Archive for the ‘Library news’ Category

Changes to group study room bookings

Friday, February 24th, 2017

The Library has upgraded the group study room booking system. You will be prompted to login using your student number and password to confirm your group study room booking. Bookings are online, so you can book a group study room before you get to campus: Ballarat Brisbane Canberra Melbourne  North Sydney Strathfield   ...

Library Search

Friday, February 24th, 2017

Last year we upgraded to our new Library Search. We are now working hard to get Library Search to give you the best search results possible. At present where the “Sort by” function is used, Library Search is not automatically returning to the default setting “Relevance” (so that the titles most relevant ...

Library Scheduled Maintenance: Monday 27 February – Postponed!

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

The scheduled library maintenance has now been postponed. We will let you know the new date shortly.  

Group Study Room Bookings & Opening Hours unavailable 21-23 February

Friday, February 17th, 2017

In our 2016 Library Client Survey, you said our Book a Group Study Room and Opening Hours services needed improvements. You asked - we listened! We are working on upgrades to these services next week. In order for us to complete this work, the Book a Group Study Room system will be unavailable from 21-23 February. Our Opening Hours will only be ...

Brisbane after-hours facility closed this weekend (18-19 Feb)

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Due to building works affecting the air conditioning and water supply, the Brisbane Library After Hours Facility will be closed this weekend (Saturday 18 February and Sunday 19 February). The Brisbane Library After Hours Facility will reopen on Monday 20 February at 6am. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Check Brisbane Library opening hours here. Subscribe ...

New Resources: Sage Knowledge Video Collections

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

After a successful trial, the Library has acquired five Sage Knowledge Video Collections:   Business & Management Education Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Politics & International Relations Psychology    SAGE Video showcases educational videos across key social science disciplines. Each collection includes a variety of video types to support diverse research and learning needs. ...

Spread the #librarylove

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

14 February is Valentine's Day, but did you know it is also......Library Lovers Day So what can you do to share the #librarylove on Library Lovers' Day? Some suggestions.... go to our online recreational reading collection Overdrive, and read/download a romance novel or watch a movie online at Kanopy. comment here or ...

Love Your Data Week: 13 – 17 February

Sunday, February 12th, 2017

Whatever type of research you do, you probably have some data. International Love Your Data Week, celebrated from 13-17 February, aims to remind researchers to take good care of their data. This year’s theme is emphasizing data quality for researchers at any stage in their career. Good data management practices can lead ...

On trial: Statista

Friday, February 10th, 2017

Statista provides users with an innovative and intuitive tool for researching quantitative data, statistics and related information. The product is aimed at business clients and academics of any size. Consultant firms and media agencies license our services as well as strategy and marketing departments in large corporations from a variety of ...

Copyright Workshops for staff

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

Academics and Tutors do you know your legal responsibilities when teaching online in LEO? The Library is running a series of information sessions to inform Academics and Tutors of their legal responsibilities when teaching online in LEO. Anyone with an interest in using learning resources is welcome. Bring your coffee or lunch and find ...