Geography & History

Ancient and Medieval History Online

World History in Context

Social Studies Power

Encyclopedia of the Peoples of Asia and Oceania
Encyclopedia of the Peoples of Asia and Oceania is a reference to the peoples of the Asia-Pacific region. More than 400 entries cover the major peoples that for a time maintained a cultural identity in the area – from ancient to modern times – describing their history, migration, culture, belief system, social organization, and relationship to other peoples.

Web Sites

A starting point to Explore, Discover and Learn about Geography.
Indigenous Language Map
A map from the ABC representing all of the language or tribal or nation groups of Indigenous people of Australia.
Indigenous Language Map of Queensland
A map from the State Library of Qld. with information about indigenous languages from Queensland including dialects, alternate names and AIATSIS codes.
Whereis? Online Street Atlas
This site provides point-to-point directions, allows you to view high-quality photos of Australian cities, and search for key points of interest on the map.
World Fact Book
The World Factbook is an annual publication of the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States. It provides a summary of the demographics, geography, communications, government, economy, and military of 270 countries.


Australian History Selected Websites
Selected sites for researching Australian history maintained by the National Library of Australia.