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RMIT Publishing: Informit e-Library is an e-press for Australian and Asia-Pacific information. The Humanities & Social Sciences covers Agriculture, Arts, Asian Studies, Business, Cultural Studies, Education, Health, Medicine, History, Indigenous Studies, Law, Media, Political Science, Reference, Social Sciences, Science and Technology. Provides access to full content from a range of journals, monographs and books, conference proceedings, research papers and reference materials. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
Thomson Scientific: This site gives research professionals an invaluable tool to identify individuals, departments and laboratories that have made fundamental contributions to the advancement of science and technology in recent decades. It includes people behind the accomplishments in 21 broad subject categories in life sciences, medicine, physical sciences, engineering and social sciences. These individuals are the most highly cited within each category for the period 1981-1999.
International Organization for Standardization: Searchable catalogue of standards produced by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Users of this service can purchase standards in either PDF format or hardcopy. Onsite users at the National Library of Australia can request the paper copy of the standard using the catalogue record with the BIB ID 2171971.
JSTOR: A continually expanding multi-disciplinary archive of scholarly material in the social sciences and humanities and the sciences. It includes the archives of over 1,000 journals, monographs, newspapers and selected conference proceedings. Access is provided to the complete scanned image of the item. Journals are available from volume 1, issue 1, although the most recently published journal issues are not available on JSTOR. The National Library subscribes to the Arts & Sciences Collections Parts I - X, the Nineteenth Century British Pamphlets collection and the Ireland collection. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
EBSCO publishing: MasterFILE Premier contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. Also contains full text more than 500 reference books, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags. Also provides PDF backfiles for selected titles in some cases as far back as 1975. Also contains links to other Ebsco databases including Business Source Premier, Academic Search Premier, Health Source Nursing/Academic, Australia New Zealand Reference Centre. These databases are updated daily. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
National Library of Medicine: Provides access to extensive information about specific diseases and conditions and also has links to consumer health information from the US National Institutes of Health, a dictionary, encyclopedia, lists of hospitals and physicians and clinical trials.
Merck: Provides free access to the full content of the following Merck publications: The Merck manual of diagnosis and therapy, The Merck manual of patient symptoms, The Merck manual home health handbook, The Merck manual for pet health and The Merck veterinary manual. The content is regularly updated
National Geographic Society: The NGS Publications Index includes broad subject indexing to NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC plus many other NGS magazines, books, films and videos, educational products, map products, interactive features, and newsletters produced by the National Geographic Society. For full text of articles or books, you can purchase them at a National Geographic Store or visit your local library. Some selected articles are also available online for free.
NetLingo is an award-winning dictionary of Internet terms. It contains thousands of words and definitions that describe the online world of business, technology, and communication.
Gale Cengage Learning: 19th Century UK Periodicals is a database using content from the British Library, the National Library of Scotland,the National Library of Australia, and many other sources, to make available digitised versions of key 19th Century UK Periodicals. For the over 180 periodicals currently available, every front page, editorial, article, poem, recipe, advertisement and classified ad that appeared within their pages for the time period available is accessible. Users of the database will be able to search every word on every page. To be released in 5 series, the National Library currently has access to Series 1: New Readerships: Women's, Children's, Humour and Leisure/Sport, and Series 2: Empire: Travel and Anthropology, Economics, Missionary and Colonial. Cross searchable with other Gale products via the Gale NewsVault. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
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