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1 y separately published work icon World War I in Australian Literary Culture : From the First Shot to the Centenary Robert Thomson , Clay Djubal , Catriona Mills , St Lucia : AustLit: The Australian Literature Resource , 2014 9567933 2014 website bibliography

A series of exhibitions drawing on AustLit's World War One research project: based on enhanced records built by lead researcher Robert Thomson, the exhibitions (compiled by Robert Thomson, Clay Djubal, and Catriona Mills) highlight specific sets of records.

1 Books in Selected Australian Newspapers, December 1930 Robert Thomson , Leigh Dale , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Resourceful Reading : The New Empiricism, eResearch and Australian Literary Culture 2009; (p. 119-141)
Focusing on newspapers, the essay reports on an element of the Resourceful Reading inquiry, 'a project which aims to bring large-scale empirical data collection and analysis to the study of Australian literature' (119). The authors are examining the ways in which books are represented as cultural and commercial objects in newspapers in the interwar period, choosing as an example the month of December, 1930. The findings in relation to Australian literature 'point to the previously under-reported significance of the regional press, as well as the enormous diversity and range of books discussed in Australian newspapers' (120). The collected data also suggests that the book trade in Australia at the time was dominated by English publishers.