Burmester, Clifford Amandus (compiler), Guide to the collections. 4 volumes. 1974-1983.
An essential general survey of the Library’s collections by subject.
See also our online Guide to selected collections.

Ferguson, John Alexander (compiler), Bibliography of Australia. 7 volumes, facsimile edition. 1975-1977.
First published in Sydney by Angus & Robertson, 1941-1969.

Ferguson, John Alexander (compiler), Bibliography of Australia: addenda 1784-1850. Volumes I-IV. 1986.
The preparation of the addenda to Ferguson’s definitive Bibliography of Australia was commenced during the lifetime of Sir John Ferguson. The work was carried on after his death, first by his original publishers Angus & Robertson and later by the National Library of Australia.