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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.
Commonwealth of Australia: The World War Two Nominal Roll was created to honour and commemorate the men and women who served in Australia's defence forces and the Merchant Navy during this conflict. This site contains information from the service records of some one million individuals who served during the period 3 September 1939 to 2 September 1945.
: A global science gateway comprised of national and international scientific databases and portals from over 70 participating countries. Provides for one stop searching of databases from around the world.
: 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.
Australian Bureau of Statistics: Year Book Australia is a comprehensive general reference work which includes basic statistics and different feature articles relating to Australia each year. The statistical coverage includes subjects such as population; labour, income and welfare; housing; health; education; crime and justice; culture and recreation; environment; agriculture; forestry and fishing; mining; energy; manufacturing; construction; service industries; tourism; transport; communications; science and technology; the financial system; government finance; prices; national and international accounts; as well as chapters on Australia's geography and climate, government, international relations and defence. This resource is also available in print from 1901 onwards. The latest year is held in the Main Reading Room Reference Collection of the National Library at RF 319.4 AUS.
Yomiuri Shinbunsha: Online newspaper resource for two newspapers from Yomiuri Shinbunsha, Japan: Yomiuri Shinbun (Japanese) and The Daily Yomiuri (English). Yomiru Shinbun also includes searchable dictionaries such as 'Imidasu' and 'Kokugo, Eiwa, Wa-ei jisho'.
Free online dictionary. Provides definitions, thesaurus entries, spelling, pronunciation and etymology of words. Includes Websters New World Dictionary and Rogets Thesaurus. Also provides links to internet language and industry specific dictionaries and translation services.