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Northern Territory Department of Planning and Infrastructure: Search for names registered under the Place Names Act as well as names appearing on current and historical maps and in historical publications. Can search using either a simple or advanced search. The Register is continually being updated and new place names being added.
American National Standards Institute: NSSN is a free online information service providing access to bibliographic information for more than 300,000 approved standards. Search the online catalog for title words or document numbers to find out if the standard you need exists, and if so, NSSN will tell you where to obtain the standard.
Parliamentary Library (NSW): An alphabetic personal subject index, compiled as an in-house reference aid, covering items in a whole range of newspapers, but chiefly from the Sydney Morning Herald and the Daily Telegraph.
NTIS: Containing over 2.0 million bibliographic records, the NTIS Database is the preeminent resource for accessing the latest research sponsored by the United States and select foreign governments. Contents include research reports, computer products, software, video cassettes, audio cassettes and more. The complete electronic file dates back to 1964. On average, NTIS adds over 30,000 new records per year to the Database. Most records include abstracts.
National Centre for Biography, Australian National University: Obituaries Australia (OA) is a digital repository of obituaries published in newspapers, journals, magazines and bulletins. Unlike the Australian Dictionary of Biography (ADB) which focuses on the lives of notable Australians, Obituaries Australia focuses on lesser known Australians. In addition to being linked to entries in the ADB, entries in OA are linked to online images of the original obituary as well as other useful biographical material eg service records, pictorial images.
United Nations: The ODS covers all types of official United Nations documentation originating from duty stations worldwide, including selective documents of the regional commissions: Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and Economic Commission for Europe (ECE). Comprehensive coverage starts in 1993. Older United Nations documents are added to the system on a daily basis. Selective coverage of General Assembly and Security Council documentation currently reaches back to 1985. The ODS also provides access to the resolutions of the General Assembly, Security Council, Economic and Social Council and the Trusteeship Council from 1946 onwards.
: The official histories have been commissioned by the Australian government as the record of Australias involvement in particular conflicts. They are the first published account of Australias involvement in war and are an invaluable resource for researchers at all levels, providing a comprehensive, authoritative and accessible account of the Australian experience of war. Only the First and Second World War official histories are available in digital format.
Landmark Information Group: A digital historical map archive of 19th century Ordnance Survey maps of Britain. Maps are available to purchase.
onlinenewspapers.com: Australian newspapers for information on local issues, politics, events, celebrations, people and business. Looking for accommodation, shopping, bargains and weather then this is the place to start. Information about holidays, vacations, resorts, real estate and property together with finance, stock market and investments reports; also look for theater, movies, culture, entertainment, activities and events all covered in Australian newspapers.
This dictionary is home to words known as Playground Slang. It began simply as a collection of slang children used in school to describe their world. Over time the collection has expanded to carry nearly 3,000 terms including colloquialisms and idioms etc.