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Library response to COVID-19

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The University Library has adopted the practice of social distancing as recommended by the Australian Government to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Information regarding service changes and library support for students and staff is available here

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Winner of the 2020 Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship

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The University Library and the Cowan Grant are pleased to announce that Rachel Harris is the successful applicant for the 2020 Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship.

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Thieme Science of Synthesis Roadshow - Cancelled

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The previously planned Thieme Chemistry/Science of Synthesis (SoS) seminar has unfortunately been cancelled. Thank you for your understanding at this time.

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Winner of the 2020 Hugh Martin Weir Prize

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The University Library and Weir family are pleased to announce Emma Carson as the successful applicant for the 2020 Hugh Martin Weir Prize.

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Closed Monday 9 March

All University Library locations will be closed on Monday 9 March 2020 for the public holiday.

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Semester opening hours

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Welcome to all our new students and welcome back to our returning ones! Opening hours have now been extended to Semester One hours at all locations.

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Law Library tours

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Tours of the Law Library will be held daily during the first week of semester. This is your chance to get a personalised tour of the library and its collections and study spaces.

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Orientation Tours 2020

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

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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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