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11. LicencedDublin Castle Records 1798-1926

Gale: The Dublin Castle administration in Ireland was the government of Ireland under English and later British rule, from the twelfth century until 1922, based at Dublin Castle. Dublin Castle Records, 1798-1926 contains records of the British administration in Ireland prior to 1922, a crucial period which saw the rise of Parnell and the Land War in 1880 through to the establishment of the Irish Free State in 1921. This collection comprises materials from Series CO 904, The National Archives, Kew, UK. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.

12. LicencedEconomist historical archive 1843-2013

Gale: In more than 8,000 issues since first publication in 1843, The Economist has presented timely reporting, concise commentary and comprehensive analysis of global news every week, presenting the world's political, business, scientific, technological and cultural developments and the connections between them. Because of its global editorial perspective, it is read by more of the world's political and business leaders than any other magazine. The Economist Historical Archive delivers a complete searchable copy of every issue of The Economist from 1843 to 2013. Includes Supplements, Special Reports and Surveys as well as full-colour images, multiple search indexes, exportable financial tables and a gallery of front covers highlighting a key topic of each week. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.

13. 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.

14. 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.

15. FreeGovernment Online Directory (Australia)

Australian Government Information Management Office: This directory is a guide to the structure, organisations and key people in the Australian Government. As well as containing contact details for the Commonwealth Parliament, the Governor-General, Commonwealth courts and other government departments and agencies, it also lists the legislation administered by each government agency.

16. FreeGovPubs : The Australian Government Publications Guide

National Library of Australia: GovPubs is a guide to selected types of Australian government publications, such as Acts, Hansards, Budget Papers, Gazettes and Parliamentary Papers, located in Australia's National, State and Territory libraries or available on the Internet. A historical description of each publication is provided, and holdings information helps locate resources in each library or online.

17. Onsite(CDROM)Index to the Parliamentary Papers for the Colony of Victoria 1852-1869

Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies: This resource covers a range of papers tabled before both the Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council including: Reports from Government Departments; Select Committee Inquiries into a variety of matters; Civil Service Lists which include government employees; and Government Tenders, accepted and rejected. The purpose of this index is to gain access to the many instances in which the 'ORDINARY' person is referred to in government papers. In a very few cases, the information provided is little more than name, date, and district, however a careful reading of the source document may fill in pertinent details. In many cases, the information is more detailed and provides valuable leads to other material, however it must be remembered that the references are to government business, not church or private business matters.

18. FreeLondon Gazette

: The official newspaper of record for the United Kingdom. The London Gazette and its sister publications, the Edinburgh Gazette and Belfast Gazette, contain a wide range of official notices including state, parliamentary and ecclesiastical notices, transport and planning notices as well as corporate insolvency and personal bankruptcy notices. In addition, a number of Supplements are published covering honours and awards, premium bonds, armed forces promotions, and company information.

19. FreeNational Archives (Great Britain)

National Archives (Great Britain): The National Archives is the UK government's official archive, containing over 1,000 years of history. The collection contains over 11 million historical government and public records and is one of the largest in the world, containing paper and parchment, electronic records and websites, photographs, posters, maps, drawings and paintings. The catalogue is available to search online.

20. FreeNational Archives of Australia

National Archives of Australia: The records in the collection of the National Archives of Australia trace the events and decisions that shaped the nation. Papers of Governors-General, Prime Ministers and Ministers are held as well as Cabinet documents, Royal Commission files and departmental records on defence, immigration, security and intelligence, naturalisation, and many other issues involving the federal government. The main focus is on records created since the formation of the Commonwealth of Australia in 1901 however there are also some nineteenth-century records relating to functions that were transferred by the colonies to the Commonwealth government, including shipping and post offices. Most records in the collection are files, but there are also significant holdings of photographs, posters, maps, architectural drawings, films, playscripts, musical scores and sound recordings. War service records as well as other family history material is also held.

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"United States congressional publications and information"

A guide to United States congressional publications held at the National Library of Australia. Refers to documents held in both print and online formats, including the microfiche collection of documents from the United States Government Printing Office (SUDOC collection).

"Australian politics and government"

Information on material relating to Australian politics and government held at the National Library of Australia. Includes references to both print and online resources at all levels of government; Federal, State and Local.

"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.

"Government gazettes Research Guide"

A guide to finding information in both Australian and overseas government gazettes held at the National Library of Australia. Refers to both print and online publications.

"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.