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University Library closed 17-26 April

Image shows a student studying on a laptop with the caption 'Online Library resources will still be at your fingertips during the University closure 17-26 April'

The University Library will be closed from 5:00pm on Friday 16 April until Tuesday 27 April 2021 due to the University-wide shutdown of campuses. This closure period includes the ANZAC Day Public Holiday. Check the full opening hours for all locations on our website. 

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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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Closed Monday 8 March

All of our campus libraries will be closed on Monday 8 March for the public holiday.

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Welcome to the library

Students in the Reading Room

A big welcome to everyone beginning their studies this year! To offer some help, we've compiled a list of the services and support offered during your time at the University. We are here to help you succeed. For the full list of library services available, check out our Services for Students page.

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Semester opening hours

Studying in the library

Opening hours for all our libraries have now changed for the semester.

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