Pacific history

Full list of library databases for History.

General histories

Journals

Reference resources

Bibliographies and indexes

Archives and manuscripts | Newspapers | Government documents | National bibliographiesStatistics

Archives and manuscripts

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Newspapers

Cook Islands

Fiji

Papua New Guinea

Samoa

Solomon Islands

Tonga

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Government documents

Official government documents include publications of the executive, legislative and judicial arms of government. Search the Catalogue for the name of the country, department or ministry as the author or subject.

Gazettes

A gazette is the official newspaper of a Government and reports a wide variety of detail about its day to day business including proclamations, Orders in Council, a summary of parliamentary proceedings, government notices, some official appointments, notices regarding public lands and, periodically, lists of members of some professional groups such as teachers and medical practitioners.

Statutes and regulations

  • PacLII
    Pacific Islands Legal Information Institute index and databases. Legislations, Statutes and Court cases and decisions are searchable by country and subject.

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National bibliographies

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Statistics

  • OFFSTATS
    A database of official sources of statistics from all parts of the world.
  • PRISM
    Pacific Regional Information System maintained by the South Pacific Secretariat, Noumea, New Caledonia provides country statistics from the Pacific Islands.

Yearbooks

Yearbooks provide basic statistical data.

Statistics relating to the Pacific are located in the Statistics Collection on Level M, General Library.

Statistics are arranged by subject/keyword rather than standard call numbers.
S1 Non-governmental, followed by the organisation abbreviation (EU, FAO, ILO, IMF, OECD, UN, WB).
S2 National statistics, followed by the country abbreviation, followed by a code based on a subject keyword.

S2/ASM American Samoa S2/NRU Nauru
S2/COK Cook Islands S2/PCI Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, Micronesia
S2/FJI Fiji S2/PNG Papua New Guinea
S2/FPY French Polynesia S2/SLM Solomon Islands
S2/FSM Federated States of Micronesia S2/TON Tonga
S2/GUM Guam S2/TUV Tuvalu
S2/KIR Kiribati, Gilbert and Ellis Islands S2/VUT Vanuatu
S2/NCL New Caledonia S2/WLF Wallis and Futuna
S2/NIU Niue S2/WSM Samoa, Western Samoa

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History style

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Last updated : 27 November 2014