Significance of NCACL collection

The significance of the NCACL collection has been described by a leading expert as having:

  • Historic and research significance, particularly from 1960;
  • Translations among the strongest in the country;
  • Invaluable research files on Australian authors and illustrators;
  • Papers, manuscripts and artworks from some of Australia’s most important authors, illustrators and publishers;
  • Exceptional diversity with its collections of books, manuscripts, artwork, papers of authors, illustrators and publishers; also
  • Significant newspaper articles, reviews, photographs, audio material, publicity material and other printed ephemera, journals and theses, which cover the period from 1960.

Sharon van Baalen displaying Japanese translations

See also:
Advocacy for NCACL
Collection policy
Finding aids