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Negotiable during school term
Session duration is 60 minutes
Up to 60 learners
Online, link will be provided
Digital visit
Free, no bookings required
About the presenter

Facilitated by the Digital Learning Librarian

For any questions regarding the event, please reach out to the Programs and Communication Team:
Phone: 7424 6122

This digital visit aims to help students get the edge on research at the State Library. It provides an introduction to resources and how to access them including eResources, databases that provide newspaper and journal articles accessible free from home. Discover our collection of over 600,000 books, hardcopy magazines and newspapers. For the most comprehensive South Australian published and archival collections, maps and geodata, digital collections, audio/visual collections, pictorial resources, and Library Guides for research assistance.

Interested? Please email to secure your digital visit.

Key inquiry questions

  • What are some of the different types of information sources available?
  • What makes a credible information source and why?
  • What are the benefits and limitations of a google search?
  • What credible sources of information could you use in your research?


Pre-visit package

Welcome to the State Library 
The following welcome video has been created for year 7 to 12 school students. It provides an overview of the State Library of South Australia's history, collection items, storage facilities, digitisation programs, exhibitions, buildings, study spaces, our Librarians, becoming a member and much more.

Welcome Video with Auslan (for years 7 to 12 school students)

Prefect bunker
A humorous video co-designed by secondary school students for their peers showing the importance of credible sources available at the State Library of SA to assist students with their Research Project.


Post digital visit

Please assist us by completing the appropriate survey after you have attended our program.




    What is the cost of a Digital Visit? 

    All State Library Digital Visits are provided free of charge.

    Where might I find further resources?

    Visit the More to Explore tab on the website page of the program to find further resources and relevant links.

    What technology is required for a digital visit?

    The SA Government recommended online platform is Microsoft Teams. You will be emailed a link that enables your Digital Visit to be opened in the MS Teams DESKTOP app.

    To ensure full functionality of this multimedia-rich session, we recommend that you download Microsoft Teams App to your device rather than relying on Teams via a web browser. 

    Participants will require internet access, a web camera, microphone and speakers.

    Information, Communications and Technology (ICT)  protocols will be highlighted with all participants at the start of the Digital Visit to ensure safety, access and participation is managed effectively.

    Please email us prior to your Digital Visit if you have additional questions regarding ICT requirements.

    How can I provide feedback?

    We value your feedback and invite you to complete the short surveys attached to the Digital Visit you attend. This will enable us to further develop the programs.