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William Morris and the Kelmscott Press in Adelaide

Kelmscott Chaucer

Celebrating Kelmscott Press and marking this special occasion with a display of Kelmscott works, including the Kelmscott Beowulf and the Sire Degrauvant in historic fine bindings, two deluxe facsimiles of The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, plus other rare, original Kelmscotts.

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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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Friends of the Library event - Long Flight Home

The final Friends of the Library event for 2019, on Wednesday 20 November, will be a conversation with Lainie Anderson, author of Long Flight Home - a meticulously researched novelisation of the first flight from England to Australia by the Smith brothers, which celebrated its centenary this year.

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Friends of the Library event, Stardust and Golden

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Join us on Thursday 31 October for a Friends of the Library event, with author Doug McEachern on his novel Stardust and Golden.

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Mindful Yoga at the Library, 9 October

Photo of studetns doing yoga in a very peaceful setting.

Mindful Yoga is a great way to lower your stress levels when studying. This free one-hour lunchtime session will help you refocus and gain a better sense of calm.

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Reading Hour with local author Alys Jackson, 19 September

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Hear from local author, Alys Jackson, grab some morning tea, and settle in with a book at this FREE event for Australian Reading Hour. Barr Smith Library, bookings essential.

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Visualise Your Thesis Awards 2019

Visualise Your Thesis First Prize winner Danusha Jayawardana (centre), with judge Eva Balan-Vnuk (left) and Third Prize / People's Choice Award winner, Livia Garcez de Oliveira Padilha (right).

We are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2019 Visualise Your Thesis Competition at the University of Adelaide is Danusha Jayawardana for Child labour matters: overlooked adolescent mental health effects of child labour. 

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Profile Booster: Optimise Your Researcher Profile, 5 & 11 September 2019

Photo of a red paper plane flying away from a group of white paper planes.

Take your researcher profile to the next level with these hands-on sessions. Two sessions available, and you can choose the session that best matches your area of research.

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