How to find books in languages other then English
Our Library has resources in a range of languages. Some of these can be found on the shelf, however most are in storage and need to be ordered through the catalogue.
As we are a research and reference library you will find our collection is set up a bit differently to your local library in that:
This guide will show you how to:
You will need a State Library Victoria membership to order collection items from storage and access many of the online resources listed in this guide. This is free and you can join online. There is no membership card. You will receive a member number.
Many links on this guide are to the online resources our Library subscribes to. When you click on such links you will be asked to enter your member number or email address, and your password.
If you have not yet made a password for your account, you can follow the links to create one now. If you are not a member yet you can follow the link to sign up.
Here are some quick searches for books in other languages.
Find on shelf means those items are in our open access reading rooms:
You can change the language from the search to find other languages.
Choose your preferred language from the dropdown ↓ to translate this guide: