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Past event: Helen Garner: Death and Friendship

The Friends of the University of Adelaide Library invite you to a free author event with Helen Garner on Wednesday 25 August 2010 at 6.00 for 6.30pm.
Venue: Ira Raymond Exhibition Room, Barr Smith Library, University of Adelaide

Renowned author, Helen Garner, will speak about her book The Spare Room, a story of compassion, humour and rage, […]

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Past event: ‘Driven to Diffraction’

The Friends of the University of Adelaide Library invite you to a joint event with the University’s Art & Heritage Collections, based around the documentary film Driven to Diffraction which tells the story of the physicists, William Henry and William Lawrence Bragg. The event will be on Thursday 19 August 2010 at 6.00 for 6.30pm […]

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Exhibition: Catherine Buddle – 'Full Circle'

The University of Adelaide Art & Heritage Collections invite you to view the latest exhibition in their Cultural Illuminations series.
Catherine Buddle’s ‘Full Circle’ will be on display on Level 3 South of the Barr Smith Library from 30 July to 29 August 2010, during normal Library opening hours.

‘Full Circle’ is a mixed media exhibition exploring […]

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Event: Lee Gutkind: Truckin' with Sam

The Friends of the University of Adelaide Library invite you to a free author event with Lee Gutkind on Thursday 10 June 2010 at 6.00 for 6.30pm.
Venue: Ira Raymond Exhibition Room, Barr Smith Library, University of Adelaide

Lee Gutkind, the Godfather behind Creative Nonfiction, is also a real-life father – what some people call an ‘old […]

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Event: Galileo Galilei at the Barr

The Friends of the University of Adelaide Library invite you to a free public talk with Professor Charles Pearce on Thursday 27 May 2010 at 1.05pm.
Venue: Ira Raymond Exhibition Room, Barr Smith Library, University of Adelaide

Discover with Charles Pearce, Elder Professor of Mathematics at the University of Adelaide, the Barr Smith Library’s copy of Galileo’s […]

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Microforms – now available for retrieval

Microforms are once again available for use in the Barr Smith Library, but with changes to access arrangements.
All requests to use microforms now need to be received in advance.
To request a microform, first find the item in the Library Catalogue. Then click on the yellow Requests tab. Select the Joint Store and Intercampus Request […]

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Event: Anthony Steel: 'Painful in daily doses'

The Friends of the University of Adelaide Library invite you to a free author event with Anthony Steel and Ewart Shaw on Thursday 15 April 2010 at 6.00 for 6.30pm.
Venue: Ira Raymond Exhibition Room, Barr Smith Library, University of Adelaide

The legendary Anthony Steel will talk about his life and career in the Arts and his […]

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Study spaces

Due to the impact on Library space of the construction of the Hughes Plaza
Learning Hub, it has been necessary to withdraw the collaborative study
rooms on Levels one and two of the Barr Smith Library. These rooms will be
removed in order to create new single study spaces.
When the Hub is opened in 2011 it is expected […]

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Clara Stockigt: Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellow for 2010

Clara Stockigt, who has been enrolled at the University of Adelaide in a Master by Research in Linguistics since May 2009, is the successful applicant for the 2010 Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellow award.

In response to the news of her award Clara said
“I am thrilled and honoured to receive this generous award which will […]

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Barr Smith Library USC Art Prize, 2009

The Barr Smith Library offers a prize to one of the students from University Senior College for an art work from their annual Year 12 Art Exhibition. The Exhibition was recently on display in the Library entrance foyer.
Mirna Heruc, of University of Adelaide Arts and Heritage, and University Librarian, Ray Choate, selected the winner for […]

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