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ACER Cunningham Library: The Australian Thesaurus of Education Descriptors (ATED) is the definitive reference on Australian terminology in the area of education. It reflects terminology used to describe research and practice in Australian education. ATED is used to index the Australian Education Index, Education Research Theses, Database of Research on International Education, Blended, Online Learning and Distance Education research bank, Indigenous Education Research Database and the ACER library catalogue and can also be used to consult these databases. ATED is developed and maintained by Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) Cunningham Library and is now in its fourth revised edition.
University of Melbourne: Australian Trade Union Archives [ATUA] is an online gateway for researchers and scholars of labour history, designed to link together historical detail, archival resources, published material and current information about Australian industrial organisations, mainly including trade unions and also employer bodies.
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: This database is a resource for researching treaties to which Australia is a signatory, or where Australia has taken other treaty action.
: 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.