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National Centre of Biography: A digital repository of entries on women published in the Australian Dictionary of Biography, Obituaries Australia and the National Centre of Biography's biographical register. Includes material published in books, newspapers, journals, magazines and bulletins.
Public Record Office Victoria: In 1891 members from the Women's Christian Temperance Union, the Victorian Temperance Alliance and other women's suffrage groups worked together to collect signatures from women throughout Victoria requesting the right to vote for women in the colony. Nearly 30,000 signatures were recorded. The petition has now been digitised and indexed and has a facility for members of the public to add life details for the contributors.
World Bank: The World Bank is the largest single source of development knowledge in the world. The OKR is the official open access repository for its research output and knowledge products, allowing it to collect, disseminate and permanently preserve its intellectual output in digital form. Types of documents include annual reports, journal articles, serial publications, World Development Reports and Policy Research Working Papers.
: A global collection of library catalogues, providing access to the collections of over 10,000 libraries worldwide.
Library of Congress: The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world. These cultural treasures include, but are not limited to, manuscripts, maps, rare books, musical scores, recordings, films, prints, photographs, and architectural drawings.
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.