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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.
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.
Informit: 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.
Gale Cengage Learning: This service allows cross-searching of the Gale range of historical newspaper collections subscribed to by the National Library of Australia. Users can simultaneously search or browse across the Times Digital Archive, the Sunday Times Digital Archive, the 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection, the Financial Times Historical Archive, the 19th Century British Library Newspapers Parts I and II, the 19th Century UK Periodicals Series I New Readerships and Series II Empire, the Illustrated London News Historical Archive and the Economist Historical Archive,
Search the Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Searches are possible by placename, status, designation, LGA, topographic map, and parish.
National gazetteer for Australia and offshore territories. Search over 300,000 geographical names for location and spelling as well as links to Geoscience Australia mapping products. The Gazetteer of Australia is compiled by Geoscience Australia and is part of the Geoscience Australia website.
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