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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. Further information on the collection is available from the British Library website at the following URL http://www.bl.uk/collection-guides/newspapers Cross searchable with other Gale products via the Gale NewsVault and Gale Artemis Primary Sources. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
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.
Monash University and University of Queensland: A website containing the history of all the places (towns, suburbs, cities, villages and settlements) in the state of Victoria (Australia). PLaces are included if they have ever had a population of more than 200 since the establishment of Victoria as a British colony.
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 Included are entries for research reports; periodical/journal articles; electronic documents; papers (published and unpublished); evaluation studies; policy documents; survey results; proceedings (workshops/seminars/conferences); theses; bibliographies; books; government publications;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.
RMIT Publishing: VPI&E Catalogue (formerly ELIXIR) reflects the holdings of the libraries within the Department of Primary Industries, Victoria. These libraries have specialist collections in ecology, forestry, agriculture, mineral resources, conservation, water and land management, pest plant and animal control, fisheries and marine studies. VPI&E Catalogue indexes and abstracts books, reports, theses, video recordings, manuscripts and pictorial matter held in DPI departmental libraries and regional collections. Most of the books and reports listed can be borrowed through interlibrary loan.
Gale Cengage Learning: 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.
Landgate: Topographic Maps of Western Australia at scales of 1:25,000, 1:50,000 and 1:100,000. Also includes a coverage index.
World Bank: The World Bank is the largest single source of development knowledge in the world. The OKR is the official open access repository for its research output and knowledge products, allowing it to collect, disseminate and permanently preserve its intellectual output in digital form. Types of documents include annual reports, journal articles, serial publications, World Development Reports and Policy Research Working Papers.
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.
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.
A guide to how to use and find maps in the National Library of Australia to research family history. This guide covers pastoral and squatting maps, county and parish maps, real estate and sales plans.
This guide suggests map resources to try when researching British or Irish origins at the National Library of Australia. Maps suggested include gazetteers, Ordnance Survey maps of Britain and Ireland, early maps and atlases of Britain and Ireland, early maps and atlases of London and other towns.
A research guide to identifying and locating topographic maps in the collections of the National Library of Australia.
A guide to Australian Indigenous language material held in the Manuscript collections of the National Library of Australia. Arranged by State and Territory and then alphabetically by language group. Descriptive information relating to the various manuscript collections containing language material is included.
A Research Guide providing information on the National Library of Australia's collection of overseas maps in series. Also contains information on how these may be identified and requested via the catalogue, index or gazetteer.
A guide to assist researchers to discover published and unpublished material at the National Library of Australia relating to the Torres Strait Islands, including Thursday Island, Near Western Islands, Top Western Islands, Central Islands and Eastern Islands.
A guide to researching your indigenous family history at the National Library of Australia. Includes information on birth, death and marriage records; mission records; military records and other resources
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.