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Informit: Formerly HERA, this is a database from the Australian Heritage Commission, providing access to information on Australia's natural and cultural environment, including national parks, endangered species, wilderness areas, important historical and archaeological sites, historic buildings, structures and towns. It indexes journals, unpublished reports, books, videos, and theses from many different sources around Australia. Emphasis is placed on reports written or commissioned by government and non-government heritage agencies throughout the country. Contains material dating from the mid 1970s.
Department of the Environment: The Australian Heritage Database contains information about more than 20,000 natural, historic and Indigenous places.The database includes: places in the World Heritage List; National Heritage List; Commonwealth Heritage list;Register of the National Estate; List of Overseas Places of Historic Significance to Australia; and places under consideration, or that may have been considered for, any one of these lists. The information used to describe each place includes its values,legal status, significance, physical condition, history,location and boundaries, physical description, and bibliography Photographs of the place are included (if available) through links to the Australian Heritage Photographic Library Information about many Indigenous places in the Register of the National Estate is not available on the Internet. Search using latitude, longitude and map reference for places in New South Wales, Western Australia, Tasmania, Australian Capital Territory, Northern Territory and External Territories.
Environment Australia: This site is a directory to Australian heritage resources available on the internet. It includes searchable databases (such as the Australian Heritage Places Inventory) and lists of the national and state heritage registers. It also includes links to funding, relevant legislation, government and non-government agencies and other key resources.
: Administers anti-discrimination and human rights laws in Australia. The site provides links to publications of the Commission including reports, legal research, statistics, and educational material.
State Library of New South Wales: The Australian Indigenous Index (previously INFOKOORI)is an index to the Koori Mail (http://www.koorimail.com/), a national fortnightly newspaper published in Lismore, NSW, for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The first issue was 23 May 1991. It reports on people, issues and events that affect indigenous peoplesfrom all over Australia - from an indigenous perspective. The Index also includes biographical material on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples form the magazines: Dawn (1952-1969), New Dawn 1970-1975) and Identity (1971-1982). Other historical information about Aboriginal people and communities from newspapers published in NSW, is also being added to the Index.
National Library of Australia and Informit: Covers social sciences and humanities relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander literature from the social sciences and humanities perspective. It includes articles covering history, economics, politics, current affairs and culture.
Informit: A bibliographic database that indexes articles from published material on the social sciences and humanities. Source documents include a wide range of periodicals, newspapers, scholarly journals, conference papers and books. Subject coverage includes current affairs, economics, humanities, law, literature, politics and social sciences. APAIS comprehensively indexes approximately 250 journals. Overseas sources are also scanned for material on Australian subject matter. APAIS also indexes very selectively from many other Australian journals and conference proceedings, as well as from overseas journals carrying articles with an Australian content. Subjects covered include:Arts (General), Business (General), Culture and institutions, Economics, Education (General), Health (General), History (General), Indigenous peoples, Law (General), Political science. Commenced 1945; online availability dates from 1978; full text (as APAFT) dates from 1995. Early issues from 1952-1977 are at RF 016.3 AUS.
Future Media Group: Directory of Australian schools, including all government and private schools at primary and secondary levels. Searchable by location and type. Includes feature pages on some schools which contain more information on that schools facilities, scholarships and academic programs etc
Informit: A bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from published and unpublished material on all aspects of Australian sport from 1988 onwards. Source documents include journals, monographs, conference papers, government reports, theses, videotapes and audiocassettes. Prior to 1989 Australian sport information was included in the LEISURE (now ATI) database which is also available on AUSTROM. Subject coverage includes all aspects of Australian sport including administration, children, coaching, disabled, economics, facilities, history, medicine, nutrition, physiology, psychology, women and Olympic Games (Sydney 2000).
Informit: Covers medicine, health, biomechanics, psychology, diagnosis, treatment, nutrition, diet, physiology, physical fitness and drugs in sport.
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