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Free library book giveaway in Hub Central

Help these books find their forever home…
The only thing better than an annual library book sale is… a library book giveaway! Come and get yourself a free book (or two… or ten…) in Hub Central as the University Libraries give away their surplus books.
Starting on Monday July 11 the library will be giving away books that have been withdrawn from […]

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JCR Web impact factors for 2015 have now been published!

Thomson Reuters have just announced the 2016 update of its Journal Citation Reports (JCR). These reports are the world’s most influential resource for evaluating peer-reviewed publications and the source of annual journal metrics, including the Journal Impact Factor.
With this new release, more than 11,000 journals in 81 counties receive their Journal Impact Factor.
The Journal Citation […]

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Four fabulous finds in the library

Penicillin, a wedding apron and the heaviest calculator* in the world are just some of the fabulous finds that you’ll find in Rare Books & Special Collections. Housing the library’s rare, vulnerable and most valuable publications and objects, Special Collections is a treasure trove for students, academics and researchers. Today we’d like to shine the spotlight on just […]

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Welcome to the Barr Smith Library: video tour

Welcome to the Barr Smith Library!
Check out our short Library orientation video tour, as we take you through some of the services and facilities the Library has to offer. While we have a huge collection of books, there’s much more including access to online material and quiet study spaces.

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Adelaide Research & Scholarship: a new and improved look

We are very happy to announce our fabulous new look digital repository (AR&S). Now even easier to navigate, Adelaide Research & Scholarship is the place to go to discover a growing collection of research and scholarship outputs of members of the University community.
You will also find the digital heritage collections of University Archives and Barr […]

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Theses Digitisation Project at University Libraries

University Libraries are currently undertaking a project to provide electronic access to all postgraduate research theses.
Since 2007, graduating postgraduate research students have been asked to submit an electronic copy of their thesis for inclusion in the University’s digital research repository, Adelaide Research and Scholarship for open access (unless embargoed). This promotes the University’s collective research […]

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Collections consolidation

Please note that over the next few months, we will be performing a number of projects to tidy up and consolidate our collections in line with our Digital Collections and Collections Relegation & Weeding policies.
These projects include:

Transferring low use items to Store
Transferring relevant titles from the Barr Smith Library to Waite and Roseworthy libraries
Relocating material […]

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