Copyright and access information
Except where otherwise noted, the Library’s datasets are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia license. Any projects using State Library of NSW data in any way should be released under this same CC BY 3.0 AU license.
Using the Library’s open data
“A piece of data or content is open if anyone is free to use, reuse and redistribute it – subject only, at most, to the requirements to attribute and/or share-alike.” (Source: opendefinition.org)
The Library is committed to providing open access to our data and collections for reuse and redistribution. On these pages we offer a selection of datasets and tools and we encourage the creative and innovative repurposing of these materials.
If there is a particular dataset you would like the Library to make available, please send your suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This service is provided as part of the NSW Government ICT Strategy’s Open Data Policy.
We encourage you to share your creations with us and the world. To do so please use hashtag #madewithslnsw on your social media channels. Any projects using State Library of NSW data should be released under a Creative Commons 3.0 (CC BY 3.0 AU) license.
Confirmation that all images are free to use for any purpose was confirmed in person by one of the curators.