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University of the South Pacific: Provides full text access to education material relating to fifteen Pacific nations. This includes publications from the participating Ministries of Education including strategic plans, education legislation, curriculum frameworks and school policies. It also contains national development plans, statistics and budget information. The participating countries are: Palau, Nauru, Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Tuvalu, Tokelau, Samoa, Cook Islands, Niue, Tonga, Fiji, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea and the Federated States of Micronesia.
Government of South Australia: PlaceNames Online provides a simple search tool for obtaining useful information from the State Gazetteer. The purpose of the State Gazetteer is to provide an accurate and definitive listing of place names for mapping, emergency services and general enquiry purposes. Associated with each name is up to 38 fields of information relating to feature type, classification, location, derivation and cross-reference to current, previous and alternative names.
Johns Hopkins University Press: Project MUSE provides online access to over 400 high quality humanities, arts, and social sciences journals from 100 scholarly publishers. Project Muse provides access to the complete content of every issue - including all charts, graphics and images. Coverage includes and up to 10 years of backfiles for selected titles are available.
ProQuest: This resource contains information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses. It includes bibliographic citations for materials ranging from the first American dissertation accepted in 1861, to those accepted as recently as last semester. Citations for dissertations published from 1980 forward also include abstracts. A 24 page preview of the full text is available from 1997 onwards. Also available on microfilm under title Dissertation Abstracts and Dissertation Abstracts International. NOTE: Dissertations by Australian/Pacific authors and subjects are available in microfiche or other format through the Library catalogue, see: UMI dissertations. Australian/Pacific authors and subjects, http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn1324101, or search under individual author or title.
: A website exploring the Queensland landscape through the themes of: distinctiveness, perceptions, Queenslanders, movement, pathways, separation, conflict, imagination, memory, curiosity, exploitation, transformation, survival, pleasure. More than 110 researchers have contributed to the atlas, including scholars from every Queensland university.
State Government of Queensland: Search for place names through the Queensland Government's webpage on property, titles and valuations.
Melbourne University and Monash University Australian Research Council: The Reason in Revolt project aims to bring together primary source documents of Australian radicalism as a readily accessible digitised resource. By 'radical' we refer to those who aimed to make society more equal and to emancipate the exploited or oppressed. As it grows and develops, the project website will become an expanding record of the movements, institutions, venues and publications through which radicals sought to influence Australian society. Search under headings:Activists,Cultural Forms, Political Groups, Political Movements, Political Parties, Political Philosophies, Writers, Utopianism and Dystopia.
British Australian Studies Association: Reviews in Australian Studies is a journal of the British Australian Studies Association (BASA). BASA was established in 1982 to bring together individuals and institutions concerned with the study of Australia, and/or the teaching of Australian topics in secondary and tertiary education. Reviews in Australian Studies has an interdisciplinary focus, with an interest in reviewing all publications concerning aspects of Australian experience and endeavour. Reviews in Australian Studies also publishes reviews of films, exhibitions and performances, and occasionally extended review articles. There are 10 issues a year.
RMIT Publishing: Covers Science and General topics, including agriculture, archaeology, biology, chemistry, environmental science, ethics, geography, natural history, physics, sustainability and zoology.
Gale: The newspapers, pamphlets, and books gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757-1817) represent the largest and most comprehensive collection of early English news media. The earliest newspapers in the collection date from 1603 and in total it contains almost 1 million pages and approximately 1,270 titles. It includes the major newspapers and periodicals published in London, as well as English provincial titles, newspapers from Scotland and Ireland, plus some 18th century American newspapers. Many of the Burney newspapers are well known, but many pamphlets and broadsides also included have remained largely hidden. Cross searchable with other Gale products via the Gale NewsVault. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
These are general sites for researching statistics on the Internet and provide a good starting place for researchers in this field. They lead to statistical information on a diverse range of specific topics as well as providing links to other useful sites both in Australia and overseas.
Mura Gadi is an online catalogue of the National Library of Australia's manuscript, pictorial and oral history resources relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Though it does not list the many books, periodicals and other publications in the Library relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, these materials can be found using the Library's online catalogue at http://www.nla.gov.au/catalogue/