Use the "New Items & Lists" tab in the Library Catalogue to help you find new items in the University of Melbourne Library Collections.
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Book Reviews can help identify books in a subject, published recently which could be worthwhile reading.
To find Book Reviews you can search Academic Search Premier (Ebsco). Limit your results by document type "book reviews" and enter some search terms in the search boxes.
The following journal, available in Academic Search Premier covers Literature & Literacy Criticism, presenting reviews of both fiction, non-fiction as well as essays relating to literary culture.
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The heart of Libraries Australia is the Australian National Bibliographic Database (ANBD), which records the location details of over 42 million items held in most Australian academic, research, national, state, public and special libraries.
Libraries Australia also keeps up-to-date a lists of:
Recent Australian Publications divided in subject lists
This free monthly reference service listing Australia's recent publishing output is of interest to all engaged in research and the provision of information. You can find new publications on numerous and diverse subjects, as all subject areas are eligible for inclusion in RAP. The categories of publications listed are many and varied and include electronic resources, books, serials, music and pamphlets. Each publication has been published during the current or previous two years. Works are either published in Australia, written by Australians, or have Australian content.
This free monthly reference service listing Australia's recent government publishing output is of interest to all engaged in research and the provision of information. Each publication has been published during the current or previous two years by a government department or agency.
The records in this file are derived from the Australian National Bibliographic Database (ANBD), maintained by the National Library of Australia. Records from the GovRAP are a subset of the ANBD and are created by Australian libraries.
WorldCat produced by the Online Computer Library Centre (OCLC) is the world's largest network of library content and services. WorldCat contains more than 1.4 billion items contributed by over 10,000 libraries worldwide, including material dating from 1000 A.D. It is updated on a daily basis.
WorldCat is the world's largest network of library content and services. WorldCat libraries are dedicated to providing access to their resources on the Web, where most people start their search for information.
WorldCat.org lets you search the collections of libraries in your community and thousands more around the world. WorldCat grows every day thanks to the efforts of librarians and other information professionals.
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You can find information about resources collected by Australia's memory institutions, such as:
When you search Trove, each result may actually be a group of records. For example, all versions of "Possum Magic" by Mem Fox should be grouped together, so that only one appears in your results. When you click on this result, you will see a list of all the versions and editions in the group. This group can be referred to as a "work".
Trove provides integrated access to over 45 million items from a range of the National Library's collaborative services and from elsewhere.
Metadata (information about items) is pooled from Australian sources including:
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