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Monthly Archives: July 2009

Laptop lockers

Laptop lockers are now available in the Barr Smith Library adjacent the level 3 student lounge. The laptop lockers can be used to recharge your laptop while it is securely stored. Keys are available from the Service Enquiries desk for a 3 hour period.

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Exhibition: Simone Kennedy — 'Halflight'

The University of Adelaide Art & Heritage Collections invite you to view the latest exhibition in their Cultural Illuminations series.
Simone Kennedy’s ‘Halflight’ will be on display in the entrance foyer of the Barr Smith Library from 31 July – 16 October 2009, during normal Library opening hours.
Admission is free — all welcome.

Simone Kennedy has worked […]

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Dissecting Your Reading List – library session

So you’ve just got your reading list. Feeling overwhelmed by all those different citations? Don’t panic we can help!
Dissecting Your Reading List, Thursday 13th August, 1.10-1.40pm, Training Room 2, Barr Smith Library
This session will teach you to quickly and painlessly dissect your reading list to work out what the citations are actually for and how […]

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Upgrade to Student PCs

Over the next few days, we will be upgrading 50 of our Student PCs in the BSL, replacing the existing (slow!) PCs with new machines — faster, more memory and bigger screens.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused while upgrade work is in process.

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Relocation of "Medical" collection – Finished

We are pleased to announce that the relocation of medical and health sciences books is complete. All of the material previously found in the “basement” under the Reading Room can now be found on Level 2 South. This comprises items in the 600-619 Dewey call number range — general technology and medical/health sciences material.
The relocation […]

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Search Smarter, Better, Faster @ Library – new sessions

The Library is offering two new training sessions in semester 2.
Databases: getting started, Thursday 27th August, 1.10-2pm, Training Room 1
Databases are an essential tool for finding journal articles. Everyone needs to be familiar with how to use them. If you find the thought of having to use a database worrying, come along to this hands-on […]

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Relocation of BSL "medical" collection

As part of our continuing efforts to respace and simplify the BSL Main Collection, we are currently moving the books and journals shelved in the basement under the Reading Room to Level 2 South. This comprises items in the 600-619 Dewey call number range — general technology and medical/health sciences material.
Once moved, we will have […]

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Event: Daisy Bates and the provocation of research

The Friends of the University of Adelaide Library
Barr Smith Discovery Series
The Friends of the University of Adelaide Library invite you to a free public talk with Susanna Moore on Thursday 23 July 2009 at 1.05pm.
Venue: Ira Raymond Exhibition Room, Barr Smith Library, University of Adelaide
Susanna Moore, award-winning author of ‘In the Cut’, which was made […]

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Facebook milestone

Did you know the Barr Smith Library is on Facebook and we have 1,094 fans?
If you’re on Facebook and not yet a fan, why not join the thousand other people and keep an eye on what we’re doing.
View our Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Adelaide-Australia/The-Barr-Smith-Library/22489518232

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