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 has ceased operation, the database server has been decomissioned, and the content of that database is accessible from the National Library of Australia’s Trove service. Each participating university will continue to host their own digital theses and house their own print and other non-digital theses. An information page provides links to theses-specific searches via Trove. 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. CAVAL has managed the collection and compilation of the data since 1992. Current data is available both on the interactive online site, since 2004, and in spreadsheet form. Read more about CAUL Statistics

News

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CAUL Achievement Award for 2014 - call for nominations

The call for nominations for the CAUL Achievement Award for 2014 was issued 22 September. Applications should be sent to caul@caul.edu.au by October 31 for consideration by the Executive at their November 21 meeting, and accompanied by the nomination form. The CAUL Achievement Award recognises outstanding contributions that support the achievement of the CAUL strategic agenda.

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Andrew Wells presented with Ifould Medal

UNSW’s Andrew Wells was presented with the Ifould Medal for ‘distinguished and sustained achievement as a professional librarian, archivist or curator’ at a State Library of NSW ceremony on 20 October 2014.  http://www.booksellerandpublisher.com.au/DetailPage.aspx?type=item&id=31573

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Events

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CAUL Research Repositories Community Days 2014 | 06/11/2014

CAUL Research Repositories Community Days 2014, Thursday 6 and Friday 7 November 2014, Australian Catholic University North Sydney Campus

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Reinventing university publishing: international symposium. 17-19 March 2015 in Canberra | 17/03/2015

2015 March 17-19 Canberra Reinventing university publishing international symposium and THAT camp.  CAUL Library Publishing Advisory Committee (CLPAC) http://universitypublishingsymposium.wordpress.com/

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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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