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.


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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Library Data Carpentry Workshop | 12/07/2016

The workshop will be held at University of Technology Sydney, 12-14 July 2016. Organised by LATN. The target audience are those in data-librarian-like roles in member institutions of the Libraries of the Australian Technology Network (LATN) and CAUL.

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CAUL Leadership Institute 2016 #CAULLI16 | 21/07/2016

This year's event will be held at the Stamford Plaza Brisbane, 21-22 July 2016.  Delegates will be senior library managers with aspirations for career progression to executive roles, or early career library executives.

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

To be held at the Crowne Plaza, Coogee Beach (Sydney) for CAUL & CONZUL members only.  Applications due for return 30 June.

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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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