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Barr Smith Library level 1 opens July 23

The University Library will officially open the doors to the highly anticipated new Barr Smith Library level 1 on Monday July 23. The new level 1 is home to the relocated Music Collection and two new curated collections, and features a range of bright modern study spaces.
The new level 1 is the first significant refurbishment […]

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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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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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University Library: Christmas – New Year Closure

It is that time of the year again! The eggnog is about to start flowing and the University Libraries are about to close for a brief break. We hope you have a lovely Christmas and new year, and look forward to seeing you back in the Library in 2018!
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The Barr Smith Library will close […]

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Roseworthy and Waite Libraries: Christmas and New Year closure dates

The Roseworthy and Waite Libraries will close for the Christmas – New Year break from 5 pm on 15 December 2017, reopening on 8 January 2018.
We hope you have a very merry Christmas and a fabulous new year, and we look forward to seeing you back in the Library in 2018!
 

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Library Search undergoing maintenance very (very!) early on Sunday morning (12th November)

Library Search is undergoing urgent maintenance between 12:30 am and 3:30 am on Sunday 12 November. Library Search may be unavailable, or not work as expected, during the maintenance window.
For more information please speak with an Ask Library team member.
 

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Raise your profile – publish your research data with figshare

Researchers, have you heard about figshare as a place to publish your research data?
Publishing your data raises your profile, and allows publicly-funded research to be shared for the benefit of other researchers and the general public. Funders and publishers are also requiring that research data be published.
To make publishing your data as easy as possible, […]

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Rare Books & Special Collections closed today (Friday 3 November)

Rare Books & Special Collections is closed today (Friday 3 November 2017) as Cheryl and the team are moving into their temporary new location on Level 2. Discover why in an earlier earlier blog post!

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Temporary access changes to Rare Books and Special Collections

The redevelopment of Level 1 means that Rare Books and Special Collections will be operating out of a temporary new site on Level 2 of the Barr Smith Library as of Monday 6 November 2017 until mid-2018. While the opening hours will remain the same we’ve had to make some changes to how the materials […]

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Games. Lollies. Puzzles. Take a break with Distraction In/Action!

Things to do in the Library during swot vac and exams:

study
study
study
study
PLAY UNO
EAT A CHUPA CHUP
COLOUR IN A UNICORN
HUG A SLOTH
study
study
study

….Wait! What? Play Uno? Grab a chupa chup? Hug a sloth?
This exam period we’re helping you study by giving you a place to relax. Come and try your hand at some colouring in, a jigsaw puzzle or […]

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