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Menzies Centre for Australian Studies: The Southern Cross Resource Finder (SCRF) is a web-based resource that enables users to discover collections from British libraries, archives and museums which hold resources useful for the study of Australia and/or New Zealand.
National Library of Australia: South Seas is an online information resource for the history of European voyaging and cross-cultural encounters in the Pacific between 1760 and 1800. South Seas offers the full text of the holograph manuscript of James Cook's Endeavour Journal. (The National Library of Australia holds the original holograph 'Journal of the HMS Endeavour' in the Manuscripts Collection. This work has been digitised and can be viewed in its entirety at this URL http://nla.gov.au/nla.ms-ms1) The South Seas website also includes the full texts of the journals kept by Joseph Banks and Sydney Parkinson on the voyage. Also included is the text of John Hawkesworth's 'Account of the Voyages undertaken ... in the Southern Hemisphere' (1773).
National Library of Australia: These are general sites for researching statistics on the Internet and provide a good starting place for researchers in this field. They lead to statistical information on a diverse range of specific topics as well as providing links to other useful sites both in Australia and overseas.
State Library of New South Wales: The Sydney Morning Herald Index (previously INFOQUICK) is a selective index to the Sydney Morning Herald and its supplements (including the Sun Herald, Good Weekend, Eastern Herald, Northern Herald) from 1 January 1988 to 30 June 2005. It indexes articles about Australia or Australians; articles by Australians; and overseas items that have direct importance for Australia. It does not index letters, music reviews, advertisements, public notices such as births, deaths and marriages, daily weather reports, classified advertising and similar.
Tasmanian genealogy resources, including indexes of births & deaths, juror lists, post office directories, etc
State Library of Tasmania: The Tasmanian Newspapers index provides references to articles in the three metropolitan Tasmanian newspapers; the Mercury, the Examiner and the Advocate, and to most other Tasmanian journals and regional newspapers. Most articles are indexed, but there are some exclusions (including routine sport reports and results, and reports of court proceedings). The Index also includes references to the contents of a few important early Tasmanian publications such as John West's History of Tasmania (1852) and the Cyclopedia of Tasmania (1900 and 1931). The index has been maintained since 1966. There are two indexes, covering records from 1966 to 1994 and 1994 onwards. Select the relevant index from the 'Online Indexes' box on this page.
Ministry for Culture and Heritage: Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand offers many pathways to understanding New Zealand. When complete, it will be a comprehensive guide to New Zealand's peoples, natural environment, history, culture, economy, institutions and society. Te Ara consists of 9 themes, appearing progressively between 2005 and 2012: New Zealanders; Earth, Sea and Sky; The Bush; The Settled Landscape; Trade and Exchange; Connections; Nation; Daily Life and Creativity.
Te Puna Web Directory is a service provided by the National Library of New Zealand to enable Internet users to more easily find information relating to Aotearoa/New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.
State Library of South Australia: This index contains many thousands of references to South Australian newspaper and magazine stories for the years 1837 to 1937. It also includes extensive selected text from the indexed publications, other primary and secondary sources and numerous extracts from Mr Manning's own writings. Notable publications (selectively) indexed include Adelaide Times, Advertiser, Chronicle, The Critic, Express & Telegraph, Frearson's Weekly, The Herald, Illustrated Adelaide Post, The Irish Harp, The Lantern, The Mail, The News, Observer, Register, SA Gazette & Mining Journal, and Southern Australian. The index is divided into the four folders: South Australia - includes coverage of a number of state level topics; Adelaide - includes a number of topics which predominately relate to the city and the metropolitan area as a whole; Port Adelaide; and Place Names of South Australia - an alphabetical list of South Australian place names (including suburbs of Adelaide). Biographical references are generally located on pages dealing with the place or activity with which a person is most associated. For example, several references to aviator Jimmy Melrose can be found in the entry for Melrose Park. Many Place Name pages have a list of obituaries of notable residents - generally at the bottom of the page or part of page dealing with the place.
Library of Congress: THOMAS is a comprehensive site containing a large range of US government publications, legislation, committee reports, House and Senate Directories and historical documents. Included are Bill Summary & Status; Bill Text; Public Laws; the Congressional Record; Committee Reports; Appropriations Bills, Presidential Nominations; Treaties; and links to Days in Session Calendar; US Government Historical documents; How Congress Makes Laws; Executive Branch; Judicial Branch; and State Resources.