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Closed for the holidays

The University Library will be closed from 5:00 pm on Thursday 17 December 2020. Due to the University-wide shutdown of campuses, we will reopen on Monday 11 January 2021. More information about the closure can be found here

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International Student Summer Program

International Student Summer Program

The summer program is a new dedicated program for international students, offering social, wellbeing, employability, and academic opportunities over the summer break. The library is running a few programs to help our international students engage with the library and get to know their campus.

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World Digital Preservation Day

McKail Forestry Diary 4

Digital preservation recognises that the digital research output and associated intellectual property needs to outlast the medium on which it is created.

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Digital innovation at the library: building the Digital Humanities Lab

Building the Digital Humanities Lab workshop

Held on Wednesday 2 September, the ‘Building the Digital Humanities Lab’ workshop provided an opportunity for discussion and input from the University of Adelaide community on the library's future plans for a Digital Humanities Lab.

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Take a break during Swot Vac/Exams

Virtual Escape @ Library

Unwind during swot vac and exams with our VirtualEscape@Library guide! We've compiled a ton of fun stuff to do when you to have a little time to relax or recover from exams.

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Reflections: Connecting to Country through Art

Reflections: Connecting to Country through Art

Reflections: Connecting to Country through Art is an exhibition that highlights pieces from the University’s stellar Indigenous art collection. In collaboration with Wirltu Yarlu Aboriginal Education, the artworks on display have been selected by our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff and students.

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Hidden Gems

Bookings essential! Join our students from the Elder Conservatorium in the historic Barr Smith Reading Room on Wednesday 28 October, and discover some of chamber music’s lesser-known gems.

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Exhibition - 2020 Australian of the Year

Australian of the Year exhibition 2020

A travelling exhibition from the National Museum of Australia developed in collaboration with the National Australia Day Council.

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Open Access Week 2020 - Open with Purpose

This week is Open Access Week, 19 to 25 October 2020. If you’re interested in finding out more about open access, the Australasian Open Access Strategy Group are running a series of online events.

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Celebrating women in STEM

Barbara Kidman c. 1950s

Ada Lovelace Day (ALD), held on the second Tuesday in October, is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). There are many extraordinary women who have studied STEM at the University of Adelaide. Read on to find out more about one of the most ground-breaking, Barbara Kidman. 

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