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Cultural Collections Services:  Services

A guide to the services offered by the Cultural Collections unit.

Cultural Collections

Services

Cultural Collections Reading RoomCultural Collections:

  • ensures that the University's permanently valuable records and rare book collections are preserved and safeguarded;
  • ensures that selected research archival collections of primary source material in the University's regional context are preserved and safeguarded;
  • provides archival control in temperature controlled and monitored facility;
  • provides access to rare books and archives of on-going importance;
  • ensures confidentiality of sensitive material;
  • provides prompt reference and research service to approved users;
  • maintains a comprehensive website of archival finding aids, access to databases, catalogues, digitised sourcebooks and materials;
  • is a recognised regional repository of NSW State Records;
  • provides digital and photographic services.

Above right: The Cultural Collections Reading Room: Photo by Giles Martin

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Level 2, Auchmuty Library
Academic Division
University of Newcastle
Callaghan NSW 2308
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