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A subject guide to Australian and international statistical resources on the internet. The resources record mostly current data, but some historical statistics are also included. There are substantial links to Australian Bureau of Statistics resources, and international statistics by country or region through Offstats and UNESCO Statistical Databases. Topics covered include economic and trade statistics, population, education, census data, health statistics and links to statistical agencies.
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.
Queensland Historical Atlas: A website exploring the Queensland landscape through the themes of: distinctiveness, perceptions, Queenslanders, movement, pathways, separation, conflict, imagination, memory, curiosity, exploitation, transformation, survival, pleasure. It uses maps from both Queensland's and Australia's history to illustrate and anchor the articles and themes. 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 Department of Natural Resources and Mines.
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.
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.
Screen Australia: This resource provides access to comprehensive statistics on the production and release of Australian feature films, TV drama and documentaries. It also provides information on audiovisual markets, co-production partners and comparison indicators of feature film production for Australia and over 50 other countries.
Gale Cengage Learning: 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.
Mura Gadi is an online guide to significant manuscripts, pictures and oral histories in the National Library of Australia relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples prior to 2003. Although 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/
A guide to the print resources relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders at the National Library of Australia
A guide to printed information relating to census and muster resources at the National Library of Australia. A large proportion of the census information held at the National Library is kept in microform format. Further information on how to find these items can be found in Family History Sources in the Newspapers and Microforms Reading Room (available on eResources).
A guide to finding sources of statistics at the National Library of Australia. Refers to both Australian and overseas statistics. Includes material held in print, microform and online formats.
A guide to finding theses at the National Library of Australia. Refers to print format material held at the Library only.
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