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Services and extensive collections of geoscience publications available to the minerals and petroleum industry, researchers, other libraries and the community.


Geoscience Library Catalogue 

The Geoscience Library catalogue contains references to an extensive collection of published books, journals and electronic publications on South Australian geology and geoscience including:

  • Scope of collection includes publications on topics such as geology, mining, petroleum, energy, paleontology, environmental science, hydrogeology, groundwater and exploration
  • National and international geological survey publications including the Geological Survey of South Australia and departmental  geoscience publications
  • Theses from South Australian and other Australian universities  
  • Rare and valuable books dating back to the 1800s

All publications in the collection are catalogued on the Geoscience Library catalogue.

Where a digital copy of a publication is available, links are provided direct to the online resource. 

Books and theses can requested on the catalogue. These can be viewed either at the library at the Resource Information Centre or alternatively, can be requested on inter-library loan from your library.

Published articles from geoscientific journals can also be requested online catalogue by searching for the title of the journal where the reference has been published. 

We welcome inquiries from industry, academic institutions, other libraries and the general public. 

For more information on other library services available contact or visit the Geoscience Library page on this site.

For more information, contact:

Opening hours
9:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday to Friday
By appointment

Pam Aagaard

Geoscience Library
Resources and Energy
Department of State Development
Level 7, 101 Grenfell Street
Adelaide, South Australia 5000

Postal address
Geoscience Library
Resources and Energy
Department of State Development
GPO Box 320
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Within Australia: 08 8463 3345
International: +61 8 8463 3345

Within Australia: 08 8226 3177
International: +61 8 8226 3177