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Informit: Covers material on the Great Barrier Reef, including coastal zone management, conservation, coral reef ecology, economics, environmental impact assessment, fisheries, history, indigenous natural resource management, marine archaeology, marine biology, marine park management and planning, natural resource management, oceanography, recreation, scuba diving, sea rights, shipping and ports, social studies, tourism, water quality, world heritage and zoology.
EBSCO Publishing: This database provides full text of peer reviewed scholarly journals, focusing on many medical disciplines. Also features abstracts and indexing for many others. Has strong coverage of nursing and allied health. Also contains links to other Ebsco databases including Business Source Premier, MasterFile Premier, Australia New Zealand Reference Centre, Academic Search Premier. These databases are updated daily. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
City of Sydney Archives: The Historical Atlas of Sydney contains digital versions of maps and associated documents dating from the earliest days through to the present.
Northern Territory Government: Northern Territory Land Information still holds and uses on a regular basis, many historical maps and plans of the Territory. The Historic Maps Index allows users to search, preview and order these maps.
Archive-It, Partner-Columbia University: A collection of sites featuring substantive resources related to human rights, mainly focused on preserving freely available web content by and about non-governmental organizations dedicated to human rights issues. Includes videos.
Archives Office of Tasmania: In 1840 a Census Commission was established to conduct a census of the Tasmanian population. The index includes census taken in the following years: 1837, 1838, 1842, 1843, 1848, 1851, and 1857.
State Records Authority of New South Wales: The 1841 census records the population by police districts, counties and towns. The Index to the 1841 Census covers all the surviving householders' returns and abstracts of returns. As the returns record only the name of the head of the household, the names of the other people resident in the household are not identified. The Index provides details of: householder's or owners name; return number; residence; item identifier; page number; reel number and notes. 1841 census, abstracts of householders returns, Reel 1 (A.O. Reel 2222) Berrima - Port Phillip, Reel 2 (A.O. Reel 2223) Queanbeyan - Yass, are available on microfilm in the Newspapers and Microforms Reading Room, call number mfm G 21464.
Informit: Represents the collections of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Library. Covers Stolen Generation, removal of children, Arts, copyright issues, racism, discrimination, Internet and telecommunications facilities and Communities.
Informit: Indexes published and unpublished material on Australian Indigenous studies. Broad topic areas cover languages, cultures, anthropology, archaeology, health, education, arts, oral histories, history, legal issues such as native title, criminal justice, land rights, customary law and its recognition, women's issues, youth issues, government policies and programs.
Informit: Covers pure and applied sciences, physical sciences, humanities and social sciences and is produced by the Center for Scientific Documentation and Information - Indonesian Institute of Sciences (PDII-LIPI). Data contained is mostly in Indonesian.
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/