Databases

State Library provides access to an extensive range of databases through One Search, the library catalogue. To find a database search by the database title or search for a subject and refine your results by the resource type facet.

Alternatively, below is a list of recommended databases in selected subject categories.

Terms and conditions apply to the use of these eresources.

Business and economics

Accounting and taxation, company information and analysis, market and industry reports and articles from business journals. Includes:

ABI/INFORM Complete
IBISWorld
Kompass
Business Market Research Collection

All business and economics databases

Family history

Newspapers, historical records and biographical information. They Include:

Ancestry (only at State Library)
Findmypast
(only at State Library)
British Library Newspapers
Times Digital Archive
Irish Newspaper Archive

All family history databases

Health

General and specialised medical information. Includes:

Health and Wellness Resource Centre
ProQuest Central
PubMed
JSTOR

All health databases

Humanities

Databases that cover both general and specialised resources in arts, education, philosophy, dance, literature and culture include:

Australian Public Affairs - Full Text (APA-FT)
JSTOR
Oxford Reference
ProQuest Central

All humanities databases

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians

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

Australian Public Affairs - Full Text (APA-FT)

NATSIVAD --_Biographies of Indigenous Artists

Language and literature

Poetry and major Australian literature resources include

AustLit
Columbia Granger's World of Poetry
Macquarie Dictionary
Tumblebooks

All language and literature databases

Law

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

Australasian Legal Information Institute AustLii
LexisNexis
Practical Guidance - Business
Queensland Legislation

All law databases
All legal guides

Multi-subject

Databases covering multiple subjects, and a great place to start for school assignments, including:

Australian Public Affairs - Full Text (APA-FT)
Encyclopedia Britannica
JSTOR
Oxford Reference
ProQuest Central

All multi-subject databases

Music

General and specialist encyclopedias, sound recordings and music scores including:

JSTOR
Music Online
Naxos Music Library
Oxford Music Online

All music databases

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