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The transformation begins – Barr Smith Library redevelopment

The transformation of the Barr Smith Library is about to commence, with two major building works projects starting in November: a complete refurbishment of the southern end of Level 1 to facilitate the move of the Elder Music Library into the Barr Smith Library, and a smaller joint Hub Central – University Library project to […]

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Barr Smith Library – building work on 14 and 15 October

There will be building works happening at the Barr Smith Library on Saturday 14 October and Sunday 15 October.
The empty shelving on level 1 (in the south-west corner) is being dismantled and then relocated to the northern end of Level 2. There will be some noise and disruption during the relocation, for which we apologise.
Some […]

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Applications now open for the 2018 Hugh Martin Weir Prize

The University Library is very pleased to invite 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 […]

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Tell us your thoughts about the University Library and WIN!

There have been a lot of changes at the Library, both well received and more controversial, and there are more to come. Your feedback will help us ensure that these changes result in a Library that best meets your study, teaching and research needs, both now and in the future.
It is a benchmarking survey, so […]

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Currently experiencing problems with Library Search

Good news: Library Search is now working again!
We are working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible, and hope to have Library Search up and running again very soon (although we don’t have an estimated timeframe as yet). Thank you for your patience.
Please contact Ask Library if you would like to know more.
 
 

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High Use Collection now open 24/7

Get access to the the textbooks you need, as well as your requests, 24 hours a day at the Barr Smith Library.
After the success of opening up Level 3 of the Barr Smith Library we are now offering 24-hour access to the High Use Collection. This exciting new change means that the textbooks you need, as […]

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Digital Capabilities @ Adelaide

Digital capabilities are critical to our students’ academic success and the career success of our graduates.
Their future work will require them to find, assess and create increasingly complex multimedia digital resources, necessitating the integration of technical competence and critical thinking skills.
The Digital Capabilities @ Adelaide project has developed a flexible framework comprising six elements to […]

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BSL Level 3 building works on Monday 28th & Tuesday 29th August

A new automatic door into the Barr Smith Library High Use Collection is being installed on Monday 28th August and Tuesday 29th August.
Most of the work will be done on Monday (and work will start at around 7 am). There will be some noise and disruption in the area, particularly on Monday morning. There may […]

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24/7 access to Level 3 starts on… 24/7!

How is that for timing!
Barr Smith Library Level 3 will be open 24 hours a day from Monday 24th July.
University of Adelaide students (and staff) will be able to access Level 3 at any time. You will need your University ID card to access the Hub, but once you’re in the Hub you can simply […]

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Immortal Austen event – this Thursday at 1 pm!

It is a truth universally acknowledged that (almost) everyone loves Jane Austen’s novels!
The three coordinators of the upcoming international conference The Immortal Austen are speaking at the next WPDN meeting. Join Amy Matthews, Gillian Dooley and Eric Parisot for a conversation about this upcoming (in July) literary conference.
All staff and students welcome – and please […]

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