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LEVEL 1 NOW OPEN!

Semester 2 is a very exciting time of year for the library, with our brand new Level 1 of the Barr Smith Library finally opening its doors today!
Housing over 200 new study spaces with power points, USB and USB-C ports, new specialist collections (Music, Yaitya Ngutupira, and East Asian), computers, and some pretty comfy furniture, […]

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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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Elder Music Library Relocation

Today the Elder Music Library, located in the Hartley Building, will close its doors for the last time at 5:00 pm. The Music Collection will then re-open on Level 1 of the Barr Smith Library on Monday 23 July – just in time for the beginning of Semester 2.
The Music Collection is one of the […]

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Music Library relocation

From the beginning of next semester, the Elder Music Library will be housed within the walls of the Barr Smith Library. As part of the refurbishment of Level 1 at the BSL, this collection will be showcased with our other specialised collections, along with dynamic study areas, and modern shelving.
In order to make this move, […]

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SNEAK PREVIEW – Level One South

We were given a sneak-peak earlier this week when we got the chance to visit Level One South of the Barr Smith Library. Currently undergoing refurbishment, Level One will soon become a brand new collection and study space! If you’ve been wondering what’s behind those sealed doors, wonder no more:

A new door through to the […]

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Level 1 Wedge Closure

As part of the level 1 south refurbishment currently taking place in the Barr Smith Library, the study wedge on level 1 will also be closed to access from today.
It will reopen at the end of July 2018 – just in time for semester two!
Once again, we thank you for your patience.

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Level 1 study wedge – notice of closure

The study wedge on level 1 north of the Barr Smith Library will be closed from Tuesday 10 April to Friday 13 April.
Thank you for your patience and we apologise for any inconvenience caused!

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Ask Library relocation

Ask Library temporary relocation

 
As part of our ongoing refurbishment of the Barr Smith Library, the Ask Library service area on Level 3 will be undergoing a makeover, with the installation of shiny new carpet, lighting and wall graphics.
Ask Library will be moving for two weeks from Monday 29th January over to the Junction on Level 3 at the […]

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The transformation begins – Barr Smith Library redevelopment

The transformation of the Barr Smith Library is about to commence, with two major building works projects starting in November: a complete refurbishment of the southern end of Level 1 to facilitate the move of the Elder Music Library into the Barr Smith Library, and a smaller joint Hub Central – University Library project to […]

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Barr Smith Library – building work on 14 and 15 October

There will be building works happening at the Barr Smith Library on Saturday 14 October and Sunday 15 October.
The empty shelving on level 1 (in the south-west corner) is being dismantled and then relocated to the northern end of Level 2. There will be some noise and disruption during the relocation, for which we apologise.
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