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'In print' directories

Search for publications currently available from booksellers.

To access eresources from home, you need to be a Victorian resident with a current State Library card. To obtain a card, join the Library.

These directories list publications that are currently available to purchase, either in Australia or on the internet. They include books, magazines, journals, electronic journals, videos, DVDs and CDs. You can search by title, author, subject or ISBN/ISSN number. Please note: these directories are not an index to the content of books or articles in journals.

Books in Print
Also known as Global Books in Print, this Bowker resource provides information on a book's publication status, availability, awards and reviews as well as agents, publishers, wholesalers and distributors.

Extensive detailed directory of journals and magazines, newspapers and zines currently available worldwide.

Non-Fiction Connection
Discover titles similar to books you already enjoy. View reviews of books published from 1997 onwards.

More eresources

Some of the Library's journal article and ebooks databases, and all of the Library's CD-ROMs, are only available from computers within the Library building. You can explore the subject menu which lists these. Many useful free websites are also included. 

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