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Don't forget your bibliography!

Bibliography maker

Use this bibliography maker to record your references. Use your login to access the full functionality of this application.

Useful Websites

  • Voice of the Shuttle
    An exhaustive list of literary links covering many areas of English compiled by the English Dept, University of California (Santa Barbara). For specific topics, use the period links on the right-hand side.
  • Pinterest - Student Reads and HSC English links
  • Australian Poetry Slam
    Speak, scream, howl, whisper even sing your poems, Stories, Lyrics, And Monologues in the Australian Poetry Slam 2015 – a live literary performance competition where the audience is the judge!
  • Australian Poetry Library
    The Australian Poetry Library (APL) aims to promote a greater appreciation and understanding of Australian poetry by providing access to a wide range of poetic texts as well as to critical and contextual material relating to them, including interviews, photographs and audio/visual recordings.

Blackout Poetry

Try making your own blackout poetry. Newspaper + marker = poetry


New Resources


Library Resources

General non-fiction books are arranged by Dewey Decimal Classification. Books on Literature will be found in the 800 area with specific collections as follows:

800  Literature and rhetoric
810-819       American literature in English
- poetry, drama, fiction, 
  essays, speeches, etc.
820-829 English & Old English literatures
- poetry, drama, fiction,
  essays, speeches, etc
821 English poetry
A821 Australian poetry
822 English drama
A822.3 Australia drama 
822.33 Shakespeare
823 English fiction


Related texts for specific areas of study have been given that topic as a subject heading. Please use the topic as a searchword in the library catalogue to find appropriate texts.  Examples - Belonging, After the bomb, Identity.

Magazines and Newspapers
Sydney Morning Herald - the weekend edition has a substantial literary section with book reviews, author interviews, book launches, information on literary evnets and writers' festivals.

ClickView has numerous resources for English study including various adaptations of novels and plays; programmes on authors, playwrights and poets; programmes on the background and historical context of literary works.


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