Archive for the ‘Library news’ Category

Downtime: ProQuest Sunday 30 July

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

On Sunday, 30 July 2017, a ProQuest product maintenance window will launch worldwide to upgrade infrastructure, enhance security, and maintain reliability of products. This will occur on Sunday, 30 July from approximately 5am-2pm.  The majority of ProQuest products will not be available during the scheduled maintenance period, including: ProQuest platform (search.proquest.com) and associated databases. ...

On trial: Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, part 2

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

The Library has Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, part 2 on trial until 24 August 2017 Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, part 2 is the second instalment of the ground-breaking Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940 which ...

On trial: JSTOR Sustainability

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

The Library has JSTOR Sustainability on trial until 31 August 2017. JSTOR Sustainability contains journals and research reports covering environmental stresses and their impact on society. The collection covers a broad range of topics - from green energy to natural resources law, sustainable business practices, urban planning, Check out other new and on trial resources ...

Brisbane Open Day: Saturday 22 July

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Brisbane Campus Open Day is this Saturday 22 July 9am-2pm.  General campus tours run every 30 minutes from 9:00am, departing from the Campus Tour Tent in the Community Court. At Open Day you can talk to course experts, see our facilities and learn more about life as a student at ACU. Make sure to visit the Library and talk ...

On trial: Westlaw UK

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

The Library has Westlaw UK on trial until 6 August 2017. Westlaw UK provides access to databases of case law, legislation, news, legal journals, commentary, current awareness alerts and EU legal materials, including: 400,000 case reports and transcripts dating back to 122. Legislation consolidated back to 1267, and updated daily. National, regional and international ...

New database: SAGE Research Methods

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Following a recent trial, and in response to staff and student feedback, the Library has added a number of new databases to our collection. This collection of databases by Sage is particularly useful for students involved in research. The collection includes case studies, datasets, instructional guides and videos to guide you ...

Brisbane Library closed Thursday 13 July

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

On Thursday 13 July the Brisbane Campus Library will be closed due to construction work.  Services will resume as normal on Friday 14 July. See Library opening hours for further information. The following arrangements have been made to ensure continued access to Library services: A pop-up Library information desk will be ...

Strathfield Library hosts University Experience

Monday, July 10th, 2017

On Thursday 6th July Strathfield Campus Library held a workshop for Year 12 University Experience students. In the session titled “The Internet is a treasure trove of Information – but is it real?” students were guided through four interactive activities that showcased the Library’s databases and emphasised the value of developing critical ...

Downtime: Taylor & Francis Online 5 July

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Due to scheduled maintenance some features of Taylor & Francis Online will be unavailable on from 8pm Wednesday 5 July to 6am Thursday 6 July. The features which will be unavailable during this period are Your Account, search, payment options and informational pages. Articles will still be available to view or download. You can also still access ...

Manage your references with EndNote

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

EndNote is reference (citation) management software which is available to all ACU staff and students. Not only does it keep records of your references for your research, EndNote also allows you to: Organise references into groups and allows you to add keywords, labels and notes. Create and format reference lists ...