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Barr Smith Library level 1 opens July 23

The University Library will officially open the doors to the highly anticipated new Barr Smith Library level 1 on Monday July 23. The new level 1 is home to the relocated Music Collection and two new curated collections, and features a range of bright modern study spaces.
The new level 1 is the first significant refurbishment […]

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Jennefer Lyn Bagaporo – 2018 Hugh Martin Weir Prize Winner

Jennefer is undertaking a Doctor of Philosophy in the School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts. Her thesis is entitled, Challenging Masculinities: The internationisation and performance of masculinities among Filipino men during internal displacement due to armed conflict.
Jennefer’s research aims to examine the performance of masculinities among Filipino men in southern Philippines who have experienced […]

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Easter Closure

The University Library will be closed on Good Friday (March 30) and Easter Monday (April 2). Please be aware that this closure affects all branches.
The Barr Smith Library will remain open on Easter Saturday and Easter Sunday from 10am to 5pm, and the Law Library will be open on Easter Saturday from 10am to 5pm. […]

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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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Play Library Quest and Win $100!

Play Library Quest and save the world while learning how the library can help you with your studies.
Library Quest is a choose-your-own-adventure style game that accidentally introduces some of the key library services and resources that can help you with your study. Along the way you Meet the grumpy professor, the philosopher lumberjack and the slightly insane […]

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Orientation Week

Orientation Week has officially started!
The Library is hosting a range of events both in the Library and at our booth in Hub Central.
Library Tours begin Monday and run through till Thursday-
Monday 19 Feb
11am  12 Noon   2 pm
Tuesday 20 Feb
11 am and 2 pm
Wednesday 21 Feb
11 am and 2 pm
Thursday 22 Feb
11 am and 2 pm.

As […]

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O’Week tours of the Barr Smith Library

Come on tour!
Join us for a quick and informative tour of the Barr Smith Library, home of the amazing Reading Room. We’ll show you the important things, such as where we keep the textbooks and how to return your books.
All tours start in Hub Central, on level 4 near the western entrance.
Tour dates & times:

Monday 19 […]

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A big welcome to our new students!

This Wednesday 14th February sees the beginning of the official Orientation period and we would like to extend a big welcome to our new international students.
We have lots of resources and services designed to make starting at Uni just that little bit easier – to learn about how the library can support your studies, please visit […]

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Apply now! Hugh Martin Weir Prize 2018

We are still accepting 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 in any war, […]

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Apply now! The Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship 2018

Applications are still open for the 2018 Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship.
This Fellowship was established by the Cowan Grant to provide financial assistance towards study for postgraduate degrees by research, using the collections of the Barr Smith Library. The maximum value of the Fellowship will be $13,000.
Previous Fellows include Dana Rehn, for her fascinating work […]

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