Whether you’re a researcher, publisher or just visiting, there are many ways we can assist you.

Getting started

Before you begin your research at the National Library it is important to get prepared.

Research tools and resources

How the National Library of Australia can help you with your research.


We have a range of online and onsite learning resources, including our Australian Curriculum-aligned Digital Classroom.

Reading rooms

Access the Library’s world-class collections and services through our modern and comfortable reading rooms.

Digital reproductions and interlibrary loans

If you can't make it to the Library we have digital reproduction and interlibrary loans services for individuals and for libraries.

Services for publishers

We play an important role in providing key services to publishers and libraries.

Services for libraries

The National Library of Australia leads, partners and connects to deliver excellent services to Australian libraries and the communities they serve.