Australian Dictionary of Biography

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daa/8

Authorized form of name

Australian Dictionary of Biography

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Biographical Registrar

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Street address

Coombs Building, Fellows Road, Acton 2601

Postal address:
Australian Dictionary of Biography, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra ACT 0200

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(02) 6249-2676 / 6249-3689

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(02) 6257-1893

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Description area

History

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Administrative structure

Officer in charge: General Editor

Records management and collecting policies

Biographical research on prominent and representative Australians.

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Computer database containing references relating to over 20,000 individuals. Biographical card index consisting of an estimated 300,000 entries. Files relating to subjects appearing in the ADB, as well as those considered for inclusion. Obituaries of those who died in the period 1981 to the present.

Quantity: 220m (100% in-house).

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Opening times

Open Mon-Fri 9am-4:30pm. General reference assistance available. Copying services for books, journals, original records to A3 and newspapers. Referral to paid researchers is available.

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Advance notice of visit advisable. Researchers must sign the copyright/access agreement.

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  • Clipboard

Primary contact

Coombs Building, Fellows Road, Acton 2601 Postal address: Australian Dictionary of Biography, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra ACT 0200