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What will research collections be like in 2121? Digital Preservation and the University Library

The University Library looks after many wonderful and unique collections of manuscripts and archives. These collections may contain correspondence, diaries and notebooks, all of which provide a valuable insight into notable researchers’ experience and approach.  We know that in 2021 much of this work now happens digitally.

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Working to improve the interlibrary loan experience

Open books

We’re currently moving to a new system that will allow your interlibrary loan requests to be processed in a more streamlined manner.

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Changes to Australian Standards Online

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There have been some changes to our Australian Standards Online (Techstreet) subscription. Standards Australia have required that these changes be implemented for all Australian university subscribers from 27 April 2021.

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Fallen WW1 ANZACs remembered

Image shows a snapshot of photos of University of Adelaide students who died as soldiers in World War 1

Since 2014, the Adelaide University Football Club and the Adelaide University Cricket Club have been researching their players who served in the Great War (1914 - 1918). Today, in partnership with the AUFC/AUCC WWI Memorial Committee, we launch the profiles of twenty Fallen WWI Anzacs.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander resources

Photo shows Renee Johnson, Indigenous Librarian, in front of a shelf of books from the Yaitya Ngutupira collection

The University Library has a range of resources and services that support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, staff and Indigenous coursework and research.

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Register today for the 2021 Visualise Your Thesis competition

Win $1000

Registration is now open for the 2020 Visualise Your Thesis competition. The winner receives a prize of $1000 and the opportunity to compete in the International online showcase!

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Welcome to Adelaide Connect

University of Adelaide Cloisters on North Terrace

This new online platform showcases digitised content from our special collections and is a powerful resource for researchers and the community. 

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Friends of the Library event with Garry Hiskey

Come along to the first Friends of the Library event of the year: Maralinga with Garry Hiskey on Thursday 25 March.

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Winner of the 2021 Hugh Martin Weir Prize

Winner of the 2021 Hugh Martin Weir Prize

The Barr Smith Library and Weir family are pleased to announce Jade Ryles as the successful applicant for the 2021 Hugh Martin Weir Prize.

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Have your say on the library

ECMS liaison librarian, Ainsley Painter, with students

Join the new Library Student Advisory Committee and help shape the library for students! This committee is a chance for you to give your feedback on the library and its current services, and explore and contribute to the co-creation of new initiatives.

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