Please note: there is maintenance scheduled for the website that may cause service downtime from Sunday 19 November 9.00pm till Monday 20 November 1.00am. We apologise for any inconvenience. 

Back to Homepage

Website

Interview Questions Interview Questions

Check out this list of questions. Use these as a basis for an interview with a family member or test them to document your own personal his…
Check out this list of questions. Use these as a basis for an interview with a family member or test them to document your own personal history

Ryerson Index Update Ryerson Index Update

The Ryerson Index is a free index resource to death notices appearing in Australian newspapers, dating back in some cases to 1831
The Ryerson Index is a free index resource to death notices appearing in Australian newspapers, dating back in some cases to 1831

Volunteering for YPRL Volunteering for YPRL

Volunteering is a great way to make a difference and be involved in your community. Email Carolyn Jury @ cjury@yprl.vic.gov.au.
Volunteering is a great way to make a difference and be involved in your community. Email Carolyn Jury @ cjury@yprl.vic.gov.au.

Starstruck Australian Movie Portraits Starstruck Australian Movie Portraits

View this collection of casting books of aspiring stars from the 1930's. Do you recognise any one?
Check out this new online exhibition from the National Film and Sound Archive. This collection of digitised casting books from the 1930s, includes photographs of young aspiring stars. Do you recognise any one? The NFSA would love to hear from you,

State Library of Victoria Catalogue State Library of Victoria Catalogue (Beta)

SLV have been working on a new and improved catalogue to help you search our vast collection of more than five million items, including book…
SLV have been working on a new and improved catalogue to help you search their collection of more than five million items, including books, maps, manuscripts, newspapers and photographs. The new catalogue is easier to navigate, especially if using a phone or tablet.

Search Historical Images Search Historical Images

Search historical, contemporary images and more in our local history collection
Search historical, contemporary images and more in our local history collection

Victorian Female Prison Registers Victorian Female Prison Registers

Victorian Male and Female Prison Registers from 1855-1934 are now available to view online through Public Record Office Victoria.
Victorian Male and Female Prison Registers from 1855-1934 are now available to view online through PROV. The files comprise registers created by the Penal and Gaols Branch to record the registration number , name and personal details of prisoners in custody in Victorian gaols.

Historic England Viewfinder Historic England Viewfinder

Use ViewFinder to find historic photographs of England from the 1850's, representing the places your ancestors lived
Use ViewFinder to find historic photographs of England, held in the Historic England Archive. They date from the 1850's and are a resource for people interested in England's social, industrial, architectural & archaeological history. Look for photos of where your ancestors lived

Ryerson Index Ryerson Index

A free index to death notices appearing in Australian newspapers from 1803 up to newspapers published within the last week or so.
A free index to death notices appearing in Australian newspapers from 1803 up to newspapers published within the last week or so.

Researching the Anzacs Researching the Anzacs

Come and learn with Military historian Neil C Smith, the special guest speaker for Diamond Valley’s Family History Fest program this month.
Come and learn with Military historian Neil C Smith, the special guest speaker for Diamond Valley’s Family History Fest program this month.

PROV Historic Plans Public Records Office Victoria - Historic Plans

Are you interested in land history? The Historic Plans Collection at PROV contains over 11,500 items dating from 1802-1984.
Are you interested in land history? The Historic Plans Collection at PROV contains over 11,500 items dating from 1802-1984. Over half (more than 5000 maps and plans) are now online and available for download.

Magazine Insiders Blog Magazine Insiders Blog

Discover the breadth of the magazines the library holds in branches and online and be the first to know about the new magazines.
Discover the breadth of the magazines the library holds in branches and online and be the first to know about the new magazines.

Ancestry Ancestry

Access the world's largest online family history resource via the Library Edition. Search billions of records from around the world
Ancestry is the world's largest online family history resource. Search more than 11 billion records from all around the world in the Library edition. Start searching billions of records in one of the world's largest genealogy collections. Access free in the library or via your…

Atomic Training-Microsoft Office 365 Atomic Training-Microsoft Office 365

Improve on-the-job skills with software-specific tutorials with over 50,000 training videos and 150+ software applications.
Improve on-the-job skills with software-specific tutorials with over 50,000 training videos and 150+ software applications.

Like Manga? Like Manga?

Work experience student Nick recommends Naruto, he's been following the series for a while. Click through to borrow the manga and the anime!
Work experience student Nick recommends Naruto, he's been following the series for a while. Click through to borrow the manga and the anime!
Show More
Back to Top