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Resource guides new look and feel

Resource guides have been migrated to LibGuides v2.
Check out the new look and feel, including a new A-Z list of databases.
 

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Mid-semester break opening hours

From Monday 22 September up to and including Sunday 5 October, the Barr Smith Library will be open the following hours:
Monday – Thursday: 8am – 8pm
Friday: 8am – 6pm
Sat/Sun: 1pm – 5pm
Note that all libraries will be closed on Monday 6 October for the Labour Day public holiday.
For details about branch library opening times, see […]

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Enhancements to Library Search

We are continuing to work with our vendor to bring you a better Library Search, and new resources are added frequently, to bring you even more eContent!
Recent enhancements to Library Search include:

auto complete
ranking enhancements
improvements to known-item searches, such as

author and author-title recognition
missing or added leading articles
entire citation queries
title words in an incorrect order

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Introducing the Barr Smith Library via an interactive iBook

An interactive iBook has been developed for use with Apple devices – iPads, iPhones and MacIntosh computers.  It is aimed at new commencing students to introduce them to the services and resources of the Barr Smith Library.
The Library ibook can be accessed directly, or from our Help/Contacts page.
It was developed for new Science students, who […]

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Semester break and Easter/ANZAC opening hours

From Monday 14 April up to and including Sunday 27 April , the Barr Smith Library will open the following hours:
Monday – Thursday: 8am – 8pm
Friday: 8am – 6pm
Sat/Sun: 1pm – 5pm
Over the Easter break and for the ANZAC Day public holiday, the Barr Smith Library’s hours are:
Easter Friday 18 April – closed
Saturday 19 April […]

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Book voucher winners

Congratulations to the winners of a $50 Unibook voucher each, drawn randomly from students who took a Library tour during O’Week:
International O’Week – Salma Taposhi, Wang Xiaotian
O’Week – Christine Chan, Catherine Gibson, Imogen Geh

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Library tours & information sessions

Get a good start and learn how to find your way around the facilities and resources available to you in the Library!
Library tours
If you missed out in O’Week, Library tours are offered in weeks 1-3 – see the timetable for more details.
Meet at the tour banner, Hub Central Level 4 (near western entrance).
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New Library management system – now live

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 […]

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