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Art and architecture

Art and art sales, fashion, architecture and design including Art FullText, Oxford Art Online and the Vogue archive.

Business and economics

Company information and analysis, market and industry reports and articles from business journals. Includes IBISWorld Industry and Company Reports and Kompass.

Family history

Newspapers, historical records and biographical information. Includes Papers past and Trove digitised Australian newspapers. Also available are Ancestry and Findmypast (only at State Library).


Both general and specialised medical information. Includes Health Collection and the Health and Wellness Resource Centre.

History, geography and biography

Eresources include 19th century British Library newspapers, JSTOR, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography and Humanities International.


Both general and specialised resources in arts, education, philosophy, dance, literature and culture.

Indigenous Australians

Resources of interest to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples or to researchers in this area.

Language and literature

Dictionaries, poetry, and major Australian literature resources.


General and specialised law information including legal encyclopaedias, case law, law reports, family and environmental law.


Use these resources to search across different subjects. A great place to start for school assignments. Included are Encyclopedia Britannica, Gale Virtual Reference Library, JSTOR, and Oxford Reference Online.


General and specialist encyclopedias, sound recordings and music scores including Oxford Music Online, Classical Scores Library, Opera in Video and the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians.


News from Queensland and around the world both current and historical. Includes Trove digitised Australian newspapers, and the UK Times Digital archive.

Politics and government

Australian and international resources including Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre, Australian Public Affairs-Full Text and JSTOR.


Encyclopedias, general online reference sources, statistics and more. Includes Gale Virtual Reference Library and Oxford Reference Online.

Science and technology

Encyclopaedias,, standards and journal articles in all areas. Specialist databases include Standards Australia and Access Science.

Social sciences

General resources including Gale Virtual Reference Library and Humanities and Social Sciences Collection and specialist resources in education, health and consumer affairs.

Sport and recreation

General and specialist resources including AUSPORT, The Australian Tourism Index and the Australian/New Zealand Reference Centre.

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