Monthly Archives: July 2012
As a trial, during Semester 2, the Library will no longer apply demerit points to overdue items. Existing demerit points are being removed where possible and suspensions have been lifted.
With the removal of the demerit point system we are tightening up our replacement invoice processes to target late return of items that impact and disadvantage […]
Microbes to Macrobes: the story of Frank Fenner
To mark Science Week, the Friends of the University of Adelaide Library and University Arts and Heritage Collections are jointly screening Microbes to Macrobes, a 60 minute documentary film which looks at the life and work of one of Australia’s most distinguished scientists, Professor Frank Fenner. The screening […]
Adelaide to Amsterdam and Back
The Friends of the University of Adelaide Library invite you to an author event with David Colmer on Thursday 16 August, 2012.
David Colmer, who left Adelaide in 1982 as a med-school dropout from a
monolingual background, will describe how he came to learn Dutch and become an award-winning literary translator. He will […]
‘The peculiar nature of the language spoken: relics of South Australian languages’: an exhibition of archival material from the collections of the Lutheran Archives, Royal Geographical Society of South Australia, South Australian Museum, State Library of South Australia and the Barr Smith Library which documents the early recording of Aboriginal languages in South Australia — the […]