Northern Territory Library Collections and Publications
The Northern Territory Library is a place for recreation and research. Our rich collections are the product of the consistent preservation of our own Northern Territory documentary heritage, and the considered selection of important resources, that cover a broad range of historical and contemporary subject areas. We welcome you to discover and use our collections.
Aerial Photograph Collection
The Northern Territory Library (NTL) holds access prints of Aerial Photographs covering Darwin and much of the Northern Territory donated by the Department of Lands, Planning and Environment and the National Library Australia.
The General Collection contains non-fiction material, including books and audio-visual material.
The Government Publications Collection includes a comprehensive range of Commonwealth, State and Territory government publications, both current and historical. Online NT Government Publications can also be accessed via ParliamentNT on our digital repository, Territory Stories.
NT Library's Journal Collection includes many full text online journals, magazines and newspapers, including the Northern Territory's own newspapers, the Northern Territory News and Centralian Advocate, through a variety of sources. Hard copies are also available.
The Manuscript Collection comprises of personal papers, photocopies, research notes, letters, diaries, newspaper cuttings, pamphlets and other documentary materials of an ephemeral nature, all derived from the personal collections of individuals associated with the Northern Territory.
The Northern Territory Library Map Collections can be found on level 1 at NTL, Parliament House. Information about maps held in the Northern Territory Library can be found on our catalogue.
The Newspaper Collection includes a wide variety of local, interstate and international newspapers in English and languages other than English. Northern Territory Newspapers is a guide to NT Newspapers in the Northern Territory Collection. Historical introduction to Northern Territory Newspapers written by Barbara James. We also provide information on Online Newspapers.
Northern Territory Collection
Northern Territory Collection (NTC) has the most comprehensive range of
published material on the Northern Territory in the world. The Collection is the principal documentary heritage
collection for the Northern Territory, collecting all significant
materials relating to the Northern Territory.
The Reference Collection includes dictionaries, encyclopaedias, indexes and travel guides. It is an excellent source of information for student, academic, or general enquiries.