Friday, 10 February 2017

National Apology Day @ the Library

National Apology Day is held on 13th February each year and commemorates the anniversary of the formal apology by the parliament of Australia to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, particularly the Stolen Generations. Find out more.

Kevin Rudd’s apology viewed by a crowd on Federation Square, Melbourne. Photo: Virgina Murdoch, Flickr

2017 marks the 9th Anniversary of the National Apology to Australia's First Peoples. To acknowledge National Apology Day, as part of our Indigenous Collection Spotlight series, RMIT University Library is highlighting some of the outstanding Indigenous e-resources held in the Library’s Indigenous collection, including eBooks, streaming videos, journals and databases:

Streaming Videos: The following is a selection of the indigenous streamed videos available to the RMIT community (login required).
Journals: Most journals in the collection are available electronically and key titles include:
With a broad range of international Indigenous research resources brought together, the Informit Indigenous Collection offers a variety of content on both historical and topical issues within Indigenous studies.

Looking for more Indigenous resources @ the Library? Find information on indigenous culture, education, environment, film, health, law, land rights, reconciliation and sport in the Library’s Indigenous Resources subject guide. RMIT University Library is committed to enrich its growing collection of Indigenous resources in support of RMITs vision for reconciliation,‘promoting a learning and research environment that engages partnerships and values Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledges, cultures and diversity’.

RMIT University acknowledges the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nations as the traditional owners of the land on which the University stands. RMIT University respectfully recognises Elders both past and present.