University Libraries

The mobile device recharging station on level 3 is out of order and has been removed for repairs.  We hope to have it back shortly.

In the meantime, you can access a recharging device in the Law and Music libraries.

Note, if you have your recharging cable with you, secure recharging lockers are available on level 3. Please ask for a key at Service Enquiries.

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Welcome to JoVE Science Education in Chemistry, the revolutionary video database dedicated to teaching laboratory fundamentals through simple easy to understand video demonstrations. It includes 45 video tutorials that demonstrate basic laboratory experiments and concepts in General, Organic and Analytical Chemistry.

Academics and students can: Watch and re-watch videos before and after class; Teach and learn the setup of experiments and equipment; Be fully prepared with a clear understanding of the experiment and concept; Save time on repeat demonstrations; Increase classroom efficiency and Improve learning outcomes.

The trial is active between 4th of May and 28th of May 2016 and can be accessed here.

Please provide your feedback by using the survey form.

If you experience any problems filling in/submitting the survey form or accessing JOVE Science Education in Chemistry, 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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Congratulations to Felica, Stacey and Alexia!
Find out more about our winners and their fields of study here

Weir prize winners








The Hugh Martin Weir Prize was established in 2011, by Glen and Robina Weir (pictured above with our 2016 winners), to honour the memory of Lieutenant Hugh Martin Weir (1915-2004) and his fellow prisoners of war. Hugh Martin Weir was a prisoner of war of the Japanese in Java 1942 – 1945.

The purpose of the Prize, of up to $1,000, is to encourage study and research, including use of the Barr Smith Library collections, into any aspect of Australia’s involvement in war, or the treatment of prisoners of war in any conflict, including the impact on those persons involved, their families, and/or their communities. In 2016 three very deserving students each received an award.

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Explore how social media works and how it can be used to grow your profile in an academic context. Learn about altmetrics and their role in measuring your impact. This workshop aims to help participants to understand, maximise and measure their research impact on social media. Bring a laptop or device for hands-on activities. This […]

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Booklovers from as far afield as Hallett Cove and Nairne near Mount Barker, gathered at the Barr Smith library this week to hear – and meet – celebrated South Australian author Stephen Orr.
Orr, who has been described by journalist and theatre critic Peter Goers as South Australia’s finest novelist, entertained more than 60 people in […]

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All University of Adelaide Libraries will be closed on the Anzac Day public holiday: Monday April 25, 2016.
Of course that doesn’t mean you won’t be able to use the library on that day! Access to all of our electronic resources will still be available through the Library home page.

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Wheeler’s ePlatform is a secure eBook lending library for schools, public libraries and other educational institutions. Through ePlatform users are able to browse for, borrow and read eBooks anywhere, anytime, on multiple devices.
This trial provides access to the following CCH ebook titles:

Australian Master Tax Guide 2016 – 58th  Edition
Australian Corporations & Securities Legislation 2016 – […]

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Photo of Stacey receiving her brand new iPad mini from Paul Wilkins.

We would like to send a big thank you to everyone who played Library Quest.
… and special congratulations go to Stacey Mattsson, who not only saved the world (hurrah!) but is the winner of the Library Quest iPad mini competition.
Stacey has just started the first year of a social sciences degree and plans to major in sociology. While […]

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A brief maintenance window is scheduled for Saturday April 9th, from 1:30am-4:30am. Users may experience some service interruptions when accessing our electronic resources during this time. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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Semester break opening hours begin this Saturday, and will be in place from 9-24 April.
The Barr Smith Library will open from 8am-8pm Monday to Thursday, 8am-6pm Friday, and 1-5pm Saturday and Sunday.
See here for information on Semester break opening hours at our branch libraries.

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