When the gates closed at the West End Brewery site in Adelaide in June 2021, the State Library received a donation offer for the business records of the South Australian Brewing Company. Our archivists share a behind-the-scene story.
Remarkable record of the Marchioro family's market gardening business
A never before seen manuscript map with a scandalous history. On display in the Mortlock Chamber at the State Library of South Australia.
The State Library will again take part in Adelaide’s biggest free program of art, light and technology!
Come in and explore unique menus from South Australian restaurants and events. On now until June 2023.
The State Library offers many opportunities to explore and discover areas of the State’s history, your family history, our special collections, digital collections and more.
Showcases selected items from the State Library’s collection with a particular focus on South Australiana.
Explore the collections including South Australiana, Family History and Special Collections.
Get started on researching your family history today.
Did you know your State Library subscribes to a wide variety of eResources that are free for you to use?
eResources include full-text articles and abstracts, magazines, scholarly journals, eBooks, databases, indexes, newspapers, encyclopedias, and many more. Don't have a Library membership yet? Join the State Library and start using eResources today.
Explore hundreds of magazines and newspapers from all over the world, including sport, science, current affairs, hobbies and interests of every description.
Read The Advertiser every morning as well as thousands of other newspapers from across South Australia, Australia, and worldwide, all in full pictorial format.
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The Guided Research interface is tailored particularly to the student researcher. The resource includes a range of Australian and New Zealand magazines, newspapers, reference and multimedia sources such as ABC transcripts and AAP newswires.
Available to both State Library and Public Library users, this is a suite of resources including covering science, technology, social science and humanities subjects, news, eBooks, literature and primary sources available in fulltext.
We offer a range of research guides to assist you in finding resources. Trove helps you find Australia's cultural collections sourced from collecting organisations across the country. You can access the full range of eResources to enhance your research further.
Find research assistance, subject guides and useful resources on a range of subjects.
Trove helps you find Australia's cultural collections by bringing together content from libraries, museums, archives, repositories and other research and collecting organisations big and small.
We subscribe and provide free access and home access to wide-variety of eResources that include both full-text articles and abstracts, magazines, scholarly journals, eBooks, databases, indexes, newspapers, encyclopedias and lots more.