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21. OnsiteAustralian Public Affairs Full Text APAFT

RMIT Publishing: 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 of APAIS from 1952-1977 are held in the Main Reading Room of the National Library at RF 016.3 AUS.

22. OnsiteAustralian Public Affairs Information Service - APAIS

RMIT Publishing: A bibliographic database that indexed articles from published material on the social sciences and humanities. Source documents included a wide range of periodicals, newspapers, scholarly journals, conference papers and books. Subject coverage includes current affairs, economics, humanities, law, literature, politics and social sciences. Approximately 250 journals were comprehensively indexed, as well as selective indexing from many other Australian journals and conference proceedings, and some overseas journals carrying articles with an Australian content. Subjects covered include: Arts (General), Business (General), Culture and institutions, Economics, Education (General), Health (General), History (General), Indigenous peoples, Law (General), Political science. Commenced 1945; online availability dates from 1978; full text (as APAFT) dates from 1995. Early issues from 1952-1977 are at RF 016.3 AUS.

23. FreeAustralian State and Territory Parliamentary Databases

: This site is a gateway to the parliamentary websites for all States and Territories. From the parliamentary websites it is possible to access a range of information including links to Hansard (records of debates of the legislative assembly), Bills (legislation currently before parliament), Speeches by members, biographical information about members of parliament, reports of standing and select committees and additional information such as resources for students and teachers and live broadcasts of sittings.

24. OnsiteAustralian Taxation Abstracts Database - TAXABS

RMIT Publishing: A bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts journals primarily in the area of taxation law but also including other areas of interest such as child support, accounting, business, finance and superannuation. Source documents are journal articles from over 20 journals. Journals such as 'The Bulletin' and 'BRW' are indexed selectively for taxation and related information while others are indexed comprehensively with relevant cases and legislative references included. Note that in legislative references to the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 (ITAA) the title of the Act is not included. Subject coverage focuses on tax technical information and includes articles on accounting*, auditing*, business, capital gains tax, finance, fringe benefits tax, goods and services tax, international tax (with Australian content), law, superannuation, taxation rulings, and tax administration.

25. FreeAustralian Trade Union Archives

University of Melbourne: Australian Trade Union Archives [ATUA] is an online gateway for researchers and scholars of labour history, designed to link together historical detail, archival resources, published material and current information about Australian industrial organisations, mainly including trade unions and also employer bodies.

26. FreeAustralian Treaties Database

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: This database is a resource for researching treaties to which Australia is a signatory, or where Australia has taken other treaty action.

27. OnsiteBibliography of Indonesian Politics and Economy - BIPE

RMIT Publishing: Covers Indonesian politics, government, economy, political culture and demography. Original source material is usually in either English or Indonesian.

28. FreeBOPCRIS: British Official Publications

Research Support Libraries Programme (RSLP): The BOPCRIS Digitisation Unit at the University of Southampton provides access via this website to scanned collections of 18th, 19th and 20th Century British Official Publications. It includes legislation as well as parliamentary histories and other parliamentary texts such as committee reports.

29. FreeCatalog of U.S. Government Publications

U.S. Government Printing Office: The Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP) is the finding tool for electronic and print publications from the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the U.S. government. These publications make up the National Bibliography of U.S. Government Publications. The CGP contains descriptive records for historical and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online. Updated daily it contains more than 500,000 records generated since July 1976 and also include records for publications dating back to the late 1800s. The CGP was originally the online counterpart of the Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications 9discontinued in December 2004. For publications issued prior to 1976, the printed Monthly Catalog should be consulted.

30. LicencedChatham House Online Archive. Parts I and II 1920-2008.

Gale Cengage Learning: Contains nearly 90 years of research, expert analysis and commentary, subject indexed briefing papers, special reports, pamphlets, conference papers and monographs from the archives of the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House). Provides full text access to the leading academic journal International Affairs and the magazine The World Today. Additionally, the archive offers unique access to thousands of hours of audio recordings of Chatham House lectures, and their fully searchable transcripts. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.

Our subject guides

"Government gazettes; Research Guide"

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.

"Ebooks: a guide to finding ebooks at the National Library of Australia"

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

"United States congressional publications and information"

A guide to United States congressional publications held at the National Library of Australia. Refers to documents held in both print and online formats, including the microfiche collection of documents from the United States Government Printing Office (SUDOC collection).

"Australian Politics and Government"

Information on material relating to Australian politics and government held at the National Library of Australia. Includes references to both print and online resources at all levels of government; Federal, State and Local.