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Reference Bookshelf is a directory of web-based reference resources. Content is selected by reference librarians in Victorian Public libraries. There is an emphasis on Victorian and Australian sites, however, international sites will be included if assessed as being appropriate.

Aboriginals
Ancient Egypt
Animals
Architecture
Arts
Audio & Video Databases
Australian Military History
Bibliographies
Biography
Business Information
Calendars, Calculators and Convertors
Careers & Courses
Community Information
Cookery
Costume
Countries
Databases
Demographics
Dictionaries
Ebooks
EJournals
Encyclopedias
Environment
Flags & Emblems
Gallipoli
Games
Genealogy
Government & Politics
Health & Medicine
History
Homework Help
Image Databases
Law
Literature
Museums & Galleries
Music
Myths and Legends
News Resources
Online Bookstores
Science
Search Engines
Victorian University & TAFE Colleges
Weather
World War One
World War Two
Writing Competitions
Youth


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Bright Sparcs by University of Melbourne
Category: Biography
A register of more than 4,100 people involved in the development of science, technology and medicine in Australia, including references to their archival materials and bibliographic resources.
Dictionary of New Zealand Biography by New Zealand Ministry of Culture and Heritage
Category: Biography
The site provides access to 3,000 biographies of New Zealanders who have made their mark in New Zealand or internationally. It does not include any individuals who are still living.
Name Base Directory by Daniel Brandt
Category: Biography
NameBase is an index of people influential in politics, the military, intelligence, crime, business, and the media since WWII. NameBase includes close to 100,000 names from approximately 260,000 citations. The names are drawn from over 700 books and serials. The publications are generally investigative reports designed to uncover secrets or conspiracies in high places.
Biography Center by Biography Center
Category: Biography
A collection of over 14,000 online biographical entries, half of which are in English.
Rulers.org by B.Schemmel
Category: Biography
This site provides information on heads of state and heads of government of all countries and territories. This site also provides a chronicle of events since 1996.
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