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This guide is an introduction to assistive technology, services and research.
See also our Access & Inclusion page on our website.
A number of the reference resources highlighted in this guide are from the information databases our Library subscribes to.
These are all accessible to any Victorian resident who is a member of our Library.
Membership is free and open to all.
While we are not a lending library the databases we subscribe to give access to a vast body of information including journals, newspapers and ebooks.
Use the tabs above to navigate to different areas of the guide.
A brief outline of the history of disability action and progress. Searches that introduce access to information
An introduction to the leading advocacy services for the community
An introduction to our suite of assistive technology at the Library
Assistive technology computer in the Quad at State Library Victoria
How to find medical information
a guide to medical and health resources at the Library
School and education history in Victoria
a guide to help research into education in Victoria