Need help with your research?
Librarians are available to help with your research.
Do you have a quick question?
Chat with a librarian online
Library Chat is available Monday to Friday: 9 am to 5 pm
If unavailable, please use our Ask a Librarian form.
Speak with a Librarian
Please call (02) 9273 1414 from 9 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday.
If we are unable to take your call, you can leave a detailed message including:
- Your full name
- Your best contact number
- A brief outline of your request
We will respond to your enquiries as soon as possible.
Would you like more in-depth assistance?
Ask a Librarian
I’m having trouble accessing an eresource at home. What can I do?
Most eresources can be used at home but some are only accessible in the Library. Look for the card icon to see if the eresources is accessible from home.
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Still not able to access? Contact Ask a Librarian with your Library card number and the eresource name and we’ll do our best to help.
Remember you need to be a New South Wales resident and have a Library card or a registered NSW public library card from a participating library to use the Library's eresources at home.
Can I use Ancestry Library Edition from home?
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 that we can help with your research.