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: The Illustrated London News Historical Archive provides complete access to every issue of this illustrated newspaper for a period of 160 years. The contents are fully searchable, and users can browse individual issues, including specials and supplements. Over the course of its history the newspaper reported on all the great events of the day, including wars, royalty, social events, science and exploration. Its distinguished contributors included Rudyard Kipling, Charles Dickens and Agatha Christie. Cross searchable with other Gale products via the Gale NewsVault. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
Informit: Covers Australian threatened flora and fauna and related topics. A few key references on the general theme of threatened species are also listed, particularly in the general sections covering Mammals, Birds and Plants.
Gale Group: The Times Digital Archive has millions of articles from the London Times. The entire newspaper is captured, with all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos divided into categories to facilitate searching. Cross searchable with other Gale products via the Gale NewsVault. The National Library also provides access to The Sunday Times Digital Archive 1822-2006.
United Nations: A single entry point for accessing all United Nations statistical services. Includes links to country data services. Covers a wide range of themes including Agriculture, Crime, Education, Employment, Energy, Environment, Health, HIV/AIDS, Human Development, Industry, Information and Communication Technology, National Accounts, Population, Refugees, Tourism, Trade, and the Millennium Development Goals indicators.
State Government of Victoria: This database holds more than 190,000 road and place names, including landscape features such as mountains and rivers, bounded localities such as suburbs, towns, cities and regions, and physical infrastructure such as roads, reserves and schools.
National Centre for Vocational Education Research: The VOCEDplus database contains material on vocational education and training (VET), higher education, adult and community education, informal learning, and VET in Schools. It is international in scope and contains over 44,000 English language records, many with links to full text documents. Included are entries for research reports; periodical/journal articles; electronic documents; papers (published and unpublished); evaluation studies; policy documents; survey results; proceedings (workshops/seminars/conferences); theses; bibliographies; books; government publications; and published statistics.
Informit: Covers agriculture, mineral resources, conservation and land management and planning. Formerly ELIXIR.
Gale Group: 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.
Central Intelligence Agency: Compiled by the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the World Factbook provides comprehensive reference information, maps, facts and statistics on more than 250 countries and other entities.
London: Europa Publications: World of Learning provides access to global institutions of higher education and learning, and to the people who work within them. There are over 30,000 universities, colleges, schools of art and music, libraries, learned societies, research institutes, museums and art galleries. Covers every important library giving the number of volumes held and outstanding features of the collection. Details more than 200,000 staff and officials. Professors at major universities are listed by name, together with the subjects in which they specialize. All entries provide: Name; address; telephone and fax numbers, e-mail and internet addresses; principal personnel; activities and publications, where available. Completely revised and updated throughout the year.
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/