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: The Australian War Memorial combines a shrine, a world-class museum, and an extensive documentary archive. Its purpose is to commemorate the sacrifice of those Australians who have died in war. Its mission is to assist Australians to remember, interpret and understand the Australian experience of war and its enduring impact on Australian society. Information available from the Memorial includes nominal rolls of Australians in various conflicts, biographical information, Red Cross files, embarkation rolls, official histories of Australia at war, and an encyclopaedia.
National Foundation for Australian Women: Contains biographical data about Australian women and their organisations, with hyper-links to the archival repositories and libraries where their records are held and to other sources of information. Women and women's organisations are listed alphabetically. Searching is also available by functional classification.
Australian National Dictionary Centre: A useful site containing information on the history and meanings of many Australian words. Includes words adopted from the various Aboriginal languages, as well as those originating on the goldfields or in the military or through immigration to Australia.
Council of Heads of Australias Herbaria: From this site you can search, map, download and analyse records from the databases of the major herbaria in Australia, which house over six million specimens of plants, algae and fungi. Provides information on where and when the spciments were were collected, by whom, their current identification, and information on habitat and associated species.
: Free access to a range of reference books online. Includes titles such as Roget's Thesauri, Columbia Encyclopedia, Cambridge History, King James Bible, Gray's Anatomy, Oxford English Verse and many more. Also includes fiction, essays and quotations.
BiblioQuest International: BibliOZ The Book Search Wizard is now Australasia's leading online source for out-of-print and collectable books with over 15 million items available for searching and secure purchasing from more than 3,000 secondhand and antiquarian booksellers worldwide.
National Library of Australia: A guide to researching biography at the National LIbrary of Australia. Includes resources available for research both Australian and overseas people.
BioMedSearch.com: BioMedSearch is a biomedical search engine that provides access to documents on a wide range of health and medical topics, including NIH/PubMed documents, plus a large collection of theses, dissertations, and other publications not found anywhere else.
ACER Cunningham Library: This database contains details of books, articles, conference papers and reports on various aspects of distance and online education, from publishers in Australia and overseas. Material is drawn from the Australian Education Index, produced by the Cunningham Library, with additional material sourced from a variety of international organisations and publishers. Maintained by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), there are currently 10480 records in the database. Includes links to full text content.
Cambridge University: Digitised papers of the Board of Longitude through the eighteenth century until its abolition in 1828. These papers throw a vivid light on the role of the British state in encouraging invention and discovery, on the energetic culture of technical ingenuity in the long eighteenth century, and on many aspects of exploration and maritime travel in the Pacific Ocean and the Arctic. As well as the fully digitised versions of the complete archive and associated materials, included are contextual essays, video, educational resources and hundreds of links through to relevant objects in the National Maritime Museum's online collections.