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Informit: This database includes Australian-generated published and unpublished documented materials over the full range of the geosciences, minerals and petroleum. From 1979 it also covers material published on continental Australia by non-Australian sources. Source documents include over 600 journal titles, monographs in series, books, conference papers and proceedings, technical reports, maps, theses, and unpublished and open-file reports predominantly from the State Geological Surveys and Department of Mines and Geoscience Australia.
Informit: Covers the sustainable management of land, vegetation and water resources, including urban water and waste water and irrigation systems.
Council of Heads of Australias Herbaria: From this site you can search, map, download and analyse records from the databases of the major herbaria in Australia, which house over six million specimens of plants, algae and fungi. Provides information on where and when the spciments were were collected, by whom, their current identification, and information on habitat and associated species.
Australia. Bureau of Meteorology.: Climate Data Online provides access to a range of statistics, historical weather observations, climatology maps, and other Australian climate data.
Informit: Covers all topics as found in the chemical engineering (and related) literature, in particular: design and operation of chemical plant and equipment, chemical process information, technical and economic feasibility information, process control, environmental considerations, mineral processing, chemistry and chemical reaction information in relation to chemical processes .
The Cochrane Library consists of a regularly updated collection of evidence-based medicine databases featuring over 1,000 journals, major reference works, online books, Current Protocols laboratory manuals, and databases as well as a suite of professional and management resources.
Gale Cengage Learning: Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library, the Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography provides information on the history of science through articles on the professional lives of scientists. All periods of science from classical antiquity to modern times are represented, and entries cover scientists, engineers, inventors and mathematicians.
White Room Publishing and Informit: Covers popular computing software, hardware, communications and computer applications. Journals indexed include Australian & New Zealand LAN Magazine, Australia PC User, PC Week, Australian Macworld and other general interest computing journals.
EBSCO: Resource comprising consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. Content covers all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. This full-text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health.
: These databases provide online delivery of taxonomic and biological information on species known to occur in Australia, including flora, fauna, algae. Includes the ABRS glossaries and a collection of useful related links.
These sites provide a starting place for researchers in the field. They lead to a diverse range of information on Australian science and technology resources as well as providing links to other useful sites.