The National Library of Australia welcomes offers of a wide range of published materials including, digital publications, printed books, magazines, newspapers, maps, sheet music, broadsides and ephemera which all form part of the documentary record of Australian history and society.

Online

Coming soon use our online form to offer material to the published collections.

Once you submit this form you will receive a system generated response and tracking number. We aim to send an initial response to your offer within five working days. However a final response may take longer.

Please submit your offer or enquiry prior to sending any material offered for consideration. 

Before submitting an offer

Please read our Donation FAQs. They contain lots of helpful information about the Library’s collecting scope, the offer process and what you can expect.

Check our Collection Development Policy to ensure your offer fits within what we collect.

Check our catalogue to see if we already hold a copy of what you are offering.

About this form

This form is for submitting information about offers of collection material.

We encourage you to supply us with digital attachments detailing the items you are offering (for example, images and descriptive lists) as this will speed up our assessment.