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Scheduled downtime: Taylor & Francis online Monday 20 November

Friday, November 17th, 2017

Some features of Taylor & Francis online databases will be down for maintenance on Monday 20 November. This will occur between approximately 3.30pm Monday 20 November- 6.30am Tuesday 21 November (AEDT). You will still be able to search, browse and read articles. However, you will be unable to register or edit your account during this time.

New resource: Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

ACU Library has a new resource, the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion. What is it? Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion contains articles written, peer-reviewed, and edited by leading scholars. This database includes information on a number of world religions including Christianity, Buddhism, and Hinduism, as well as Islamic studies and the theology and philosophy ...

RESOLVED: Sign in to Library Search to find journal articles

Monday, November 13th, 2017

This issue is now resolved. Please contact the Library if you experience any further issues. Our online resources are available whenever you need them, wherever you are—whether you're in Library, on the train or at home. However, if you're trying to access journal articles off campus, you may have been experiencing some ...

RESOLVED: Service Disruption TR Westlaw

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

This issue has now been resolved. Please contact the Library if you experience any further problems. TR Westlaw is currently unavailable. We are working to resolve the issue as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience, and we apologize for any inconvenience caused.  Westlaw AU and our other online resources ...

Open Access continues year round

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Library staff, with help from our friends, led ACU’s celebration of International Open Access Week from October 23- 29 this year. We sincerely thank and acknowledge everyone who contributed to its immense success. Staff from all over the University participated in events including Library displays on all campuses, a Library video ...

Melbourne Library closed for Melbourne Cup Day: Tuesday 7 November

Monday, November 6th, 2017

It's Melbourne Cup Day on Tuesday 7 November. This means that the Melbourne Campus Library and after-hours facility will be closed. All other Libraries will be open as usual. Don't forget, our online resources never close. Find them through Library Search, the A-Z Database list and Subject Guides. If you have questions, you can still contact the Library. Our 24/7 chat ...

On trial: Social Work Online & Border and Migration Studies Online

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

The Library has two new resources on trial in November. Social Work Online trial active until 30 November 2017 This database pairs compelling documentaries with video lectures, client demonstrations, and relevant text content to illustrate the complex and challenging realities social work students will face as practitioners. Border and Migration Studies Online trial active until 24 ...

Free food at the Library during exams

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

It’s a busy time of year, and we know you’ve been working hard. Reward yourself with free food at the Library during the exam period. Each campus Library will have snacks available on select days. Find out dates and times for your campus below. Ballarat: A range of snack food and drinks will ...

Revise with past exam papers online via the Library.

Monday, October 30th, 2017

Exams are coming and it’s time to get studying. From past exams to study spaces, the Library is here to help. Being prepared is one of the best ways to manage stress and feel confident in the lead up to exams. At the Library we have a range of services and resources ...

Open in order to make information freely available

Sunday, October 29th, 2017

This interview is part of a series celebrating Open Access Week 23-29 October, 2017. Interview with: Dr David Opar Lecturer, Exercise Science Faculty of Health Sciences Australian Catholic University (Melbourne) How do you see open access reflecting the ACU mission? I believe that Open Access supports the greater good as it allows any individual access to information. This ...