eResources Consortium 

The purpose of the eResources Consortium is to secure access to commercial electronic information resources for consortium members. These resources include full-text journals, local and international newspapers, ebooks and databases. See the eResources Consortium website for more information about its activities.

Find out more about eresources in NSLA libraries.


  • Negotiation and Licensing Workshop with 18 participants from nine NSLA libraries (2016)
  • Working to simplify licensing arrangements
  • Improving cost benefits for member libraries
  • Exploring opportunities for making electronic products more widely available to all Australians, regardless of where they live

Working group members

  • Liz MacKenzie, National Library of Australia (acting convenor)
  • Elizabeth Baillie, National Library of Australia
  • Paula Banks, National Library of New Zealand
  • Andrew Black, State Library of Western Australia
  • Amy Chan, Libraries ACT
  • Desley Cullen, State Library of Queensland
  • Margaret Malpas, LINC Tasmania
  • Amanda Edwards, State Library Victoria
  • Sean Volke, State Library of New South Wales
  • Patricia Whalan, Northern Territory Library
  • Janet Wilkinson, State Library of South Australia

Contact the Consortium


National Library of Australia
ATTN: The Convenor
NSLA eResources Consortium
Resource Sharing Division
Parkes Place ACT 2600

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Project updates 

Access to Standards restored at NSLA libraries

16 October 2017

The NSLA eResources Consortium and SAI Global have signed an agreement to restore access to Australian Standards via NSLA libraries.

No more access to Australian Standards at the National and State Libraries of Australia

2 June 2016

NSLA has ended negotiations with SAI Global for continued community access to Australian Standards as it was not possible to arrive at a mutually acceptable and sustainable agreement.