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. Read more about CAUL Statistics

Stephen Cramond wins the 2015 CAUL Achievement Award

Stephen Cramond, Manager, Institutional Repository, University of Melbourne is a member of CAUL's Research Advisory Committee.  He "has contributed significantly to both the local and national professional discourse on scholarly communication to increase understandings, dispel myths and work with organisations to improve and streamline scholarly communication support mechanisms to maximise dissemination and discovery. ... he is always exploring opportunities to integrate international best practice and translate and leverage his initiatives across the university sector.”

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Pending Recruitment Opportunity - CAUL Communication & Policy Officer

The position will be formally advertised in January 2016.

For further information, or to receive a copy of the documentation for applicants, please contact the Executive Officer, Diane Costello, on (02) 6125 2990 or caul@caul.edu.au.

 

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23 (Research Data) Things for 2016

Register to join the ANDS 23 Things kick-off webinar to be held on March 1 at 12.30-1.30 AEDST

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Events

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ORCID 2016 Canberra Outreach Meeting | 15/02/2016

Join us at ANU Commons in Canberra on February 15-16, 2016 for two days of ORCID events - the Outreach Meeting will be preceded by the first ORCID Town Hall meeting and a workshop on Launching an ORCID Consortium, both on February 15, also at ANU Commons. ... hosted by consortium lead the Australian Access Foundation (AAF). 

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CAUL Bibliographic Utilities Project Workshop | 19/02/2016

UNSW Library, Friday 19 February 2016, 10 am to 4 pm

To register, contact lib.unilib@unsw.edu.au by Friday 5 February 2016.

Members-only - please login to view program.

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Datasets Coordinators Meeting | 08/02/2016

The annual CEIRC Datasets Coordinators Meeting is scheduled for the Monday of the VALA week, 8 February 2016.  For more details (members only) see the meeting page.

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