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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 The PRA collects, preserves and provides access to unpublished and published research material from and about the Pacific Islands.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.
National Library of Australia: South Seas is an online information resource for the history of European voyaging and cross-cultural encounters in the Pacific between 1760 and 1800. South Seas offers the full text of the holograph manuscript of Captain James Cook's Endeavour Journal. (The National Library of Australia holds the original holograph 'Journal of the HMS Endeavour' in the Manuscripts Collection. This work has been digitised and can be viewed in its entirety at this URL http://nla.gov.au/nla.ms-ms1) The South Seas website also includes the full texts of the journals kept by Joseph Banks and Sydney Parkinson on the voyage. Also included is the text of John Hawkesworth's 'Account of the Voyages undertaken ... in the Southern Hemisphere' (1773).
Te Puna Web Directory is a service provided by the National Library of New Zealand to enable Internet users to more easily find information relating to Aotearoa/New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.
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.
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.