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: A global collection of library catalogues, providing access to the collections of over 10,000 libraries worldwide.
Library of Congress: The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world. These cultural treasures include, but are not limited to, manuscripts, maps, rare books, musical scores, recordings, films, prints, photographs, and architectural drawings.
Central Intelligence Agency: Compiled by the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the World Factbook provides comprehensive reference information, maps, facts and statistics on more than 250 countries and other entities.
CIA: Includes information on heads of government and government officials throughout the world. Updated regularly to reflect political changes. Useful addition to the CIA World Factbook.
: 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.
Gale Cengage Learning: Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices provides information on current religious practices around the world with an emphasis on how religions impact the daily lives of their followers. Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.
London: Europa Publications: World of Learning provides access to global institutions of higher education and learning, and to the people who work within them. There are over 30,000 universities, colleges, schools of art and music, libraries, learned societies, research institutes, museums and art galleries. Covers every important library giving the number of volumes held and outstanding features of the collection. Details more than 200,000 staff and officials. Professors at major universities are listed by name, together with the subjects in which they specialize. All entries provide: Name; address; telephone and fax numbers, e-mail and internet addresses; principal personnel; activities and publications, where available. Completely revised and updated throughout the year.
Ben Cahoon: World Statesmen is an online encyclopedia of the leaders of nations and territories. The goal of this site is to 'provide researchers with detailed lists of leaders, chronologies, flags, national anthems and maps to give an in-depth portrait of polities past and present.'
University of Michigan: An electronic collection of treaty citations, based on the print 'World Treaty Index' (1984) by Dr Peter Rohn. Contains references to over 70,000 treaties including the United Nations Treaty Series and League of Nations treaties as well as national treaties. The database aimes to provide complete coverage for all known agreements in the 20th Century.
Commonwealth of Australia: The First World War Nominal Roll Database provides details of approximately 324, 000 members of the AIF who served overseas during the First World War.