Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander combined Informit Indexes brings together an extensive collection of significant Australian databases containing selected bibliographic records from the country's leading sources, relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It is an invaluable resource for those wanting to research any aspect of Australian Indigenous culture. A broad range of subjects are covered across twelve different databases, including land rights and Native Title, the stolen generations, deaths in custody, arts, music, environmental issues, literature, Indigenous languages, law, education.
AEI-ATSIS covers 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. It is produced by the Cunningham Library at the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), and covers the period from 1979 to present.
The Attorney-General's Information Service - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Subset (AGIS- ATSIS), produced by the AGIS Section of the Lionel Murphy Library, Attorney-General's Department, Canberra, is a subset of the AGIS database. AGIS is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from published material on all aspects of law. The AGIS-ATSIS subset contains records that specifically relate to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Australian Heritage Bibliography - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Subset (AHB-ATSIS), formerly HERA-ATSIS, produced by the Australian Heritage Commission, is a subset of the AHB database. The AHB-ATSIS subset contains records that specifically relate to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. includes aboriginal rock art sites, ceremonial grounds and sacred sites; important historical and archaeological sites; historic buildings and structures; historic towns and precincts; coasts; forests; national parks; endangered species; wetlands; rivers; geological features; wilderness areas; and world heritage sites. It covers the period of 1987 to present.
Indigenous Studies Bibliography covers published and unpublished material on Australian Indigenous studies and is produced by Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Library. Source documents include journal articles, newspapers, pamphlets, published government reports, published conference papers, book chapters, books, discussion and working papers, and published statistical documents dating back to early 1900s.
ANU Press is Australia’s first open-access university press. Their authors publish peer-reviewed research on a broad range of topics including Asia and Pacific studies, Australian politics, humanities, arts, Indigenous studies and science.
APAIS is an index to the social sciences and humanities, and includes articles covering history, economics, politics, current affairs and culture. As far as possible, items are selected to represent various points of view on topics of importance such as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander land rights. It covers the period from 1978 to present.
Bibliographic database that indexes published and unpublished material on Australian Indigenous health. Source documents include theses, unpublished articles, government reports, conference papers, abstracts, book chapters, books, discussion and working papers, and statistical documents. Warning: There is the possibility that some records contained in this database may contain references to deceased people, sacred or secret material, inappropriate terminology or offensive language, which, though unintentional, may cause distress to some people. It covers the period from 1900 to present.
The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet provides support to those working in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health sector by making research and other knowledge readily accessible. In this way, we contribute to closing the gap in health between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians. The HealthInfoNet includes a team of researchers, librarians, IT specialists, business management, organisational and marketing and administrative experts. Key resources cover a range of health topics in the form of publications, policies, programs and organisations focused on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health.
BlackWords aims to include appropriate biographical information about Australian writers and storytellers identifying with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritages, descriptive records for works of creative writing. It also creates records for non-fiction, creative non-fiction and other forms of scholarship.
Australian Criminology Database - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Subset (CINCH-ATSIS), produced by the JV Barry Library, Australian Institute of Criminology, is a subset of the CINCH database. CINCH is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from published and unpublished material on all aspects of crime and criminal justice. CINCH-ATSIS includes information on the involvement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the justice system.
The Confidential Print series, issued by the British Government between c. 1820 and 1970. This collection consists of the Confidential Print for Central and South America and the French- and Spanish-speaking Caribbean. Topics covered include slavery and the slave trade, immigration, relations with indigenous peoples, wars and territorial disputes, the fall of the Brazilian monarchy, British business and financial interests, industrial development, the building of the Panama Canal, and the rise to power of populist rulers such as Perón in Argentina and Vargas in Brazil.
Reference work covering the city's history from pre-European settlement up to the present day. Alphabetical entries range from short factual summaries about places, institutions and events, through to extended survey articles on key topics such as Architecture, Aboriginal Melbourne, Economy, Foundation and Early Settlement, Law and Order, Literature, Science, Sport, Suburbia, Theatre and Transport.
A subset of the FAMILY database, which is 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. The FAMILY-ATSIS subset contains records that specifically relate to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Source documents include journal articles, conference papers, books, book chapters, government publications, research reports, discussion and working papers, statistical documents, annual reports, bibliographies and theses. It covers the period from 1980 to present.
Please note FNQ is no longer updated. FNQ will remain available on Informit as an archive database. The Far North Queensland Collection (FNQ), produced by the Library, Tropical North Queensland Institute of TAFE, is a bibliographic database that was established in 1994 to meet the needs of the 2,500 Indigenous students at the Institute. By the beginning of 1998 some 50,000 items were held with some 22,000 items entered on the FNQ Collection database. Approximately 8,000 records are added each year.
Indigenous Australia covers Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies including the stolen generation, arts, copyright issues, racism, discrimination, and communities and represents the collections of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Library. It covers the period from 1968 to Dec. 2002.
The Informit Indigenous Collection (IIC) offers both topical and historical issues within Indigenous studies. Readily available, the multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary framework encompasses anthropology, community development, cultural studies, economics, education, health, history, human geography, law and land rights, literature, politics and policy making, (post)colonial studies, psychology, race studies, sociology and visual and performing arts. It covers the period from 1977 to present both for full text publications and index.
This archive explores the political, social, and cultural history of native North American peoples from the sixteenth century well into the twentieth century. The content is sourced from American and Canadian institutions, as well as direct-from-source from newspapers from various tribes and Indian-related organizations, including the Papers of the Society of American Indians, 1906–1946. The collection also features indigenous-language materials, including dictionaries, bibles, and primers.
With more than 3,700 titles and more than 1.5 million total pages dedicated to indigenous American life and law, this collection includes an expansive archive of treaties, federal statutes and regulations, federal case law, tribal codes, constitutions, and jurisprudence. It also features rare compilations edited by Felix S. Cohen that have never before been accessible online.
Learning Ground is a gateway to the latest national and international publications focusing on Indigenous education. It spans early childhood, post school education, adult learning, and encompasses areas such as cultural diversity, parent and community engagement, wellbeing, identity and oral language. Learning Ground indexes books, theses, articles, conference papers and reports on Indigenous education from publishers in Australia and overseas.
Multicultural Australia and Immigration Studies - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Subset (MAIS- ATSIS), produced by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) Library, is a subset of the MAIS database. MAIS is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts a wide range of media from published and unpublished material on all aspects of Australian immigration and multicultural issues. The MAIS-ATSIS subset contains records that specifically relate to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.