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Lecture 17 May: Demystifying Research Metrics

Demystifying Research Metrics is a lecture for staff and students who would like to find and understand their research metrics. These 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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Event 16 May: The people's poet transformed

Join legendary poet Geoff Goodfellow, in conversation with Garry Costello, former Chief Education Officer SA, at the latest Friends of the Library event on Thursday 16 May.

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New study room at the Barr Smith Library

A new bookable study space has just opened on Level 2 of the Barr Smith Library.

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Graduations 2019

Congratulations to all of our graduates attending their ceremonies on campus this week. If you're looking for a unique photo location, the Barr Smith Reading Room on level 2 of the library provides a beautiful backdrop for those lasting memories! Tag yourself #UAgraduations

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Endnote training workshop - May 2nd

The library is running another hands-on session designed to give you the essential skills to use EndNote for your research and writing. No previous knowledge required!

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Mid-semester break - opening hours

Mid-semester break is already upon us and there are changes to the opening hours for some of the University libraries. View current and upcoming opening hours information.

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Participate in a library study - and get a free Dymocks voucher!

The University Library is contributing to a study conducted by OCLC, a global library that supports thousands of libraries by providing shared technology services, original research, and community programs. 

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Winners of the 2019 Hugh Martin Weir Prize

The Barr Smith Library and Weir family are pleased to announce that Rachel Caines and Jessie Lewcock are the successful applicants for the 2019 Hugh Martin Weir Prize.

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Scheduled maintenance to electronic resources

On Friday 5 April, between 8:00 am and 8:15 am, access to electronic resources will be interrupted due to an upgrade to the access and security system.

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Winner of the 2019 Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship

Camille Roulière

The Barr Smith Library and the Cowan Grant are pleased to announce that Camille Roulière is the successful applicant for the 2019 Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship.

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