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State Library of Queensland staff can help answer your questions and offer research guidance.
State Library Enquiry Services exist to connect people to the expertise, content and resources appropriate to meet their needs.
Please see our Enquiry Services Management Policy.
Use any one of our online forms if you have a research enquiry:
We will provide a response within 10 working days.You can also check on an existing enquiry.
Do you have a question about State Library services or resources or need some information?
Do you need to access Family History resources?
Send us a brief message. Click on the icon in bottom right corner during chat hours.
If we cannot answer your question on the spot, we can:
Research your topic for up to one hour free of charge (with a maximum of 6 enquiries per calendar year per client). We will provide a response within 10 working days.
The information services provided by the State Library of Queensland are governed by Principles and Service Guidelines for Information and Research Services which have been agreed to by National and State Libraries Australasia (NSLA).
Information desks are located on levels 1, 2, 3, and 4 and staff are available to help with information about State Library services, resources and collections
Discover useful conservation information for your own collections and find out about our preservation services.
If you've got a question on any conservation topic or issue, we'll do our best to find the answer for you.