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SAI Global: This database provides full text access to all current Australian Standards, Joint ISO/Australian Standards, Joint NZ/Australian Standards, current Draft Australian Standards, and amendments to Australian Standards. Printing is permitted (within the limits of the Copyright Act, and one page at a time), but electronic copying and emailing are prohibited under the licence terms and conditions. Some International Standards, including European Standards (known as ENs, or European Norme), which are equivalent national standards for all members of the European Union, are also included. Printed copies of Australian standards can be requested via our catalogue using the record with the BIB ID 10044717.
Informit: A bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles on science & technology policy and research & development and general management from 1978 onwards. Source documents are articles indexed from over 200 current Australian and international journal titles. Subject coverage includes all aspects of human resource management, S&T and R&D management, social and economic implications of scientific innovation, science and technology policy, planning and evaluation, and technology transfer.
Informit: A bibliographic database that indexes popular journals on a broad range of subjects. SAGE covers practically all disciplines of knowledge, though the scientific ones are most heavily represented. Source documents: Most journals indexed are Australian but selected overseas titles are also included. The scope of the SAGE database, and the range of journals included, is determined by the needs of schools and public libraries. Subject coverage: Science and General, including Agriculture, Archaeology, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Ethics, Geography, Natural History, Physics, Sustainability and Zoology. SAGE is intended for a user group including secondary school students, lower tertiary students and the general public.
Deep Web Technologies LLC: A free web portal with a meta-search approach to accessing scientific journals and public science databases. Contains citations and some full text.
Informit: A bibliographic database of journal articles, conference papers, and other documents about issues in intellectual property. It provides a knowledge base to support policy, awareness and research in intellectual property matters. Source documents: Content is gathered from journals in IP Australia Library's collections, with further reference to other journals, conference papers, book chapters and electronic documents, as appropriate. Subject coverage: SNIPER provides information relating to IP Australia's core business areas, namely patents, trade marks and designs. SNIPER also includes other topics that impact on IP Australia's business, especially related intellectual property matters such as copyright, plant breeder's rights and domain names. These related matters are included if they relate to significant Australian or international trends and developments, or if they are significant to the field of intellectual property as a whole.
: The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of Americas libraries, archives and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. The DPLA offers a single point of access to millions of items, photographs, manuscripts, books, sounds, moving images and more, from libraries, archives and museums from around the United States. Users can browse and search the collection by timeline, format, map and topic. They can save items to customized lists and share their lists with users. They can also view digital exhibitions curated by the DPLA's content partners and staff.
Informit: VPI&E Catalogue (formerly ELIXIR) reflects the holdings of the libraries within the Department of Primary Industries, Victoria. These libraries have specialist collections in ecology, forestry, agriculture, mineral resources, conservation, water and land management, pest plant and animal control, fisheries and marine studies. VPI&E Catalogue indexes and abstracts books, reports, theses, video recordings, manuscripts and pictorial matter held in DPI departmental libraries and regional collections. Most of the books and reports listed can be borrowed through interlibrary loan.
Gale Cengage Learning: Online edition of Water: Science and Issues (2003). Covers all important water science concepts and current issues and highlights major historical developments and key figures Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
World Bank: The World Bank is the largest single source of development knowledge in the world. The OKR is the official open access repository for its research output and knowledge products, allowing it to collect, disseminate and permanently preserve its intellectual output in digital form. Types of documents include annual reports, journal articles, serial publications, World Development Reports and Policy Research Working Papers.
: A global science gateway comprised of national and international scientific databases and portals from over 70 participating countries. Provides for one stop searching of databases from around the world.
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