Description of the collection

The Library actively collects new publications from Timor Leste, including books, journals, newspapers and government publications. There are good historical collections on Portuguese Timor and a substantial collection relating to the Indonesian province of Timor Timur. These materials include Indonesian government publications, statistics and reports.

Use of the East Timor collection

The East Timor collection is housed the Library’s main collection and can be requested for use in the Main Reading Room. Remote users may request material on interlibrary loan through their own library, or request photocopies of items through the Copies Direct service.

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Browse a list of East Timor-related works in the Library collection

This bibliography is an attempt to list all the National Library’s holdings on East Timor, including monographs, newspapers and non-book material (including maps, pictures, and ephemera), up to and including January 2009, with an appendix for works acquired during an acquisitions trip in May 2009.

East Timor / Timor Leste websites