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ORCiD @ Open Access Week: October 24

Curious about ORCiD?
Find out everything you need to know at our upcoming ORCiD event!
Your ORCiD (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) is the persistent digital identifier which distinguishes you from every other researcher. It is particularly useful if you have a common name. You can use your ORCiD to make your body of work accessible by others […]

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Cancelled – John Hill event tonight

Unfortunately due to a family emergency, tonight’s author event with John Hill has been cancelled. Apologies to all who were looking forward to this Friends of the Library event.

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Open in Action: The Case for Open Access Publishing

Is Open Access the future of academic publishing? How can universities, researchers and students get the most out of it? What are the challenges lying ahead?
Join us and our panel as we explore these questions in this free three-university event.
This event will feature a keynote by Professor Ginny Barbour, Executive Director, Australasian Open Access Strategy Group (AOASG), followed by case […]

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Student thoughts on digital literacy (and 110 pizzas)!

Digital literacy (and 110 pizzas)!
Last week the Barr Smith Library hosted a digital literacy student feedback session in The Hub. About 500 students headed up to the Mezzanine for the event, which involved asking for your thoughts and ideas on digital literacy. Oh, and there was free pizza. Lots of free pizza.
What was it all […]

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Open Day activities in the libraries: Sunday August 14

Get to know your University Libraries 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 […]

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Free library book giveaway in Hub Central

Help these books find their forever home…
The only thing better than an annual library book sale is… a library book giveaway! Come and get yourself a free book (or two… or ten…) in Hub Central as the University Libraries give away their surplus books.
Starting on Monday July 11 the library will be giving away books that have been withdrawn from […]

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Social Media for Research Success workshop

Explore how social media works and how it can be used to grow your profile in an academic context. Learn about altmetrics and their role in measuring your impact. This workshop aims to help participants to understand, maximise and measure their research impact on social media. Bring a laptop or device for hands-on activities. This […]

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Friends of the Library author event with Stephen Orr

The Friends of the University of Adelaide Library invite you to an event with Stephen Orr on Thursday 21 April at 6:00 for a 6:30pm start in the Ira Raymond Exhibition Room, Barr Smith Library.
Come along and join Stephen as he discusses his latest novel: The Hands: An Australian pastoral. Set on a cattle station […]

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O'Week Tours 2016

Library tours – beyond O’Week

O’Week is over, but Library orientation will still be running for the next 3 weeks. Meet your guide at the Ira Raymond Room, Hub Central Level 3 near the entrance to the Barr Smith Library, or alternatively at Hub Central Level 4 near the western entrance. Please allow 30 minutes for the tour.
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Family & Parent’s Orientation Day

Family, Parents and Friends Orientation Day will be held on Sunday 28th February.
This year the University Libraries will have a stall in Hub Central from 2-4pm and the Barr Smith Library will be open from 1-5pm. Come and speak to our friendly library staff and explore our facilities, including the beautiful Barr Smith Library Reading […]

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