Update on rebuilding the JB Chifley Library collection - December 2020

An update from University Librarian Roxanne Missingham
7 December 2020

ANU Library staff continue to work with suppliers and publishers in Australia and overseas to rebuild the JB Chifley Library collections lost in the 2018 flooding incident.

More than 32,000 items have been replaced so far and are available for your use. A complete list of flood replacement titles is accessible through the ANU Library catalogue.

New acquisitions

Recent flood replacement acquisitions include:


We would like to thank all the donors who have so generously contributed 3,362 replacement titles to the Library since the 2018 flooding incident. All these items have been catalogued and are available for loan in the JB Chifley Library.

HathiTrust Digital Library

Over 1,000 title lost in the flood are accessible through the HathiTrust Digital Library website. HathiTrust is a partnership of academic and research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitised from libraries around the world. To access the database:

Visit the 'Using the Digital Library' help page for frequently asked questions about accessing and using HathiTrust.

Requesting flood replacement material

If you require any material that was lost in the flood and not yet replaced please do not hesitate to contact the Library Flood Replacement Coordinator via email at luciana.panei@anu.edu.au or submit your request online via the Suggest a Library purchase form.