Log in to eresources with your library card

Please note that library card numbers are case sensitive. Please enter the number exactly as displayed on your card.

If you are a public library member but have not yet registered to join the State Library, please register your details now.

To access the State Library's eresources, you must be a New South Wales resident either:

If you do not have a public library card, contact your local library or find out more information about registering with the State Library of NSW.


To download and read ebooks you must have Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) installed on your computer. Please ensure you have this free software installed before downloading an ebook.

Once an ebook is downloaded it will be accessible for up to three weeks.

If you are working on a State Library computer, you can read ebooks online via the EBL Online Reader.

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Access conditions

When accessing resources, you must abide by the following conditions:

An extensive range of eresources are available for use at the State Library in Macquarie St, Sydney. Some public libraries also provide access to selected eresources. Contact your local library for details.

If you are not a registered client of the Library, you can apply online or visit your local library.