Magazines and newspapers

As a library member you have access to digital magazines and newspapers from Tasmania, Australia and overseas.


Digital copies of today‚Äôs newspapers and magazines, including The Guardian Australia and The Saturday Paper. Search for titles in our catalogue.

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, log in through a browser on your device to renew the 48 hours access.
Help: PressReader Help and tutorial


Thousands of Australian and international newspapers, including the The Mercury, The Examiner, The Advocate, The AustralianThe Herald Sun, and The Times (London). Search for titles in our catalogue.

Access: NewsBank website
Help: NewsBank tutorial

RBdigital website

RBdigital magazines

On February 23, 2021, magazines are moving to OverDrive / Libby. Learn more.

Create an account with RBdigital to access thousands of magazines. Search for titles in our catalogue.

Access: RBdigital website or app:  Apple | Google Play
Help: RBdigital help and tutorial

Sydney Morning Herald and The Age 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

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
Help: National Geographic tutorial

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 Hub for Book Lovers

An Australian site all about books and reading. It has three magazines for all ages: Good Reading, SpineOut (young adults) and PK Mag (kids).

Access: Good Reading website

Popular Magazines

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

Access: Popular Magazines 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

Additional help

Have a look at our online tutorials, covering many of our online resources and social media platforms including OverDrive/Libby, NewsBank, Ancestry, Google Docs, Facebook, Pinterest and more.