Author archives: a1198610

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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Indigenous Literacy Day: Storytelling in the Yaitya Ngutupira collection – 4 September

Indigenous Literacy Day (ILD) is a national celebration of Indigenous culture, stories, language and literacy. In recognition of both ILD and the International Year of Indigenous Languages, the library has partnered with the Indigenous Literacy Foundation to host a storytelling event in the Yaitya Ngutupira Collection area to be read for the Adelaide Campus Childcare Centre children.

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Mary Lee: the life and times of a 'turbulent anarchist' and her battle for women's rights, Thursday 29 August

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For this month's Friends of the Library event we are joined by author Denise George, discussing her latest book "Mary Lee: the life and times of a 'turbulent anarchist' and her battle for women's rights". 

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Madrigal Mystery Tour

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You are invited to enjoy the beautiful acoustics of the Barr Smith Library Reading Room for the Madrigal Mystery Tour by the renowned Lumina Vocal Ensemble on Sunday 1 September.

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Demystifying Research Metrics lecture

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This lecture, held on Tuesday 27 August, is for staff and students who would like to find and understand their research metrics. Metrics can be used when applying for grants, promotions and positions. The lecture is particularly useful for research students and Early Career Researchers.

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Preparing your Research Data Management Plan workshop

Photo of lots of people connecting over open access data

Come to this hands-on workshop on Friday 23 August! You will have the chance to complete your research data management plan with support from experts. You can ask questions and discuss any issues you're facing in a supportive atmosphere.

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