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Monthly Archives: February 2018

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Play Library Quest and Win $100!

Play Library Quest and save the world while learning how the library can help you with your studies.
Library Quest is a choose-your-own-adventure style game that accidentally introduces some of the key library services and resources that can help you with your study. Along the way you Meet the grumpy professor, the philosopher lumberjack and the slightly insane […]

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Orientation Week

Orientation Week has officially started!
The Library is hosting a range of events both in the Library and at our booth in Hub Central.
Library Tours begin Monday and run through till Thursday-
Monday 19 Feb
11am  12 Noon   2 pm
Tuesday 20 Feb
11 am and 2 pm
Wednesday 21 Feb
11 am and 2 pm
Thursday 22 Feb
11 am and 2 pm.

As […]

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Collect your course readers from Ask Library

Collecting a course reader? This year we’re trying something a little different …
During Orientation Week and the first week of Semester One – 19th February to 2nd March – you will be able to collect your course readers from Ask Library at the Barr Smith Library.
To do this, simply:

Login and purchase your course reader from […]

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O’Week tours of the Barr Smith Library

Come on tour!
Join us for a quick and informative tour of the Barr Smith Library, home of the amazing Reading Room. We’ll show you the important things, such as where we keep the textbooks and how to return your books.
All tours start in Hub Central, on level 4 near the western entrance.
Tour dates & times:

Monday 19 […]

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A big welcome to our new students!

This Wednesday 14th February sees the beginning of the official Orientation period and we would like to extend a big welcome to our new international students.
We have lots of resources and services designed to make starting at Uni just that little bit easier – to learn about how the library can support your studies, please visit […]

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Demystifying Research Metrics – Lecture

The University Library is running this lecture as part of the Researcher Training Series. This particular lecture examines the nature of bibliometrics and almetrics measurements, and why they are important for researchers.
It is targeted at staff and students who are publishing, or who plan to publish in the future, and is particularly aimed at research students and […]

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EndNote Basics – Lecture

As part of the Researchers Training Series, the University Library is providing this lecture as an introduction to, and demonstration of, the EndNote software. It is open to all staff and students at the University.
The lecture will be held in Lower Napier, LG29 at 11am on Monday 19 February 2018.
EndNote is software for storing and managing […]

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Apply now! Hugh Martin Weir Prize 2018

We are still accepting applications for the 2018 Hugh Martin Weir Prize.
The Prize honours the memory of Lieutenant Hugh Martin Weir (1915 – 2004) and his fellow prisoners of war. It is designed to encourage study and research, including the use of the Barr Smith Library collections, into any aspect of Australia’s involvement in any war, […]

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Apply now! The Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship 2018

Applications are still open for the 2018 Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship.
This Fellowship was established by the Cowan Grant to provide financial assistance towards study for postgraduate degrees by research, using the collections of the Barr Smith Library. The maximum value of the Fellowship will be $13,000.
Previous Fellows include Dana Rehn, for her fascinating work […]

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