NSLA eResources

eResources about Books, Reading and Writing


Library members have access to special electronic resources including these great reading and literature databases:


  • Good Reading Online - Current and past issues of Good Reading Magazine, with thousands of easy to read independent book reviews, Australian and international articles, author profiles, short stories, book trivia, and more.
  • Spine Out - An online magazine for 12-18 year olds. Express your ideas and thoughts and to share your creativity in words, art, film or music.
  • Next Reads - Subscribe to receive newsletters from Next Reads (Note: the library may not hold all titles)
  • Literature Resource Centre - Full text journal articles, literary criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews for over 130,000 writers.
  • Literary Reference Centre - Comprehensive literary reference database with detailed information on popularly studied authors and their works. Combines information from over 1,000 books, encyclopedias, journals and unique sources.
  • Books and Authors - Previously known as What Do I Read Next? this is a database full of reading suggestions with genres, authors, titles and subjects.



You can also explore great things to read about reading, a list compiled by our library staff.