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Research Library

Research Library

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Q. Who can use the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art  (QAGOMA) Research Library?

A. The general collection is open access and visitors are welcome to browse. The Library's collection can also be searched online. We invite researchers and post-graduate students to contact the Library prior to their visit to ensure the material is available. More information about planning your library visit is available here.


Q. How can I search the Library's catalogue?

A. The QAGOMA Research Library has over 43 000 books and exhibition catalogues, and close to 250 current journal titles.  The online catalogue can be searched anytime.


Q. Can I borrow books or other items from the Research Library?

A. We are a non-lending library that offers access to our general collection. Photocopying is available for a fee, however scanning to your USB is free.


Q. I am doing an art assignment for school. Where can I find information about artists and art movements?

A. Students can always search our library catalogue to help discover some titles, but should first visit their school, TAFE, university or public library as well as the State Library of Queensland.  Due to space restrictions, it is not possible to host groups of students in the Library.


Q. How can I find information about art works in the Gallery's Collection for my assignment?

A. The Gallery provides information on current Collection displays  or you can search the collection online.  If you find you require further information please submit an email inquiry.