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The Auditorium, Australian Centre on China In the World 12.30–2.30pm, Monday 14 December 2015 This lecture, a part of the Taiwan Lecture on Chinese Studies series, explores how male same-sex attractions are depicted in Romance of the Three Kingdoms and Dream of the Red Chamber, two of the most important novels in late imperial China. […]

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by: Sally Haysom @ 10:42 am

Fellows Road Law Lecture Theatre 1 Tuesday 20 October, 2.30–3.30pm Many individuals and organisations collect a broad range of data in order to perform their tasks. But why is this of interest? Because a range of this data could be made open, meaning many different groups of people could access and freely re-use the data […]

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by: Sally Haysom @ 11:05 am

2-3pm, Thursday 27 August McDonald Room, Menzies Library With the evolution of open access, enterprises have emerged that run conferences and journals with low or no peer review or other quality mechanisms. These conferences and journals approach academics, particularly early career academics, soliciting contributions to reputable sounding journals and conferences promising publication. These publications, however, […]

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by: Sally Haysom @ 11:53 am

Chifley Library foyer July – August 2015 Like the junk mail that lines the cabinet walls, the current display in Chifley Library is bright, bold and eye catching! We look at the variety of marketing resources available in the ANU Library, from great documentaries and TV shows to academic and scholarly e-books, databases and journals. It will […]

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by: Sally Haysom @ 10:30 am

Menzies Library flex lab 12.30-1.30pm, 25 August 2015 What is an ORCiD? Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCiD) is a global initiative that provides researchers with a free, unique identifier that can automatically link and attribute your research activities to you. By registering you automatically link to your research outputs from Scopus and Web of Science. Currently there are […]

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by: Sally Haysom @ 4:04 pm

Theatre 5, Manning Clark Centre Wednesday 10 June 1.30-3.30pm Do you want to maximise the impact of your publishing? Impact Factor, H Index, Eigenfactor, Altmetrics. Heard about these bibliometrics but have no clue or want to know whether you should have a clue? This workshop explores how to distinguish between these and other citation measures […]

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by: Mark Huppert @ 4:47 pm

Chifley Library foyer May – June 2015 Somewhat tongue in cheek and slightly risqué, Chifley Library’s new display provides a peek at the humorous, sexy and intriguing side of librarians in popular culture. The new display shines a light on many of the lesser-known librarian characters including explorers, superheroes and magicians.

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by: Sally Haysom @ 9:53 am

Menzies Library foyer 8 May – August 2015 Making Connections: Southeast Asian Art @ ANU highlights the University’s long and ongoing interest in Southeast Asia and its cultural expressions, and showcases items from the holdings of the ANU Library collection. The Library’s exhibition is being held in parallel with an exhibition of contemporary Southeast Asian art in the […]

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by: Sally Haysom @ 9:42 am

Hancock Library foyer May – August 2015 Have you ever wondered how your brain works? Check out Hancock Library’s current exhibition and find out.

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by: Sally Haysom @ 9:10 am

Chifley Library foyer March – May 2015 Chifley Library’s latest display asks you to consider the messages conveyed by fabric and textiles from around the world. What assumptions do you make when you see a certain fabric in a particular situation? What commonalities are there between tartan and camouflage for instance? Find the answers in Chifley […]

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by: Sally Haysom @ 10:47 am

Menzies Library foyer February—May 2015 Ever wondered just what the ANU Archives holds? Visit the Menzies Library foyer and see examples of primary source material including records from the early days of  ANU; maps and plans from pastoral companies; photographs; pre-Federation Australian trade union minute books, and artworks as archives. This exhibition will be on display until […]

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by: Sally Haysom @ 8:40 am

McDonald Room, Menzies Library 12.30-1.30pm, Tuesday 24 February Join the specialist librarians from Menzies Library for an informal demonstration of the new resources added to the Asia Pacific library collection. This workshop is designed for postgraduates, researchers and the academic community, and specific questions are welcome and encouraged. Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided, however […]

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by: Sally Haysom @ 3:29 pm

Hancock Library foyer 9 February – 31 March 2015 See how robots have changed over time and read current research undertaken at ANU in Hancock Library’s latest exhibition, Robots: where will they take us next?.

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by: Sally Haysom @ 11:26 am

Hancock Library foyer 6 November 2014 – 31 January 2015 The 350-year-old copy of John Evelyn’s ‘Sylva’ donated by ANU Emeritus Fellow John Dargavel is now on display in the Hancock Library.

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by: Patrick Byrnes @ 7:40 am

Menzies Library foyer 11 October – December 2014 Celebrate 40 years of the ‘finest house on the river’ by viewing the Toad Hall 40th anniversary exhibition in the Menzies Library foyer.

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by: Sally Haysom @ 1:05 pm

Hancock Library foyer 1 September – 31 October The new ‘Inorganic Chemistry’ display, featuring resources from the ANU Library collection, is on display in the Hancock Library foyer until 31 October. Come in and see how these molecules fit into everyday life.

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by: Sally Haysom @ 2:35 pm

Wednesday 17 September Academics and researchers are invited to explore SAGE Research Methods at one of two hands-on demonstrations. You will be shown how to search and navigate the site, and be introduced to the main features including Methods Map, Methods List, Methodspace, and case studies repository. Each demonstration will wrap up with a Q&A session […]

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by: Patrick Byrnes @ 3:34 pm

Hancock Library foyer 1 July – August The new ‘Mammals: creatures great and small’ display, featuring resources from the ANU Library collection, is on display in the Hancock Library foyer until August. Take some time over the mid semester break and check it out.

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by: Sally Haysom @ 12:27 pm

McDonald Room, R.G. Menzies Library Wednesday 18 June 2014, 12:30—1:30pm Professor Miles Taylor, Institute of Historical Research, University of London will discuss some recent developments in the British debate over open access publication and scholarly communication in the context of the work of the Institute of Historical Research at the University of London and the […]

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by: Mark Huppert @ 2:00 pm

Menzies Library Foyer 27 February — 8 June 2014 The Menzies Library was very fortunate to be the venue for a calligraphy demonstration by Korean artist Kim Jang-Hyun on Thursday 27 February. Mr Kim’s demonstration was the first of the Korea Institute’s Old and New Waves: A Korean Artists-in-Residence Series, which will host prominent Korean […]

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by: Mark Huppert @ 1:38 pm

Menzies Library foyer and ANU Archives reading room 6 June – 30 September 2014 The Treasures of the ANU Archives exhibition will highlight historic documents, photographs, maps, and films from the ANU Archives extensive collection including the University’s own archives, the Pacific Research Archives, the National AIDS Archive Collection and the Noel Butlin Archives Centre. Treasures […]

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by: Mark Huppert @ 11:39 am

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation’s (CSIRO) Executive Manager Communications & Publishing and Director of CSIRO PUBLISHING, Andrew Stammer’s presentation on the publishing process within CSIRO; how journal articles are selected; skills for that will assist researchers in the publishing process, and suggestions for pitching book proposals. All postgraduate and early career researchers were […]

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by: Mark Huppert @ 4:44 pm

Copland Lecture theatre, Copland building [26] Friday 14 February, 10 – 11.00am Join us for an introduction to the ANU Library, including the resources and services available to you as a College of Business and Economics student.

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by: Mark Huppert @ 4:43 pm

Chifley Library foyer 1 December 2013 — 31 January 2014 Now that exams are finished for 2013, it’s time to look on the lighter side of life. Relax with a great DVD or novel from the Chifley Library collection. Chifley Library’s literature collection includes great classics and modern time wasters, and with a DVD collection […]

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by: Mark Huppert @ 4:42 pm

Hancock Library Foyer 1 November — 24 December 2013 Discover resources related to the work of Linnaeus, the father of modern taxonomy, and his apostles in the current Hancock Library collection highlight display. The display will feature the recently donated, internationally significant collection, The Linnaeus Apostles – Global Science & Adventure. Ever wondered where modern […]

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by: Mark Huppert @ 4:41 pm

Chifley Library Foyer 1 – 30 November 2013 Discover the classic films of Kurosawa; the literature of prize-winning author Kazuo Ishiguro, and graphic novels, including one of our favourite animated characters Astro Boy, in the latest display in Chifley Library. The impressive collection of Japanese resources held in the Chifley Library are highlighted in this […]

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by: Mark Huppert @ 4:40 pm

Sparke Helmore Theatre 2, ANU College of Law building 6a Wednesday 16 October, 12.30—1.30pm Professor Aidan Byrne, CEO of the ARC, and Professor Warwick Anderson, CEO of the NHMRC, will attend a public forum to discuss their open access policies. Both panel members will give a short presentation outlining the rationale behind the policies, how […]

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by: Mark Huppert @ 4:38 pm

McDonald Room, R.G. Menzies Library Tuesday 1 October, 12.30—1.30pm As part of the on-going R.G. Menzies Library 50th Anniversary celebrations, China historian Professor Geremie Barmé, reflects on his forty-year relationship with the Menzies Library and ponders the reading life.  Audio presentation (MP3, 35MB)  The China Story website: lecture transcript  Event flyer (PDF,184KB)

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by: Mark Huppert @ 4:36 pm

Art & Music Library foyer Monday 2 September – Saturday 7 September Visit the Art & Music Library this week and see Ruth Ann White’s Current Glassworks exhibition. Combining a range of drawing, printing, and glass working techniques, Ruth’s work draws on botanical imagery and alchemical illustrations representing the processes of transformation and evolution. Ruth […]

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by: Mark Huppert @ 4:35 pm

Menzies Library Foyer and Level 3 September 2013 – February 2014 The Treasures of the ANU Library exhibition highlights some of the rare, unusual, and precious items held in the ANU Library. The exhibition is curated by members of the Asia Pacific Learning Community and volunteers from the ANU School of Art in association with […]

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by: Mark Huppert @ 4:39 pm

McDonald Room, R.G. Menzies Library Wednesday 24 July, 2.30-3.30pm A number of e-publishing options are available to the ANU academic community; but which one is right for you and your publication? Presented by the University Librarian, Roxanne Missingham, and ANU E Press Manager, Lorena Kanellopoulos, the e–publishing at ANU presentation will introduce the separate publishing […]

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by: Mark Huppert @ 4:34 pm

McDonald Room, R.G. Menzies Library Wednesday 17 July SAGE Publishings Director, Consortia/Library Sales & Marketing, Rosalia da Garcia’s presentation for new researchers on how-to-write-to-get-published. The presentation was be held during second semester Orientation Week and all students and staff were invited to attend.  Video presentation (MP4, 88MB)  Slide presentation (PDF 17.4MB)

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by: Mark Huppert @ 4:32 pm

J.B. Chifley Library 1-30 June 2013 This month the exhibition is focusing on refugees in a historic perspective as well as the current global crisis. It ties in with Refugee Week in mid-June to raise awareness about the issues affecting refugees and celebrate the positive contributions made by refugees to Australian society. Chifley Library regularly […]

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by: Mark Huppert @ 4:30 pm

An audience of over 200 guests attended the official launch, and over 60 people attended the Heritage of R.G Menzies Building public lecture presented by Amy Guthrie, Sustainability Officer – Heritage, ANU. The Library was delighted to have the Vice Chancellor, Professor Ian Young AO, launch the anniversary celebrations, and Imogen Mathew, Vice-President, Postgraduate and Research Students’ […]

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by: Patrick Byrnes @ 1:23 am

R.G. Menzies Library 13 March 2013 – 15 September 2013 The 50th anniversary of the R.G.Menzies Library will be celebrated in a series of events and exhibitions throughout 2013.

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by: Mark Huppert @ 4:32 pm

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