AustLit - humanities research infrastructure development through knowledge-based dataset building, augmentation of key research elelments and ICT developments

  • Arnold, John (Primary Chief Investigator (PCI))
  • Bennett, Bruce (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Bird, Delys (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Carter, David (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Coleman, Ross (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Eggert, Paul (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Fotheringham, Richard (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Haskell, Dennis (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Hay, John (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Horn, Anne (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Kilner, Kerry (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Mead, Philip (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Ommundsen, Wenche (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Taylor, Cheryl (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Webby, Elizabeth (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Worby, Guthrie (Chief Investigator (CI))

Project: Research

Project Details

Project Description

AustLIt is national humanities research snfrastructure featuring authoritative data on Australian literature and print culture from the late 1800s. The developments during 2006-2008 will build upon AustlIt's successes and deliver a fully mature research facility to the education and library sectors internationally. Content initiatives include the delivery of a comprehensive dataset of literary biio0bibliography; enhanced datasets relating to Indigenous and regional literatures, and publishers of Australian literature. ICT initiatives include the development of a generic midlleware platform based on AustLIt's data model; expanded interoperation with related resources and greater public availability through Australia-wide library access.
Effective start/end date3/01/0631/12/06


  • Australian Research Council (ARC): AUD47,000.00
  • Monash University
  • Monash University