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Gale: This digital collection reviews U.S.-China relations in the post-Cold War Era, and analyzes the significance of the 1989 Tiananmen Square demonstrations, China's human rights issues, and resumption of World Bank loans to China in July 1990. Reproduction of the original documents from the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
National Centre for Vocational Education Research: The VOCEDplus database contains material on vocational education and training (VET), higher education, adult and community education, informal learning, and VET in Schools. It is international in scope and contains over 44,000 English language records, many with links to full text documents. Included are entries for research reports; periodical/journal articles; electronic documents; papers (published and unpublished); evaluation studies; policy documents; survey results; proceedings (workshops/seminars/conferences); theses; bibliographies; books; government publications; and published statistics.
: The World Legal Information Institute (WorldLII) provides access to worldwide law through 14 Legal Infomation Institutes which include the following: Australasian Legal Information Institute (AustLII); Asian Legal Information Institute (ASIANLII); British and Irish Legal Information Institute (BAILII); Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII); Hong Kong Legal Information Institute (HKLII); Legal Information Institute (Cornell) (LII (Cornell)); Pacific Islands Legal Information Institute (PacLII); Wits University School of Law (Wits Law School) and the Legal Information Institute of India (LII of India). In total access is provided to over 1100 databases from over 120 jurisdictions.
: The WWW Virtual Library (VL) is the oldest catalogue of the Web, started in 1991. It comprises a large collection of links to high quality internet sites in many subject areas.
Beijing wan fang shu ju gu fen you xian gong si wan fen shu ju dian zi chu ban: China local gazetteers currently contains over 20,000 volumes of Chinese chorographic books, covering 31 provinces and autonomous regions. The database provides detailed geographic and historical records of provinces, prefectures, cities, and smaller district administration units. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
: A full-text database, providing access to journal articles on the Chinese Communist Party history from 1900-1949. Also known as the Chinese Communist Party History Database. Access through the interface of "Dacheng lao jiu kan quan wen shu ju ku". Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
Tongfang Knowledge Network Technology Co. Ltd.: Contains a selection of Chinese language full-text electronic books. Subjects covered include sociology, anthropology, psychology, linguistics, archaeology, art, religion, history, literature, geography, urban studies, women's studies, economic issues and other areas of research. Users can search using Chinese simplified and traditional characters. Also known as Digital Collection on Chinese Studies. 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.