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)

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2016 CAUL/ASA Fellowships - the winners

Frank Moorhouse and Australian Sci Fi fanzines to be explored by Matthew Lamb and Dr Jessie Lymn, taking up fellowships at UQ's Fryer Library and Murdoch University Library respectively.

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Digital Literacies Australia and New Zealand

Open for business - Digital Literacies ANZ: Connecting digital learning with digital fluency

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Open Letter on Essential Copyright Reforms

CAUL has signed an Open Letter along with 23 other organisations urging the government to table the Copyright Amendment (Disability Access and Other Measures) Bill

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Updated Principles for Pricing Electronic Resources

First published in 2011, CAUL has reviewed and revised its Principles & Framework for Pricing Electronic Information Resources.  If you are reviewing your pricing models - talk to us first.

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Constance Wiebrands elected to CAUL Executive

ECU's university librarian, Constance Wiebrands, elected to serve Sep 2016-18; congratulations, and to re-elected Deputy President, Anne Bell.

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Negotiation & Influencing Skills Workshop 2016 | 20/09/2016

To be held at the Crowne Plaza, Coogee Beach (Sydney) 20-21 September, for CAUL & CONZUL & CAUDIT members only.

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THETA 2017 | 08/05/2017

2017 May 8-10 Auckland, NZ THETA 2017.  The Higher Education Technology Agenda (THETA) sponsored by CAUDIT, CAUL and ACODE.

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Open Repositories Conference 2017 | 26/06/2017

26-30 June 2017 at the Hilton Hotel, Brisbane. Hosted by Griffith University, Queensland University of Technology and University of Queensland.

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CAUL/CEIRC Datasets Coordinators Annual Meeting | 13/02/2017

Next meeting will be held in Sydney - members should login to see the agenda and other details.

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