The State Library publishes datasets created from bibliographic data stored in its catalogues, digitised heritage data from the collections and statistical data collected as part of library operations. Several data sets have been made available on the website. Highlights from our dataset collection include:

The datasets are released under a Creative Commons Attribution License (cc-by). Anyone is welcome to make use of these datasets for research, visualisation, re-telling WA stories and anything else you can think of. Please share the results with us if you do.

Contact the State Library’s Library Applications Support to request further datasets, to show us what you have built or give feedback on the sets currently on offer.