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Vote now for the Images of Learning and Teaching People's Choice Award

Cast your vote for the Images of Learning and Teaching Competition's People's Choice Award. Check out this year's submissions showcasing diversity and innovation in education at the University of Adelaide and make your choice!

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Open Educational Resources as Social Justice

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How might we make higher education more equitable and accessible for a growing and diverse student population?

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Level 1 wedge upcoming closure

The Level 1 wedge, currently home to the computer suite, will be temporarily closed for building works from Monday 30 October.

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Open Access: circumventing excessive copyright protections

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With all the talk around Open Access Week, many of our researchers might be wondering Why do we even need to adopt open access? and What problem does it really solve? Copyright is one of the key underlying factors that adds friction and costs to distribute and reuse knowledge products – a friction that open access largely addresses.

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Five reasons to publish Open Access

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As a researcher, you’re probably aware of what Open Access (OA) publishing is – publishing your research outputs in a way which can be read by anyone, anywhere in the world.

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The revised Open Access Policy – what do I need to know? 

Open Access Policy

You may have heard that the University's Open Access Policy was recently updated. It is important for all researchers at the University to understand their responsibilities around making their research outputs open.

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Share your student experience with course readings for a Coles Myer voucher

Reads: Students, did you know there are textbooks you can access freely online? Give feedback and learn more about open educational resources. Fill in our survey or attend our focus session on November 1

As part of the University Library’s Open Textbook Pilot, the Library is seeking to understand how the student experience of studying at the University of Adelaide is affected by the assignment of textbooks and other course material. We are asking for current University of Adelaide students to give feedback, reflections, and opinions on how they engage with textbooks and course readings during their degree.

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Open Access Week 2023

Open Access Week 2023

Open Access Week 2023 (24 October to 27 October) is an opportunity to join together, take action, and raise awareness around the importance of community control of knowledge sharing systems. This year’s central theme is Community over Commercialisation.

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Refreshed study space on Level 2 - now open!

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We're excited to announce that Level 2 North of the Barr Smith Library is now open for quiet study, with more improvements on the way! Over the next couple of months, you can expect brand new furniture to enhance your study environment, and the return of our collections for easier access to resources.

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Stay ahead of the curve, invest in yourself

Invest some time during your semester break for upskilling and self-improvement. From problem solving techniques to cultivating a growth mindset, pick from thousands of online courses at LinkedIn Learning to stay ahead of the curve and enhance your employability.  

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