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03 8664 7000

In person

State Library Victoria
328 Swanston Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

Reference and collection queries

Reference queries

Collection inquiries

  • General information inquiries: call 03 8664 7002 from 10am to 1.30pm daily, or email Ask a librarian
    – includes Arts, Newspapers and Family History collections, as well as Australiana & heritage collections including Pictures, Australian Manuscripts, Maps, Australian Rare Books and the Rare Children's Books Collection
  • Conservation advice: Ask a librarian
  • Copyright inquiries: copyright@slv.vic.gov.au
  • Copy ordering service: directdelivery@slv.vic.gov.au, although please note this is temporarily unavailable

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