News Tuesday, 23 April 2013

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CAUL and ASA fellowships


CAUL and the Australian Society of Authors are pleased to announce the launch of their inaugural fellowships.  The fellowships to be awarded in 2014 have been made possible through the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund. CAUL and the ASA expect to award 3 fellowships to showcase university libraries’ special collections by providing artists, authors, scholars and researchers with an opportunity to work on projects that will benefit from concentrated access to these collections.   More details on the application process will be available soon.

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:

Karen Tang wins the 2012 CAUL Achievement Award


Karen Tang, Associate Director Corporate Services, Curtin University, is also a member of the CAUL Quality & Assessment Advisory Committee, and her work on behalf of CQAAC and on behalf of LATN, has provided the basis for decision making across a range of university libraries.  Her work includes comparative analyses of LibQUAL+ and Insync, and an investigation into ARL's MINES as a possible replacement for CAUL's Materials Availability Survey.  Karen's many publications can be found at

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

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 30 May, 2014.

See further information.