Need help with your research? Have a question that you can’t find the answer to? Ask a Librarian! We love to help!
Ask a Librarian
We can recommend methods and resources to help with your research, find the right resources in the Library's collections and guide you with accessing eresources.
We will get back to you within seven working days.
Is the Library able to value an object such as an old book?
We do not offer a valuation service. Visit the Australian Government Cultural Gifts Program for a list of approved valuers.
The Library does not accept responsibility for any aspect of their work or for any fees incurred.
Can the Library do extensive or ongoing research for me?
We're not able to do extensive or ongoing research. You can employ a professional researcher from organisations such as:
The Library does not accept responsibility for any aspect of their work or for any fees incurred. See the Ask a Librarian Service Policy for ways which we can help with your research.
Can I use Ancestry Library Edition from home?
If a book is checked out to someone else can I also request it or do I have to wait?
You will need to wait until the other client has finished with the book. Books are checked out for up to seven days and can also be renewed.
See Using the Library's collections for more information.
How much does it cost to photocopy?
Prices for photocopying your own or Library material range from $0.20 to $3. Library material that’s too fragile or large will need to copied by staff. Prices range from $1 to $3.
See printing and copying for more information.