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Calling all science students. How do YOU use the Library?

Students currently studying 1st, 2nd or 3rd year Chemistry, Biochemistry, Geology, Ecology, Environmental Biology, Genetics, Physiology, Microbiology or Immunology are invited to participate in a Library focus group.
It doesn’t matter whether you are a regular in the Library or have only ever gone into the Library to use the toilets. We are keen to hear […]

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Databases: getting started – library session

Databases are an essential tool for finding journal articles. Everyone needs to be familiar with how to use them. If you find the thought of having to use a database worrying, come along to this hands-on session (feel free to bring an assignment or topic to research) and learn some basic database skills using Academic […]

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So you think you can Google? – library session

OK sure you can Google, but if you’re sick of getting pages of useless hits, come along and learn how to search Smarter, Better, Faster. By the end, you’ll be able to quickly find what you need using Google by understanding how it actually works, what its limitations are and learn some impressive tricks.
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Library tours every Friday @ 12

Still not sure how to print or photocopy in the Library? Have no idea what the difference is between Main, Reference and Reserve collection books? No need to panic, the Library runs 30 min. tours every Friday @12:00. Bookings are not required, meet just inside the Barr Smith Library entrance. We will show you the […]

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Laptop lockers

Laptop lockers are now available in the Barr Smith Library adjacent the level 3 student lounge. The laptop lockers can be used to recharge your laptop while it is securely stored. Keys are available from the Service Enquiries desk for a 3 hour period.

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Dissecting Your Reading List – library session

So you’ve just got your reading list. Feeling overwhelmed by all those different citations? Don’t panic we can help!
Dissecting Your Reading List, Thursday 13th August, 1.10-1.40pm, Training Room 2, Barr Smith Library
This session will teach you to quickly and painlessly dissect your reading list to work out what the citations are actually for and how […]

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Search Smarter, Better, Faster @ Library – new sessions

The Library is offering two new training sessions in semester 2.
Databases: getting started, Thursday 27th August, 1.10-2pm, Training Room 1
Databases are an essential tool for finding journal articles. Everyone needs to be familiar with how to use them. If you find the thought of having to use a database worrying, come along to this hands-on […]

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Facebook milestone

Did you know the Barr Smith Library is on Facebook and we have 1,094 fans?
If you’re on Facebook and not yet a fan, why not join the thousand other people and keep an eye on what we’re doing.
View our Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Adelaide-Australia/The-Barr-Smith-Library/22489518232

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