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41. FreeAustralian Schools Directory

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

42. OnsiteAustralian Sport Database - AUSPORT

RMIT Publishing: A bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from published and unpublished material on all aspects of Australian sport from 1988 onwards.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).

43. OnsiteAustralian Sport Database Medical Subset - AUSPORTMED

Informit: Covers medicine, health, biomechanics, psychology, diagnosis, treatment, nutrition, diet, physiology, physical fitness and drugs in sport.

44. FreeAustralian Thesaurus of Education Descriptors

ACER Cunningham Library: The Australian Thesaurus of Education Descriptors (ATED) is the definitive reference on Australian terminology in the area of education. It reflects terminology used to describe research and practice in Australian education. ATED is used to index the Australian Education Index, Education Research Theses, Database of Research on International Education, Blended, Online Learning and Distance Education research bank, Indigenous Education Research Database and the ACER library catalogue and can also be used to consult these databases. ATED is developed and maintained by Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) Cunningham Library and is now in its fourth revised edition.

45. OnsiteAustralian Tourism Index - ATI

RMIT Publishing: Contains bibliographic information on Australian documentation concerning sport, recreation and tourism from 1982 to 1988, tourism only from 1989, and on tourism and hospitality from 1996. Coverage of sport is continued by the AUSPORT database. Source documents include books, conference proceedings, audiovisual material, newspapers, journals, reports, commercial publications, unpublished material and government documents. Since 1993 all Pacific Asia Travel Association publications relevant to Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific have been included. Subject coverage includes leisure, recreation, sport, tourism and travel.

46. OnsiteAustralias national geosciences, minerals and petroleum reference database - AESIS

RMIT Publishing: This database includes Australian-generated published and unpublished documented materials over the full range of the geosciences, minerals and petroleum. From 1979 it also covers material published on continental Australia by non-Australian sources. Source documents include over 600 journal titles, monographs in series, books, conference papers and proceedings, technical reports, maps, theses, and unpublished and open-file reports predominantly from the State Geological Surveys and Department of Mines and Geoscience Australia.

47. OnsiteAustralia's Natural Resources Database - STREAMLINE

RMIT Publishing: Provides information on all aspects of natural resource management, including land resources, vegetation resources and water resources. Subjects covered include: soil degradation, sustainable primary production systems, conservation, land use, vegetation rehabilitation, ecological processes, river health, management of nutrients and eutrophication, wetlands, aquatic ecosystems, urban water utilities, wastewater management and irrigation systems. Journal articles, published and unpublished reports, research in progress, books, book chapters and conference papers are all included. Material is taken from both Australian and international sources, but all relates to the Australian situation.

48. FreeBlended Online Learning and Distance Education (BOLDE)

ACER Cunningham Library: This database contains details of books, articles, conference papers and reports on various aspects of distance and online education, from publishers in Australia and overseas. Material is drawn from the Australian Education Index, produced by the Cunningham Library, with additional material sourced from a variety of international organisations and publishers. Maintained by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), there are currently 10480 records in the database. Includes links to full text content.

49. Onsite(CDROM)1828 Census of New South Wales

This was the first New South Wales census. It was held in November 1828 and is the only census to survive in full to the present day. It aimed to record all the inhabitants of the colony at the time, and provides the individual's full name, age, place of residence, ship of arrival, occupation employer's name and place of residence.

50. Onsite(CDROM)1841 Census South Australia

Gould Genealogy: View the actual 1841 census together with a modern index and biographies. Population at 01 January - 15,485 persons. The 1841 census is the only one in South Australia for which any detailed records survive.

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/

"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.

"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

"Aerial photographs"

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.

"Australian electoral rolls"

A guide to Australian electoral rolls held by the National Library of Australia. Includes both federal and state electoral rolls.

"Australian maps for family historians"

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.

"British and Irish maps for family historians"

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.