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1. LicencedAkadipia

Soul Tukpyolsi: Akadipia Chonja Chulpan Hyoptong Chohap: A Korean ebook collection providing access to a wide range of full text ebook titles in a number of subject areas including social sciences, humanities, politics and history. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.

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. LicencedApabi Chinese Ebook Collection

Apabi: ***FOR ACCESS BY REGISTERED NATIONAL LIBRARY USERS, FIRST LOGIN AT THE TOP RIGHT OF THIS SCREEN.*** The Chinese ebook Collection is a selection of Chinese language full-text electronic books. Subjects covered include modern Chinese history, Chinese studies, economics, politics, literature and statistics. Users can search using Chinese characters or romanised letters (Pinyin). The books are presented as facsimile images of the original print version. Please note you cannot print pages from the e-book directly, but it is possible to cut and paste text into other applications such as Word. REGISTERED USERS OUTSIDE THE LIBRARY WILL HAVE TO DOWNLOAD THE APABI READER, LINK IS LOCATED ON THE E-BOOK PAGE. REMOTE ACCESS, CLICK ON THE - IP User Login - RIGHT TOP CORNER ON THE E-BOOK PAGE. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.

4. LicencedAPEC Literature Database - APECLIT

RMIT Publishing: Covers items relevant to the Asia Pacific Economic Community (APEC) including trade and investment data, trade promotion investment, industrial science and technology, human resource development, energy, telecommunications, marine resource conservation, fisheries, transportation, and tourism.

5. FreeAsianLII - Asian Legal Information Institute

AsianLII provides for searching and browsing databases of legislation, case-law, law reform reports, law journals and other legal information, where available, from all 27 countries and territories in Asia . Over 140,000 cases from at least 15 countries, and over 15,000 pieces of legislation from at least 18 countries are searchable. For every country, AsianLII contains an extensive Catalog of law-related websites for that country, and a Law on Google facility assisting users to search Google only for legal materials from that country.

6. LicencedASIAN Resources: A Select Directory of Databases - ASIANRES

RMIT Publishing: This directory contains detailed information on Asia-related databases and search services which are accessible from Australia. The databases listed have a wide subject coverage and for the purposes of the database, Asia is defined as the Indian subcontinent, East Asia and Southeast Asia.

7. LicencedAsia Studies Full-Text Online

: Asia-Studies Full-Text Online is a database for the study of the modern Asia-Pacific. It brings together thousands of full-text reports covering 55 countries in Asia, Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific Islands and the American Pacific Rim. Subject coverage include finance, trade, environment, human resources development, best practices in government, fisheries, tourism, education and women's studies. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.

8. FreeAustralian Digital Collections

University of Sydney: A digitised collection of Australian literary an historical texts. Includes the following special interest collections which may be browsed and searched separately: Australian Co-operative Digitisation Project; Australian Federation Full Text Database; Australian Poets: Brennan, Harford, Slessor; Classic Texts in Australian and International Taxation Law; First Fleet and Early Settlement; The John Anderson Archive; Joseph Henry Maiden Botanical Texts; Journals of Inland Exploration.

9. LicencedAustralia/New Zealand Reference Centre

EBSCO: Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre includes full text of leading Australian and New Zealand newspapers and periodicals, newswires and reference books. It includes over 80,000 full-text biographies and an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps and flags. Also contains links to other Ebsco databases including MasterFILE Premier, Academic Search Complete and Consumer Health Complete. These databases are updated daily. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries.

10. LicencedAustralian historic records register - AHRR

RMIT Publishing: AHRR is a list of paper-based records held in private hands in Australia, providing an insight into life in Australia from settlement to 1988. It contains information on letters, diaries, photographs, financial records, posters, sketches, recipe books, catalogues, minute books, registers and other material. AHRR is the product of the Australian Bicentennial Historic Records Search, the major heritage project of the Australian Bicentennial Authority. No longer updated.

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Our research guides

"Guide to Selected Collections"

The Guide to the collections, edited by Clifford A. Burmester, was originally published by the National Library of Australia between 1974 and 1982. In it he made a survey of the library's collections by subject. This online Guide is an update of a number of the collections that appeared in the original publication, The entries give details about the individuals, families or organisations that assembled the collections, describe the size, scope and strengths of each collection, and summarise how they have been acquired, organised, catalogued or listed by the Library. While the majority of the collections described consist largely of Australian materials, there are also entries for significant Asian, European and North American collections. These descriptions are intended to complement the Library's catalogue and other finding-aids.

"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

"Pacific Research Guide"

Provides a general description of the Pacific-related materials held at the National Library of Australia and highlights some of our treasures in this area.

"Indian emigration passes to Fiji 1879-1919"

A description of the microfilm collection held at the National Library of Australia containing the records of those Indians who went to Fiji as indentured labourers.

"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.

"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 Joint Copying Project"

The Australian Joint Copying Project or AJCP is a collection of historical material relating to Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific dating from 1560 to 1984. The material has been drawn from records held in the United Kingdom and microfilmed. This guide contains descriptions of the contents of the AJCP handbooks, the material contained in the AJCP,and the related microfilm reel/s,