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Reflections: Connecting to Country through Art

26 October to 4 December 2020
9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday
Ira Raymond Exhibition Room, Barr Smith Library

A new exhibition highlighting pieces from the University's stellar Indigenous art collection, handpicked by our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff and students. 

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News & events

World Digital Preservation Day

Digital preservation recognises that the digital research output and associated intellectual property needs to outlast the medium on which it is created.

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Take a break during Swot Vac/Exams

Unwind during swot vac and exams with our VirtualEscape@Library guide! We've compiled a ton of fun stuff to do when you to have a little time to relax or recover from exams.

Read more about Take a break during Swot Vac/Exams

Reflections: Connecting to Country through Art

Reflections: Connecting to Country through Art is an exhibition that highlights pieces from the University’s stellar Indigenous art collection. In collaboration with Wirltu Yarlu Aboriginal Education, the artworks on display have been selected by our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff and students.

Read more about Connecting to Country through Art

Digital innovation at the library: building the Digital Humanities Lab

Held on Wednesday 2 September, the ‘Building the Digital Humanities Lab’ workshop provided an opportunity for discussion and input from the University of Adelaide community on the library's future plans for a Digital Humanities Lab.

Read more about building the Digital Humanities Lab