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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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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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Barr Smith Library Level 1 open and accessible again

Great news!
After several weeks of building works during the mid-semester break, Level 1 South of the library is once again freely accessible to all. This is the section just west of the western stairs from the Hub.
Thank you for your patience during this time.

 

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Shelving to be moved from level 1

You may notice some changes in the Barr Smith Library over the mid-year break – excess shelving will be removed from level 1! Commencing Monday 3 July for approximately two weeks, the area west of the western stairs from the Hub will be taped off, with no access during this time. Library users who require […]

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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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New study spaces in the Barr Smith Library.

Level 2 North of the Barr Smith Library has had a mini-makeover! The existing carrels have been reconfigured to take advantage of the natural light, additional carrels have been brought in, and new couches and chairs have also arrived. New tables should be arriving any day now…
The new study spaces have been created in response to […]

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Ask Library open and ready for your questions!

The new one-stop-shop for all library-related questions, Ask Library is located in the Red Area, Level 3 Hub Central. Whether you’re a new or current student, or a University staff member, we have the answers to your questions.
Ask Library can help you with:

Getting the textbook or recommended books for your subject
Finding information for your assignments
Finding your way around […]

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