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Gale Cengage Learning: Nineteenth Century Collections Online is a multi year digitisation and publishing program focusing on the primary source collections of the nineteenth century. The Asia & the West collection features a range of primary source collections related to international relations between Asian countries and the West during the 19th century. These include government reports, diplomatic correspondence, periodicals, newspapers, treaties, trade agreements, NGO papers, and more, offering a detailed look at the inner workings of international relations. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
Gale: Spotlighting a distinguished array of historic atlases, gazetteers, travel narratives and a variety of maps, the Nineteenth Century Collections Online: Mapping the World: Maps and Travel Literature archive presents unique insight into the age of cartography and the rise of leisure travel. The materials focus on travel and exploration during the nineteenth century, including a myriad of sketch maps created during colonial exploration and expansion. Includes both European and non-European travel narratives. Cross searchable via Artemis Primary Sources. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
NK News: An independent, privately owned specialist site focused on North Korea. Content includes news, news aggregator, intelligence analysis, travel reports, and other data about North Korea.
Australian National University: The Noel Butlin Archives contain the archives of business, trade unions, professional associations and industry bodies. Also includes significant Pacific content.
Australian National University: The Pacific Manuscripts Bureau copies archives, manuscripts and rare printed material relating to the Pacific Islands. The aim of the Bureau is to help with long-term preservation of the documentary heritage of the Pacific Islands and to make it accessible. The Pacific Manuscripts Bureau microfilm collection is the most extensive collection of non-government primary documentation on the Pacific Islands available to researchers. Information is provided on their collections of microfilm, photographs, audio recordings and printed collections. In particular, information is provided on the contents of their significant microfilm collections, the PMB Manuscript Series, the PMB Printed Documents Series, and the Oceania Marist Province Archives Series (OMPA).
Australian National University: The Pacific Research Archives (PRA) at the Australian National University is the premier Australian centre for research and teaching resources on the Pacific. The PRA collects, preserves and provides access to unpublished and published research material from and about the Pacific Islands. A number of Finding Aids to this collection are available. The PRA collaborates with the ANU Archives, the ANU Library, the Pacific Manuscripts Bureau, the National Library of Australia and the National Archives of Australia to develop the Pacific resources at the ANU.
University of the South Pacific School of Law: Pacific Islands Legal Information Institute (PacLII), in partnership with the University of the South Pacific School of Law, provides free access to South Pacific laws and material, including case law, legislation, treaties, Law Reform Commission documents.
University of the South Pacific: Provides full text access to education material relating to fifteen Pacific nations. This includes publications from the participating Ministries of Education including strategic plans, education legislation, curriculum frameworks and school policies. It also contains national development plans, statistics and budget information. The participating countries are: Palau, Nauru, Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Tuvalu, Tokelau, Samoa, Cook Islands, Niue, Tonga, Fiji, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea and the Federated States of Micronesia.
RMIT Publishing: An index to periodical literature relating to Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei and ASEAN (as an entity), produced by the National University of Singapore. The database covers more than 250 core journals, ranging from the humanities and social sciences to architecture, building, law and medicine. The articles are mainly in English, with a small number in Malay. Most citations date from 1980, though medicine is covered from 1975 and law from 1932. Beginning from mid-1997, the database also covers book chapters and conference papers (both published and unpublished).
Gale: This collection contains a large portion of the archives of the British run municipal police force based in Shangai's former International Settlement. The most extensive coverage is provided by the Special Branch dossier files, which date from 1929-1945. Other documents include supporting reports, handbills, translations of Chinese press coverage and clippings from the English Language press. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
The Guide to the collections, edited by Clifford A. Burmester, was originally published by the National Library of Australia between 1974 and 1982. In it he made a survey of the library's collections by subject. This online Guide is an update of a number of the collections that appeared in the original publication, The entries give details about the individuals, families or organisations that assembled the collections, describe the size, scope and strengths of each collection, and summarise how they have been acquired, organised, catalogued or listed by the Library. While the majority of the collections described consist largely of Australian materials, there are also entries for significant Asian, European and North American collections. These descriptions are intended to complement the Library's catalogue and other finding-aids.
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
Provides a general description of the Pacific-related materials held at the National Library of Australia and highlights some of our treasures in this area.
The Australian Joint Copying Project or AJCP is a collection of historical material relating to Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific dating from 1560 to 1984. The material has been drawn from records held in the United Kingdom and microfilmed. This guide contains descriptions of the contents of the AJCP handbooks, the material contained in the AJCP,and the related microfilm reel/s,
A description of the microfilm collection held at the National Library of Australia containing the records of those Indians who went to Fiji as indentured labourers.
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 assist researchers to discover published and unpublished material at the National Library of Australia relating to the Torres Strait Islands, including Thursday Island, Near Western Islands, Top Western Islands, Central Islands and Eastern Islands.