As part of South Australia's History Festival, the University Library will showcase an exhibition of documents from the State Records of South Australia and our own Special Collections from the time of first European settlement to Federation in 1901.
Presenter: Cassandra Sims, SciVal expert and Senior Research Solutions Manager Global at Elsevier.
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.
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.
Celebrate the Indigenous Literacy Foundation and Indigenous Literacy Day with the University Library
This year we are showing our support to the foundation by celebrating Indigenous Literacy Day.
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.
Join us on Thursday 31 October for a Friends of the Library event, with author Doug McEachern on his novel Stardust and Golden.
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.
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.