Library early closure: The Library will close at 5pm on Thursday 23 October to prepare for the annual Keith Murdoch Oration. More information

Facade conservation & repair works: Over the next few weeks there will be intermittent noise in the La Trobe Reading Room while work is carried out on the external walls. More information

Library early closure & facade conservation works
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Alice Kitchen

See words and pictures from the WWI diaries of nurse Alice Kitchen, who sailed with the AIF's first convoy.

Image galleries & interactives

Research tools

Screen grab of business electronic resources

Find information from home on Australian and overseas companies, business management articles and ebooks.


Family history resources

Grand Hotel ca 1890, later known as the Windsor hotel, Spring St Melbourne

The Cole-Tetlow index is an important resource that you can search at the Library, to help you find information about Melbourne publicans in the years 1841 to 1949.


Our publications

Book cover of Decade: 1970–1980 - Photographs by Rennie Ellis

This book highlights photographer Rennie Ellis as one of Australia’s most important chroniclers of '70s culture and subcultures.