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Mid-Year Break Opening Hours

Mid-Year Break begins this week and Library Hours are changing.
From the 2nd of July, to the 23rd of July Barr Smith Library Hours will be 8 am to 6 pm Monday to Friday.
On the weekends the library collection will be closed, with the level 3 areas open for use with card access.
Once second semester begins, […]

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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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Need help with referencing?

Referencing is integral when studying at the University and we’ve got some tips to help make it a little bit easier!

Don’t forget to record all bibliographic information while you’re still using the resource. There is nothing more annoying than returning a book only to find you forgot to reference that obscure quote from page … […]

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Graduations 2018

Graduations are almost upon us. Beginning April 30 until May 11, North Terrace campus will be full of new graduates in their ceremonial garb and, as always, our Reading Room will be a popular spot for photographs!
If you’re studying in the area, please be aware that there may be disruptions and noise as people make […]

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Your rights as an author – lecture

Researchers often agree to publisher contracts without being aware of what rights they are giving away. This session will explore what rights researchers have as creators of copyright material and encourage them to keep these.
The session will cover:

Copyright basics
Interpreting publisher contracts and policies
Strategies for keeping rights
The principles behind open licencing

It is presented by the University […]

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System currently down

We are currently experiencing errors with our system when trying to access MyLibrary, view details for items on Library Search, and connect to electronic resources. This is being investigated as a matter of urgency and will hopefully be resolved soon.
Thank you for your patience.

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Library Search, Google & Google Scholar: top tips!

Want to learn the top tips from a librarian about how to use Library Search, Google, and Google Scholar?
Let the library help you with:

Knowing where to find what
Learning helpful features that will save you time
Learning to experiment to find what you’re looking for

Where: Hub West Workshop on level 3
When: Tues 17 April at 12pm or […]

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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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Easter Closure

The University Library will be closed on Good Friday (March 30) and Easter Monday (April 2). Please be aware that this closure affects all branches.
The Barr Smith Library will remain open on Easter Saturday and Easter Sunday from 10am to 5pm, and the Law Library will be open on Easter Saturday from 10am to 5pm. […]

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