Monthly Archives: March 2009

Increased funding for Library materials

Review of the Library Budget & Funding Model: Report and outcomes
The Final Report of the Review of the University of Adelaide Library Budget & Funding Model is now available. Thanks are due to all Library users who made submissions.

The primary purpose of the review, as defined by the terms of reference, was to assess the […]

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New Lounge : now open!

We are very pleased to be able to open (from Friday 20th March) the new lounge area on Level 3 of the Barr Smith Library. It has taken a little longer than planned, but we think you will agree that the wait has been worthwhile.

The lounge has been designed to feature a variety of seating, […]

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Renovation Update

Yes, we’re late! I said in my last post that opening of the new Student Discussion area (on Level 3 North of the Barr Smith) was imminent. Well, we had a few delays with furniture and lighting, so opening had to be postponed. But now, I’m told, we should be able to open the new […]

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Library Client Survey report

Thank you to all the students, staff and community members who participated in the 2008 Library Client Survey in October. The survey enables us to assess the quality of our services and identify areas for improvement.
Over the last few months we have been working through your feedback and have either resolved the issues raised […]

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Ming Hwa Ting – Inaugural Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellow

Mr Ming Hwa Ting, in response to the news of his success, said “I am indeed honoured to be selected by the panel as the inaugural Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellow”. Ming is a Doctoral Candidate from Singapore undertaking his research at the Centre for Asian Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University […]

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