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Gale: This collection includes more than 6000 pages chiefly from the Nixon and Ford administrations. The bulk of the materials are "back channel" cables between the U.S. ambassadors in Saigon and the President's national security advisers regarding the situation in South Vietnam or the peace negotiations. These consist of talking points for meetings with South Vietnamese officials, intelligence reports, drafts of peace agreements, and military status reports. Subjects include the Diem coup, the Paris peace negotiations, the fall of South Vietnam, and other U.S. / South Vietnam relations topics. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
Apabi: ***FOR ACCESS BY REGISTERED NATIONAL LIBRARY USERS, FIRST LOGIN AT THE TOP RIGHT OF THIS SCREEN.*** The Chinese ebook Collection is a selection of Chinese language full-text electronic books. Subjects covered include modern Chinese history, Chinese studies, economics, politics, literature and statistics. Users can search using Chinese characters or romanised letters (Pinyin). The books are presented as facsimile images of the original print version. Please note you cannot print pages from the e-book directly, but it is possible to cut and paste text into other applications such as Word. REGISTERED USERS OUTSIDE THE LIBRARY WILL HAVE TO DOWNLOAD THE APABI READER, LINK IS LOCATED ON THE E-BOOK PAGE. REMOTE ACCESS, CLICK ON THE - IP User Login - RIGHT TOP CORNER ON THE E-BOOK PAGE. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
National Library of Australia and Informit: Australian Public Affairs Full Text (APAFT) contains full text articles and indexed references from Australian journals in the social sciences and humanities, including current affairs, economics, law, literature and politics. Selected overseas sources are also reviewed for material on Australian subjects. This resource commenced in print as the Australian Public Affairs Information Service or APAIS in 1945; online availability dates from 1978. Early issues from 1952-1977 are at RF 016.3 AUS.
Informit: Covers items relevant to the Asia Pacific Economic Community (APEC) including trade and investment data, trade promotion investmnet, industrial science and technology, human resource development, energy, telecommunications, marine resource conservation, fisheries, transportation, and tourism.
Asahi Shinbunsha: Index of the headlines of newspaper articles, in one of the most authoritative newspapers in Japan, 'Asahi Shinbun'. The newspaper itself is held in microfilm format and is accessible through the Newspapers and Microforms Reading Room at Call Number mfm X 108.
AsianLII provides for searching and browsing databases of legislation, case-law, law reform reports, law journals and other legal information, where available, from all 27 countries and territories in Asia . Over 140,000 cases from at least 15 countries, and over 15,000 pieces of legislation from at least 18 countries are searchable. For every country, AsianLII contains an extensive Catalog of law-related websites for that country, and a Law on Google facility assisting users to search Google only for legal materials from that country.
Informit: This directory contains detailed information on Asia-related databases and search services which are accessible from Australia. The databases listed have a wide subject coverage and for the purposes of the database, Asia is defined as the Indian subcontinent, East Asia and Southeast Asia.
A global collaborative project which provides access in bibliographic and in hypertext terms to networked scholarly documents, resources and information systems concerned with or relevant to Asian Studies.
: Asia-Studies Full-Text Online is a database for the study of the modern Asia-Pacific. It brings together thousands of full-text reports covering 55 countries in Asia, Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific Islands and the American Pacific Rim. Subject coverage include finance, trade, environment, human resources development, best practices in government, fisheries, tourism, education and women's studies. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
JPM Media: Australian Business to Business is a guide to exporting Australian companies and the products and services that they sell. Formerly known as Australian Exporters and Manufacturers, Australian B2B has been published since 1964 and includes details on over 47,000 comanies and over 56,000 executive names. Published by JPM Media, this database contributes to the Kompass global network of databases.
These are general sites for researching the Pacific Ocean region on the Internet and provide a starting place for researchers in this field. They lead to a diverse range of information on on the Pacific region as well as providing links to other useful sites.