Digital Capabilities Framework – we have lift-off!

Digital capabilities are critical to students’ academic success and the career success of graduates.
Their future work will require them to find, assess and create increasingly complex multimedia digital resources, necessitating the integration of technical competence and critical thinking skills.
The Digital Capabilities @ Adelaide project has developed a flexible framework comprising six elements to support the development […]

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Come and join us at the Festival of Learning & Teaching – Friday 21st July

The Seventh Festival of Learning and Teaching will be held on Friday 21 July 2017 at The University of Adelaide.
The theme for 2017 is Digital Futures / Digital Capabilities: Design. Create. Transform
This year’s Festival will celebrate and share new digital practices at Adelaide. Library staff will be participating in round table discussions, Pecha Kucha presentations, […]

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Library Survey – Win an iPad 4

The Library is undertaking a major survey of staff, students and other users.
This survey is designed to give you an opportunity to state your opinions on how well you think the Library performs in relation to what you think is important. Your opinions are valuable and will help us understand how we can work together […]

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Friends of the Library: Judith Brown – Researching Place of Pines and other historical works

The Friends of the University of Adelaide Library invite you to a Discovery event with Judith Brown on Thursday 21 May, 2015, at 1.00pm in the Ira Raymond Exhibition Room, Barr Smith Library, University of Adelaide.
Judith Margaret Brown is a published non-fiction writer and historian. It took her seven years of research and writing to […]

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Photo spot for new graduates

Looking for a good place to take your graduation photos?
Come to the main Library entrance on Level 3 of the Hub – it’s all set up and ready to go!

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Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship 2015: Fiona O’Brien and John Wayne Pearson

The Barr Smith Library and the Cowan Grant are pleased to announce that Fiona O’Brien, PhD Student from the Discipline of English and Creative Writing, and John Wayne Pearson, Masters Student from the School of Humanities, are the joint successful applicants for the 2015 Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship. The purpose of the award […]

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Library prize winners!

Congratulations to our O’Week 2015 book voucher prize winners, Lin Xiong, Tessa Cappelluti, and Makoto Sano! All students who took a library tour or session during O’Week were eligible to win a $100 Unibooks voucher, drawn randomly following the final tour. Keep an eye out to see what we’ll do for O’Week 2016…

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Friends of the Library – Bob Byrne: Adelaide Remember When

Bob Byrne: Adelaide Remember When
The Friends of the University of Adelaide Library invite you to an event with Bob Byrne on Thursday 16 April, 2015, at 6.00 for 6.30pm in the Ira Raymond Exhibition Room, Barr Smith Library, University of Adelaide.
Growing up in Adelaide in the ’50s to the ’80s, we played in the street […]

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Library info sessions and tours – Weeks 1-3

Missed out on a library tour or information session during O’Week?
Not to worry!
We will be running combined info sessions/tours during the first three weeks of Semester 1.
Week 1 (March 2-6, every day): Every day at 10:10am and 1:10pm
Week 2 (Friday 13 March only): 12:10pm
Week 3 (Wednesday 18 March only): 12:10pm
Each session runs for 50 minutes […]

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International Orientation Tours at the Library

International Orientation week starts today! Why not come to a free Library information session and tour? Get ahead by learning how to access the Library’s online resources and navigate the website, then go on a guided tour of the Library.
When?
Monday 16 February: 2pm
Tuesday 17 February: 11am
Wednesday 18 February: 11am
Thursday 19 February: 11am
Where?
Meet just outside the […]

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