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Oxford University Press: Oxford Reference Online covers the following subjects in a single cross-searchable resource: language (dictionaries, grammar, abbreviations, proverbs); general reference (quotations, English place names, first names, world encyclopedia); art and architecture; classics; history; literature; military history; mythology and folklore; performing arts; politics and social sciences; religion and philosophy; economics and business; law; biological sciences; computing; earth and environmental sciences; food and drink; medicine; physical sciences and mathematics. Major reference works which are searchable in this collection include: The Australian Oxford Dictionary, The Oxford Companion to Australian History, Oxford Dictionary of Art, Who's Who in the Classical World, Dictionary of Ecology, Dictionary of Computing, Dictionary of British History, Who's Who in the Twentieth Century, Dictionary of World History, Oxford Companion to American Literature, Oxford Companion to Shakespeare, Concise Medical Dictionary, Oxford Companion to Music and Oxford Dictionary of Quotations. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
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.
RMIT Publishing: 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.
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 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.
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
This guide outlines the scope of the aerial photograph collections held at the National Library of Australia. It also provides guidance to users in how to locate the photographs through the online catalogue and topographic map sheet indexes.
A guide to Australian electoral rolls held by the National Library of Australia. Includes both federal and state electoral rolls.