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Photo of Stacey receiving her brand new iPad mini from Paul Wilkins.

Congratulations Stacey! Winner of the Library Quest iPad mini competition

We would like to send a big thank you to everyone who played Library Quest.
… and special congratulations go to Stacey Mattsson, who not only saved the world (hurrah!) but is the winner of the Library Quest iPad mini competition.
Stacey has just started the first year of a social sciences degree and plans to major in sociology. While […]

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Emma McEwin: 2016 Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellow

The Barr Smith Library and the Cowan Grant are pleased to announce that Emma McEwin, post-doctoral researcher, is the successful applicant for the 2016 Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship.
The purpose of the award is to assist research postgraduates financially with uninterrupted time to work with the Library’s collections. Post-doctoral researchers are eligible within three […]

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Last few days to apply for the Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship 2016

The Barr Smith Library invites applications for the 2016 Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship. The Fellowship has been established by the Cowan Grant to provide financial assistance towards study for postgraduate degrees by research, using the collections of the Barr Smith Library.
Applications open 1st October 2015 and close on the 10th December 2015.
Further information […]

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The Hugh Martin Weir Prize – applications open for 2016

The Barr Smith Library is pleased to invite applications for the 2016 Hugh Martin Weir Prize.
The Prize is to honour the memory of Lieutenant Hugh Martin Weir (1915 – 2004) and his fellow prisoners of war. Hugh was a prisoner of war of the Japanese in Java for three and a half years between 1942 […]

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The Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship 2016

The Barr Smith Library invites applications for the 2016 Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship. The Fellowship has been established by the Cowan Grant to provide financial assistance towards study for postgraduate degrees by research, using the collections of the Barr Smith Library.
Applications open 1st October 2015 and close on the 10th December 2015.
Further information […]

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Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship 2015: Fiona O’Brien and John Wayne Pearson

The Barr Smith Library and the Cowan Grant are pleased to announce that Fiona O’Brien, PhD Student from the Discipline of English and Creative Writing, and John Wayne Pearson, Masters Student from the School of Humanities, are the joint successful applicants for the 2015 Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship. The purpose of the award […]

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The Hugh Martin Weir Prize – now open for 2015

The Barr Smith Library is pleased to invite applications for the 2015 Hugh Martin Weir Prize.
The Prize is to honour the memory of Lieutenant Hugh Martin Weir (1915 – 2004) and his fellow prisoners of war. Hugh was a prisoner of war of the Japanese in Java for three and a half years between 1942 […]

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The Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship – now open for 2015

The Barr Smith Library invites applications for the 2015 Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship. The Fellowship has been established by the Cowan Grant to provide financial assistance towards study for postgraduate degrees by research, using the collections of the Barr Smith Library.
Applications open 1st October 2014 and close on the 10th December 2014.
Further information […]

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Dr Emily Cock – 2014 Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellow

The Barr Smith Library and the Cowan Grant are pleased to announce that Dr Emily Cock, from the Discipline of English and Creative Writing at the University of Adelaide, is the successful applicant for the 2014 Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship. The purpose of the award is to assist research postgraduates financially with uninterrupted […]

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University Archives added to UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register

The significance of the University of Adelaide’s history as a story inextricably entwined with the cultural fabric of South Australia was recognised at a UNESCO Inscription Ceremony on 14 May 2013.
The event formally added the University Archives’ earliest records to the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register.   The inscription acknowledges the cultural and historic […]

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