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OAPEN Foundation: A collection of open acces, peer reviewed books from academic publishers. Covers all subject areas.
Informit: Covers political, social, economic, psychological and legal aspects of prevention and treatment of alcohol, tobacco and other drug use and misuse, with a strong emphasis on evidence-based practice.
Gale: In more than 8,000 issues since first publication in 1843, The Economist has presented timely reporting, concise commentary and comprehensive analysis of global news every week, presenting the world's political, business, scientific, technological and cultural developments and the connections between them. Because of its global editorial perspective, it is read by more of the world's political and business leaders than any other magazine. The Economist Historical Archive delivers a complete searchable copy of every issue of The Economist from 1843 to 2003. Includes Supplements, Special Reports and Surveys as well as full-colour images, multiple search indexes, exportable financial tables and a gallery of front covers highlighting a key topic of each week. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
Gale Group: Contains the full text of over 180,000 English and non-English language titles and editions published between 1701-1800. Is based on The English Short Title Catalogue, and the holdings of the British Library, as well as over 1,500 university, private and public libraries worldwide. It is divided into seven subject areas: history and geography; social science and fine arts; medicine, science and technology; literature and language; religion and philosophy; law; reference. Also available on microfilm in the Newspapers and Microforms Reading Room. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
Emerald Group Publishing Limited: Emerald Management Xtra , is the largest, most comprehensive collection of peer-reviewed management journals and online support for librarians, students, faculty, researchers and deans. It features 123 full text journals and reviews from the world's top 300 management journals. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
: The Encyclopedia of Australian Science is a register of the people and the many industries, corporations, research institutions, scientific societies and other organisations that have contributed to Australia's scientific, technological and medical heritage, with references to their archival materials and a bibliography of their historical published literature. Formed through a union of the services Bright Sparcs and Australian Science at Work.
Gale Group: Online edition of the 3rd edition (2004) of the Encyclopedia of Bioethics by Stephen G Post. Covering a wealth of topics on the ethics of health professions, animal research, population control and the environment, the set helps researchers to consider the impact of new scientific knowledge and its potential to harm or benefit present and future generations. Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
Gale Group: Online edition of the Encyclopedia of Communication and Information (2002) by Jorge Reina Schement. Provides a comprehensive overview of universal modes of communication, the media used to communicate, theories of communication and their implications, careers in communications and information, and biographies of notable figures in the field. Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
Gale Group: Online edition of the Encyclopedia of Science and Religion (2002) edited by J. Wentzel Vrede van Huyssteen. Addresses all aspects of the dialogue between the sciences and the world's religions, reaching into the humanities as well as into the physical sciences and technology. Examines controversial issues such as human cloning and stem cell research long with more traditional questions such as the origins of life, the nature of sin, and the philosophy of science and religion. Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
Flying Publisher: This site provides free access to selected medical journals published in English and a number of other languages such as French, German and Spanish. Subjects include AIDS; basic science; cardiology; dentistry; endocrinology; epidemiology; gastroenterology; gynecology; infectious diseases; microbiology; neurology; nutrition; oncology; pediatrics; pharmacology; pharmacy; psychiatry; public health; and surgery.
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