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Newly donated item, Marsupials of Australia

Professor Kristofer Helgen, Philip Wollen OAM, University Librarian Teresa Chitty, and University Vice-Chancellor Peter Rathjen

This week the library was delighted to receive a copy of Marsupials of Australia: The Kangaroos, Wallabies and Rat-Kangaroos / text by John Calaby and Tim Flannery, Illustrated by Rosemary Woodford Ganf.

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Indigenous Literacy Day: Storytelling in the Yaitya Ngutupira collection – 4 September

Indigenous Literacy Day (ILD) is a national celebration of Indigenous culture, stories, language and literacy. In recognition of both ILD and the International Year of Indigenous Languages, the library has partnered with the Indigenous Literacy Foundation to host a storytelling event in the Yaitya Ngutupira Collection area to be read for the Adelaide Campus Childcare Centre children.

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Visualise Your Thesis Awards 2019

Visualise Your Thesis First Prize winner Danusha Jayawardana (centre), with judge Eva Balan-Vnuk (left) and Third Prize / People's Choice Award winner, Livia Garcez de Oliveira Padilha (right).

We are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2019 Visualise Your Thesis Competition at the University of Adelaide is Danusha Jayawardana for Child labour matters: overlooked adolescent mental health effects of child labour. 

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TRIAL - Knovel

Knovel

Designed for engineers, Knovel sucessfully integrates technical information with analytical and search tools to drive innovation and deliver trusted answers. Trial runs until 14th September 2019.

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Profile Booster: Optimise Your Researcher Profile, 5 & 11 September 2019

Photo of a red paper plane flying away from a group of white paper planes.

Take your researcher profile to the next level with these hands-on sessions. Two sessions available, and you can choose the session that best matches your area of research.

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Gale Discovery Day, Thursday 5 September

Collage of archival materials available in Gale.

Drop in and learn about the library's range of Gale products and see how they can help your learning, teaching or research efforts at the Gale Discovery Day.

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Mary Lee: the life and times of a 'turbulent anarchist' and her battle for women's rights, Thursday 29 August

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For this month's Friends of the Library event we are joined by author Denise George, discussing her latest book "Mary Lee: the life and times of a 'turbulent anarchist' and her battle for women's rights". 

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Madrigal Mystery Tour

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You are invited to enjoy the beautiful acoustics of the Barr Smith Library Reading Room for the Madrigal Mystery Tour by the renowned Lumina Vocal Ensemble on Sunday 1 September.

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

Photo of architectural detail of the Mitchell Building

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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