N H (Doc) Fisher Geoscience Library

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

In line with ACT Government guidelines, we are now able to welcome limited visitors to the library, by appointment only. Please contact ref.library@ga.gov.au for appointments or 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 for appointments or 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.


thumbnail

Book of the Month

The Book of the Month program showcases books in our Library collection that are of broad interest to GA staff and geoscience enthusiasts. Each month, a new book will be promoted online and be available in the Library.


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

Listings of Bulletins, Reports and Records dating back to the 1940s.