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11. LicencedArchives of human sexuality and identity. LGBTQ history and culture since 1940.

Gale: Features historical records of LGBTQ community in both Australia and overseas. Includes political and social organizations founded by LGBTQ individuals , as well as publications by and for lesbians and gays, and extensive coverage of governmental responses to the AIDS crisis. Documents span from 1940 to 2014, with the bulk from 1950 to 1990. Cross searchable with other Gale products via Gale Primary Sources. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.

12. LicencedAusGeoRef

American Geological Institute: AusGeoRef is a subset of the GeoRef database published by the American Geological Institute. It contains more than 170,000 bibliographic references to Australian geoscience literature and is regularly updated. References are drawn from journal literature, meeting proceedings and abstracts, books, reports and maps. References contain complete bibliographic information and URLs for documents published on the web.

13. OnsiteAusportMed

RMIT Publishing: A bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from published and unpublished material on all aspects of medical and health issues in Australian sport. AusportMed is a subset of the Australian Sport Database (AUSPORT), which covers material on all aspects of Australian sport. Source documents include journals, monographs, conference papers, government reports, theses, videotapes and audiocassettes. The database began in 1989 but includes selected earlier items. Subject coverage includes medicine, health, biomechanics, psychology, diagnosis, treatment, nutrition diet, physiology, physical fitness and drugs in sport.

14. FreeAustralia and New Zealand Music Research

: A website devoted to the information needs of music researchers in Australia and New Zealand. Includes the MSA (Musicological Society of Australia) Thesis Register, a database containing the bibliograhic information for postgraduate music and music-related theses completed since 1917 or currently in progress at universities in Australia and New Zealand. Also includes a useful collection of music links.

15. FreeAustralian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)

Australian Bureau of Statistics: The ABS website provides statistics on the following themes: economy; environment and energy; industry; people; and regions. Included are statistical publications on agriculture, demography, census, finance, labour, manufacturing, national accounts, prices, service industries, social trends, trade and transport. Electronic copies of ABS publications and related statistical tables are free to any member of the public with Internet access. Also provides access to a growing collection of historical statistics. Year Book Australia is available under Historical Releases, then select Historical Publications Online

16. FreeAustralian Censuses and Musters

A descriptive listing of Australian censuses and musters from 1788 to Federation.

17. FreeAustralian Data Archive

Australian Data Archive: The Australian Data Archive (ADA) provides a national service for the collection and preservation of digital research data and makes these data available for secondary analysis by academic researchers and other users. Contains seven sub archives: Social Science, Historical (including Australian census data), Indigenous, Longitudinal, Qualitative, Crime & Justice and International. All visitors can browse and search the catalogue, view study and variable documentation (including frequencies) and download related material (questionnaires, codebooks, etc). Registered users can also analyse and visualise most data online and users who have completed the relevant undertaking form(s) can download entire studies or subsets of variables in a range of formats.

18. OnsiteAustralian Education Index. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Subset - AEI ATSIS

RMIT Publishing: This is a subset of the Australian Education Index (AEI) database that provides access to the Australian literature in education and training relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, including learning, psychology, social and cultural influences, language, literacy, teaching strategies, schools, teacher training, and professional development.

19. OnsiteAustralian Family & Society Abstracts, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Subset - FAMILY ATSIS

RMIT Publishing: Covers research, policy and practice issues about, or of relevance to Australian families relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. Subject coverage includes demographic trends and social change, family law and customary law, social policy and services, family economics, Aboriginal culture and family relations, sexual behaviour, counselling. Also covered are issues such as housing, health, employment and unemployment, Aboriginal children and child removal, child abuse, domestic violence, and child care.

20. OnsiteAustralian Family & Society Abstracts Database - FAMILY

RMIT Publishing: A bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from published and unpublished material on research, policy and practice issues about, or of relevance to, Australian families from 1980 onwards. Source documents include journals, conference papers, books, book chapters, government publications, research reports, discussion and working papers, statistical documents, annual reports, bibliographies and theses. Training and curriculum material and other media such as videos are also indexed. Subject coverage includes research, policy and practice issues about, or of relevance to, Australian families. Some examples are children and child development; adolescence and youth; the aged and services to the aged; marriage and divorce; adoption and foster care; child abuse and domestic violence; child care; family economics; counselling and therapy; employment and unemployment; family law; health; housing; health policy and services; minority families; population studies; social change and social issues; social and community services; and sexual attitudes and behaviours.

Our research guides

"Ebooks: a guide to finding ebooks at the National Library of Australia"

Provides information on how to access ebooks in various formats at the National Library of Australia. Includes information on National Library ebooks, subscription collections and the Ebsco ebook service

"Aerial photographs"

This guide outlines the scope of the aerial photograph collections held at the National Library of Australia. It also provides guidance to users in how to locate the photographs through the online catalogue and topographic map sheet indexes.

"Australian electoral rolls"

A guide to Australian electoral rolls held by the National Library of Australia. Includes both federal and state electoral rolls.

"Australian maps for family historians"

A guide to how to use and find maps in the National Library of Australia to research family history. This guide covers pastoral and squatting maps, county and parish maps, real estate and sales plans.

"British and Irish maps for family historians"

This guide suggests map resources to try when researching British or Irish origins at the National Library of Australia. Maps suggested include gazetteers, Ordnance Survey maps of Britain and Ireland, early maps and atlases of Britain and Ireland, early maps and atlases of London and other towns.

"Australian topographic maps"

A research guide to identifying and locating topographic maps in the collections of the National Library of Australia.

"Australian Indigenous language collections"

A guide to Australian Indigenous language material held in the Manuscript collections of the National Library of Australia. Arranged by State and Territory and then alphabetically by language group. Descriptive information relating to the various manuscript collections containing language material is included.

"Overseas Series Mapping"

A Research Guide providing information on the National Library of Australia's collection of overseas maps in series. Also contains information on how these may be identified and requested via the catalogue, index or gazetteer.

"Torres Strait Islands Collection"

A guide to assist researchers to discover published and unpublished material at the National Library of Australia relating to the Torres Strait Islands, including Thursday Island, Near Western Islands, Top Western Islands, Central Islands and Eastern Islands.

"Australian indigenous family history"

A guide to researching your indigenous family history at the National Library of Australia. Includes information on birth, death and marriage records; mission records; military records and other resources

"Statistics Research Guide"

A guide to finding sources of statistics at the National Library of Australia. Refers to both Australian and overseas statistics. Includes material held in print, microform and online formats.