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 Program

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

Fellowship applications now invited

CAULand the Australian Society of Authors (ASA) are pleased to announce that applications are now open for 2014 Fellowships funded through the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund.

Applications are due on 16 May 2014. 

See further information.

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Libraries’ role in the online learning environment | 19/03/2014

Brisbane . Organised by Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), in partnership with OCLC, CAUL and the State Library of Queensland.  Contact the CAUL Office for more information.

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CAUL Leadership Institute 2014 | 14/08/2014

The next event will be held at the Hotel Realm, Canberra, 14-15 August 2014. 

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