Getting copies & images

You are welcome to copy material or order copies from the Library’s collections provided you meet the requirements of the Australian Copyright Act and any special requirements that may apply to material that is original, unpublished or culturally sensitive.

Information on copyright provided by the Library does not constitute legal advice. If in doubt, seek legal advice before copying a work.

More information about copyright


How to copy and print at the Library

Find out how you can copy and print at the Library including prices

How to order copies (PDFs or photocopies)

Information on how to order a copy of an article or other material.

How to order digital images (tiff or jpegs)

Information about how to order digital images, and copyright and permission to publish information.

Digital image prices and delivery details

Information on prices and delivery of digital images of State Library collection items.

How to order fine art prints

Archival prints are available from the Library Shop

How to order microfilm

How to order microfilm copies of manuscripts and certain pictorial and rare printed items held in the Mitchell and Dixson Libraries.

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The State Library provides a free Information Request Service.

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