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Meet our two new Associate University Librarians

The University Library is delighted to welcome Kate Sinclair to the position of Associate University Librarian, Library Experience, and Kylie Percival to the position of Associate University Librarian, Academic Engagement. Both Kate and Kylie bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to their new roles, and will form a dynamic leadership team under Teresa Chitty, the University […]

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Take home a $25 VISA gift card by sharing your thoughts on Ask Library

Come along to the Ask Library Student Experience workshop and help us make Ask Library fabulous!
Receive a $25 VISA gift card for sharing your thoughts on how we can improve Ask Library. This hour-long session will be the most entertaining library discussion you’ve ever been to (and, quite possibly, the only one you’ve ever been to…). We’ll be […]

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Ask Library – have your say!

We’d like to hear your thoughts on Ask Library – what are we doing well, what are we not doing well, and suggestions for improving the service.
The feedback survey is quick and easy – you can participate in the Barr Smith Library (just look for a person wielding an iPad, and guarding a stash of lollipops; […]

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New study spaces in the Barr Smith Library.

Level 2 North of the Barr Smith Library has had a mini-makeover! The existing carrels have been reconfigured to take advantage of the natural light, additional carrels have been brought in, and new couches and chairs have also arrived. New tables should be arriving any day now…
The new study spaces have been created in response to […]

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Ask Library open and ready for your questions!

The new one-stop-shop for all library-related questions, Ask Library is located in the Red Area, Level 3 Hub Central. Whether you’re a new or current student, or a University staff member, we have the answers to your questions.
Ask Library can help you with:

Getting the textbook or recommended books for your subject
Finding information for your assignments
Finding your way around […]

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New study spaces being created on Level 2 North

You may notice a few differences to the Barr Smith Library when you next visit. Many of the books and journals, particularly those with a call number in the 900s, have been moved or shifted offsite as part of the collection revitalisation project.
Much of the tall shelving on Level 2 North has been removed and […]

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