State Library provides access to a large range of databases. These databases contain journal articles, newspapers, company and industry data, music scores, sound recordings, reference material and more. Many of the databases are available from home, and you can sign up for your free State Library membership to get instant access.

Featured databases

Art Design and Architecture Collection

Access current publications in the fields of visual and applied arts. 

LGBT Thought and Culture

Access books, periodicals, and archival materials documenting LGBT political, social and cultural movements throughout the twentieth century and into the present day

PressReader

Read today’s news via newspapers and magazines from over 120 countries and 60+ languages.

Discover our databases

Access databases in particular subject areas in our online catalogue One Search. See below for selected databases by subject.

Family history

Please note the use of our eresources is governed by these terms and conditions.

Need help?

Ask us for help searching these databases.