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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.
Hong Kong Public Libraries: A free online collection of major old Hong Kong Newspapers published from early Hong Kong to the early twentieth century. Titles are in English and Chinese and include China Mail, Hong Kong Daily Press, Hong Kong Sunday Herald, Hong Kong Telegraph and the Hong Kong Weekly Press.
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.
World's largest listing of newspapers on the web, searchable by country and then by publication.
Council of Heads of Australian Faunal collections: Provides a way to discover more about Australias diverse fauna by allowing virtual access to the collections of many of Australias museums at all levels. It allows researchers to interrogate the collections of contributing museums simultaneously, across various geographic areas and time periods, to provide an Australia wide picture for fauna.
: An index of over 1.6 million open access electronic theses and dissertations contributed from over 800 colleges, universities and research institutions around the world. Includes contributions from Australian universities.