You could win a $300 prize in our student photo competition

Fisher UG 1960sTo celebrate the transformation of study spaces around the University, including the renovation of Fisher Library, Carslaw Learning Hub and PNR Learning Hub, we invite University of Sydney students to enter our photo competition.

Entries close 8 October 2014. Read more

 

 

 

 

 

MAKING YOUR NAME

1351_156TALKING STRATEGIES TO PROMOTE YOUR RESEARCH
USING SOCIAL MEDIA, OPEN ACCESS AND ALTMETRICS

Information Futures Series
Please join us at the Library to hear lightning talks from four academics about how they promote their research. Bring questions and share your own experiences. Stay to connect with colleagues and chat over lunch.

Venue: Exhibition Space, Level 2, Fisher North Fisher Library
When: 11.00am-1pm, Thursday 27 March 2014
RSVP: Due to overwhelming demand this event is now fully booked. We are taking reservations for possible places that may come up due to cancellations.
E library.rsvp@sydney.edu.au
T 9114 0866
Lunch and refreshments will be provided

Hack Your Library!

Categories: Library
Comments: 26 Comments
Published on: 22 August 2012

With an armload of Chupa Chups and a bunch of camera gear, a team of library staff canvassed the Darlington/Camperdown campus to find out what students really think about the Library. Here’s what we found out about what students like about the Library and what they think would make the Library insanely great (in the words of Steve Jobs). The Library staff had a great time interviewing and filming students. Many thanks to all of the students involved!

What would you say? Tell us what you like about the Library and what you think would make the Library insanely great.

 

Unleash numbers! Social media and OA repositories

Sten ChristensenSten Christensen, Sydney eScholarship, University of Sydney Library

Oscar Wilde famously stated “The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about.” This is quite poignant when one considers the open access institutional repository movement, for what is the point of archiving and making your research available on open access if nobody knows it’s there!

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Library news site gets an upgrade

Categories: Announcements, Library
Comments: 7 Comments
Published on: 15 December 2011

The Library news site has received a facelift and functionality upgrade.

This makes it easier to search the news by word, category or date range.

It will also enable our clients to comment on our news and share it via popular social media outlets.

You can reach the new Library news site here.

If you have direct links to the news or the RSS feed, please update it as soon as you can.

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