2015 Fryer Library Award winner: Dr Damien Williams

The Fryer Library is pleased to announce Dr Damien Williams as the winner of the 2015 Fryer Library Award.

Can you help us? German mining notebook

Detail from Bergbaukunde, F3766, Fryer Library

Fryer Library is seeking information about a notebook about mining, written in German.

Vale Grahame Garner 1928-2015

A sample of Grahame Garner's photographs, F3400, Fryer Library

Fryer Library acknowledges with sadness the passing of labour movement radical and community activist, Grahame Garner.

Vale Betty Churcher, 1931-2015

The Library is saddened to hear of the death of Elizabeth 'Betty' Churcher (1931-2015), renowned former National Gallery of Australia director and passionate art educator.

Mobile MyLibrary update

MyLibrary is available on your mobile device

The Library is continuing to improve MyLibrary by creating a mobile-optimised version for Library clients with some new features. All clients will have access to the new version on Wednesday, 8 April.

Late night at Fryer Library

Last night staff at Fryer Library stayed late to host 18 postgraduate students from Dr Josephine Robertson's Research Techniques course. We can hardly imagine a better way to spend an evening — perhaps the students would agree!

A Special Day in the Fryer Library

Bottle of Whiskey given to Fr Leo Hayes by General Douglas MacArthur

The 21st of January 2015 was a special day in the Fryer Library with additions to two significant collections.

Art installation, public workshops and readings in the Library

Passages Art Installation, 5 March to 31 March 2015

Don't miss this art installation showing on Level 1 of the Duhig Building during March.

In Passages, model boats of varying sizes have been made by artists using discarded bookmarks or materials they have used as bookmarks. The boats are suspended from the ceiling, as if floating on water, or displayed in other ways to encourage the viewer to engage with the installation. 

Contributing artists: Brigid Annand, Ed Annand, Peter Annand, Julien Barbagallo, Holly High, Kay Lawrence, Helen Malone, Judy-ann Moule, Jack Oudyn, Tony Pankiw, David Symons.

Chat is now Live!

This week, the new Library's 'Ask the Library - online chat' started up again. Students can use the chat widget to talk to library staff straight away. They can help you with finding information, referencing, accessing online resources, borrowing and more.

Chat is available Monday to Friday 8am–7.45pm and weekends 9am–4.45pm. Chat is not available on public holidays or during University semester breaks.