancies within the Australian Public Service. Also provides access to previous issues of the electronic APS Employment Gazette plus links to employment opportunities within the various state governments. Other electronic government gazettes are also linked to, including the Government Notices Gazette, the Special Notices Gazette and the Periodic Notices Gazette.
AsianLII provides for searching and browsing databases of legislation, case-law, law reform reports, law journals and other legal information, where available, from all 27 countries and territories in Asia . Over 140,000 cases from at least 15 countries, and over 15,000 pieces of legislation from at least 18 countries are searchable. For every country, AsianLII contains an extensive Catalog of law-related websites for that country, and a Law on Google facility assisting users to search Google only for legal materials from that country.
Informit: The Attorney-General's Information Service - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Subset (AGIS-ATSIS) is a subset of the AGIS database. AGIS is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from published material on all aspects of law. The AGIS-ATSIS subset contains records that specifically relate to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Source documents include over 120 Australian, New Zealand and Pacific law journals, and selected articles from major law journals from the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Subject coverage deals with legal issues such as land rights, native title, customary law, Aboriginal deaths in custody, Aborigines in the criminal justice system, racial discrimination, indigenous intellectual property, and Aboriginal youth and juvenile justice. There are also records dealing with reconciliation and social policy and welfare issues related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
The AustLII collection contains full-text databases of most Australian decisions and legislation. Current databases include Commonwealth, ACT, Northern Teritory, Victorian, Western Australian, NSW and SA legislation and regulations, most federal courts (High Court, Federal Court, Family Court, AAT etc) and most state courts and tribunals. AustLII also includes a number of more specialised (subject specific) databases as well as the most comprehensive index to Australian law on the Net. Also included in AustLII is the Australian Treaties Library, a fully searchable, hypertext-linked resource that includes treaty texts, indexes, status lists, and explanatory material.
This resource contains links to major Australian legal sites on the Internet organised by jurisdiction. It provides links to the websites of all commonwealth courts (federal, high and family courts of Australia) and state law resources including legislation, parliaments and courts.
These are general sites for researching the Australian government on the Internet and provide a starting place for researchers in this field. They lead to a diverse range of information on Australian government resources as well as providing links to other useful sites.
A guide to the print resources relating to Australian politics and government held at the National Library.
A guide to the printed parliamentary publications House of Commons and House of Lords held by the National Library. Also includes reference to relevant internet sites.
A guide to finding information in both Australian and overseas government gazettes held at the National Library of Australia. Refers to both print and online publications.
A guide to law reports and court records held at the National Library of Australia. Includes both Australian and overseas reports and records. Refers to printed resources held by the Library only.
A guide to publications of the League of Nations, predecessor of the United Nations, held at the National Library of Australia. Refers to print publications held by the Library only.
A guide to finding information about the United Nations, successor to the League of Nations, held at the National Library of Australia. Includes references to indexes, official documents and material about the United Nations held by the Library.
A guide to United States congressional publications held at the National Library of Australia. Refers to documents held in both print and online formats.
Provides information on how to access ebooks in various formats at the National Library of Australia. Includes information on National Library ebooks, subscription collections and the Ebsco ebook service