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The low-down on Legal Deposit

9 December 2022

Legal deposit is a statutory provision that requires publishers to lodge copies of their publications with designated libraries. 'Publishers’ include...

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Aerial view of Henley Beach
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Douglas Darian Smith Photographic Collection

8 November 2022

The Library has acquired a significant pictorial collection by famed South Australian commercial photographer, Douglas Darian Smith – adding more than...

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Large Christmas tree in the Mortlock Chamber
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Giant Christmas Tree to light up this festive season in the Mortlock

3 November 2022

Adelaide’s largest indoor Christmas tree will light up for the first time this festive season on Pageant Day at the State Library of South Australia...

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Giant water lilies
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eResources: Sometimes you just need a little help

1 November 2022

Sometimes you just need a little help to find that extra bit of information. Perhaps you need to check a product review or maybe you are a keen...

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Passengers disembarking at Port Misery, South Australia
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Protecting our heritage: Disaster risk management training

7 October 2022

At the State Library of South Australia, the preservation and protection of the state’s heritage items are fundamental to our work. As for all...

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Two Magarey Medals
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Football exhibition extended due to popular demand

29 September 2022

We are pleased to announce that due to popular demand, the Our footy, our people, our stories: 145 years of the SANFL exhibition has now been extended...

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New research books

20 September 2022

Ready to read and reference! Our Research Library is full of reference books ready for you to browse and explore. We regularly add new books to the...

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If walls could talk: A photographic exhibition by Alexandra McOrist

8 September 2022

Discover life in rural South Australia through a series of thought-provoking photos of two farmhouses, in a new exhibition, If walls could talk...

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Spence wing, research library
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Important changes to your State Library membership

24 August 2022

New procedures for State Library membership Improving the security and privacy of customer passwords is important to the State Library, so we are...

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New book in a stack
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New research books

9 August 2022

Ready to read and reference! Our Research Library is full of reference books ready for you to browse and explore. We regularly add new books to the...

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Lady  in cafe using a computer.
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eResources: Search anywhere anytime

25 July 2022

Did you know that the State Library subscribes to a variety of eResources that deliver articles, magazines, ebooks, newspapers, encyclopedias and more...

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Pink and white child's china tea set, 1890s, children's literature research collection, Box number 30
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Raising the girls' voice in the archive

11 July 2022

A visit from PhD scholar, Catherine Gay Children’s viewpoints and voices are valued today, and now-a-days we seek to hear and record the opinions and...

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