N H (Doc) Fisher Geoscience Library

The library provides services to geoscience organisations, universities, research centres, the mining and petroleum industries and the public.

We welcome visitors to the library, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, apart from public holidays. Please email ref.library@ga.gov.au with any enquiries.


Library Centre

Visit our Library

Established in 1946, the Library enjoys state of the art facilities, unique architectural design features and a variety of displays. Please contact ref.library@ga.gov.au with any enquiries.


Library Services

Library Services

Our courteous staff offer a range of information services, including assistance in research, locating library materials and the use of online databases. Corporate and individual memberships are available to frequent users.


Collections

Collections

The Library has a comprehensive collection of earth sciences literature in print and electronic formats, including books, journals, maps, as well as unique holdings of annotated air photos and field notebooks used in the discovery of resources across the country.


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Book Reviews

Our team coordinates reviews of books in our Library collection of broad interest to GA staff and geoscience enthusiasts. This program ran monthly in 2019/20, but is now more occasional as reviews are invited or submitted to ref.library@ga.gov.au.


AusGeoRef

AusGeoRef

We contribute Australian content to the international database of geoscience literature, GeoRef. A subset of Australian references, AusGeoRef, is available for subscription.


Library Search catalog

Library Catalogue Search

Need to find information on a topic in the geosciences? Locate items in our collection by searching our online catalogue.


Legacy Publications

Legacy Publications

Access many historical reports and journals published by Geoscience Australia’s predecessors from the 1930s onwards, by clicking on links in these complete listings. (Includes the continuing Records series.)