Currently experiencing problems with Library Search

Good news: Library Search is now working again!
We are working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible, and hope to have Library Search up and running again very soon (although we don’t have an estimated timeframe as yet). Thank you for your patience.
Please contact Ask Library if you would like to know more.
 
 

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High Use Collection now open 24/7

Get access to the the textbooks you need, as well as your requests, 24 hours a day at the Barr Smith Library.
After the success of opening up Level 3 of the Barr Smith Library we are now offering 24-hour access to the High Use Collection. This exciting new change means that the textbooks you need, as […]

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Digital Capabilities @ Adelaide

Digital capabilities are critical to our students’ academic success and the career success of our 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 […]

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BSL Level 3 building works on Monday 28th & Tuesday 29th August

A new automatic door into the Barr Smith Library High Use Collection is being installed on Monday 28th August and Tuesday 29th August.
Most of the work will be done on Monday (and work will start at around 7 am). There will be some noise and disruption in the area, particularly on Monday morning. There may […]

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24/7 access to Level 3 starts on… 24/7!

How is that for timing!
Barr Smith Library Level 3 will be open 24 hours a day from Monday 24th July.
University of Adelaide students (and staff) will be able to access Level 3 at any time. You will need your University ID card to access the Hub, but once you’re in the Hub you can simply […]

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Immortal Austen event – this Thursday at 1 pm!

It is a truth universally acknowledged that (almost) everyone loves Jane Austen’s novels!
The three coordinators of the upcoming international conference The Immortal Austen are speaking at the next WPDN meeting. Join Amy Matthews, Gillian Dooley and Eric Parisot for a conversation about this upcoming (in July) literary conference.
All staff and students welcome – and please […]

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Meet our two new Associate University Librarians

The University Library is delighted to welcome Kate Sinclair to the position of Associate University Librarian, Library Experience, and Kylie Percival to the position of Associate University Librarian, Academic Engagement. Both Kate and Kylie bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to their new roles, and will form a dynamic leadership team under Teresa Chitty, the University […]

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Take home a $25 VISA gift card by sharing your thoughts on Ask Library

Come along to the Ask Library Student Experience workshop and help us make Ask Library fabulous!
Receive a $25 VISA gift card for sharing your thoughts on how we can improve Ask Library. This hour-long session will be the most entertaining library discussion you’ve ever been to (and, quite possibly, the only one you’ve ever been to…). We’ll be […]

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Ask Library – have your say!

We’d like to hear your thoughts on Ask Library – what are we doing well, what are we not doing well, and suggestions for improving the service.
The feedback survey is quick and easy – you can participate in the Barr Smith Library (just look for a person wielding an iPad, and guarding a stash of lollipops; […]

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Library conducting research into jobs and negotiations

The University Libraries’ Nel Duffield, Jaime Royals and Helen Attar are conducting research into job offer negotiations in libraries as part of an international research project.
Nel, Jaime and Helen are very pleased to be part of the research project. Nel, who is the Learning and Research Services Librarian, commented that “it is very exciting, not only […]

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