Skip to content
  • Home / Blog Archives

Blog Archives

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 […]

Posted in Ask Library, Collection revitalisation, Library of the Future, News, Resources, Services, Surveys | Tagged , , , , , , |

Comments Off on Tell us your thoughts about the University Library and WIN!

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 […]

Posted in Ask Library, Current, Hours of opening, Library of the Future, News, Services | Tagged , , , , |

Comments Off on High Use Collection now open 24/7

Digital Capabilities @ Adelaide

Digital capabilities are critical to our students’ academic success and the career success of our graduates.
Their future work will require them to find, assess and create increasingly complex multimedia digital resources, necessitating the integration of technical competence and critical thinking skills.
The Digital Capabilities @ Adelaide project has developed a flexible framework comprising six elements to […]

Posted in Ask Library, Current, Library of the Future, News | Tagged , , , , |

Comments Off on Digital Capabilities @ Adelaide

Take home a $25 VISA gift card by sharing your thoughts on Ask Library

Come along to the Ask Library Student Experience workshop and help us make Ask Library fabulous!
Receive a $25 VISA gift card for sharing your thoughts on how we can improve Ask Library. This hour-long session will be the most entertaining library discussion you’ve ever been to (and, quite possibly, the only one you’ve ever been to…). We’ll be […]

Posted in Ask Library, Library of the Future, News, Services | Tagged , , |

Comments Off on Take home a $25 VISA gift card by sharing your thoughts on Ask Library

Ask Library – have your say!

We’d like to hear your thoughts on Ask Library – what are we doing well, what are we not doing well, and suggestions for improving the service.
The feedback survey is quick and easy – you can participate in the Barr Smith Library (just look for a person wielding an iPad, and guarding a stash of lollipops; […]

Posted in Ask Library, Current, Library of the Future, Services, Surveys | Tagged , |

Comments Off on Ask Library – have your say!

New study spaces in the Barr Smith Library.

Level 2 North of the Barr Smith Library has had a mini-makeover! The existing carrels have been reconfigured to take advantage of the natural light, additional carrels have been brought in, and new couches and chairs have also arrived. New tables should be arriving any day now…
The new study spaces have been created in response to […]

Posted in Collection revitalisation, Current, Library of the Future, News | Tagged , , , , , |

Comments Off on New study spaces in the Barr Smith Library.

Ask Library open and ready for your questions!

The new one-stop-shop for all library-related questions, Ask Library is located in the Red Area, Level 3 Hub Central. Whether you’re a new or current student, or a University staff member, we have the answers to your questions.
Ask Library can help you with:

Getting the textbook or recommended books for your subject
Finding information for your assignments
Finding your way around […]

Posted in Ask Library, Current, Library of the Future, Services | Tagged , , , |

Comments Off on Ask Library open and ready for your questions!

New study spaces being created on Level 2 North

You may notice a few differences to the Barr Smith Library when you next visit. Many of the books and journals, particularly those with a call number in the 900s, have been moved or shifted offsite as part of the collection revitalisation project.
Much of the tall shelving on Level 2 North has been removed and […]

Posted in Collection revitalisation, Current, Library of the Future, News | Tagged , , |

Comments Off on New study spaces being created on Level 2 North

BSL Small Group Discovery Room – now open for student use

The Small Group Discovery Room is a new learning space situated on Level 2 of the Barr Smith Library. 
The room can be booked by University Staff for teaching purposes, however when not booked, the room will now be open to student use. Students please be aware that you may be asked to vacate when there […]

Posted in Current, News, Resources | Tagged , , |

Comments Off on BSL Small Group Discovery Room – now open for student use

Library of the Future workshops

Are you interested in the future of our University Libraries? The University is planning now for the evolution of our library services over the next 20 years. Come along to one of a series of workshops held at North Terrace campus during June and July and be a part of this important planning work. All […]

Posted in Projects | Tagged , |

Comments Off on Library of the Future workshops
University Libraries
Address

THE UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE SA 5005

Contact
Phone: +61 8 8313 5759
Fax: +61 8 8313 4369