eresources

State Library offers a wide range of eresources. These include databases, ebooks, online journals and newspapers, online training courses, company information, legislation, music scores, audiovisual content and encyclopedias. 

You can access these eresources onsite at our South Bank building and in most cases, offsite by using your State Library membership. 

Woman using a laptop at the State Library of Queensland. Photo by Jeff Camden.

Databases

Get access to databases across a wide range of subject areas including art, business, family history, health, history, biography, literature, law, music, science and more.

Client reading ebook at the State Library of Queensland. Photo by Emma Winch.

eBooks

Access thousands of ebooks, including those from Proquest, EBL, Hathi Trust and Project Gutenberg, as well as digitised books and 'virtual books' from our collections.

Featured eresources

Explore some of our favourite eresources and discover why we love them. The featured eresources change periodically, showcasing new and exciting content, so it’s worth visiting regularly.

Man sitting at computer. Photo By Joe Ruckli.

Lynda.com

Access free online video training courses and tutorials. Lynda.com is an online library of more than 1400 courses and 82,000 videos, with new material added every week. Courses are offered at different skill levels across various subject areas. Available on desktop, mobile and tablet. To access Lynda.com, create a personal profile. Download the Lynda.com app to start courses on any device. Available to State Library and Queensland Public Library members.

Girl looking at computer monitor at the Caboolture Library

Kanopy

Kanopy is an online film streaming platform, showcasing more than 30,000 of the world’s best films. Among these are award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favourites, classic films, and world cinema.  Available on desktop, mobile and tablet. To access Kanopy, create a personal profile. Download the Kanopy app to watch films on any device. Available to State Library and Queensland Public Library members.