Trove in July

Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 16:52
The National Library of Australia is pleased to announce that the following newspapers, digitised by the National Library through the Australian Newspaper Plan program, have been recently added to  Digitised newspapers and more on Trove.

Booklovers Festival - Don't forget eBooks!

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 18:31

Yarra Plenty Regional Library proudly presents The Sixth Annual Booklovers' Festival

Wednesday 2 July to Wednesday 30 July

These exciting events will be held in Yarra Plenty Regional Library branches.

Celebrate new beginnings. Hear stories of sea changes,immigration, starting over, new approaches, new ways of thinking,historic discoveries, adaptations, and famous beginnings.

Montmorency - the farm on the Plenty

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 17:32

Why is there a windmill in Were Street?

Who were the first people on the land?

Where was the original homestead?

Latest news from Trove

Monday, June 23, 2014 - 14:18

New contributors

Two new law journals contributing their material to Trove. The International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy is a peer reviewed journal that publishes research about the challenges confronting criminal justice systems around the world. The Victoria University Law and Justice journal is published annually, and includes articles from their former journal DICTUM. Both journals are open access journals; they provide unrestricted online access to peer reviewed research.

Ryerson now has location search

Monday, June 23, 2014 - 13:50

Location search has now been added to the Ryerson Index to death notices and obituaries in Australian newspapers - search facility.  The search is conducted through the normal search page but although the  surname is still asterisked as a mandatory field this is not so if one adds a location.

Write Now! Writing Competition

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 11:40


The fourth annual Yarra Plenty Regional Library Write Now! Short Story Competition will be open for entries from Tuesday 1 July until Tuesday 30 September. Award-winning author Kirsty Murray (pictured) will judge winners from three categories. The winning stories will be published in an anthology to be launched in November.

Lochaber Farm

Monday, June 16, 2014 - 15:35

 

Val McDermid’s Northanger Abbey

Monday, June 16, 2014 - 12:34

The second book in The Austen Project - bestselling crime author Val McDermid's re-imagining of the Northanger Abbey is now available as an eBook from YPRL’s Overdrive service.

More British Newspapers

Monday, June 16, 2014 - 12:32

Three new titles have been recently added to The British Newspaper Archive. Search news reported by the Daily Mirror national newspaper in 1915, with more editions from the World War One period coming soon.  Discover the local, national and international stories that were printed in the Dundee, Perth and Forfar People’s Journal from 1859-1861.

Access British Newspapers Archive in the library today.

World Cup Futebol

Saturday, June 14, 2014 - 13:22

Has World Cup fever left you puzzled? Looking for an explanation?

Futebol  by Alex Bellos - updated to coincide with the 2014 World Cup -  is available to borrow from  YPRL’s Overdrive service.  Mixing fact with local legend, history and myth the book explores what makes Brazil the football loving country it is.