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A pair of desktop globes from 1783

The Library has recently acquired a beautiful pair of matching globes.

A number of historical journals added to TROVE in the last few months

The Library has contributed a number of digitised journals and newspapers to TROVE in the past few months.

The Fairfax Media Archive Project - Where are we up to?

With approximately 2000 boxes processed, over 450 series identified, 7500 file level records listed and about 40 kilograms of rusty paper clips removed and replaced, we are on schedule to have the project completed by early 2018.

Rehousing the Max Dupain Exhibition Negative Archive

This important collection required rehousing, cataloguing and digitising as part of the long-term plan to ensure the material is accessible to the public.

A masterclass with Christopher Cheng

Find out about Christopher's creative practice and his connection to the Mitchell Library.

Historical newspapers online

Explore newspaper archives from around the globe with your Library card

The Lone Hand

The Lone Hand (1907-1921), a sister publication to the famous Bulletin (1880-2008), has been digitised and made available through Trove.

Firsthand account of the second voyage of the Astrolabe by Pierre Seurin

The Library has added to our extensive Antarctic exploration collection a complete firsthand account of the French explorer Dumont D’urville’s second Astrolabe voyage. 

Oral History and Sound Research Guide

Begin your research into Oral History and Sound with our online guide. 

From Edo to New Holland

The Library's new map collection depicts the world from Japanese perspectives during a time of great change for both Japan and Australia.

Videos from NCAT

Find videos on how NCAT deals with tenancy, guardianship, home building and administrative decisions

Avian portraits: the William T. Cooper archive

The recent acquisition of the William T. Cooper studio archive of diaries, papers, drawings, paintings and prints, 1944-2015  adds to the Library's rich collections of natural history drawings.

Search our new online guide to the Sir Joseph Banks papers

Our Sir Joseph Banks papers including the Endeavour Journal can now be searched and browsed in a variety of ways using our new graphic interface.