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Altmetric Explorer for Researchers

Altmetric Explorer is a tool to help you measure how your research is being used and talked about online, via news outlets, blogs, Twitter and more. It includes metrics and qualitative data that are complementary to traditional, citation-based metrics. The library is offering training for staff and research students in understanding altmetrics and using Altmetric Explorer. […]

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Library opening hours: Summer Vacation from Nov 18

It’s that time of year again, and with exams nearly over we will soon be shifting to our Summer Vacation opening hours. From Saturday November 18th the Barr Smith Library will be open as follows:
Mon, Tues, Thu, Fri: 8am to 6pm ; Wed: 8am to 8pm
Sat, Sun: Closed
Level 3 open 24/7
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Raise your profile – publish your research data with figshare

Researchers, have you heard about figshare as a place to publish your research data?
Publishing your data raises your profile, and allows publicly-funded research to be shared for the benefit of other researchers and the general public. Funders and publishers are also requiring that research data be published.
To make publishing your data as easy as possible, […]

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Rare Books & Special Collections closed today (Friday 3 November)

Rare Books & Special Collections is closed today (Friday 3 November 2017) as Cheryl and the team are moving into their temporary new location on Level 2. Discover why in an earlier earlier blog post!

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Temporary access changes to Rare Books and Special Collections

The redevelopment of Level 1 means that Rare Books and Special Collections will be operating out of a temporary new site on Level 2 of the Barr Smith Library as of Monday 6 November 2017 until mid-2018. While the opening hours will remain the same we’ve had to make some changes to how the materials […]

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Games. Lollies. Puzzles. Take a break with Distraction In/Action!

Things to do in the Library during swot vac and exams:

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study
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PLAY UNO
EAT A CHUPA CHUP
COLOUR IN A UNICORN
HUG A SLOTH
study
study
study

….Wait! What? Play Uno? Grab a chupa chup? Hug a sloth?
This exam period we’re helping you study by giving you a place to relax. Come and try your hand at some colouring in, a jigsaw puzzle or […]

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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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Tell us your thoughts about the University Library and WIN!

There have been a lot of changes at the Library, both well received and more controversial, and there are more to come. Your feedback will help us ensure that these changes result in a Library that best meets your study, teaching and research needs, both now and in the future.
It is a benchmarking survey, so […]

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Labour Day: Libraries closed: Monday 2 October

All University of Adelaide Libraries will be closed on Monday 2nd October for the Labour Day public holiday.
The good news is that our online resources are accessible 24/7, as are our book return chutes. From Tuesday onwards we will be back to full Semester opening hours.

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High Use Collection now open 24/7

Get access to the the textbooks you need, as well as your requests, 24 hours a day at the Barr Smith Library.
After the success of opening up Level 3 of the Barr Smith Library we are now offering 24-hour access to the High Use Collection. This exciting new change means that the textbooks you need, as […]

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