Reputable journalism has never been more important than it is right now. Finding quality, fact-checked information is essential to navigating an increasingly complex global environment.

Whether you are researching or just want to read the best quality news sources, you can access thousands of publications from Australia and around the world with your library card.

Log in using your Library Membership Number and 6 digit PIN. Your PIN should be your date of birth (DDMMYY). If you don't have a library card you can still join online and use the temporary membership number.

Online news databases and key titles

ABI/INFORM Global (ProQuest)

Search the comprehensive database of business, finance and management publications, from trade publications to market reports.

Publications include:

  • Atlantic 
  • Financial Times
  • Harvard Business Review
  • Wall Street Journal

To access ProQuest, see Databases.

Australian and New Zealand Reference Centre (EBSCO)

Find an extensive range of Australian local newspapers, international journals and trade publications, including:

  • AAP Australian National News Wire
  • New Scientist
  • Monthly: Australian Politics, Culture and Society

To access EBSCO, see Databases.


Browse through over 10,000 local, national and international newspapers. Read your favourite titles or try the topic links to find up to date information on the big issues.

Titles include:

  • Shanghai Daily
  • The Age
  • World Health Special Report

To access Newsbank, see Newspapers and magazines.

Press Reader

Any publication in Press Reader can be instantly translated into any language. Discover thousands of global newspapers and magazines, including:

  • Beijing Review
  • Bloomberg Business Week
  • India Today
  • Newsweek International
  • Singapore Business Review
  • The Saturday Paper
  • The Straits Times
  • The Monthly
  • Washington Post

To access Press Reader, see Newspapers and magazines.


Explore the collection of quality magazine titles with extensive back catalogues. Download titles instantly and receive notifications when new issues are published. 

Titles include:

  • New Scientist
  • The Economist
  • The New Yorker
  • Time

To access RBDigital, see Newspapers and magazines.

More information

Boroondara Library Service staff are always here to help you find the best, up to date information on news and current affairs.

Call us on 9278 4666, or let us know what you are interested in using our Ask a Librarian form