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1. FreeAgreements, Treaties and Negotiated Settlements (ATNS)

Indigenous Studies Program, The University of Melbourne: The Agreements, Treaties and Negotiated Settlements database (ATNS) is an online gateway to a wealth of information relating to agreements between indigenous people and others in Australia and overseas. The database offers a range of features including background information on each agreement; links to related agreements, organisations, signatories and events; a glossary of relevant terminology as well as direct access to published and on-line resources.

2. LicencedAmbassador Graham Martin and the Saigon Embassy's back channel communication files 1963-1975

Gale: This collection includes more than 6000 pages chiefly from the Nixon and Ford administrations. The bulk of the materials are "back channel" cables between the U.S. ambassadors in Saigon and the President's national security advisers regarding the situation in South Vietnam or the peace negotiations. These consist of talking points for meetings with South Vietnamese officials, intelligence reports, drafts of peace agreements, and military status reports. Subjects include the Diem coup, the Paris peace negotiations, the fall of South Vietnam, and other U.S. / South Vietnam relations topics. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.

3. FreeAustralian Treaties Database

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.

4. LicencedChatham House Online Archive. Parts I and II 1920-2008.

Gale Cengage Learning: Contains nearly 90 years of research, expert analysis and commentary, subject indexed briefing papers, special reports, pamphlets, conference papers and monographs from the archives of the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House). Provides full text access to the leading academic journal International Affairs and the magazine The World Today. Additionally, the archive offers unique access to thousands of hours of audio recordings of Chatham House lectures, and their fully searchable transcripts. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.

5. LicencedEuropean Colonialism in the early 20th Century: Colonialism and Nationalism in the Dutch East Indies, 1910-1930

Gale: Part of the Archives Unbound series, this collection comprises correspondence, studies and reports, cables, maps and other kinds of documents related to United States consular activities regarding the Netherlands East Indies, now Indonesia. U.S Consulates were listening posts reporting on the activities of the Dutch colonial government and the activities of the native peoples. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.

6. LicencedEuropean Colonialism in the Early 20th Century: German Colonies in Asia and the Pacific: from Colonialism to Japanese Mandates, 1910-1929

Gale: Part of the Archives Unbound series, this collection comprises correspondence, studies and reports, cables, maps and other kinds of documents related to United States consular activities regarding the German colonies in Asia and the Pacific. U.S Consulates were listening posts reporting on the activities of the German colonial governments and later the Japanese mandate authorities, and the activities of the native peoples. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.

7. FreeNative Title Infobase

Federal Court of Australia: This database contains Australian material relating to native title and land claims including journal articles, books, book chapters, conference papers, reports and press clippings. This collection began in the 1990s, although some material dates back to 1839. It also includes selected material from other jurisdictions including New Zealand, the United States, Canada, Africa and Asia.

8. LicencedOECD iLibrary

OECD: OECD iLibrary (full text coverage beginning 1997) is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, and comprises monographs, periodicals, and statistical databases. Subjects include agriculture and food; education and skills; emerging economics; employment; energy; enterprise, industry and trade; environment and sustainable development; finance and investment; general economics and future studies; goverance; international development; nuclear energy; science and information technology; social issues and migration; statistics sources and methods; taxation; territorial economy; transition economics; and transport. Major book and periodicals available in full-text include OECD Factbook, Education at a Glance, OECD Economic Outlook and OECD Economic Surveys. Avaialble for document delivery to Australian libraries.

9. LicencedSukarno and the Army-PKI in the Years of Living Dangerously, 1960-1963

Gale: Part of the Archives Unbound, the records in this collection cover the internal and foreign policies, personalities, and events in a pivotal period of Indonesian history focusing on Achmed Sukarno. These records consist of essential memoranda, correspondence, telegrams, memoranda of conversations, reports, and news articles. From US Archival records. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.

10. FreeUNdata

United Nations: A single entry point for accessing all United Nations statistical services. Includes links to country data services. Covers a wide range of themes including Agriculture, Crime, Education, Employment, Energy, Environment, Health, HIV/AIDS, Human Development, Industry, Information and Communication Technology, National Accounts, Population, Refugees, Tourism, Trade, and the Millennium Development Goals indicators.

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"League of Nations"

A guide to the publications of the League of Nations held by the National Library of Australia. Includes advice on researching, locating and requesting this material from the Library. Also includes information on associated material of interest.

"United Nations"

A research guide to collection material related to the United Nations within the National Library of Australia. Contains information about the United Nations and links to publications and indexes.