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Orientation Tours 2020

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The library will be running tours throughout International Orientation and Orientation Week (17 February to 28 February). Come along to find the best study spots, learn how to find books and other resources for your studies, and hear about out how the library can assist you during the year.

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Art in Action: Creation of the World of Ideas Mural

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Visit the Barr Smith Library and see a work of art created before your eyes! Artist Guiyong Zhu (Zhuzhu), will be painting the World of Ideas mural during Orientation Week, starting Monday 24 February. An accompanying exhibition displays the inspiration for this artwork, showcasing the connections of Adelaide’s global university.

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2020 Prize and Fellowship - now open!

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The University Library is very pleased to invite applications for the 2020 Prize and Fellowship. Applications close on 27 February. More information and an application form are available on the website.

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13 February - Anniversary of the Apology (2008)

sorry day skywriting

Did you know… 'Sorry Day' and the ‘National Apology’ are two different significant dates for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people?
To read some of the stories from the Stolen Generations and their descendants, access the full Inquiry document or read the guide to the findings of the ‘Bringing Them Home report’, visit the book display located in the Barr Smith Library Level 1 Yaitya Ngutupira reading area.

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Library Search issues

There are some intermittent issues being experienced while using Library Search this morning. If you're having any trouble, please contact Ask Library for assistance.

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Closed on Monday 27 January 2020

All University Library locations will be closed on Monday 27 January 2020 for the public holiday.

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eBooks@Adelaide has now officially closed

We are very grateful to you all for your patronage and support over the years.

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Take part in the University Library's Reading Challenge

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Perhaps you've resolved to try and read more books in 2020 or use the library more often? Check out the 12 categories in our Reading Challenge and join us as we break out of our book comfort zones. 

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Exhibition - 125 years - Aboriginal Women’s Suffrage

Jennifer Caruso painting by Colleen Raven Strangways

This art exhibition features the creative talents of photographer Colleen Raven Strangways of Nharla Photography. Her contemporary portraits of Aboriginal women capture a determined spirit, resonant with the suffrage movement 125 years ago and vital in the fight for equity for First Nation Australians.

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Exhibition - The Significant Life of R. A. Fisher

RA Fisher

Explore Fisher's groundbreaking research in this exhibition, now on Level 1 South of the Barr Smith Library. 

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