University Libraries

Welcome to all of our new and returning students! Today marks the beginning of Semester 2, which means all of our libraries are back to regular Semester opening hours.

Semester 2 opening hours: July 25 – September 16

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Need more info? Full details of library opening hours available here

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The Journal Translation Project database targets the global market with Chinese-English bilingual full-text as the basic publishing mode, accompanied by academic press releases. Moreover, it comes with academic novelty database and knowledge database, so that the latest academic achievement of China can reach academic communities, educators and the public all at once. The Program will integrate a digital publishing platform using the XML-based publishing technology, supporting web-based and mobile-based customized services and interactive communication.

Content includes: the leading basic research in China; the high technology research in China; the most advanced engineering research in China; traditional Chinese culture research; contemporary China studies; International studies made by Chinese scholars.

The trial is active between 22nd July and 30th September 2016 and can be accessed here.

Please provide your feedback using the survey form.

If you experience any problems filling in/submitting the survey form or accessing CNKI Journal Translation Project, 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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The Waite and Roseworthy Campus Libraries are changing their semester opening hours. Starting on Monday 25th July the opening hours will be:

Roseworthy Campus Library

  • Monday to Thursday: 8.30am – 6.00pm
  • Friday: 8.30am – 5.00pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Waite Library

  • Monday to Friday: 8.30am – 6.00pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed

All University staff and students are welcome to study and use the services and resources at any of the University Libraries. View current opening times for all of the University Libraries.

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It's free book time!

Help these books find their forever home…
The only thing better than an annual library book sale is… a library book giveaway! Come and get yourself a free book (or two… or ten…) in Hub Central as the University Libraries give away their surplus books.
Starting on Monday July 11 the library will be giving away books that have been withdrawn from […]

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American Fiction, 1774–1920, contains more than 17,800 titles and encompasses prose fiction written by Americans from colonial times to the early twentieth century. The archive gathers extensive content in one place in a consistent format and allows researchers to explore the works in the context of history. American Fiction includes integrated literary texts, about history, […]

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We’re open throughout the mid-year break (albeit for not quite as many hours as we usually are!). From 2 July to 24 July the University Libraries opening hours will be as follows:


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With exams nearly over, the mid-year break is fast approaching, and students everywhere are getting ready for a well earned break. So, if you’re heading off interstate or overseas, don’t forget to return your library books first, and have a wonderful holiday.
Loans can be requested at any time, and your loan period may be reduced, […]

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Thomson Reuters have just announced the 2016 update of its Journal Citation Reports (JCR). These reports are the world’s most influential resource for evaluating peer-reviewed publications and the source of annual journal metrics, including the Journal Impact Factor.
With this new release, more than 11,000 journals in 81 counties receive their Journal Impact Factor.
The Journal Citation […]

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Please be aware that due to some routine systems maintenance, it is possible that Library Search may experience brief periods of downtime this weekend, between 11:30pm Saturday June 11th and 1:30am Sunday June 12th.

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Monday June 13 is the Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday.
Please note that The Barr Smith Library will be open from 10am to 5pm on Monday June 13, however all other University of Adelaide libraries will be closed on that day.


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