eLibrary magazines and newspapers

Library members have 24/7 access to current editions of digital magazines and newspapers from Tasmania, Australia and overseas. We also offer a range of online newspaper archives, with content from the 1600s through to 2019. Become a member for instant access.

PressReader website


Digital copies of today‚Äôs newspapers and magazines, including The Guardian Australia and The Economist (Asia Pacific) and The New York Times (International Edition). Search for titles in our catalogue.

Note: The Saturday Paper and The Monthly are now available in BorrowBox – scroll down the page for details.

Access: PressReader website
Access: PressReader app – for 48 hours complimentary access, either connect to Libraries Tasmania’s Wi-Fi or, having created an account with PressReader, sign in to PressReader through a web browser, then sign into the app with your account.
Help: PressReader help

OverDrive website


There are thousands of magazines to read, including New Scientist, Money and Gardening Australia, as well as eBooks, eAudiobooks, comics and graphic novels. Search for titles in our catalogue.

Access: OverDrive/Libby website or app: Apple | Google Play
Help: OverDrive help and Libby help

Sydney Morning Herald and The Age newspapers website

Sydney Morning Herald and The Age

Current digital editions of these two newspapers from 2006 to the present.

Access: SMH and The Age website

BorrowBox website

The Saturday Paper and The Monthly in BorrowBox

Current digital editions of The Saturday Paper and The Monthly magazine available in BorrowBox under ePress. Back issues are available for both to February 2023.

Access: BorrowBox website or app: Apple | Google Play
Help: BorrowBox help

Choice (Flipster) website

Choice (Flipster)

Current digital editions of Choice magazine. Previous issues are available to 2015.

Access: Choice (Flipster) website or download the Flipster app: Apple | Google Play

National Geographic Magazine website

National Geographic Magazine

The complete archive of the National Geographic magazine, from the first issue to the present.

Access: National Geographic website

Australian Book Review website

Australian Book Review

Australian arts and literature with book reviews, essays, poetry, commentaries, podcasts and more.

Access: Australian Book Review website

Good Reading website

Good Reading

An Australian site all about books and reading. It has content for all ages, including the Good Reading magazine, Good Reading for Young Adults and Good Reading for Kids.

Access: Good Reading website

Popular Magazines website

Popular Magazines

Contains millions of articles that are searchable either by topic or magazine title. Includes the New York Times and Spectator (UK). Search for titles in our catalogue.

Access: Popular Magazines website

Irish Newspaper Archives website

Irish Newspaper Archives

A collection of newspapers published in Ireland from 1738, with current editions of a range of titles including the Irish Independent and the Irish Examiner. Search for titles in our catalogue.

Access: Irish Newspaper Archives website

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