Why is there a windmill in Were Street?
Who were the first people on the land?
Where was the original homestead?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Please be advised that the Outreach Van will be off-road from Monday June 16 until Thursday June 19 inclusive for scheduled maintenance.
The van will resume normal duties on Friday June 20. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.