• Rare and unique works
    Examples from the Library's collection: architectural plans; art works; diaries, letters and other manuscripts; maps; unpublished music, photographs, oral history sound recordings; excludes rare books.
  • Published works
    Works of which reproductions have been supplied to the public, such as books, newspapers, magazines, most maps, commercially-made music CDs, television broadcasts.
  • Unpublished works
    Works of which reproductions have not been supplied to the public. These can include architectural plans; art works; diaries, letters and other manuscripts; hand-drawn maps and music scores; oral history sound recordings; and photographs.
  • Public domain works
    When copyright has expired, a work is said to be in the 'public domain'.