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This dictionary is home to words known as Playground Slang. It began simply as a collection of slang children used in school to describe their world. Over time the collection has expanded to carry nearly 3,000 terms including colloquialisms and idioms etc.
: 1914-1918-online. International Encyclopedia of the First World War is an English-language virtual reference work on the First World War. The multi-perspective, open-access knowledge base is the result of an international collaborative project involving more than 1,000 authors, editors, and partners from over fifty countries. More than 1,000 articles will be gradually published on the 6 themes of Pre War, Violence, Power, Media, Home Front, Post War.
World's largest listing of newspapers on the web, searchable by country and then by publication.
Council of Heads of Australian Faunal collections: Provides a way to discover more about Australias diverse fauna by allowing virtual access to the collections of many of Australias museums at all levels. It allows researchers to interrogate the collections of contributing museums simultaneously, across various geographic areas and time periods, to provide an Australia wide picture for fauna.
: An index of over 1.6 million open access electronic theses and dissertations contributed from over 800 colleges, universities and research institutions around the world. Includes contributions from Australian universities.
: A website containing information on the latest activities of the Australian Parliament, including Senate debates and House debates. Also includes information on the members of the Senate and House of Representatives. Comments by users of the website on the actions of government and individual members are also included.
NSW Government: Contains information published by NSW Government agencies, including Annual Reports and open access information released under the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPA Act). Although not a comprehensive collection of all NSW government published information it includes both historical and current publications.
Ordnance Survey Ireland: Contains maps for almost 150 cities, towns and villages in the Republic of Ireland. The large scale mapping means they include details such as the ground floor interior plans of public buildings from churches and banks to hospitals and railway terminals can be viewed on the maps.
National Library of Australia: A Research Guide providing information on the National Library of Australia's collection of overseas maps in series. Also contains information on how these may be identified and requested via the catalogue, index or gazetteer.
Oxford University Press, OUP: The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography is the national record of men and women who have shaped British history and culture, worldwide, from the Romans to the 21st century. The Dictionary offers concise, up-to-date biographies written by named, specialist authors. Portraits of subjects are included. As of 2015 there were approximately 59,500 biographies of men and women who died in or before the year 2011. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.