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Reference Bookshelf is a directory of web-based reference resources. Content is selected by reference librarians in Victorian Public libraries. There is an emphasis on Victorian and Australian sites, however, international sites will be included if assessed as being appropriate.

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Health & Medicine
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News Resources
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Victorian University & TAFE Colleges
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World War One
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Writing Competitions
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Books and Reading (with an Australian bias) by Australian School Library Association (NSW)
Category: Literature
This comprehensive site has information on authors, awards, websites and reading promotion ideas. The "ASLA Booklists" section offers themed and age-appropriate reading lists.
Books and Literature : Where to do Research by Research Unlimited
Category: Literature
Extensive directory with links to authors' home pages, literary magazines and reviews and web sites.
Librarians' Index to the Internet : Literature and Books by Library of California
Category: Literature
This extensive site has links to many standard literary resources, including authors,publishers and study guides. It also has some unusual and useful options such as "literature by country" "underground press" and "banned books".
Bartleby.com - Great Books Online by Editor Steven van Leuuwen
Category: Literature
Bartleby.com provides free access to a wide range of electronic books, including classics, poetry scientific, reference and philosophical works. There is a search option and author, subject and title indexes.
Spark Notes by Barnes and Noble
Category: Literature
This site by Barnes & Noble has Study Guides for a huge range of English Text (Secondary Level) You must subscribe to download the notes, but subscription is free.
Children's Book Council of Australia by CBA National Executive
Category: Literature
The Children's Book Council administers the annual Book Week awards, and aims to foster children's enjoyment of books.
The Horn Book by The Horn Book, Inc
Category: Literature
Publications about books for children and young adults.
Ozlit by edited by Peter and Mareya Schmidt
Category: Literature
This site has more than 5000 pages of literary information as well as a fully searchable books and writers database.
Bookbrowser by Lawson, Janet et al
Category: Literature
BookBrowser is a site dedicated to reading. They offer fiction reading lists, book reviews, forthcoming titles, author information and much more.
Allreaders.com by Allreaders.com
Category: Literature
All readers is a search engine for books and film. Items can be searched using genre, author title, plot, theme, character, or setting options.
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