Become an Access member

Reward your curiosity with our free Access membership and unlock a treasure-trove of knowledge. Open up access to thousands of e-resources and over five million books, photos, artworks, maps and more.

Victorian Access members also receive free access from home to the Library's eresources, including ebooks, enewspapers, ejournals and streaming services. Access to eresources is provided for users' private research or study purposes only and not for users' business, commercial or work related purposes.

To register using this form, you must provide your email address. I prefer not to provide my contact details.

Note: We're Victoria's largest research library – but we're not a lending library, so you can't borrow books to take home.


State Library Victoria is committed to protecting user privacy. The personal information in this form is collected exclusively in order to fulfil the benefits included in your membership, and is managed in accordance with privacy legislation and any other applicable laws.

The Library manages your personal information in accordance with the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 (Vic). For more information, please see our Privacy statement.

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