Online Databases

State Library of Queensland databases

Numerous databases in many subject areas are accessible through the State Library of Queensland (SLQ) website, with a free e-services card or QPL account.

National Library of Australia databases

Access to online licenced resources on a variety of topics. You will need to apply for a free National Library of Australia card.

Library login required

(Library membership card number required)

Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre - newspaper and journal (magazine) articles
The Computer School - basic computer and Internet tutorials
Encyclopaedia Britannica
TumbleBooks - e-books for children to read or listen to

In Library use only

Ancestry Library Edition - genealogy (family history) - Available at all branches
Choice Online - consumer information, including product tests and comparisons, from Choice. Ask staff for login and password details. Available at all branches

No login required

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
Australian Dictionary of Biography (ADB)
Australian Historic Newspapers - 1803-1954
Convict Transportation Registers - 1787-1867