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21. LicencedEncyclopedia of Communication and Information

Gale Cengage Learning: Online edition of the Encyclopedia of Communication and Information (2002) by Jorge Reina Schement. Provides a comprehensive overview of universal modes of communication, the media used to communicate, theories of communication and their implications, careers in communications and information, and biographies of notable figures in the field. Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.

22. LicencedEncyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World

Gale Cengage Learning: This encyclopedia looks at Islam's role in the modern world, doing so in context of the religion's history and development over the last 13 centuries. Contains thematic articles, biographies of key figures, definitions, illustrations, maps and more. This online book is part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

23. LicencedEncyclopedia of Science and Religion

Gale Cengage Learning: Online edition of the Encyclopedia of Science and Religion (2002) edited by J. Wentzel Vrede van Huyssteen. Addresses all aspects of the dialogue between the sciences and the world's religions, reaching into the humanities as well as into the physical sciences and technology. Examines controversial issues such as human cloning and stem cell research long with more traditional questions such as the origins of life, the nature of sin, and the philosophy of science and religion. Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.

24. LicencedEndangered Species

Gale Cengage Learning: Including the addition of 25 new species, this new 2nd edition is completely updated to reflect the changes in endangered and threatened status. Color photographs and maps provide further illustrate the many species threatened by extinction, including amphibians, birds, crustaceans, fish, insects, mammals, mollusks, reptiles, and more. Each entry gives a species description, location, reason for endangerment, and measures being taken to prevent it from extinction. This online book is part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

25. FreeEnglish Census Website

Public Records Office (PRO) UK: This site contains the 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901 and 1911 Census of England, Wales, Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. Searching is free but viewing the records is via pay per view or subscription. To view the records of the 1841 - 1911 censuses for free go to Ancestry Library Edition or Findmypast UK (both available to National Library onsite users only).

26. OnsiteEnvironmental Abstracts - EVA

RMIT Publishing: A bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles on the environment and related fields. Source documents are selected from approximately 300 journals published in Australia and overseas. Subject coverage includes air pollution and quality, environmental protection and management, hazardous wastes, recycling, waste management and disposal, water pollution, environmental assessment, and pollution control. Pre-February 1998 data includes planning, heritage, urban design and town planning subject coverage.

27. FreeERIC

Education Resources Information Center (US): The ERIC database contains over a million bibliographic citations to a broad collection of education-related resources, from government reports to journal articles. Other materials include conference proceedings, project and program descriptions, curriculum guides, bibliographies, and more.

28. LicencedEuropean Colonialism in the early 20th Century: Colonialism and Nationalism in the Dutch East Indies, 1910-1930

Gale: Part of the Archives Unbound series, this collection comprises correspondence, studies and reports, cables, maps and other kinds of documents related to United States consular activities regarding the Netherlands East Indies, now Indonesia. U.S Consulates were listening posts reporting on the activities of the Dutch colonial government and the activities of the native peoples. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.

29. LicencedEuropean Colonialism in the Early 20th Century: German Colonies in Asia and the Pacific: from Colonialism to Japanese Mandates, 1910-1929

Gale: Part of the Archives Unbound series, this collection comprises correspondence, studies and reports, cables, maps and other kinds of documents related to United States consular activities regarding the German colonies in Asia and the Pacific. U.S Consulates were listening posts reporting on the activities of the German colonial governments and later the Japanese mandate authorities, and the activities of the native peoples. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.

30. FreeEuropean Library Newspapers

: Part of the European Library, the Historic Newspapers portal provides access to historic digital newspapers from various European countries including Spain, France, Finland, the Netherlands and Austria.

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