Public Library Services

Provides an advisory service on all aspects of public library provision to NSW state and local governments and to public libraries throughout the state.

Ask a Librarian

The State Library provides a free Information Request Service. Ask online, by telephone, fax, post or in person.

Indigenous Services

Indigenous Services will help you find information relating to a range of information and collections relating Australian Indigenous topics including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island family history, culture and history.

drug info @ your library

drug info @ your library provides up to date information about alcohol and drugs on this website and through local public libraries in NSW. It is a joint initiative of NSW Health's Community Drug Strategies Branch and the State Library of NSW.

Family history and local history

We have resources to help you discover your ancestors and their histories

HSC research for students

Find information about our free research skills programs for students as well as how to find books and articles for the HSC.

K-12 students and teachers

Curriculum linked exhibition tours, HSC resources and online learning resources.

Legal Information Access Centre

The Legal Information Access Centre (LIAC) is a specialist service that provides access to quality legal information to NSW communities through the public library network, the Find Legal Answers website and by working collaboratively with key agencies.

Media Centre

Media centre requests, contact information and press releases.

Professional researchers

This page describes what the Library offers, particularly research consultations and research fellowships. It also gives guidance on searching our collections and finding Australian research.

Universities, colleges and TAFEs

We offer a range of resources, facilities and programs for students and academics.

Copying & imaging Services

Information and prices for photocopying, ordering images, digital archival prints, mircoforms and publishing items.

International librarians and archivists

The State Library welcomes international colleagues from libraries, archives and galleries.

Quick Links

The State Library provides a free Information Request Service.

Macquarie St, Sydney
NSW 2000, Australia
Tel: (02) 9273 1414

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