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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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Kanopy – a free streaming service

The library has recently gained further access to Kanopy, a free streaming service with up to 7,500 titles. Specialising in indie films and documentaries, there’s something for everyone, including required viewing for courses.
To access this database, simply search Kanopy in Library Search or follow this link.
Kanopy is also available as an app on your […]

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Microform Relocation

Due to ongoing building works and refurbishment, the majority of the University Library’s collection of microfiche and microfilm are now held at the Law Library.
Starting from next week, one of our viewing machines will also be located in the Law Library – creating two locations (incl the current location of the Barr Smith Library) where […]

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Applications now open for the 2018 Hugh Martin Weir Prize

The University Library is very pleased to invite 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 […]

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Barr Smith Library Level 1 open and accessible again

Great news!
After several weeks of building works during the mid-semester break, Level 1 South of the library is once again freely accessible to all. This is the section just west of the western stairs from the Hub.
Thank you for your patience during this time.

 

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Shelving to be moved from level 1

You may notice some changes in the Barr Smith Library over the mid-year break – excess shelving will be removed from level 1! Commencing Monday 3 July for approximately two weeks, the area west of the western stairs from the Hub will be taped off, with no access during this time. Library users who require […]

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The Raven at her Writing-Desk – International eBook Launch

On 1st September 2016 at 6.30pm Adelaide time the launch of the remarkable family and history chronicle contained in the letters of Amelia Louisa Vaux Gretton, known as ‘The Raven’, (1849-1889) will occur in England and Adelaide.
Amelia had suffered a long and emotional engagement to the ‘wild boy’ George Mussell Gretton, but her beloved father had […]

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Proquest theses now available via the library!

Great news for all our staff and students who would like to access international theses. The University Libraries now have online access to ProQuest Dissertations and Theses: Global (PQDTGlobal), which is the world’s most comprehensive collection of full-text dissertations and theses.
As the official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress and as the database […]

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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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