Can I borrow items from the Library?

Uploaded by wwwnlagovau on 17.07.2012

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Welcome to the National Library of
Australia. We have a fabulous collection of items stored
here for you to use. Including newspapers, maps
photographs, diaries, music
and oral histories.
And because this is a reference library the items are almost
always available. So how do you access our collection?
You need one of these [library card]. This is your key
to using items in our collections. Get one through the website
or from a staff member
or from a staff member. Browse the catalogue,
choose your desired item and hit the request this button.
Enter your card details and your done
Enter your card details and you're done. You can request things
online from home and come in later to the library to view them.
They will be kept for you for five days.
Or if you're in the library you can order right
here through the catalogue. Then just relax and the
library staff will retrieve your items within about forty five minutes.
Plenty of time to visit the cafe,
take in a special exhibition or browse our bookshop.
Our staff will send your choice to one of our reading rooms where you can
use it. If you need help with this or any other services
in the library ask one of our staff.
Come see us soon. The National
Library of Australia. A home for Australia's stories.
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