AustLit indexes current publications to provide an up-to-date record of Australian literature and criticism, including works of fiction and poetry, writing for the theatre, biographical and travel writing, writing for film and television, criticism and reviews. The indexing schedule is determined by the level of Australian content published. Journals are indexed either quarterly or annually; newspapers on a weekly or monthly basis. AustLit also provides biographical and historical information about the people and organisations associated with the works covered.
AustralianPlays.org offers the combined catalogues of Australia's leading theatrical publishers together in one place. Provided are free extracts of scripts where available and access to the full text of over 1200 titles.
BlackWords aims to include appropriate biographical information about Australian writers and storytellers identifying with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritages, descriptive records for works of creative writing. It also creates records for non-fiction, creative non-fiction and other forms of scholarship.
This collection offers a number of Australia’s best known literary magazines that help define Australia’s literary and cultural heritage. Created in partnership with the Australia Council for the Arts, the Informit Literature & Culture Collection is an essential reference database for academic, school and public libraries and for teachers and students of literary studies, cultural studies and creative writing courses. It covers the period from 1940 to present both for Full Text Publications and Index.
Literature Online is the leading online resource for the study and teaching of literature in English. The collection contains more than 350,000 works of poetry, drama and prose, over 350 full-text literature journals, and key bibliographies, biographies, reference works and student guides.