Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies Australia

Libraries

The Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies - Australia is most fortunate to have within its national capacity the ability to recommend visiting the extensive libraries which are held within our State Constituted Bodies. These libraries are most effectively and efficiently staffed to provide assistance to members, military personnel, students and the public studying particular courses in Defence and Security Studies.

To access these libraries kindly use the links as shown below:

The Institute for Defence and Security Studies NSW


The Institute Library

Library

Hours of opening 1100 to 1500 Monday to Thursday. If you are not a regular visitor please call ahead to verify staff availability - it is recommended that you make an appointment. Visitors must report to the front desk on the Ground floor.

The Institute Library

Search Library

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 to search the Library Catalogue.

Not all items are available for loan but may be used in the Library.

The Institute Library

All users of the catalogue should be aware that certain words, terms or descriptions may be culturally sensitive and may be considered inappropriate today, but may have reflected the author’s/creator’s attitude or that of the period in which they were written.


The Royal United Services Institute of Victoria

VISITING THE RUSI VICTORIA LIBRARY

ON-LINE TITLE SEARCH.

Due to the changed security regime in place at Defence Establishments we can no longer  accept casual drop-ins. Visitors must be advised to the guardhouses at least 24hrs in advance. Therefore, you are asked to contact the office staff at secretary@rusivic.org.au or "Contact the Library" to arrange visits.

The RUSI Victoria Library Catalogue is now on line

RUSI Victoria Library Collection Policy

The aim of the RUSI Victoria Library is to maintain a comprehensive and detailed series of books, pamphlets, magazines, maps, videos and audio tapes as well as other items that relate to the aim of the RUSI of Victoria. To that end, we have a policy of concentrating on works of a factual nature that cover defence and national security regarding firstly, Australia, then the South Pacific and South East Asian Region as it impacts upon Australia and then the rest of the world.

The Library therefore concentrates on Defence and National Security matters, Organisation, Equipment and Histories relevant to our aim. We have a good collection of videos, mostly on DVD, of military and historical interest. We also have recordings.


RUSIDSS NSW Library Surplus Book Sale

Interested RUSI Members, Service Members and the Public are encouraged to examine the attached list of surplus military books which are for sale at very reasonable prices. The proceeds will go towards the movement of the RUSIDSS NSW Library to the Hyde Park Memorial. Interested persons may contact Vice President John Hutcheson at 02 93932325 or office@rusinsw.org.au .


RUSIDSS-A Contact details:
Peter McDermott, Company Secretary. Herbert (Mickey) Michaelis,  National Support Manager and Hon Treasurer.            Queries on website and membership: support@rusi.org.au

Mail address: 
CP3-1-155 PO Box 7912 CANBERRA BC ACT 2610. Telephone: 02 6266 3446.

Special Thanks: 
The RUSIDSS-A of Australia gratefully acknowledges the support of the Department of Defence for its continuing assistance.

Queries on website and membership: 
Our major sponsor, Rolls-Royce Australia, underwrites the production of this website.


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