Using the Library
Search for collection items at the National Library
Discover and engage with Australian cultural collections
Access online journals and databases
Special Collections Reading Room
The new reading room is now open offering access to the Library’s pictures, manuscripts, maps, oral history, music, ephemera and rare printed collections in one place.
Images of the Great War event
Join us as we explore works by Australia’s iconic war artists Norman Lindsay, Will Dyson and Frank Hurley.
New resource for students
The Library has been working with the ABC to develop content for Splash, an education resource website for teachers, school-aged children and their parents.