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Last updated:14 November 2023

Research at Geoscience Australia

Browse one of the most comprehensive collections of geoscientific information in the Southern Hemisphere at the N. H. (Doc) Fisher Geoscience Library.

Our friendly staff can help you locate information in our catalogue, on our shelves, or on the web.

Alternatively, explore our library collection without even leaving home! Search our library catalogue (with over 55,000 records) and view thousands of resources online through our digitised publications.

ACT Fossil Display

Our library also hosts a display of fossils found in the ACT, including the ACT Fossil Emblem competition winner as voted by the public in 2020, the trilobite Batocara mitchelli.

Check out these fossilised superstars and discover what they tell us about ancient environments in our local region.