Updated periodically, these listings give brief descriptions of some of the more significant items recently added to the National Library's collections. Included are new items for the printed, pictures, manuscript, oral history, map, Asian and online collections. See our June 2014 report for the latest acquisitions or below for a few highlights.
A new collection of Papua New Guinea titles, including websites on culture, history, health, business and social issues.
The Library purchased two watercolours on vellum of Australian Cassowary and Rawnsley’s Bowerbird by Henry Constantine Richter.
Expanding upon its Indigenous collection, the Library has acquired a number of photographs of Aboriginal communities.
Cathy McGowan interviewed by Marg Carroll in the Old Parliament House political and parliamentary oral history project.
Recently acquired material may also be found by using the 'New items' tab in the Library's catalogue, or by browsing the New Book and journal displays in the Main Reading Room.
To find out more about how the Library acquires collection items read building our collections or contact:
Overseas Collection Development