in our United States
The National Library's United States collections date from the late 17th century. United States publications come to us through legal deposit, purchase and donation.
Our United States collections include maps, manuscripts and official publications. In the Library, you will find a wide variety of books from publishers in the United States, including academic publishers such as:
- Harvard University Press
- Princeton University Press
- Stanford University Press
- University of South Carolina Press
- Yale University Press
- The University of Chicago Press
- University Press of Florida
- Johns Hopkins University Press.
Collecting from the USA currently focuses on the arts, humanities and social sciences. We collect fiction, poetry, biographies and periodicals such as the 'The New Yorker', 'The Atlantic', 'Time', 'The Nation', and 'The New Republic'.
You can explore our collections in our main catalogue, or learn more about searching and browsing our collections.