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Best of the Web: Arts & Humanities » Literature & Linguistics » Online Literary Texts » Australian & Pacific
Annotated bibliography of Melanesian Folklore
Bibliographic entries are included for Papua New Guinea, ex-Irian Jaya (Papua Province of Indonesia), Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, and New Caledonia.
AusLit: The Resource for Australian Literature
Although subscriptions are required for use of this vast database, information on about 3,100 authors can be accessed for free.
Australian Literary and Historical Texts
Online collection of Australian fiction, poetry, plays and non-fictional works.
Covers a wide range of Australian authors from the nineteenth century to the present. Includes biographies, bibliographies, introductions to texts, and links to other sources.
New Zealand Electronic Poetry Centre
Site promotes New Zealand poets and poetry and serves as a gateway to poetry in the Pacific region.
New Zealand Electronic Text Centre
The NZETC, at the Victoria University at Wellington, was designed "to create a sustainable, optimally usable, and free online library of New Zealand and Pacific Island texts and materials."
Papers Past: New Zealand Newspapers and Periodicals
This site "showcases selected 19th century New Zealand newspapers and periodicals. The site currently  contains digital images of over 750,000 pages from 34 publications."