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Monthly Archives: September 2008

Interpreting the Flinders Ranges

Art & Heritage Collections, in collaboration with the Barr Smith Library Special Collections and the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences of the University of Adelaide, present an exhibition featuring work by Barrie Goddard from the 36 Views of Patawarta series, and a collage of material from University collections that was collected and produced by […]

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Writing Centre in the Barr Smith Library – extra sessions

The Writing Centre for Linguistics Students (WCLingS) and the Writing Centre for English Students (WCES) will both be run from the CLPD Writing Centre room in the Barr Smith Library from Monday 22 September.
WCLingS will be on Thursdays 11-1
WCES will be Wednesdays 2-5 and Thursdays 10-1
Preference will be given during these times to students from […]

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Cultural Illumination – Nevermore: Artist Books and Multiples

Nevermore, an exhibition of artist books and prints by eight Adelaide artists, explores a diverse range of technical processes and binding structures. Each artist created one book and contributed a print to the Nevermore folio, highlighting themes inspired by reading Edgar Allan Poe’s poetry: sorrow, revenge, horror, acceptance of change, rebirth, and the process of […]

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Philip Jones: Ochre and Rust

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The Friends of the University of Adelaide Library invite you to a free public talk with Philip Jones on Thursday 2 October 2008 at 6.00 for 6.30pm
Philip Jones will speak about how his award-winning book Ochre and Rust developed, and how he approached the material. He will take as a […]

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BSL Main Collection Project

Regular users of the Barr Smith Library will have noticed a lot of activity in the stacks, with empty shelves appearing in many areas. You may be wondering what is happening.
We have, since late last year, been engaged in a major project to revitalise the Barr Smith main collection. This involves several steps:

weeding of redundant […]

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Annual Book Sale – a great result

Many thanks to all of you who supported the Library’s Annual Book Sale.
It raised about $8750 (after GST) which will go, after we have deducted some
costs, toward purchasing more new books for the Library.
It was also a great way of recycling volumes and filling people’s home bookshelves.

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Rock Star: the story of Reg Sprigg

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Barr Smith Discovery Series
The Friends of the University of Adelaide Library invite you to a free author event with Kristin Weidenbach on Thursday 18 September 2008 at 1.05pm.
Kristin Weidenbach, author of the best-selling Mailman of the Birdsville Track, will talk about her recent book, Rock Star: The Story of Reg […]

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