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Friends of the Library author event with Stephen Orr

The Friends of the University of Adelaide Library invite you to an event with Stephen Orr on Thursday 21 April at 6:00 for a 6:30pm start in the Ira Raymond Exhibition Room, Barr Smith Library.
Come along and join Stephen as he discusses his latest novel: The Hands: An Australian pastoral. Set on a cattle station […]

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Peter Maxwell Davies – mini-exhibition at the Elder Music Library

The Elder Music Library is currently featuring a mini-exhibition showcasing the work of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies (1934–2016), British composer, Master of the Queen’s Music 2004–2014, and Composer-in-Residence at our very own Elder Conservatorium of Music, 1965–66.
Known as ‘Max’, Peter Maxwell Davies was a close friend of noted Australian composers Richard Meale and Grahame Dudley – […]

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ARTS 1007: Research help for your essay!

Need some face to face help with your ARTS 1007 Enquiring Mind essay?
Librarians will be available in the Ira Raymond Room as follows, so please feel free to drop in!
Thursday March 31st, 1-4pm
Tuesday April 5th, 1.30-3pm
The Faculty of Arts librarians have also put together a guide specially designed to help you with your ARTS 1007 […]

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Google Scholar – off campus access

We are currently experiencing an interruption to our Google Scholar link.  If you are using Google Scholar off campus, you will need to configure Google Scholar to access University of Adelaide licensed electronic content.
Please click here for the instructions.
 

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Easter Opening Hours

Over the Easter break, the Barr Smith Library will open 10am – 5pm on Saturday 26 March & Sunday 27 March and will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday. All other branches will be closed over the Easter long weekend – Good Friday March 25 – Easter Monday March 28.

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ARTS 1007 Resource Guide for your Annotated bibliography: Start here!

The Faculty of Arts librarians have put together some starter links to help you with your Annotated Bibliography.
The link to the whole guide is here and starter resources for your essay topics can be found here

Don’t forget that Library Search is also a good place to start to look for peer review journal articles and other resources.
Good luck!

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Congratulations Adila! Winner of the O’Week tour competition

Congratulations to Adila Abdul Halim, the lucky winner of the $100 Visa voucher.
Adila, pictured receiving her prize from Acting University Librarian Paul Wilkins, commented on the fact that she had “really enjoyed the tour and found it very helpful. Even though it is only week 1, I have used the information already”.
Congratulations Adila and we […]

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Four fabulous finds in the library

Penicillin, a wedding apron and the heaviest calculator* in the world are just some of the fabulous finds that you’ll find in Rare Books & Special Collections. Housing the library’s rare, vulnerable and most valuable publications and objects, Special Collections is a treasure trove for students, academics and researchers. Today we’d like to shine the spotlight on just […]

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Are you an ARTS 1007 student? Drop in for help with your annotated bibliography

The Faculty of Arts Research Librarians are offering drop in sessions to help you find great resources for your Annotated Bibliography assignment.
This is due at the beginning of week 4, which is not long to go!
When: Tuesday  March 15 11am – 1pm  and Thursday  March 17 1pm – 4pm
Where: Ira Raymond Room, Hub level 3, near […]

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