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 2019 acquisition report and some recent highlights below.

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 the Collections Branch: email select@nla.gov.au