Welcome to CAUL

Improving access by the staff and students of Australian universities to the information resources that are fundamental to the advancement of teaching, learning and research.

Research

CAUL's aim is to facilitate the members’ role in supporting and maximising research outcomes. Its Research Advisory Committee was established in 2013 to assist members to engage in the Government’s research agenda, particularly through eResearch, institutional repositories and research skills training.

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Learning & Teaching

CAUL's mission is to support CAUL members in the achievement of their objectives .... a key goal is to facilitate the members’ role in supporting and maximising learning and teaching outcomes and contributing positively to the student experience. Read more about Learning & Teaching

Finding Australian theses

The Australasian Digital Theses Program database ceased operation as an index to Australasian higher degree theses in 2011. All participating universities continue to host their own digital (and print) theses. An information page provides links to theses-specific searches via Trove, the National Library of Australia's national database. Read more about Finding Australian theses

ULANZ (University Libraries of Australia and New Zealand)

ULANZ (University Libraries of Australia and New Zealand) – the borrowing scheme for students and staff of Australian and New Zealand universities. Read more about ULANZ (University Libraries of Australia and New Zealand)

Quality & Assessment

Learn how CAUL libraries are continuously improving their performance. Read more about Quality & Assessment

CEIRC (CAUL Electronic Information Resources Consortium)

CEIRC is CAUL’s primary vehicle for relationships with vendors and publishers, and provides services and advice to CAUL on collaborative purchasing of electronic information resources, licensing conditions and access issues. Read more about CEIRC (CAUL Electronic Information Resources Consortium)

CAUL Statistics

CAUL Statistics are produced annually from data supplied by CAUL (and CONZUL) institutions. Historical data is available both on the interactive online site, since 2004, and in spreadsheet form. For current data, contact the CAUL Office. Read more about CAUL Statistics

CAUL / ASA fellowship 2015 - applications now open

CAUL and the Australian Society of Authors are pleased to announce that applications for the CAUL/ASA fellowship for 2015 are now open.  Applications must be received by the 29th of May 2015 

The fellowship has been made possible through the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund.  CAUL and the ASA expect to award the fellowship to a creative project which will  showcase university libraries’ special collections by providing artists, authors, scholars and researchers with an opportunity to work on a project that will benefit from concentrated access to at least one of these collections.   For more details  go to CAUL/ASA Fellowship 2015

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Emerald Expands Access To Business Research Across ANZ Universities

Canberra, Australia, 20 March 2015 - The Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL) is pleased to announce a new agreement for Australian & New Zealand universities with global publisher, Emerald Group Publishing, for 2015-2017.

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Events

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THETA 2015 Conference, 11-13 May, Gold Coast | 11/05/2015

THETA 2015 Conference ‘Create, connect, consume – innovating today for tomorrow’.  The Conference will be held on 11 May – 13 May at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre at Broadbeach.  THETA (The Higher Education Technology Agenda) is organised by CAUDIT, CAUL and ACODE.

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CAUL celebrates 50 years .... | 19/03/2015

20 years of Presidents celebrate CAUL's 50th & 20 years in Canberra.

CAUL Presidents 1995-2015

Cathrine Harboe-Ree, Madeleine McPherson, Helen Hayes, John Shipp, Andrew Wells & Heather Gordon, with first CAUL Office host, Colin Steele (left) (absent Alex Byrne & Eve Woodberry)

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ORCID Implementers Roundtable - Tuesday 14 April, Canberra | 14/04/2015

The Australian National Data Service (ANDS) and the Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL) invite you to attend a roundtable focussed on ORCID featuring Dr Laurel Haak, Executive Director, ORCID.   Registration via EventBrite.  Contact: Natasha Simons

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