Researchers, bibliographers and librarians, working around the country, gather information about Australian writers and writing, providing authoritative information on and facilitating access to Australian literature.
As of 2014, advanced functionality and in-demand content have been paired with a modern search interface which is more intuitive and straightforward to use and navigate. Moreover, Literature Online is now fully mobile-compatible with smartphones, tablets, etc.
This database gives full text reproduction access to the works (over 125,000 titles) listed in: Pollard & Redgrave, Short-Title Catalogue (1475-1640) ; Wing, Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700) ; and the Thomason Tracts (1640-1661). The works in this collection are presented as images, which may be viewed online, or downloaded in PDF format.
Eighteenth Century Collections Online delivers every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in Great Britain during the eighteenth century, along with thousands of important works from the Americas. It includes a variety of materials from books and directories, Bibles, sheet music and sermons to advertisements and works by many well-known and lesser-known authors, all providing a diverse collection of material for the researcher of the eighteenth century.
provides links to an extensive collection of web sites on Medieval, Renaissance, 18th Century, Romantic, Victorian, 20th Century, American, Theatre and Drama, Theory, Women's Literature and Feminism, Ethnicities and Nationalities, Other National Literatures, and much more!
Features Project Gutenberg, which has the goal of making information, books, and other materials available to the public in forms that are easy to read, use, quote, and search. Offers access to electronic text listings, recent releases, newsletters, articles, and other archives. Discusses electronic texts and publishing, how to make a donation, and how to volunteer.
Includes full page images and articles from The Times (London, England) and its predecessor, the Daily Universal Register, from its first issue in 1785 to 1985. The archive also includes digital reproductions in downloadable PDF files. Keyword searching and hit-term highlighting can be used to retrieve full facsimile images of either a specific article or a complete page. The entire newspaper is captured, with all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos divided into categories to facilitate searching.