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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.
  • Subscription sites  These genealogy research sites are available at the library. Note thatwhere there is limited seats, they can be accessed from any computer in the centre.
  • 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.
  • Electronic Document Repository - EDR
    • over 1000 data CD's are 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.
Volunteers are always available to assist you in your research.


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