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Exciting new approach to the University’s art, heritage, archives and special collections

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We are very pleased to announce that the University’s art and heritage collections are now part of the University Library. This is an exciting development bringing together the management and development of all special, rare and unique collections under a single program.

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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

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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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Endnote basics workshop

Come along to a hands-on session on Thursday 15 August. This session is designed to give you the essential skills to use EndNote for your research and writing. No prior knowledge of EndNote is needed.

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Course Reader collection at Ask Library

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Course readers are now available to be purchased from the Online Shop. Once purchased, readers can be collected from Ask Library on Level 3 of the Barr Smith Library/Hub Central.

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Opening hours for Semester 2

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Welcome back everyone! Opening hours for all campus libraries have now changed for the new study period.

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Extended hours at the Roseworthy Campus Library

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Beginning Monday 29 July, the Roseworthy Campus Library opening hours will be extended, with the library open between 7:00 am and 7:00 pm, Monday to Friday.  

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Self-service library trial at Waite

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Beginning Monday 29 July 2019, the Waite Campus Library will operate as a self-service library, as part of a University Library pilot program for Semester 2. 

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Event 25 July: The Kaurna children's letters of 1840-1843

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The Kaurna Children’s Letters 1840-1843 to the Dresden Mission Society are an important historical collection held at the University of Adelaide library. Come along to this lunchtime discovery event to hear Associate Professor Rob Amery speak on the significance of these letters and their journey to the library.

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NAIDOC Week 7-14 July

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NAIDOC week is held between 7-14 July and the theme this year is Voice. Treaty. Truth. Let's work together for a shared future.  In recognition of NAIDOC Week, the library has created a display with selected materials from the Barr Smith Main Collection, Law Library, and Yaitya Ngutupira, which showcases this year’s theme. We would like to encourage staff and students to visit the library display during July to learn and increase their knowledge and understanding of the significant issues and challenges we share as a country, with visitors welcome to leave comments on the peg line.

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