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How can I borrow items from the National Library?

Due to the National Library's role as a preserver of nationally significant documentary resources, materials in the National Library collections are not available for borrowing by individuals. You are welcome to access materials within the Library's Reading Rooms or via an interlibrary loan through your local library.

To request materials for use in the Library's Reading Rooms, you must first register as a National Library reader. For further information on how to register see the Library's FAQ Why register? What does registration allow me to do?

Under certain circumstances, the National Library can provide copies of materials held in our collections. For more information go to our Copies Direct service. Trove can help you find and get items at libraries near you. See the FAQ What is Trove and how can I use it?

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Last update: 2010-07-07 09:52
Author: General Reference Enquiry