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.
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.
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.
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.
Access free online video training courses and tutorials. Lynda.com is an online library of over 13,000 courses, 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.
Kanopy is an online film steaming platform which includes content from Madman Entertainment, Transmission Films and Umbrella Entertainment. Kanopy also includes Kanopy Kids, designed specifically to inspire and inform children, helping to develop social emotional skills and reinforcing valuable learning topics, such as history, science and new languages. To access Kanopy, create a personal profile to watch on desktop, mobile or tablet. Download the Kanopy app to watch films on any device. Available to State Library members.