News Tuesday, 10 March 2015

For news about CAUL and its activities, and those external but of immediate interest to CAUL.  For additional news about higher education and research, nationally and internationally, and the world of libraries in higher education and their wider environment, see External Links.

Displaying 1 to 9 of 9 documents

CAUL / ASA fellowships for 2015 announced


CAUL and the Australian Society of Authors are pleased to announce the award of two fellowship for 2015.

The first to Dr Michael Davis, Honorary Research Fellow at the Sydney Environment Institute, The University of Sydney, for 'The making of Aboriginal heritage: Leonhard Adam and Anthropology at the University of Melbourne' using the University of Melbourne archives.

The second, for use by Dr Catherine Bell, Senior Lecturer in Visual Arts, ACU Gallery Director (VIC) and National Course Director of the Bachelor of Visual Arts & Design Degree at the Australian Catholic University for 'a studio investigation of sculptor Dianne Mayo's role in shaping Brisbane's cultural identity' using the Fryer Library at the University of Queensland.

The fellowship has been made possible through the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund.  CAUL and the ASA 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

Monash team wins the 2014 CAUL Achievement Award


The 2014 award recognises "a significant change to professional practice and institutional approaches for developing students’ research skills within curricula at Monash University and beyond, initiated by the exceptional leadership of the Research and Learning team of Lyn Torres (Information Research Skills Manager) and Leanne McCann (Learning Skills Manager), leaders of the Monash University Research and Learning Team - see full details in their Nomination

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.


42 million books available to 1.4m ANZ university students


Australian and New Zealand university students now have access to both countries’ library collections through a ground-breaking borrowing scheme.   ULANZ launched 1 January 2013.

CAIRSS & ADT websites now incorporated into the CAUL website


Content from websites established for CAIRSS and the ADT (CAUL Australasian Institutional Repository Support Service, and the Australasian Digital Theses Program) has now been incorporated into the main CAUL website.  Both programs ran their course and have been subsumed under the Research umbrella.  For content, see:

Website homepage glitch - workaround


The website developers have been unable to correct a glitch on this homepage.  It appears not to recognise your login, it sometimes shows another user's name as being logged in, it does not run a search correctly.  To workaround these problems, please open any other page on the site to login or search.  For more information see

COAR Roadmap: Future Directions for Repository Interoperability

Author: Friedrich Summann, COAR Editorial Group with input from an international Expert Advisory Panel 10/03/2015

COAR Roadmap: Future Directions for Repository Interoperability