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RMIT Publishing: A bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles on the environment and related fields. Source documents are selected from approximately 300 journals published in Australia and overseas. Subject coverage includes air pollution and quality, environmental protection and management, hazardous wastes, recycling, waste management and disposal, water pollution, environmental assessment, and pollution control. Pre-February 1998 data includes planning, heritage, urban design and town planning subject coverage.
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.
British Library: Ethos provides a central access point for researchers to access theses produced from participating UK higher education institutions. Some theses are required to be purchased whilst others from institutions offering Open Access to their theses are free.
: The FAIMS (Federated Archaeological Information System) repository is a digital repository for storing documents, datasets, images and sensory data produced by archaeological research in Australia or collected by Australian archaeologists working abroad. Incorporates the Australian Historical Archaeological Database (AHAD)
RMIT Publishing: Mainly Australian content on family, marriage, women; culture and institutions, private, civil and family law; social services and public welfare. Content includes peer-reviewed journals from government and specialist associations tackling modern debates on topics including non-traditional families, parenting, marriage, divorce, division of labour, working mothers, birth rates and ageing. Content providers include the Australian Institute of Family Studies, Australian Council of Social Service, Association of Children's Welfare Agencies, Australian Population Association and the University of New South Wales Faculty of Law.
RMIT Publishing: A bibliographic database with content covering the geographical region of Far North Queensland. Subject coverage aims to be comprehensive, and includes indigenous issues, local history, environment, eco-tourism and biographical information. Source documents include books, magazine articles, videos, pamphlets, brochures, assignments, reports, submissions, newspapers, tapes and posters.
Gale Cengage Learning: The Financial Times Historical Archive provides access to the complete run of this authoritative daily business newspaper for 120 years. Every item printed in the newspaper can be searched and browsed. As well as covering global financial and economic issues, the newspaper also reported on industry, energy, international politics, management, personal finance and the arts. Cross searchable with other Gale products via the Gale NewsVault. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
: The Find and Connect website brings together records relating to institutional care in Australia. It contains information about and images of childrens homes, as well as information about where records relating to care can be found such as government departments or past providers of care. It does not contain personal information or private records. This website contains information that is relevant to anyone who experienced out of home care in Australia, not only the Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants but also members of the Stolen Generations, foster children, wards of state and adopted children.
Natural History Museum (UK): On 13 May 1787 eleven ships, now commonly referred to as The First Fleet, set sail from Portsmouth to establish a colony in New South Wales, Australia. They reached their destination on 18 January 1788, 18 years after Captain James Cook had first landed on the east coast of Australia at Botany Bay. One of the unplanned but long-lasting outcomes of this event was the large number of outstanding drawings of aboriginal people, the landscape and wildlife found on arrival as well as of the early foundation of the colony. Drawings have been arranged under four themes: Natural History; Ethnography; Topography; and History.
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.
A research guide to identifying and locating topographic maps in the collections of the National Library of Australia.
A Research Guide providing information on the National Library's collection of overseas maps in series. Also contains information on how these may be identified and requested via the catalogue, index or gazetteer.
A guide to Australian Indigenous language material held in the Manuscript collections of the National Library of Australia. Arranged by State and Territory and then alphabetically by language group. Descriptive information relating to the various manuscript collections containing language material is included.