Make a reference enquiry online or by post; phone the National Library reference desk during opening hours; or request an appointment with a librarian or curator to receive up to an hour of personalised professional guidance about using the National Library's collection.
National Library of Australia's Index of Historic Australian Newspapers, 1803-1954 are available online and can be searched by an article name, title of a newspaper and by date.
Offers a guide to useful internet sites for Australian family history and genealogy. These Australian sites contain a variety of information relating to family history and genealogy including guides, indexes and digitised images of documents. They also provide links to other informative sites both in Australia and overseas and contact with other family historians via indexed family trees, mailing lists and bulletin boards.
Offers a guide to internet sites for Australian history which provides a diverse range of information on Australian history resources as well as providing links.
Offers a guide to internet sites for Australian law. It provides a diverse range of information on Australian law resources as well as providing links to other useful sites.
Provides a range of information on Australian literature resources as well as providing links to other related sites.
Lists links to a diverse to range of information on Australian science and technology resources, as well as providing a starting place for researchers in this field.
This page links to sites relating to the Centenary of Federation. PANDORA, Australia's Web Archive, provides long-term access to selected online publications about Australia.
The National Library of Australia provides a series of answers to frequently asked reference questions.
Guide to material in the National Library's collections of interest to the family historian.
The Federation Gateway provided assistance to locate a wide variety of materials like books, web sites, pictures and manuscripts relating to the Federation of Australia. The Federation Gateway has been archived by the National Library.
The National Library of Australia provides a series of answers to frequently asked reference questions. This page provides brief information that may be of assistance in undertaking searches for missing people or lost friends
iPad - National Library of Australia new music app offers a collection of digitised sheet music dating from 1800s through to the 1950s.
GovPubs: the Australian Government Publications Guide is a guide to selected types of Australian government publications, such as Acts, Hansards, Gazettes and Parliamentary Papers, located in Australia's National, State and Territory libraries or available on the Internet. A historical description of each publication is provided, and holdings information will enable you to locate resources in each library or online.
Offers a guide and index to useful internet sites for Australian and New Zealand maps and mapping.
Offers ways people can learn about using the National Library collections. Includes school programs and adult learning programs.
iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and Android - The Mobile catalogue is a fast and easy way to search the collection and to find resources whenever and wherever you are.
This report provides information about recordkeeping policies and practices that can be used in APS agencies to improve recordkeeping. This report is directed to a general APS audience, because all APS employees have some recordkeeping responsibilities.
Offers a listing of Australian and international general Internet sites for researching statistics.
A range of guides produced by the National Library of Australia. The guides contain key resources on selected subjects that will help get you started on your research. There are two main types of guide: Print Resources at the National Library of Australia guides which contain catalogue search tips and selected print reference works; and Selected Websites guides which list freely available websites.
iPhone and Android - Explore treasures from the National Library of Australia at home. You can also bring the app with you when you visit the Treasures Gallery to take an audio tour of the exhibition.
The National Library of Australia provides a series of answers to frequently asked reference questions. This page provides brief information on where to find lists of public holidays, international days and years.