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ACER Cunningham Library: EdResearch Online is an easily searchable database containing 13,467 research articles and documents. It is an online subset of the Australian Education Index. Documents include journal articles, research reports, government reports, theses, conference proceedings and papers.
Gale Group: Contains the full text of over 180,000 English and non-English language titles and editions published between 1701-1800. Is based on The English Short Title Catalogue, and the holdings of the British Library, as well as over 1,500 university, private and public libraries worldwide. It is divided into seven subject areas: history and geography; social science and fine arts; medicine, science and technology; literature and language; religion and philosophy; law; reference. Also available on microfilm in the Newspapers and Microforms Reading Room. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
ELDIS is a gateway to information on development issues, providing free and easy access to wide range of high quality online resources.
Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Islander Studies: This electronic edition is based on the two volume printed Encyclopaedia of Aboriginal Australia which can be located in the Reference Collection in the Main Reading Room at RFq 994.0049915 E56.
Gale Group: Online edition of The encyclopedia of children and chilhood: in history and society (2004)0 by Paula S. Fass. It presents the social and cultural history of childhood from antiquity to the present, through articles on education, parenting, child labor, economics, images of childhood, children's literature, play, toys and games, health, physiology, law, the criminal justice system and social welfare. Comparative articles include information about childhood in cultures throughout the world. Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
Thomson Gale: Including the addition of 25 new species, this new 2nd edition is completely updated to reflect the changes in endangered and threatened status. Color photographs and maps provide further illustrate the many species threatened by extinction, including amphibians, birds, crustaceans, fish, insects, mammals, mollusks, reptiles, and more. Each entry gives a species description, location, reason for endangerment, and measures being taken to prevent it from extinction. This online book is part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Public Records Office (PRO) UK: This site contains the 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901 and 1911 Census of England, Wales, Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. Searching is free but viewing the records is via pay per view or subscription. To view the records of the 1841 - 1911 censuses for free go to Ancestry Library Edition or Findmypast UK (both available to National Library onsite users only).
Informit: Covers the environment and related fields, including air pollution and quality, sustainable development, salinity, environmental protection and management, hazardous wastes, recycling, waste management and disposal, water pollution, environmental assessment and pollution control.
University of Southampton: Provides digital access to a selection of British Parliamentary Papers relating to Ireland for the period 1801-1922, and is one of the principal resources for the study of modern Irish history. Papers came from Southampton University's unique Ford Collection of Official Publications. It includes scans of original census data for the years 1821, 1831, 1842, 1851, 1861 and a range of primary documents on topics relating to law, agriculture, poor relief, religion and trade. The bibliographic records and searchable PDFs are now available for a large majority of the collection through the University of Southampton Library webcat.
Education Resources Information Center (US): The ERIC database contains over a million bibliographic citations to a broad collection of education-related resources, from government reports to journal articles. Other materials include conference proceedings, project and program descriptions, curriculum guides, bibliographies, and more.
These are general sites for researching statistics on the Internet and provide a good starting place for researchers in this field. They lead to statistical information on a diverse range of specific topics as well as providing links to other useful sites both in Australia and overseas.
Mura Gadi is an online catalogue of the National Library of Australia's manuscript, pictorial and oral history resources relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Though 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/