University Libraries

University Libraries are currently undertaking a project to provide electronic access to all postgraduate research theses.

Since 2007, graduating postgraduate research students have been asked to submit an electronic copy of their thesis for inclusion in the University’s digital research repository, Adelaide Research and Scholarship for open access (unless embargoed). This promotes the University’s collective research and makes it openly accessible to as wide an audience as possible. This is part of a widespread movement in the sector towards open access.

There are approximately 4,500 research theses which were completed before 2007 that are not available electronically. These works have not had the exposure that would allow them to contribute to the light of new knowledge and research.

The Library has begun to digitise and make all research theses available online. In addition to providing open access, it also aids the long term preservation and accessibility of these valuable resources.

For more information, or if you completed a research thesis before 2007 and do not want it to be openly accessible please contact the Library’s Project Team.

Visit the digital theses collection.

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The Friends of the University of Adelaide Library invite you to an event with Anna Goldsworthy on Thursday 17 September at 6:00 for 6:30pm in the Hartley Concert Room, Room 112, Hartley Building, Kintore Avenue, The University of Adelaide.

Anna_GoldsworthyDon’t miss this rare opportunity to join Anna Goldsworthy – one of Australia’s most acclaimed and versatile musicians – in both conversation and performance. Come along and hear Anna speak about the genesis of her best-selling memoir Piano Lessons and listen to her perform a selection of musical excerpts.

Described by The Australian as a ‘musical ambassador‘, Anna Goldsworthy is one of Australia’s most acclaimed and versatile musicians. As a piano soloist, she has performed extensively throughout Australia and internationally. An accomplished chamber player, Anna is a founding member of Seraphim Trio, which in 2015 celebrates its twenty-first anniversary. She collaborates regularly with Australia’s most distinguished musicians, such as oboist Diana Doherty, clarinettist Paul Dean, trumpeter David Elton, soprano Jane Sheldon and the Australian String Quartet.

Anna’s literary publications include the memoirs Piano Lessons and Welcome to Your New Life, as well as the Quarterly Essay Unfinished Business. She is currently Artistic Director of the Port Fairy Spring Music Festival, Kenneth Moore Memorial Music Scholar at Janet Clarke Hall, and Research Fellow at the J.M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice at the University of Adelaide. Anna records for the ABC Classics label.

Bookings by Thursday 10 September to:
friends_library@adelaide.edu.au
Telephone: 8313 4064
Or register online

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$5 admission

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The Friends of the University of Adelaide Library invite you to an event with Victor Gostin on Thursday 20 August, 2015, at 6.00 for 6.30pm in the Ira Raymond Exhibition Room, Barr Smith Library, University of Adelaide.

Discoveries of numerous exoplanets have revised our theories of planetary origins; and landings on asteroids and comets have clarified the origins of water on Earth. Space chemistry and impact studies have recently revealed the origins of pre-biotic organic molecules. Our search for life on other planets continues…

Victor Gostin portraitAssociate Professor Vic Gostin, of the Earth & Environmental Studies Department at The University of Adelaide, is the recipient of the 2011 Geological Society of Australia (SA) Bruce Webb Medal. He has been researching, supervising and teaching geology and sedimentology at undergraduate and postgraduate levels since 1970. Dr. Gostin’s scientific interests include the origins and evolution of the solar system and of life, meteorite impacts, earth history, environmental geoscience, and the effects of natural phenomena on the course of human history.

Many of Dr. Gostin’s research projects involve the effects of climate on the nature and patterns of sedimentation, with special emphasis on ancient glaciations, modern cool-water shelf carbonates and lacustrine sediments. His identification of an extensive ejecta blanket derived from Australia’s largest meteorite impact [honoured by asteroid 3640 GOSTIN], has widened his attention to planetary geology and to curent climatic issues.

Bookings by Tuesday 18 August to:
friends_library@adelaide.edu.au
Telephone: 8313 4064
Or register online

Open to the public
$5 admission

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This Sunday is Open Day at the University of Adelaide, so don’t miss the opportunity to make a grand entrance into the Barr Smith Library Reading Room, via the elegant steps on the eastern side of the building (an entrance that is only open on very special occasions). Friends of the library and library staff […]

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Learn how to manage your research data and use social media to enhance your research profile in new workshops offered by the University Libraries. These two workshops are part of a new series of researcher training:
Workshop One: Managing Your Research Data
This workshop provides an introduction to research data management, including data organisation, ownership, storage & […]

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Bound to Please: The Iconic Victorian Binding in an Era of Industrialisation and Mechanisation
The Victorian era (1837-1901) was an exciting time.  Rapid and unregulated industrialisation brought with it tremendous social and political change and saw technological advancements in nearly every sphere. Book binding was no exception.
This fascinating exhibition explores the evolution of the book as […]

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Library skills drop in:  improve your research, improve your marks!
Research Librarians will be available at Table 2 in the Hub ‘Drop In Zone’ (Hub level 3). Please drop in for help with your research.
Tuesday 11am – 3pm
Wednesday 11am – 3pm
Thursday 11am – 1pm
 

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We upgraded Library Search over the weekend, and the new release introduces improved personalisation. You no longer need to sign in to personalise your search results, you can now do it right from the results screen:

Just click on “Edit” under “Personalize your results” and you’ll see the personalisation options:

Once you’ve made your selection, click OK […]

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The Friends of the University of Adelaide Library invite you to an event with Tim Harcourt on Tuesday 21 July, 2015, at 6:00 for 6:30pm in the Ira Raymond Exhibition Room, Barr Smith Library, University of Adelaide.
Is Japan running out of husbands? Is China running out of wives? Is India-Australia trade more than the 3 […]

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The Friends of the University of Adelaide Library invite you to a Discovery Event with Judith Green on Thursday 16 July, 2015, at 1:00pm in the Ira Raymond Exhibition Room, Barr Smith Library, University of Adelaide.
This talk will focus on John Vandenbergh Quick (1792-1858), William Michael Roberts Quick (1839-1927) and Raymond John Vandenbergh (1889-1966) who […]

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