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ACER Cunningham Library: The Australasian Education Directory (AED) has been developed by librarians at Cunningham Library, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) in cooperation with colleagues at the New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER). This free directory identifies and groups, by category, educational organisations throughout Australia and New Zealand. It contains links to the websites of educational organisations including government and non-government authorities, universities, TAFEs, polytechnics and training institutes, early childhood education, adult, community and migrant education, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education, Maori education and religious education authorities.
: A website devoted to the information needs of music researchers in Australia and New Zealand. Includes the MSA (Musicological Society of Australia) Thesis Register, a database containing the bibliograhic information for postgraduate music and music-related theses completed since 1917 or currently in progress at universities in Australia and New Zealand. Also includes a useful collection of music links.
Australian Bureau of Statistics: The ABS website provides statistics on the following themes: economy; environment and energy; industry; people; and regions. Included are statistical publications on agriculture, demography, census, finance, labour, manufacturing, national accounts, prices, service industries, social trends, trade and transport. Electronic copies of ABS publications and related statistical tables are free to any member of the public with Internet access. Also provides access to a growing collection of historical statistics.
A descriptive listing of Australian censuses and musters from 1788 to Federation.
RMIT Publishing: The Australian Criminology Database (CINCH), is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from published and unpublished material on all aspects of crime and criminal justice. This subset includes information on the involvement of Aboriginal and Torres Islander people in the justice system. Source documents include journal articles, monographs, monograph chapters, conference papers, government documents, book reviews and theses. Subject coverage includes all aspects of crime and criminal justice including corrections, crime, crime prevention, criminal law, criminology, juvenile justice, law enforcement, police and victims of crime.
RMIT Publishing: This is a subset of the Australian Education Index (AEI) database that provides access to the Australian literature in education and training relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, including learning, psychology, social and cultural influences, language, literacy, teaching strategies, schools, teacher training, and professional development.
RMIT Publishing: Covers research, policy and practice issues about, or of relevance to Australian families relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. Subject coverage includes demographic trends and social change, family law and customary law, social policy and services, family economics, Aboriginal culture and family relations, sexual behaviour, counselling. Also covered are issues such as housing, health, employment and unemployment, Aboriginal children and child removal, child abuse, domestic violence, and child care.
RMIT Publishing: A bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from published and unpublished material on research, policy and practice issues about, or of relevance to, Australian families from 1980 onwards. Source documents include journals, conference papers, books, book chapters, government publications, research reports, discussion and working papers, statistical documents, annual reports, bibliographies and theses. Training and curriculum material and other media such as videos are also indexed. Subject coverage includes research, policy and practice issues about, or of relevance to, Australian families. Some examples are children and child development; adolescence and youth; the aged and services to the aged; marriage and divorce; adoption and foster care; child abuse and domestic violence; child care; family economics; counselling and therapy; employment and unemployment; family law; health; housing; health policy and services; minority families; population studies; social change and social issues; social and community services; and sexual attitudes and behaviours.
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry: The portal is a catalogue of Australian, State and Territory government information and services for the agricultural, fisheries, processed food and forestry industries. Categories to browse include resource management, products and resources, agricultural economics and agribusiness.
This portal provides links to resources, contacts, information, and government programs and services for Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders.
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.
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.