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Health Libraries Australia (HLA) The vision of Health Libraries Australia is to promote, inform, unite, influence, and innovate libraries and information professionals in the health and biomedical sector. HLA undertakes activities in areas of professional development; research and development; networking and collaboration; advocacy; and promotion. From EdNA Online on January 2, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Australian Libraries' Copyright Committee (ALCC) The Australian Libraries Copyright Committee (ALCC) is the cross-sectoral body acting on behalf of Australian libraries and archives on copyright and related matters. It seeks to have the interests of users of libraries rand archives ecognised and reflected in copyright legislation, and in so doing, help build and sustain a copyright regime which promotes learning, culture and the free flow of information and ideas in the interests of all Australians. From EdNA Online on January 2, 2005 at 8:30 p.m..


Australian Law Librarians' Group (ALLG) The Australian Law Librarians' Group is an incorporated national body with Divisions in each state and territory. Its members are librarians, information workers and publishers working in all sectors of the legal industry including private law firms, universities, government departments, courts and tribunals and other private organisations. The ALLG aims to provide a national focus for law librarianship and legal and business information. Its primary objectives are to provide: a network for law librarians in Australia, continuing education programs and conferences, a coordinated voice on From EdNA Online on January 2, 2005 at 8:30 p.m..


Australian Government Libraries Information Network (AGLIN) Australian Government Libraries Information Network (AGLIN), formerly the Federal Libraries Information Network (FLIN), was established in May 1993 as a body to coordinate Commonwealth Government Libraries. It should be noted that AGLIN is an independent organisation, and is not endorsed or funded by the Australian Government. From EdNA Online on January 2, 2005 at 8:30 p.m..


Association of Parliamentary Libraries of Australasia (APLA) APLA is committed to promoting communication among information providers attached to Legislatures of all kinds, with a special interest in the Parliaments of Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea. Information accessible here includes a brief description of APLA and its constituent libraries, E-mail addresses for Parliamentary (Legislature) Libraries in various countries, and URLs for Home Pages of Parliaments around the world. From EdNA Online on January 2, 2005 at 8:30 p.m..


National Earthquake Information Center (US) The mission of the US National Earthquake Information Center (NEIC) is to rapidly determine location and size of all destructive earthquakes worldwide and to immediately disseminate this information to concerned national and international agencies, scientists, and the general public. As World Data Center for Seismology, Denver, the NEIC compiles and maintains an extensive, global seismic database on earthquake parameters and their effects that serves as a foundation for basic and applied earth science research. The website contains photographs and teacher and student information about probabil From EdNA Online on January 2, 2005 at 11:05 a.m..


APCEDI Asia-Pacific Disaster Alerts The Australian-Pacific Centre for Emergency and Disaster Information (APCEDI) is a service of the Australian Foundation for the Peoples of Asia and the Pacific (AFAP) and the Foundation for the Peoples of the South Pacific International (FSPI). APCEDI is funded by AusAID under the Humanitarian and Emergency Services Cooperation Agreement. From Recent Items on January 2, 2005 at 6:30 a.m..


Australian Foundation for the Peoples of Asia and the Pacific (AFAP) The Australian Foundation for the Peoples of Asia and the Pacific (AFAP) works to assist the peoples of Asia, the Pacific and Africa by supporting projects that are environmentally and economically sustainable, gender balanced and supportive of the integrity and self-determination of local communities. It aims to improve the status of women, children, ethnic minorities, disabled and other disadvantaged or marginalised sections of society. In cooperation with an extensive network, they promote sustainable, self-reliant community development projects in the areas of institution building, health, From Recent Items on January 2, 2005 at 6:30 a.m..


World Vision Australia World Vision is a non-denominational, Christian humanitarian aid and development agency. World Vision Australia encourages Australians to support programs in poorer countries including: Child sponsorship, 40 Hour Famine, Emergency relief appeals, Government and multilateral funding, Corporate support, Advocacy and Education, Partnerships, and Australian Indigenous Programs. Their vision is a world that no longer tolerates poverty. In a world of enormous riches, widespread poverty is unacceptable. World Vision believes that the world has the knowledge, skills and resources to eradicate poverty. From Recent Items on January 2, 2005 at 6:30 a.m..


Accuracy and Precision A simulated, animated caliper and ruler that can be used to measure nuts, bolts, washer, penny, and little cube with different accuracy and precision. What are the differences?. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on January 2, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


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