Monthly Archives: December 2013
Flora Magnifica – a selection of illustrated botanical works from Rare Books and Special Collections
Rare Books & Special Collections
Level 1 , Barr Smith Library
Until 31st January 2014
Rare books and Special Collections holds a magnificent collection of botanical and natural history items. This exhibition features some of these rarely displayed items, showing some of the beautiful […]
If you see these in the Barr Smith Library – don’t panic! They’re an artwork installed within the library shelving.
This work, by Adelaide-based artist Ash Tower, records people’s interactions with the vast system of the Barr Smith Library. Over a month, discarded notes and fragments of handwriting were collected from the books and shelving within […]
Over much of this year, Library staff have been working hard implementing a new back-office system to manage a range of Library operations and this is now live.
Thank you for bearing with us while we tackled this complex task.
While we are fixing some minor configuration and display issues, please note the following in particular:
• there […]