RAHS Research Queries

RAHS Librarian, Donna Newton, is available for research queries onsite at the RAHS Library. Click here to submit an online research enquiry.

RAHS Library Access Fees

RAHS Members/Affiliated Society Members – Free

Non-Members – $5.50/day

Computers and Internet Access

Visitors to the RAHS library are welcome to use the Internet via our computers or complimentary WiFi service. Our Apple Mac computers have been installed with Microsoft Office for Mac (Word, PowerPoint and Excel). Colour and/or black and white printing is available for a fee. Computers are available for accessing the library’s databases, internet and Ancestry.com database.

Publications and Special Collections

Copies of the Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society and History Magazine are available. Researchers requiring access to special collections or our Rare Books room are advised to make an appointment with our Librarian.

Image Reproduction

Many images from the RAHS Library’s image collection are available to view online. If you are unable to locate a particular image in the online catalogue, please contact the RAHS Librarian.

For permission to reproduce photographs and other material from the collection, please download an application form or contact the RAHS Librarian at library@rahs.org.au for more details.

Members and Non-Members are permitted to use their own digital camera or scanner without charge, subject to conservation requirements. Image reproduction is subject to the usual copyright and use conditions.

Image Reproduction fees

RAHS Members/Members of RAHS Affiliated Societies  – $26.00 per image (incl. GST) + postage. Image(s) will be posted on CD.  Scanned images can be emailed at no extra cost. Fees for reproduction of more than five images are determined on an individual basis.

Non-Members – Price on request