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Friends of the Library event - Long Flight Home

Lainie Anderson

The final Friends of the Library event for 2019 will be a conversation with Lainie Anderson, author of Long Flight Home - a meticulously researched novelisation of the first flight from England to Australia by the Smith brothers, which celebrated its centenary this year.

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Take a break with Distraction In/Action!

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Exams are here and we’re helping you study by giving you a place to relax. This semester's Distraction In/Action program is running from Monday 4 November to Friday 22 November. Along with the usual dog visits, free tea and coffee, lollies, earplugs, games/puzzles, and crafts/colouring in, this time around we also have FREE massages!

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Congratulations to the Library Survey winners!

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Congratulations to Kechen Dong and Nicholas Scott, the top prize winners of the Library Client Survey last month! Thanks to all of your submissions we have now received a wealth of feedback that will help to inform new services and spaces throughout the library. 

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Tarnanthi Talent

Mimili, South Australia, Antara

The University Library has teamed up with the Art Gallery of South Australia to highlight Tarnanthi Festival artists and their forerunners. Immerse yourself in some of Australia’s most prestigious and dynamic Australian Indigenous contemporary artists in honour of Tarnanthi Festival 2019. This Festival is an annual celebration showcasing contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art at its best and boldest. 

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Adam Matthew Discovery Day, 13 November

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Drop in and learn about the library's newly acquired range of Adam Matthew products and find out how they can assist your learning, teaching, or research efforts at the Adam Matthew Database Discovery DayNo bookings required! Simply drop in and have a chat to the Adam Matthew database experts.

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Friends of the Library event, Stardust and Golden

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Join us on Thursday 31 October for a Friends of the Library event, with author Doug McEachern on his novel Stardust and Golden.

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Using Altmetrics to understand your research impact and engagement, Fri 8 November

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Altmetric Explorer is a tool to help you measure how your research is being used and talked about online, via online news, blogs, Twitter, and more. Come along to this workshop to find out the benefits of Altmetric Explorer and how to use it to your advantage. 

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Research Metrics for grant applications and benchmarking, 18 September

Clarivate Analytics will provide two sessions on research metrics and benchmarking, using the Clarivate suite of products based on Web of Science content. The sessions will include demonstration and some time for hands-on support and questions.

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Reading Hour with local author Alys Jackson, 19 September

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Hear from local author, Alys Jackson, grab some morning tea, and settle in with a book at this FREE event for Australian Reading Hour. Barr Smith Library, bookings essential.

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Newly donated item, Marsupials of Australia

Professor Kristofer Helgen, Philip Wollen OAM, University Librarian Teresa Chitty, and University Vice-Chancellor Peter Rathjen

This week the library was delighted to receive a copy of Marsupials of Australia: The Kangaroos, Wallabies and Rat-Kangaroos / text by John Calaby and Tim Flannery, Illustrated by Rosemary Woodford Ganf.

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