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Looking to get published?

In co-operation with the University of Adelaide Library, Springer Nature will be hosting an Author Symposium on book and journal publishing this August. Come along to this informative session and find out more about the role of publishing in today’s academic environment, how to decide which publications are right for your research, and what new […]

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That’s it for ANIMAL! Thank you to all …

Thank you to everyone who came out and supported ANIMAL by Antoine+Manuel for the 2018 Adelaide Festival. We were delighted to host such a beautiful and innovative project in the Barr Smith Library Reading Room, and share its uniqueness with all who visited.
If you weren’t able to make it, please enjoy this video below of […]

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Reading Room closed for Adelaide Festival event

The Barr Smith Library Reading Room will be CLOSED from today, Tuesday 13 March, until Sunday 18 March due to set-up for an Adelaide Festival show being held this weekend.
All items held in this area are still able to be retrieved if you request them via Library Search.
The work titled ANIMAL will see the The […]

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Photo of students about to take a study break

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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Open Day activities in the Library: Sunday August 20

Get to know your Library this Open Day!
On Open Day you can make a grand entrance into one of the University’s hidden treasures, the Barr Smith Library’s iconic Reading Room, consult a weighty legal tome at the Law Library or take a look at a music score or two (or 120,000) at the Elder Music […]

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Digital Capabilities Framework – we have lift-off!

Digital capabilities are critical to students’ academic success and the career success of 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 support the development […]

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Come and join us at the Festival of Learning & Teaching – Friday 21st July

The Seventh Festival of Learning and Teaching will be held on Friday 21 July 2017 at The University of Adelaide.
The theme for 2017 is Digital Futures / Digital Capabilities: Design. Create. Transform
This year’s Festival will celebrate and share new digital practices at Adelaide. Library staff will be participating in round table discussions, Pecha Kucha presentations, […]

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Mid-Year Orientation Library Tours this week

Congratulations and welcome to all of our new students! For those of you beginning your studies in Semester 2 there are a whole range of Mid Year Orientation activities happening on campus this week.
This is a great time to get to know your library!
Library Tours: Monday, Tuesday & Thursday (July 17, 18 & 20):

On Monday […]

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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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Hello there! Got time for a tour?

The University Libraries sends a big hello to all of the new students on campus today! A whole new chapter begins today and we wish you all the very best as you start at Uni.
We have lots of resources and services designed to make starting at Uni just that little bit easier – to learn […]

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