John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland
John Oxley Library, as part of the State Library of Queensland, contains Queensland’s most comprehensive record of documented history, with examples of early printed Australiana and over two million images in the photographic collection.
John Oxley Library collections include images, newspapers, manuscripts, archives and published materials including books, journals, magazines, ephemera, pamphlets, government publications, maps, CDs, videos, music, audiovisual kits and electronic resources.
John Oxley Library (Heritage Collection Access area): Level 4, State Library of Queensland
SLQ Members can access the JOL Heritage Collections on level 4.
Please request any collection items in One Search before your booking. Please note: To protect our valuable collections, food and drink, bags and pens are not permitted in this area. Desks are available 10am–5pm daily.
In line with the Queensland Government’s COVID-19 restrictions, from 17 December 2021 unvaccinated people aged 16 years and over will be unable to enter Queensland Government-owned libraries, galleries and museums. This includes State Library of Queensland.