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Central Intelligence Agency: Compiled by the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the World Factbook provides comprehensive reference information, maps, facts and statistics on more than 250 countries and other entities.
CIA: Includes information on heads of government and government officials throughout the world. Updated regularly to reflect political changes. Useful addition to the CIA World Factbook.
: The World Legal Information Institute (WorldLII) provides access to worldwide law through 14 Legal Infomation Institutes which include the following: Australasian Legal Information Institute (AustLII); Asian Legal Information Institute (ASIANLII); British and Irish Legal Information Institute (BAILII); Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII); Hong Kong Legal Information Institute (HKLII); Legal Information Institute (Cornell) (LII (Cornell)); Pacific Islands Legal Information Institute (PacLII); Wits University School of Law (Wits Law School) and the Legal Information Institute of India (LII of India). In total access is provided to over 1100 databases from over 120 jurisdictions.
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.
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 (latest year is in the Main Reading Room Reference Collection at RF 319.4 AUS). To access historical issues online, select the 'Past and Present issues' tab from the online version.