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Monthly Archives: March 2012

AFR and BRW return to the Factiva database

The Australian Financial Review (AFR), the national financial daily newspaper, has returned to the Factiva database as a licensed, full-text title.
The archive for the AFR, along with six other key titles, is as follows:

The Australian Financial Review
From September 1987

BRW (formerly Business Review Weekly)
From January 1989

Financial Review Asset
From June 2001

Financial Review CFO
From June 2001

Financial Review […]

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20 minute “power” sessions to help you

Confused as to why the Library search box (Summon) gives you lots of other material but not the book you were really after?
Wondering why a full-text link in Summon doesn’t work sometimes?
Want to know the difference between a journal, journal article, conference paper and a book chapter?
Take 20 minutes out of your lunch break in […]

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Author Event: Ghil’ad Zuckermann, Thursday 17 May 2012

Sleeping Beauties Awake: Towards the Establishment of Revival Linguistics
The Friends of the University of Adelaide Library invite you to an author
event with Ghil’ad Zuckermann on Thursday 17 May. 
Language revival is becoming increasingly relevant as people seek to recover their lost heritage. Linguists and revivalists worldwide have much to learn from Hebrew’s remarkable, hybridic modern-day rebirth, […]

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Book voucher prize winners

The Library is pleased to announce the names of the winners of five $100 book vouchers from Unibooks, drawn at random from those who gave us their details during O’Week tours.
The winners were:

Eleni Biris
Victoria Chan

Natasha Guszich
Thi Ngoc Anh Nguyen

Bing Han

Congratulations to all and thanks to everyone who took a Hub & Library tour and entered […]

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Author Event: Gideon Haigh, Thursday 19 April 2012

It’s Not Cricket!
The Friends of the University of Adelaide Library invite you to an
author event with Gideon Haigh on Thursday 19 April.
The title of Gideon Haigh’s talk for the Friends is as witty as the speaker himself. Gideon is a man for all seasons – journalist, author, essayist and TV panellist – covering subjects […]

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Exhibition: Paper Cuts by Chinese artist Guan Xiaoyun

Understanding China: Paper Cuts by Chinese artist Guan Xiaoyun
20 February to 31 March 2012.
This selection of Guan Xiaoyun’s work is displayed in three parts:
Tales of Twelve Ladies from Dream of Red Mansions in Jinling City
(红楼梦金陵十二钗)
The Elegant Eight of the Qinhuai River
(秦淮八艳)
Romance of the Western Chamber
(西厢记)
Chinese Paper Cutting or Jianzhi (剪纸) is the original form of […]

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De-mystify your reading list – 20min power sessions to help you!

Confused by your reading list?
Not sure how to tell a book from a journal from a conference paper, or how to find them in the library or online?
Come along to this 20 minute small-group/individual session, where we can help you get it sorted out.
“Short but sweet” power sessions start on Tuesday 20 March and run […]

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Searching Summon – 20min power sessions to help you!

Not sure how to find library resources?
Wondering why the Summon search box on the Library home page or in the student or staff portal gives you lots of stuff but all you want to locate is a particular book?
Take 20 minutes out of your day to join one of these small-group/individual sessions on Summon search […]

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Need help with using EndNote?

For help with using the EndNote personal bibliographic software to manage your references, see Lucy at the drop-in desk on Thursdays from 2-5pm during semester – located in the Writing Centre, level 3, Hub Central.
At other times, please make an appointment with Lucy Zuzolo – phone 8313 1060 or email lucy.zuzolo@adelaide.edu.au
 

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