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Have your say on the University Library and WIN!

Tell us what you think about the University Library and you'll go into the draw to win one of several great prizes, including a $350 prepaid VISA Load&Go card! Even better, your feedback will help shape the library, so that we can better meet your needs, both now and in the future.

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Open Access Week, October 21-27, 2019

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Open Access Week 2019 is held October 21-27. If you have been thinking about making your work open access there has never been a better time to get started. Be one of the first 50 people to upload your author accepted manuscript into Aurora and you’ll receive a celebratory chocolate gift!  

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Sea Snakes, Scholarly Sharing and Open Access

Photo of a sea snake swimming in the water

At the beginning of September an article in The Conversation reported the new discovery that a sea snake could breathe through the top of its head. It quickly became one of the most popular science and technology articles for 2019, with over 43,000 reads and being translated into Indonesian. Behind the story was an open access scholarly article.

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Preparing Your Research Data Management Plan - Waite Campus, 22 October

Student preparing a data management plan

This hands-on workshop will step you through the process of creating and finalising a research data management plan. Experts from the library, ITDS research support and Adelaide Enterprise will be on hand to provide advice and assistance.

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Publishing Principles for your Research: a Copyright and Open Access Perspective, 16 October

Photo of three early career research students trying to work out where to publish by looking worriedly at a laptop screen

Come on a guided tour through the publishing landscape - we'll step you through key considerations when deciding where to publish your research, as well as talk about the options to make your work open access. Bookings essential.

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Mindful Yoga at the Library, 9 October

Photo of studetns doing yoga in a very peaceful setting.

Mindful Yoga is a great way to lower your stress levels when studying. This free one-hour lunchtime session will help you refocus and gain a better sense of calm.

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Congratulations Graduates!

Congratulations to all of our graduating students! We'd love to see you in the Reading Room having a celebratory photo or two. Plus! Don't forget that as a new graduate you can sign up for Alumni membership of the library. 

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Copyright Considerations for Your Thesis, Tuesday 24 September

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Writing a thesis? You need to know about copyright! In this one-hour session we'll take you through the basics, and explore when and how you can use third party copyright materials in your thesis. 

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Visualise Your Thesis Awards 2019

Visualise Your Thesis First Prize winner Danusha Jayawardana (centre), with judge Eva Balan-Vnuk (left) and Third Prize / People's Choice Award winner, Livia Garcez de Oliveira Padilha (right).

We are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2019 Visualise Your Thesis Competition at the University of Adelaide is Danusha Jayawardana for Child labour matters: overlooked adolescent mental health effects of child labour. 

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Profile Booster: Optimise Your Researcher Profile, 5 & 11 September 2019

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Take your researcher profile to the next level with these hands-on sessions. Two sessions available, and you can choose the session that best matches your area of research.

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