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Library Collections

The Law Library of Victoria collection spans centuries of legal information, with the first items donated to the Library in the early 1850s by local legal practitioners wishing to build a shared resource for the Victorian legal community. These days, purchasing decisions are made by the Librarian according to principles articulated in the Collection Management Policy, adopted by the Law Library of Victoria Committee in 2015, and refreshed in 2018. It is Victoria’s only collection curated specifically for Victoria’s judiciary and practitioners.

Digital Collections

The Library subscribes to an extensive collection of digital resources accessible via public access computers onsite at the Supreme Court Library. Visit the Digital Library for online access.


Access authoritative reported and unreported case law from the High Court of Australia, Victorian Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.

Print Collections

Information about our extensive collection of historical and contemporary print-based legal resources.

Collection Map

Floor plans, general guides and detailed information on locating items in the Supreme Court Library collection.

Digitised Collections

Our digitised collections aim to provide wider access to researchers and the public to the more significant, rare, and unique items in our collection.