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Department of Health: This resource aims to improve general health by providing easy access to quality information about human health and medicine. It offers information ranging from daily health issues, such as nutrition or smoking, to information related to life events such as birth. Specific information topics, such as diabetes or asthma, are also available.
Informit: A subset of CINCH, the Australian Criminology Database, which is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts items from published and unpublished material on all aspects of crime and criminal justice. Source documents include Australian material from journal articles, monographs, monograph chapters and conference papers. Subject coverage of CINCH-Health includes mental health, medical and medicolegal issues, drugs and alcohol, suicide, HIV/AIDS, corrections health, euthanasia, and occupational health and safety.
Informit: A bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from published and unpublished material on research, policy and practice issues about, or of relevance to, Australian families. Subject coverage includes: the health and well being of families and individuals; health policy; health services; quality of life, morbidity, mortality and life expectancy; mental health and illness; health issues of particular concern to the aged, children and youth; Aboriginal health; pregnancy, birth; ethical aspects of health such as those surrounding abortion, euthanasia and reproductive technologies; health education and promotion; health administration; and economic issues. Source documents from 1980 to the present include: journal articles, conference papers, books, book chapters, government publications, research reports, discussion and working papers, statistical documents, annual reports, bibliographies, and theses. Training and curriculum material and other media such as videos are also indexed.
EBSCO Publishing: This database provides full text of peer reviewed scholarly journals, focusing on many medical disciplines. Also features abstracts and indexing for many others. Has strong coverage of nursing and allied health. Also contains links to other Ebsco databases including Business Source Premier, MasterFile Premier, Australia New Zealand Reference Centre, Academic Search Premier. These databases are updated daily. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
Gale Group: This resource provides acccess to over 400 health and medical journals, pamphlets, videos, and articles from over 2,000 general interest publications. Provides information on fitness, pregnancy, medicine, nutrition, diseases, public health, occupational health and safety, alcohol and drug abuse, prescription drugs etc. Included are links to diet, cancer, and health assessment sites as well as government databases. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
Informit: Deals extensively with clinical, nutritional, medical, social and psychological aspects of HIV/AIDS, as well as the relationship between alcohol and other drugs to HIV/AIDS. It is designed to provide invaluable information support for doctors, health care workers and allied professionals, students, researchers and people living with HIV/AIDS.
Informit: The Indonesian Learned Periodicals Database indexes articles on the sciences in Indonesia and conference proceedings, as well as seminar papers on science and technology that were organised in Indonesia. It covers more than 1,280 journals and contains 36,690 articles ranging from the humanities and social sciences; physical sciences; pure and applied sciences. The data contained in this database, apart from the Subject (SU) and the Descriptor (DE) fields, is mostly in Indonesian.
Informit: Covers Indonesian science research reports and survey reports and is produced by the Center for Scientific Documentation and Information - Indonesian Institute of Sciences (PDII-LIPI). Data is mostly in Indonesian
RMIT Publishing: Informit e-Library is an e-press for Australian and Asia-Pacific information. Engineering collection covers all broad engineering fields, including Civil engineering, Engineering of railroads & roads, Mining & related operations, and Sanitary & municipal engineering as well as specialist engineering areas. The Engineering Collection provides access to full content from a range of journal articles, conference papers, working papers and other grey literature sourced from the Engineers Australia library collection and is produced in collaboration with Engineers Australia. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
Informit: Provides cover-to-cover full text access to core medical content from Australasia. Content includes research articles, reports and case studies of practical support to anyone studying or working in therapeutic, diagnostic and preventative health roles. Includes both specialist and current topics of interest including ageing and age care, child health, indigenous health issues, mental health and rehabilitation. Informit Health Collection replaced Meditext, a database which included selective full text only, in January 2010.
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.
A research guide to identifying and requesting standards held at the National Library of Australia. Includes Australian and international standards, with specific reference to American, British and New Zealand standards.
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