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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, 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 full contents of Vogue magazine from the first issue in 1892 to the present, reproduced in high-resolution color page images. Find images by garment type, designer or brand name.
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.