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

Connects you with today’s news via the world’s best newspapers and magazines. There are over 7,000 publications, from over 120 countries and 60+ languages to choose from. There are 370 Australian magazines and local newspapers covering a diverse range of topics and interests.

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A multidisciplinary database covering business and current affairs magazines, local, regional and international news, global market information, health and medical journals, scholarly science journals as well as humanities and social science periodicals.

A multidisciplinary archive of scholarly journals. Subject areas covered include business, economics, management, law, history, Asian studies, Middle Eastern studies, language, literature, music, film studies, performing arts, religion and visual arts, as well as ecology, mathematics, and statistics.

Discover our databases

The links below will take you to selected specific databases in particular subject areas and to our online catalogue One Search, where you can explore and discover the full range of databases for that subject.

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