Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

Open Access Week: 19-25 October ‘Open for collaboration’

Saturday, October 17th, 2015

It's Open Access Week, but what does that mean?? This infographic may help. Check out our library OA subject guide also!

Strathfield Campus Library opens its doors on the past

Friday, September 11th, 2015

Strathfield Campus Library is gearing up for Open Day on Saturday September 12 which, this year, coincides with celebrations for ACU’s 25th anniversary. The library has prepared a display to mark the occasion which enables prospective students and their families to learn about the development of the university and campus. Commemorative ...

R U OK?

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

  [youtube]https://youtu.be/H_zouAjLCu4[/youtube] R U OK? wants to inspire all people to ask 'are you ok?' to support anyone struggling with life. Visit R U OK? R U OK? is an independent, not-for-profit organisation committed to reducing suicide by encouraging regular, meaningful conversations. R U OK? Day is a national day of action which aims to ...

Pope Francis and other Prophetic Voices: Calling Us to Reshape the Public Sphere

Monday, August 31st, 2015

A conference to reflect on and respond to Pope Francis’ pontificate. Thursday 17 to Friday 18 September 2015. Pope Francis’ vision of faith challenges us to renew our commitment to the public good, be inclusive and just and to welcome the poor and the vulnerable. It is a vision which embraces people of all ...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Week

Thursday, August 6th, 2015

What is Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander Week? Between 3 - 7 August, ACU has been celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) Week. ATSI week is an annual event in which our Indigenous peoples share the richness of their culture and heritage with the rest of the Australian community.  Across our ...

Cooking for Copyright #cookingforcopyright 31 July

Friday, July 31st, 2015

Did you see this news story earlier in the week?The Cooking for Copyright campaign sees librarians make vintage recipes in bid to change laws. Today is #cookingforcopyright so search this hashtag on social media and you'll see some lovely cakes and food :) But why? "Currently in Australia, published works such as books, ...

Snap, crackle, pop and stop: at Strathfield

Friday, May 15th, 2015

From providing frames for selfies to simulating a pile of burning books, bubble-wrapping tables and chairs, and creating no-go signs, students from Sculpture and Object Design at ACU Strathfield Campus are generating a buzz. Two groups of students chose the Library as the site for the installation of artworks. One group, ...

Law Week, 11-17 May: events and resources

Monday, May 11th, 2015

National Law Week 2015 will be held from 11-17 May, to promote public understanding of the law and its role in society. The theme is "Law and Justice in your community". Knowing where to obtain information about the law can be an overwhelming experience. Law Week is about bringing information directly to ...

Children’s Book Council of Australia: Book of the Year Awards Short List for 2015!

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

The Children’s Book Council of Australia announced the 2015 short list for Book of the Year today! The short list comprises of awards for: Book of the Year: Older Readers (mature readers) Book of the Year: Younger Readers (intended for independent young readers) Book of the Year: Early Childhood (intended for children in the ...

Mary Glowrey building and exhibition, Melbourne

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

The newly redeveloped Mary Glowrey Building at ACU's Melbourne campus was officially named and blessed on Friday 27 March by His Grace, The Most Reverend Denis Hart DD, Archbishop of Melbourne, with Vice-Chancellor Professor Greg Craven. As part of the renovations, the Melbourne Raheen Library now has a shared permanent exhibition ...