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1. FreeAtlas of living Australia

: The Atlas is a national collaboration between the CSIRO, Australian museums, herbaria and other biological collections and the Australian Government. It has been developed to provide more comprehensive and accessible information on Australia's biodiversity. It aims to enable anyone to locate, access and combine information on all aspects of Australian biodiversity, online. The information provided includes reference lists of species in different groups, databases of information on specimens held in natural history collections, databases of field observations from ecologists, naturalists and others, images and other multimedia, published literature, molecular data sets, identification keys and a wide range of other databases and web sites.

2. OnsiteAusportMed

RMIT Publishing: A bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from published and unpublished material on all aspects of medical and health issues in Australian sport. AusportMed is a subset of the Australian Sport Database (AUSPORT), which covers material on all aspects of Australian sport. Source documents include journals, monographs, conference papers, government reports, theses, videotapes and audiocassettes. The database began in 1989 but includes selected earlier items. Subject coverage includes medicine, health, biomechanics, psychology, diagnosis, treatment, nutrition diet, physiology, physical fitness and drugs in sport.

3. FreeAustralian Academy of Science

Australian Academy of Science: Website of the Australian Academy of Science which contains publications and conference proceedings from the Academy. Also contains biographical information about scientists and information for students.

4. FreeAustralian Plant Image Index

Australian National Botanic Gardens: Contains images from the botanic collections of the Australian National Botanic Gardens. Portraits of plant flowers form the bulk of the Index, but photographs of fruit, bark, shrubs or whole trees are also included. Most of the collection consists of identified Australian plant species, but there is also a large number of environmental and conservation images.

5. FreeAustralias Virtual Herbarium

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.

6. FreeDatabases of the Australian Biological Resources Study

: 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.

7. LicencedGrzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia

Gale Cengage Learning: This encyclopedia is a completely revised and updated version of the original work published in Germany in 1960, this edition incorporates recent developments in the animal world as noted by prominent advisors and contributors from the scientific community. This online book is part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

8. FreeOnline Zoological Collections of Australian Museums

Council of Heads of Australian Faunal collections: Provides a way to discover more about Australias diverse fauna by allowing virtual access to the collections of many of Australias museums at all levels. It allows researchers to interrogate the collections of contributing museums simultaneously, across various geographic areas and time periods, to provide an Australia wide picture for fauna.

9. FreePLoS Public Library of Science

PLoS: PLoS is a nonprofit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a freely available public resource.

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