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This is a guide to Library services and information resources for PIRSA and SARDI staff.

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Services to off-site personnel

We aim to ensure off-site personnel are provided with the same quality of service enjoyed by those on-site.

Document delivery and reference services are provided by the Waite and Roseworthy Libraries.
For more information contact the Waite Library


This is a guide to Library services and information resources for PIRSA and SARDI staff.

Select the tabs above to find information about how to locate books, journal articles, websites and more.

Reference and research enquiries should be directed to the Sciences Liaison Librarians by telephone or email.

How to register with the Library

Staff members of PIRSA/SARDI must register for a Library card (and barcode) to request document delivery services or to access electronic resources such as journals and databases. 

Apply for registration during office hours at the Service Enquiries Desks of the Barr Smith Library, Waite Library or Roseworthy Campus Library.
Please bring with you:

  1. Proof of employment with PIRSA/SARDI (eg payslip or ID card)
    OR A letter of offer of employment stating contract expiry date
    OR A letter on letterhead requesting membership, giving name, dept. and address, email address, phone number and term of employment
  2. Download, print and complete a Waite Affiliated Registration form

If you are unable to visit the Library personally, you can email the registration form and letter of offer/letter requesting membership to

If you have any queries, phone the Waite Library on 08 8313 7312 or email

Recommendations for books or journals for the collection

Recommendations for additions to the collection are welcome from PIRSA/SARDI staff.

Liaison Librarians

Angela Mills, Ainsley Painter's picture
Angela Mills, Ainsley Painter
8313 5214 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri) North Tce
8313 7310 (Thurs) Waite

Ainsley: 8313 1060

Barr Smith Library
University of Adelaide

Please make an appointment to see a Librarian at Roseworthy Campus