You are able to obtain and use copies of many maps from Library collections, however, it is your responsibility to check the copyright status of material.
Copies of maps can be obtained in a number of ways:
Many maps are available for immediate download using our online catalogue.
You can ordering digital images (for the purpose of study and research) or prints of digital images that you’ve purchased from the Library's collections.
You may make copies of material for reference and research purposes using digital cameras, with permission from staff at the Special Collections desk.
Staff may need to consider copyright restrictions when handling your requests.
The Library Shop offers a print-on-demand service from the vast collections held in the State Library of New South Wales. We utilise the latest digital printing processes and highest quality materials to produce our archival prints.
Original material from our collections varies in proportion. We print as large as possible on international standard ‘A’ sized papers allowing a border for mounting/framing. For prints larger than A2 please contact us for a quote.
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Copyright protects maps and charts as artisitic works.
For a map in copyright, you will need to obtain permission from the copyright holder if you wish to copy the whole map. More information is provided on our Copyright page.
If you wish to publish an item from the Library's Original Materials collections, you will need to obtain permission from the Library. More information is available at the Publishing and Permissions page.