Using the Archives

Find out how to access the Archives and to use them for research.

Access & opening hours »

Access The archives are available to ANU staff, students and members of the public. You do not need an appointment to visit but it is essential that...

Citation of archives »

Citing archives used in research correctly is important not only for good scholarly practice in supporting your argument and crediting your sources,...

Copying records »

Researchers are encouraged to copy material using their own digital camera as the Archives are unable to make photocopies.  Archives staff will...

Disaster recovery »

In the event of a disaster, the ANU Archives can provide advice to staff on the recovery of damaged records. As a member of the DisACT network, we...

Location & facilities »

The Archives reading room is located on the ground floor of the Menzies Building on Fellows Road. See the campus map Transport from the city The...

Other sources of archives & records »

Australian Trade Union Archives Australian Trade Union Archives is a gateway for researchers and scholars of labour history, linking together...

Photographs »

The ANU Archives holds a wide range of photographs in both the University Archvies and the Noel Butlin Archives Centre. The University Archives has...

Professional researchers »

The Archives cannot undertake research on behalf of clients. However, the Reference Archivist can provide advice on what is held at the Archives and...

Using archives for research »

Anyone is welcome to undertake research using the holdings of the University Archives and Noel Butlin Archives Centre. Training in the use of...

Using the Archives FAQ »

Below are frequently asked questions (FAQ) about using the Archives. I am not connected with The Australian National University. Can I still use the...

What is in the Archives »

The ANU Archives Program preserves the university's own archives and collects archives of business, trade unions, professional associations and...