News: digital humanities

World Digital Preservation Day

Floppy disk

Coordinated by the Digital Preservation Coalition, World Digital Preservation Day aims to improve awareness of the challenges of digital preservation, and gives us an opportunity to highlight the changing nature of University Library collections and how we’re looking after those collections for the future.

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New look database page


We've launched our new look databases page for semester 2! Now you can just search for a database either by name or by selecting one of the categories.

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What will research collections be like in 2121? Digital Preservation and the University Library

The University Library looks after many wonderful and unique collections of manuscripts and archives. These collections may contain correspondence, diaries and notebooks, all of which provide a valuable insight into notable researchers’ experience and approach.  We know that in 2021 much of this work now happens digitally.

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Fallen WW1 ANZACs remembered

Image shows a snapshot of photos of University of Adelaide students who died as soldiers in World War 1

Since 2014, the Adelaide University Football Club and the Adelaide University Cricket Club have been researching their players who served in the Great War (1914 - 1918). Today, in partnership with the AUFC/AUCC WWI Memorial Committee, we launch the profiles of twenty Fallen WWI Anzacs.

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Welcome to Adelaide Connect

University of Adelaide Cloisters on North Terrace

This new online platform showcases digitised content from our special collections and is a powerful resource for researchers and the community. 

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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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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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A new look for Trove


The University of Adelaide is proud to be part of Trove. Our collections contribute to a network of libraries, archives, universities, museums, and galleries that make Australia’s history freely discoverable.

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