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141. FreeVOCEDplus (Vocational Education and Training)

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 Included are entries for research reports; periodical/journal articles; electronic documents; papers (published and unpublished); evaluation studies; policy documents; survey results; proceedings (workshops/seminars/conferences); theses; bibliographies; books; government publications;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.

142. OnsiteVPI&E Catalogue - Victorian Primary Industries and Environment (Library) Catalogue

Informit: 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.

143. LicencedWater: Science and Issues

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.

144. FreeWorld Bank Open Knowledge Repository

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.

145. FreeWorld Factbook

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.

146. LicencedWorld of Learning

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.

147. FreeWorld Wide Web Virtual Library

: The WWW Virtual Library (VL) is the oldest catalogue of the Web, started in 1991. It comprises a large collection of links to high quality internet sites in many subject areas.

148. FreeYear Book Australia

Australian Bureau of Statistics: Year Book Australia is a comprehensive general reference work which includes basic statistics and different feature articles relating to Australia each year. The statistical coverage includes subjects such as population; labour, income and welfare; housing; health; education; crime and justice; culture and recreation; environment; agriculture; forestry and fishing; mining; energy; manufacturing; construction; service industries; tourism; transport; communications; science and technology; the financial system; government finance; prices; national and international accounts; as well as chapters on Australia's geography and climate, government, international relations and defence. This resource is also available in print from 1901 onwards (latest year is in the Main Reading Room Reference Collection at RF 319.4 AUS). To access historical issues online, select the 'Past and Present issues' tab from the online version.

Our subject guides

"Mura Gadi : a guide to manuscript, pictorial and oral history materials relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in the National Library of Australia"

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/

"Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples; print resources"

A guide to the print resources relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders at the National Library of Australia

"Australian censuses and musters; print resources"

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).

"Statistics; Research Guide"

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.

"Theses; print resources"

A guide to finding theses at the National Library of Australia. Refers to print format material held at the Library only.

"Ebooks: a guide to finding ebooks at the National Library of Australia"

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