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American Geological Institute: AusGeoRef is a subset of the GeoRef database published by the American Geological Institute. It contains more than 170,000 bibliographic references to Australian geoscience literature and is regularly updated. References are drawn from journal literature, meeting proceedings and abstracts, books, reports and maps. References contain complete bibliographic information and URLs for documents published on the web.
IP Australia: Searchable database of Australian patents dating back to 1904. The full text of patent applications is available via the AusPat database, managed by IP Australia, the Australian Government agency that administers intellectual property (IP) rights and legislation relating to patents, trade marks, designs and plant breeder's right
Informit: A bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from published and unpublished material on all aspects of medical and health issues in Australian sport. AusportMed is a subset of the Australian Sport Database (AUSPORT), which covers material on all aspects of Australian sport. Source documents include journals, monographs, conference papers, government reports, theses, videotapes and audiocassettes. The database began in 1989 but includes selected earlier items. Subject coverage includes medicine, health, biomechanics, psychology, diagnosis, treatment, nutrition diet, physiology, physical fitness and drugs in sport.
: AusStage records information on live performance in Australia. It includes information on the name or title of the event, venue, date, production company and primary genre. It also contains biographical information on Australian theatrical performers.
Informit: AUSTGUIDE contains all the Guidelines and Education Guidelines data from January 1986 onwards. Guidelines and Education Guidelines give complete subject access to the contents of more than 120 periodicals, of both general and educational interest. Subjects covered include educationl science and natural history, geography, business and economics, history and current affairs, literature, information technology and computing. The majority of these periodicals are Australian, but there are a considerable number of overseas publications indexed, such as 'Scientific American', 'History Today', 'Far Eastern Economic Review' and 'Unesco Courier'.
The AustLII collection contains full-text databases of most Australian decisions and legislation. Current databases include Commonwealth, ACT, Northern Teritory, Victorian, Western Australian, NSW and SA legislation and regulations, most federal courts (High Court, Federal Court, Family Court, AAT etc) and most state courts and tribunals. AustLII also includes a number of more specialised (subject specific) databases as well as the most comprehensive index to Australian law on the Net. Also included in AustLII is the Australian Treaties Library, a fully searchable, hypertext-linked resource that includes treaty texts, indexes, status lists, and explanatory material.
: AustLit is a searchable, scholarly source of authoritative biographical, bibliographic, critical, and production information about Australian writers and writing. It also documents the publishers, newspapers, magazines and scholarly journals that make this work known. Material dates largely from the arrival of European print culture in Australia (c.1788) to the present. However, pre-1788 works, are included, as are references to the pre-colonial and continuing storytelling cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.
ACER Cunningham Library: The Australasian Education Directory (AED) has been developed by librarians at Cunningham Library, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) in cooperation with colleagues at the New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER). This free directory identifies and groups, by category, educational organisations throughout Australia and New Zealand. It contains links to the websites of educational organisations including government and non-government authorities, universities, TAFEs, polytechnics and training institutes, early childhood education, adult, community and migrant education, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education, Maori education and religious education authorities.
Informit: The database indexes 14 major periodicals for articles on pre-1980 Australian, New Zealand, and Papua-New Guinean military history plus selected monographs. Subject coverage includes wars, campaigns and battles, defence policy and strategy, issues relating to individual military services or units, political, social, and economic aspects of military history, military biographies, weapons and equipment, civil-military relations, intelligence services and operations.
Australasian Regional Association of Zoological Parks and Aquaria: ARAZPA (The Australasian Regional Association of Zoological Parks and Aquaria) is the peak zoo and aquarium organisation in the Australasian region. ARAZPA's membership includes the major zoos and aquariums in Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and the South Pacific Islands. The site contains information about conservation, species management and animal fact sheets.