Our services for researchers
The Alexander Turnbull Library provides world-class research services. Turnbull Library staff are experts in all kinds of topic areas, and research in general.
Explore our services for researchers
Plan your visit
What do I need to know before I come in to the Library?
Ask a Librarian
Can't make it into the library? Need to dig deeper? Use our Ask a librarian service.
We've got it all. Very nearly, anyway. Books, newspapers, photos, databases, cd-roms, vinyl, journals...
Register and request
Register to use the collections, and then order your research materials.
Use our research guides to start your online research, subjects include family history, whakapapa, Pasifika.
You can get research copies of just about anything in the collections.