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Advance notice - changes to authentication

From Tuesday 28 May, eagle-eyed users will notice a fresh new look for the library's authentication screen (access to MyLibrary and online resources). The changes are cosmetic for University staff and students, but for other library users there will be some changes to the login process (Community, Alumni, Reciprocal, and Year 11/12 students).

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Visualise Your Thesis - register your interest now!

Dust off your creative spark and present your research in a 60-second video or audio-visual presentation and you could win $1000! For the very first time, the University of Adelaide will be participating in the Visualise your Thesis competition. This competition is open to higher degree by research students and is a great way to hone your research communication skills.

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Participate in an ORCiD survey

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The University is participating in a study with the University of St Andrews, Scotland, to conduct research on ORCiD adoption here at The University of Adelaide. We encourage all researchers to undertake this short survey and describe their experiences with ORCiD so that the University can understand more about ORCiD adoption and any associated issues.

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Lecture 17 May: Demystifying Research Metrics

Demystifying Research Metrics is a lecture for staff and students who would like to find and understand their research metrics. These 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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Event 16 May: The people's poet transformed

Join legendary poet Geoff Goodfellow, in conversation with Garry Costello, former Chief Education Officer SA, at the latest Friends of the Library event on Thursday 16 May.

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New study room at the Barr Smith Library

A new bookable study space has just opened on Level 2 of the Barr Smith Library.

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Graduations 2019

Congratulations to all of our graduates attending their ceremonies on campus this week. If you're looking for a unique photo location, the Barr Smith Reading Room on level 2 of the library provides a beautiful backdrop for those lasting memories! Tag yourself #UAgraduations

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Endnote training workshop - May 2nd

The library is running another hands-on session designed to give you the essential skills to use EndNote for your research and writing. No previous knowledge required!

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Mid-semester break - opening hours

Mid-semester break is already upon us and there are changes to the opening hours for some of the University libraries. View current and upcoming opening hours information.

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Participate in a library study - and get a free Dymocks voucher!

The University Library is contributing to a study conducted by OCLC, a global library that supports thousands of libraries by providing shared technology services, original research, and community programs. 

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