Monthly Archives: May 2009

Aliens visit the Library

Our heritage Reading Room is frequently the venue for occasions of
creativity such as concerts, dramatic performance and book launches.
Late in 2008 the music group Rise sought permission to produce a video clip
with music, dance and space age puppets, in the Reading Room.
Visit and click My Videos to view and enjoy the performance […]

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Library podcasts

How much do you know about your Library? The University of Adelaide Library podcast series will help you keep up-to-date with the information you need to know about your Library.
To listen to the Library podcasts visit:

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Exhibition: Stefan Koppelkamm: Ortszeit Local Time

While travelling through East Germany in 1990 – after the fall of the Berlin wall but before re-unification – Stefan Koppelkamm felt the urge to capture in photographs a reality which he assumed would soon disappear for ever.
Ten or twelve years later, the photographer sought out each location again and took a second photograph from […]

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Search Smarter, Better, Faster @ Library

The Library is offering three new training sessions in June. They are designed
for anyone who wants to develop skills that will help them find resources for
assignments and make their study Smarter, Better, Faster.
All students,researchers and staff are welcome.
For more information visit
For bookings, email:

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Steven Conte: Plodding – walking into fiction

The Friends of the University of Adelaide Library invite you to a free author event with Steven Conte on Thursday 28 May 2009 at 6.00 for 6.30pm.
Venue: Ira Raymond Exhibition Room, Barr Smith Library, University of Adelaide
Steven Conte was the inaugural winner of the Australian Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Fiction last year with his […]

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The Barr Smith Library Reading Room

An exhibition celebrating more than 75 years of service. Original plans, photographs and archives relating to the Barr Smith Library’s monumental Reading Room, opened in 1932, is on display in the Library’s foyer until 31 May 2009.

Part of SA History Week, the exhibition will also have a Memory Book for people to record their own […]

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