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It is a truth universally acknowledged that (almost) everyone loves Jane Austen’s novels!

The three coordinators of the upcoming international conference The Immortal Austen are speaking at the next WPDN meeting. Join Amy Matthews, Gillian Dooley and Eric Parisot for a conversation about this upcoming (in July) literary conference.

All staff and students welcome – and please bring along your favourite Jane Austen book!

When: Thursday 29 June, 1–2 pm
Where: Ira Raymond Room, Barr Smith Library (near Ask Library)
Free event. Registration essential.

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The University Library is delighted to welcome Kate Sinclair to the position of Associate University Librarian, Library Experience, and Kylie Percival to the position of Associate University Librarian, Academic Engagement. Both Kate and Kylie bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to their new roles, and will form a dynamic leadership team under Teresa Chitty, the University Librarian.

As Associate University Librarian, Library Experience, Kate will be responsible for leading the customer facing aspects of the Library. With previous experience at Flinders University Library managing a number of projects with outstanding results, Kate’s enthusiasm and high degree of organisational expertise will be of great benefit to the University.

As Associate University Librarian, Academic Engagement, Kylie will be responsible for strategic leadership of the Library’s liaison and engagement activities. Already well known and respected at the University for her previous roles as Project Manager, Library of the Future, Acting Deputy University Librarian and Manager, University Archives & Recordkeeping, Kylie brings a wealth of organisational knowledge and experience to her new position.

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JoVE, the premier producer and publisher of video resources for scientific research and education, has launched an entirely new Physics Series, as well as a significant expansion of both its Clinical Skills and Psychology Series. The new videos are now available within JoVE Science Education, an innovative library of easy-to-understand video demonstrations that teach key concepts and fundamental techniques.

The new Science Education content we are trialling from 17 June to 13 July 2017 are the following:

Please provide your feedback using the survey form.

If you experience any problems filling in/submitting the survey form or accessing any of these new JoVE Science Education collections, fill in the Electronic Resources Access Problems form and we will investigate and get back to you as soon as possible.

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Early American Newspapers, Series 1, 1690–1876: From Colonies to Nation
Providing unprecedented access to the nation’s early periods, Series 1 of Readex’s Early American Newspapers enables researchers to explore essential newspapers from 23 states and the District of Columbia. Series 1 offers 340,000 fully searchable issues from over 730 historical American titles. Focusing largely on the […]

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Great news! During Swot vac and the mid-year exams period Waite and Roseworthy libraries will be offering extended opening hours.
Waite Library will open on the following Sundays from 1pm-5pm:
June 11th, 18th and 25th
Roseworthy Library will open until 9pm Monday to Thursday as follows:
June 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd
June 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th
Please note that Friday closing […]

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Monday June 12th is the Queen’s Birthday public holiday, and we are happy to say that the Barr Smith Library will be open from 10-5pm.
For more information about our opening hours, including all of our branch libraries, see our full opening hours page

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The Barr Smith library has recently introduced a change to our building access in the evenings which will align with Hub Central after-hours access and will also help improve security on campus.
This means that access to the Barr Smith Library will now be via University ID card from 7pm until library closing time on weeknights.
Find […]

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Come along to the Ask Library Student Experience workshop and help us make Ask Library fabulous!
Receive a $25 VISA gift card for sharing your thoughts on how we can improve Ask Library. This hour-long session will be the most entertaining library discussion you’ve ever been to (and, quite possibly, the only one you’ve ever been to…). We’ll be […]

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There will be some scheduled maintenance to Library Search between 10:30pm Saturday 29 April – 4:30am Sunday 30 April.
Please be aware you may have trouble accessing resources during this time.
We apologies for the inconvenience.

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All University of Adelaide library branches will be closed on Tuesday April 25th for the Anzac Day public holiday.
The good news is that our online resources are accessible 24/7, as are our book return chutes.
Find out more about our opening hours here: adelaide.edu.au/library/about/hours

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