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Dacheng shu ju you xian gong si: Dacheng Old Journal Full-text Database includes a collection of 7,000 periodicals, 130,000 issues and 1.3 million articles, which were published from 1840 to 1949 in mainland China. Many of the periodicals in Dacheng database are rare and unique during late Qing Dynasty. Subjects covered include philosophy, economic, politics, military, industry, agriculture, transportation, literature ,history, geography , astronomy and astrology.
Association of European Research Libraries: The DART consortia of European research libraries provides researchers with a single European Portal for the discovery of electronic theses and dissertations. Theses originate from 300 universitities in 19 European countries. Theses are available in full text.
Informit: A bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from published and unpublished material on English second language learning and teaching in Australasia from 1982-86, then 1990 onwards. Source documents include print, non-print and electronic resources in a wide range of formats. Subject coverage includes adult basic education, adult immigrant education, Adult Migrant English Program, applied linguistics, cross cultural communication, English as a second language, English in the workplace, literacy, second language instruction and second language learning.
: These databases provide online delivery of taxonomic and biological information on species known to occur in Australia, including flora, fauna, algae. Includes the ABRS glossaries and a collection of useful related links.
AIATSIS: Dawn and New Dawn were magazines published between 1952-1975 by the New South Wales Aborigines Welfare Board, with the aim of providing interesting information and an exchange of news and views. The Dawn and New Dawn also served as a way for people to keep in contact. Today the magazines are a valuable source of family history information as they include details of births, deaths, marriages and baptisms, as well as hundreds of photographs. They also contain articles about the conditions and activities on reserves, stations, homes and schools throughout New South Wales. During its time of publication the magazines were also used to highlight the work of the Aboriginal Welfare Board. An index to biographical information contained within the newspapers is available on the Australian Indigenous Index produced by the State Library of New South Wales.
This Register provides personal and service details and places of commemoration for the 1.7 million members of the Commonwealth forces who died in the First or Second World Wars. A record some 60,000 civilian casualties of the Second World War is provided without details of burial location. The cemeteries and memorials where these names are commemorated, in perpetuity, are located in around 150 countries This database makes it possible to identify the exact location, by cemetery plot or memorial panel, where any given name is commemorated. These places of commemoration are maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
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University of New South Wales: Design and Art Australia Online (DAAO) is a collaborative e-Research tool built upon the foundations of the Dictionary of Australian Artists Online. Design and Art Australia Online is an open source freely accessible scholarly e-Research tool that presents biographical data about Australian artists, designers, craftspeople and curators.
Project Gutenberg of Australia: Online version of the Dictionary of Australian Biography by Percival Serle published in 1949. It contain 1030 biographies of Australians who were closely connected with Australia and who died before the end of 1942. Also available in print in the Main Reading Room at RF 920.094 S485.
Dictionary of Canadian Biography: An online version of the printed Dictionary of Canadian Biography, this site provides biographies of Canadians who died between the years 1000 and 1930 or whose last known date of activity falls within these years. The site will be continually updated and expanded with new information.