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Information, items and articles to assist you in using FHWA Library resources. Check back for new items.

Hours and Map

Library hours and a map are available here >> Library Hours & Map page

Library resources

  •  FHWA Library Catalogue - Search for items in our Library - Books, Magazines, Journals, CD's, Microfiche, and more...
    • The Dewey System - FHWA Library uses Dewey Classifications to shelf books according to subject area.
  • Library Acquisitions - Members can search in our library acquisitions table to see what is on the shelves, as well as make suggestions by completing the FHWA library resource recommendation form.
  • Subscription sites - available at the library; limited number of seats available
  • Electronic Document Repository - EDR - over 1000 data CD's now loaded and available in the library, covering all areas of the globe.
  • Before coming into the library search the table by Country, State/County, Title and notes, make a note of the CD number.
  • When in the Digital Library onsite, just use the EDR CD# search feature on the PC's to access the required CD, or use other EDR search functions for a more detailed search.  
  • LDS Films List - Films that are available in the FHWA Library (previously ordered by FHWA members and now on indefinite loan) 
  • Members wishing to view the films need to make a booking. Ph: 9271 4311. 
  • Wills and Administrations Index - Searchable Index of FHWA Library resources for Wills and Administrations
  • Unwanted certificates - searchable index of a collection of birth, death and marriage certificates donated by members.  They are available to purchase with a donation.
    Ask a voluneer on site if you need help.

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