Alumni membership only includes access to approximately 5% (7000 journals) of the Library's online journal collection. Access is determined by the terms of publisher licenses. Additional online resources may be accessed from Library computers and key digitised collections are available in UQ eSpace.

Alumni members may access the following databases away from the Library. The databases mainly cover arts, humanities, business and science.  

Annual Reviews Online

Annual Reviews publications are among the most highly cited in the scientific literature, and are available in print and online to individuals, institutions, and consortia throughout the world.

AustLit: the Australian literature resource

Indexes and describes Australian literature published in a range of print and electronic information sources. It provides authoritative information on hundreds of thousands of creative and critical Australian literature works relating to Australian authors and literary organisations.

Business Source Alumni Edition (EBSCOHost)

Provides more than 1,300 full-text business magazines and journals, of which over 650 are peer-reviewed. Business Source Alumni Edition includes publications in nearly every area of business including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance, econometrics, economics and more.

Cambridge Journals Online (Alumni Access)

Provides access to the full text of more than 170 Cambridge University Press journals over a wide range of topics. A free alerting service is available.
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Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press publications (Alumni access)

Founded in 1890, CSHL is a private, non-profit institution with research programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant genetics, genomics, and bioinformatics and a broad educational mission. UQ alumni may access Genes and development, Genome research, Learning and memory, RNA journal, CSH protocol and Cold Springer Harbor perspectives in biology.

CSIRO online journals

Provides online access to full text journals published by CSIRO Publishing and produced in co-operation with a number of other scientific societies in Australia and New Zealand.


A database established to convert back issues of paper journals into electronic format in core fields.

OECD iLibrary (Alumni access)

OECD iLibrary is OECD's Online Library for Books, Papers and Statistics and the gateway to OECD's analysis and data.

Project MUSE

A unique collaboration between libraries and publishers providing full-text and user-friendly online access to humanities, arts, and social sciences journals from 60 scholarly publishers. Alumni may also access the Project MUSE ebook collection, which provides full-text and user-friendly online access to humanities, arts, social sciences and sciences e-books from the UPCC publishers.

Wiley Online Library

A multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. It delivers seamless integrated access to articles from journals, books, and reference works, laboratory protocols and databases.

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