The Library is open over the October long weekend, with reduced hours on Monday 2 October 2023. View the long weekend opening hours here.

Researching from home

The Library provides access to a large range of online resources including databases, specialist websites and research guides. 
We’ve featured a selection of resources below. 

Databases contain journal articles, newspapers, company and industry data, reference material, ebooks and more.
Many of the databases and ebooks are available to NSW residents from home, and you can sign up for your free Library card to get instant access.

View the full range of eresourcesresearch guides and specialist websites listed in Research and Collections. 


Family history



Australian literature

Australian history