• Ultima Shelving Installation at the National Library, ACT.
  • Ultima Shelving Installation at the National Library, ACT.
  • Ultima Shelving Installation at the National Library, ACT.
  • Close up of the Ultima Shelving installation at the National Library, ACT.

National Library Canberra

National Library Canberra
The National Library of Australia recently opened the largest library storage facility located in Hume, ACT in Australia. With federal government funding of $9.9 million the facility was opened by Senator Kemp, Minister for Arts and Sport. The storage system contains approximately 56 kilometres of shelving, weighs some 200 tonnes, contains 200,000 bolts. The system stores 25.6 linear kilometres of newspapers and 28.3 linear kilometres of other printed material. Most of this material is stored in high rise shelving. A separate area of approximately 1.7 linear kilometres of low-rise shelving is utilized to store more fragile material.  Read more