The SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) is a Digital Library portal for researchers in Astronomy and Physics, operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) under a NASA grant. The ADS maintains three bibliographic databases containing more than 9.2 million records: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Physics, and arXiv e-prints. The main body of data in the ADS consists of bibliographic records, which are searchable through highly customizable query forms, and full-text scans of much of the astronomical literature which can be browsed or searched via our full-text search interface. Integrated in its databases, the ADS provides access and pointers to a wealth of external resources, including electronic articles, data catalogs and archives. We currently have links to over 9.2 million records maintained by our collaborators. Free full text - managed by publisher, holdings subject to change
Please note ATI is no longer updated. ATI will remain available on Informit as an archive database. Australian Tourism Index (ATI), produced by the Department of Hospitality, Tourism and Marketing, Victoria University of Technology, is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from published and unpublished material on tourism and related fields. Source documents include books, conference proceedings, audiovisual material, newspapers, journals, reports, commercial publications, unpublished material and government documents. Since 1993 all Pacific Asia Travel Association publications relevant to Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific have been included
W.A. Scott II founded the Atlanta Daily World at a time when most black Americans lived in the South. He felt that “the race problem” could only be solved in the South, which required an informed community. Rather than reading news about African-Americans “through the optics of a host of prejudiced white papers,” he launched his own newspaper to educate, inspire, uplift, and promote the expression of the Southern black community. Coverage: 1931 - 2003
The Australian Transport Index (ATRI), produced by ARRB Group Ltd, is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts published and unpublished Australian material on transport, incorporating the catalogue of the M G Lay Library at ARRB Group. Documents indexed include all ARRB Group and Austroads publications. Coverage of other Australian and New Zealand publications is comprehensive, and overseas publications are indexed more selectively. Records for journal articles and conference papers make up a large part of the Index. The Australian Transport Index also includes selected catalogue records from the following libraries: Main Roads Western Australia, Land Transport New Zealand, Centre for Automotive and Safety Research, NRMA Ltd, Queensland Department of Main Roads, Royal Automobile Club of Victoria (RACV) Ltd, Tasmania State Offices, and VicRoads. The LASORS road safety database was incorporated into the Index in the mid-1990s.
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.
Audio Drama: The L.A. Theatre Works Collection delivers, for the first time online, more than three hundred important dramatic works in streaming audio from the curated archive of the nation’s premiere radio theatre company. The plays - which include some of the most significant dramatic literature of the nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first centuries - are performed by leading actors from around the world and recorded specifically for online listening.
A Chronology of Australian Historic & Current Events (AUSCHRON), produced by John Adams, MA, DipEd, is an information database which provides a listing of significant events in Australian history with emphasis on current happenings, and covering all topics from politics and law to the arts and sport. Each entry provides citations to key sources and background notes on the event. Source documents for current events are the main daily state and territory papers, chiefly 'The Age' and 'The Australian', and national news journals, reports and other publications where relevant. For historical events, source documents include contemporary records such as explorers' journals and newspapers, together with secondary sources such as books and journal articles. Subject coverage includes Australian historical events in all subject areas with particular reference to significant happenings from 1993 to the present.
AusGrass is the largest and most comprehensive identification guide to a plant group ever published. Using either interactive or dichotomous keys, AusGrass enables quick and accurate identification of any of the 1323 species of grass, native or naturalised, growing wild in Australia. Provides an easy-to-use interface with comprehensive fact sheets for each species, including a botanical description, notes on distribution and taxonomy, as well as images including diagnostic line drawings, scanned specimens, photographs and stereomicrographs. This product has been updated to use the Lucid software version 3.5.
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Australian Sport Database (AUSPORT), produced by the National Sport Information Centre, Australian Sports Commission, is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from published and unpublished material on all aspects of Australian sport. Source documents include journals, monographs, conference papers, government reports, theses, videotapes and audiocassettes. Prior to 1989 Australian sport information was included in the LEISURE (now ATI) database which is also available on AUSTROM
AusportMed, produced by the National Sport Information Centre, Australian Sports Commission, is 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
AusStage is an event database of Australian live performance. Information about performances is recorded in six main ways: Events, Venues, Contributors, Organisations, Resources, Works. Development of the database is led by a consortium of universities, government agencies, industry organisations and collecting institutions with funding from the Australian Research Council and other sources. AusStage is committed to collecting and sharing information about Australian live performance as an ongoing, open-access and collaborative endeavour.
AUSTGUIDE is an index to more than 120 periodicals, of both general and educational interest. The majority of these periodicals are Australian, but it also includes selected overseas publications. Coverage is from 1986-2006.
AustLit indexes current publications to provide an up-to-date record of Australian literature and criticism, including works of fiction and poetry, writing for the theatre, biographical and travel writing, writing for film and television, criticism and reviews. The indexing schedule is determined by the level of Australian content published. Journals are indexed either quarterly or annually; newspapers on a weekly or monthly basis. AustLit also provides biographical and historical information about the people and organisations associated with the works covered.
Launched in December 2010, AED developed by librarians at Cunningham Library, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) in cooperation with the New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER). Identifies and groups, by category, educational organisations throughout Australia and New Zealand. It contains links to the websites of educational organisations in the following categories: Ministries, education departments and government education authorities, Non-government authorities, Universities/higher education institutions, TAFEs, polytechnics and training institutes, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education, Maori education, Religious education authorities, Early childhood education, Adult, community and migrant education, Associations in education.
The Australasian Legal Scholarship Library aims to provide a comprehensive search facility for all academic law journals in Australia and New Zealand. Currently, the search facility allows searches over 45 law journals and more journals are being added.
ProQuest Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) Newsstand offers access to leading Australian and New Zealand newspapers. Combining content from Fairfax Australia and Fairfax New Zealand, News Limited, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and APP newswires, ANZ Newsstand provides the very latest local, regional and national news.
ABCB Codes & Standards database provides a nationally accepted and uniform set of technical requirements for all areas of building, from design to construction. The National Construction Code (NCC) was developed by the Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) on behalf of the Commonwealth, State and Territory Governments, and is referred to as the building regulation in all States and Territories of Australia. This service provides access to the National Construction Code (NCC), which consists of the Building Code of Australia (BCA) + the Plumbing Code of Australia (PCA), and the Australian Standards referenced by the codes.
The Australian B2B database offers company and trading information for Australian medium/large businesses, including location details and key contact names along with sophisticated trading information. The database contains the details of over 45,000 companies and over 50,000 executive names.
The Education Research Theses database contains details of over 15,500 theses accepted at Australian universities and colleges in the field of education from 1919 to date. Nearly 2,500 of these are available online. It also includes some overseas theses on Australian education topics. The database is mantained by the Cunningham Library, Australian Council for Educational Research.
The Australian Injectable Drugs Handbook is a collaborative venture between pharmacists and nurses. It is a comprehensive reference of injectable medicines, including antineoplastic agents and antivenoms.
AICS is a database of more than 40,000 industrial chemicals that can be manufactured or imported (introduced) into Australia. The Inventory holds the chemical identity information and regulatory obligations associated with that chemical. It is maintained under the National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS).
The Australian Jazz Real Book dedicated to the preservation and distribution of Australian Jazz. The database currently features over 400 sheets of Australian jazz tunes from Australian composers. It is designed for practising and performing musicians, educators and curriculum designers with the opportunity to integrate Australian jazz into music curricula.
The Australian Law Reform Commission is a federal agency that conducts inquiries into areas of law at the request of the Attorney-General of Australia. It has more than 650 titles and 130,000 pages of material related to Civil Procedure, Discrimination, Intellectual Property, National Security, Traditional Rights, and more. The Commission's Reports fall into different classifications that include, Australian Law Reform Commission Reports, Working Papers, Discussion Papers, Issue Papers, and Reform.
The Australian Privacy Law Handbook provides a detailed guide to privacy laws and managing privacy and data security risks associated with the collection, use, disclosure and storage of personal information. Coverage extends to laws in all sectors (private, federal public and State public) and commentary addresses issues from both legal compliance and best practice perspectives. The service is updated 3 times per year.
SAI Global On-Line Premium is a web-based service that provides always up-to-date access to the full collection of Australian Standards, plus optional access to international Standards from ISO, IEC, EN, ETSI, NSAI, JSA, and a searchable index of standards from ANSI, BSI, DIN and ASTM.
The Australian Thesaurus of Education Descriptors (ATED) is a reference source on Australian terminology in the area of education. Reflects terminology used to describe Australian education research and practice. ATED is used to index the Australian Education Index, Education Research Theses, Database of Research on International Education, Blended, Online Learning and Distance Education research bank, Indigenous Education Research Database. The ACER library catalogue can also be used to consult these databases. The Thesaurus can be used to index documents, in print or electronic format, and web sites. It can also be used to organise reading lists and bibliographies. It is revised to reflect societal changes in the education field. Features alphabetically listed descriptors with links to broader, narrower and related terms. New descriptors reflect trends and emerging areas of interest in education literature.
Single, central access point about Australian trade union history from the 19th century. Provides matching historical context about the emergence, existence and industry focus of individual unions. Includes union amalgamations, expansions, name changes and ceased unions reflecting the industrial, legislative, political, technological and economic environmental changes. Details existing knowledge regarding trade union and industrial bodies involving the location, quantity, contents and archival access conditions.
The searchable-on-line Australian Women's Register covers biographical data about Australian women and their organisations. Includes hyper-links to archival repositories and libraries and to other information sources. Women and women's organisations are listed alphabetically. Searching is also available by functional classification.
AustralianPlays.org offers the combined catalogues of Australia's leading theatrical publishers together in one place. Provided are free extracts of scripts where available and access to the full text of over 1200 titles.
Austroads Publications Online enables you to access more than 600 technical and research reports. You'll also find the Austroads Test Methods, Pavement Work Tips, Specifications and Technical Notes here.
This database is a comprehensive listing of journal articles on architecture since 1934, covering the history and practice of architecture, landscape architecture, city planning, historic preservation and interior design and decoration. It indexes over seven hundred American and international journals including not only scholarly and popular periodical literature, but also publications of professional associations, American state and regional periodicals, and the major serials on architecture and design of Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Australia. The index is published by the Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library at Columbia University.
AVS is an interdisciplinary, professional Society, AVS supports networking among academic, industrial, government, and consulting professionals involved in a variety of disciplines - chemistry, physics, biology, mathematics, all engineering disciplines, business, sales, etc. through common interests related to the basic science, technology development, and commercialization of materials, interfaces, and processing area.
Australian Taxation Reporter provides Australian tax information. The Financial Services Bulletin provides up to date superannuation information. The Financial services report includes a detailed look at SMSF's plus the important aspects of superannuation, in an easy to understand format. The report is produced monthly.
Founded by former slave John Henry Murphy, Sr. when he merged three church publications, The Baltimore Afro-American became one of the most widely circulated African-American newspapers on the Atlantic Coast. Coverage: 1893 - 1988
More than 125 titles, 4,800 volumes and 2.3 million pages of coverage featuring complete coverage of: nearly all state Bar Journals, Select publications from the American Bar Association, City Bar Journals.
With over 190,000 entries on artists from antiquity to the present day and featuring regular updates, Benezit is one of the most comprehensive and definitive resources on artists in the English language. Entries are clear and concise, and Benezit contains thousands of auction records, museum holdings, and bibliographies. In addition to its outstanding scope and depth, two features in particular make Benezit unique among art reference works: its superb coverage of obscure artists and the inclusion of images of artists’ signatures, monograms, and stamps.
The Berg Fashion Library provides access to integrated text and image content on world dress and fashion throughout history. It covers all regions of the world, with in-depth content from pre-history to the present day contributed by internationally-renowned scholars. The database Includes includes a vast image bank of clothing from all periods of history across the globe, an interactive timeline, an exhibition archive, over 90 ebooks as well as The Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion, The Berg Companion to Fashion, and The Dictionary of Fashion History.