Library and Resource Centre

The SHINE SA Library & Resource Centre is a key provider of relationship and sexual health information in South Australia.

We are committed to providing information and resources to the people of South Australia.

The Library has a unique collection of medical, social and educational books and journals on relationships and sexual health. The Library is available for residents of South Australia and is free to join. SA rural clients can join up by phone or email and have items sent to their home address.

The Resource Centre has a large range of sexual health DVDs and other training resources. The Resource Centre membership requires an annual fee.

SHINE SA produces a range of resources including leaflets, booklets, cards, DVDs, fact sheets, manuals and posters. Some items are free to download while other items can be purchased from our online shop.

SHINE SA continues to monitor developments relating to COVID-19. Our priority is, as always, the health and wellbeing of our staff, clients and community.

To contact the Library and Resource Centre:

Please expect delays as we respond to changes relating to COVID-19.

Thank you for your understanding and support.

 

SHINE SA Resource Centre

SHINE SA’s Resource Centre has a large range of sexual health DVDs and other resources in its catalogues. To borrow items from the Resource Centre, your organisation must be a member.

Resource Centre Membership

Resource Centre membership is by organisation and costs $120 per year. Members must be based in South Australia. To become a member or renew your membership fill in the Resource Centre Membership Form.

Resource Centre Membership Form

View our catalogues

The following catalogues are available in PDF format to download:

Teaching Resources Catalogue
DVD Catalogue

Booking resources

Once you have selected the resources you want to borrow, fill out the Resources Booking Form below. If you have trouble with the online form, please contact us on the details at the bottom of the page.

You must fill in the Despatch and Return Date fields in the form below. Bookings must be submitted at least 7 working days prior to the date you require them and can be accepted up to 6 months in advance. Please also allow 5 days for items to be returned. If resources are not returned by the Return Date your organisation may be charged a late fee and/or borrowing rights may be suspended.

Booking Form

SHINE SA Library

The Library at Woodville has a unique collection of medical, social and educational books and journals on sexual health.

The Library contains information on a wide range of subjects including:

  • Aboriginal sexual health issues
  • adolescent sexual health and relationships
  • contraception
  • disability and sexuality
  • gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues
  • men’s health
  • multicultural issues
  • sexual assault and child sexual abuse
  • sex education
  • sexually transmitted infections
  • women’s health

Library Information

Membership is free for South Australians. People from rural areas of South Australia may contact the SHINE SA Library by phone on 1800 188 171 (toll free) or email shinesalibrary@shinesa.org.au to join.

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8.30am – 4.30pm. Closed 1.00 – 1.30pm for lunch
  • If you have special research needs it’s best to make an appointment with the Librarian.

Conditions for borrowing books and audiovisual items include:

  • loan period of 2 weeks (rural areas 4 weeks)
  • extensions of loans by phone or email before the due date
  • materials may be returned to any SHINE SA location during opening hours

People from rural areas of South Australia may have books sent directly to their home address. They will be responsible for returning their loan item by post.

For Library and Resource Centre enquiries, call (08) 8300 5312 or email: shinesalibrary@shinesa.org.au

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