Ballarat Campus Open Day: Sunday 28 August

August 26, 2016 – 10:10 am
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Ballarat Campus Open Day is this Sunday 28 August 10:00am – 3:00pm.

General campus tours run every 30 minutes from 10:00am, departing from the Campus Tour Tent in the Quadrangle.

Open days offer a great opportunity to look around the campus, especially the library.

Visit the Library which is a great place to study, connect with friends and get lots of advice and assistance from our wonderful staff.

ACU Libraries have:

  • great resources
  • plenty of space to study
  • friendly staff to help
  • support for your study

Came to the library and see for yourself how ACU Libraries help make studying at ACU great!

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Canberra Campus Open Day: Saturday 27 August

August 25, 2016 – 10:30 am
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Canberra Campus Open Day is this Saturday 27 August 9:00am – 4:00pm.

General campus tours run every 30 minutes from 9:00am, departing from both the Start Here and Information Tents.

Open days offer a great opportunity to look around the campus, especially the library.

Visit the Lewins Library which is a great place to study, connect with friends and get lots of advice and assistance from our wonderful staff.

ACU Libraries have:

  • great resources
  • plenty of space to study
  • friendly staff to help
  • support for your study

Came to the library and see for yourself how ACU Libraries help make studying at ACU great!

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Library server updates: Thursday 25th August

August 24, 2016 – 5:43 pm
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Between 8.15am and 9.15am Thursday 25th August, we will be updating Library servers. There may be disruption to some Library services including computers, bookings and possibly access to some resources. We recommend saving your work regularly.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Thank you for your patience as we improve Library services.

EBSCOhost issue: viewing PDFs on mobile devices

August 24, 2016 – 2:01 pm
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EBSCOhost databases are currently not displaying PDFs on mobile devices and tablets.

iOS users are advised to click the Download PDF button at the top of their browser window.

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Android users are advised to use the email or save functions and view the PDF on a computer at a later time.

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We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Please contact us if you need help.

RESOLVED: Problems with Cambridge eBooks & ejournals

August 23, 2016 – 3:05 pm
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Update: this issue should now be resolved. If you are still experience difficulties, contact us via online chat: http://bit.ly/2bIILhC

 

Cambridge eBooks and ejournals are currently unavailable. We have reported this to their technical support and will let you know when we have more information.

 

Book week: 20-26 August

August 20, 2016 – 11:30 am
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This year’s book week theme is “Australia Story Country“.

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Each year across Australia the Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) brings children and books together celebrating Children’s Book Week.

During this time Schools, Libraries, Booksellers, Authors, Illustrators and children celebrate Australian Children’s Literature.

Take up the challenge and have a look in Library search and see what Australian story books you can find and enjoy.

 

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On trial: Sage Video

August 19, 2016 – 11:38 am
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The Library has Sage Video on trial which offers an extensive collection of videos including:

  • tutorials
  • in-practice examples
  • theory definitions

All videos are citable with searchable transcripts.

Sage Video subjects include:

  • Business & Management
  • Counseling & Psychotherapy
  • Education
  • Media, Communication & Cultural Studies
  • Politics & International Relations
  • Psychology + many more

This resource was requested by the Collection Development Committee and is on trial until 31 October 2016.  Please take a look, fill in our online form and let us know what you think.

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Downtime: ProQuest Sunday 21 August

August 18, 2016 – 1:34 pm
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ProQuest have scheduled critical maintenance on Sunday, August 21 from 12pm-8pm (AEST).

ProQuest Research databases and Reference management/Research support tools will be down. 

Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

On trial: American Fiction, 1774-1920

August 17, 2016 – 1:54 pm
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 American Fiction, 1774-1920 encompasses more than 17,500 works of prose fiction written by Americans from the political beginnings of the United States through World War I, including thousands never before available online.

This resource is on trial until 14 September 2016. Let us know what you think by filling in our feedback form.

 

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Reading Hour: 6:00 pm 16 August 2016

August 15, 2016 – 10:00 am
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The Reading Hour is one of the most celebrated annual reading initiatives in Australia, and supports individuals, families and communities to discover and rediscover the joy of reading.

In particular the Reading Hour encourages parents and caregivers to share a book with their child for 10 minutes a day – one hour a week and give them the gift of reading.

This year it will officially be celebrated on Tuesday 16 August at 6:00 pm, but celebrations will be happening in the lead up week as well.

For more information visit the Reading Hour website.

 

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