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Australian Indigenous Studies - Subject Guide


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Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)

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All ABS publications from 1998. Coverage includes social, economic, demographic, environmental, labour, finance, and other statistics.

EduTV (Informit)

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Australian online TV streaming resource. Indigenous Studies, Politics & Government, and Society & Culture are included in the learning areas.


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Indigenous Collection: Covers both historical and topical issues including anthropology, community development, cultural studies, economics, education, health, history, human geography, law and land rights.
APAFT/APAIS Collection:Indexes Australian sources in the social sciences and humanities, including social, cultural and political issues and government policy.
Family Collection: Indexes and abstracts articles from published and unpublished material on research, policy and practice issues about, or of relevance to, Australian families from 1980 onwards.
Humanities & Social Sciences Collection: Australasian scholarly and research resources including journals, books, conference proceedings, research papers and reference materials.
Multicultural Australia and Immigration Studies Collection: Indexes resources on all aspects of Australian immigration and multicultural issues , including immigration, emigration, multiculturalism, ethnicity, racism, multicultural education, migrant health, welfare and social services, access and equity, settlement services, refugees, population studies, and aboriginal studies


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An archive of back issues of journals in the humanities and social sciences.

Proquest Central

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ProQuest Central is the largest, multidisciplinary, full-text database.  Key subject areas include Business, Arts, Literature, History, Social Sciences, Science & Technology and Health Sciences. 

Sage Research Methods

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SAGE Research Methods (SRM) allows researchers to explore methods and concepts to help them design research projects, understand particular methods or identify a new method, conduct their research, and write up their findings.
Since SRMO focuses on methodology rather than disciplines, it can be used across the social sciences, health sciences, and more.
All Databases  Databases can be browsed by Subject or Title.  Example: Australian Indigenous Studies databases

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