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Finding Rare Books & Special Collections materials

Navigating our collections

Library Search

A significant proportion of our holdings can be located using Library Search.

Watch the instruction video: Search for a rare book

Special Collections & Boxed Collections

Summaries of our special collections, including finding aids where available

University Archives also holds collections of personal papers, and records of selected clubs and societies. Please contact University Archives directly to arrange access.

Digitised materials

Digitised Rare Books & Special Collections materials can be found in:

Your librarians

Emily Kang
Rare Books & Special Collections Liaison Librarian, East Asian Collection
Level 1, Fisher Library F03
University of Sydney, NSW 2006
P: (61) 2 8627 1835

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