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Today is Earth Hour: Turn off your lights

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Earth Hour was started in Australia in 2007, aimed at drawing attention to environmental issues, and has since grown to a global movement which is celebrated in over 172 countries. This year marks the 10th anniversary of Earth Hour. On Saturday 25 March 2017, Australians are encouraged to switch off their lights between ...

On trial: The Clinical Sports Medicine Collection; Women’s Studies Part 1: Women’s Issues and Identities & Socialism on Film, Module I

Friday, March 24th, 2017

ACU Library currently has three new resources on trial: The Clinical Sports Medicine Collection A complete practical guide to musculoskeletal medicine and physical therapy. All aspects of diagnosis and management of sports-related injuries and physical activity are covered, including the fundamental principles of sports medicine, diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries, enhancement of sports ...

Downtime: Brill Online Books & Journals, Saturday 25 March

Friday, March 24th, 2017

The Brill Online Books and Journals database will be down for maintenance on Saturday 25 March 2017. This will occur from approximately 6:00pm (AEDT). You can still access our other eResources online. Find them through databases or subject guides. Apologies for any inconvenience. Image credit: https://pixabay.com/en/tool-box-tools-repair-fix-2124616/

RESOLVED: Library Search Performance Issues

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

**This issue was resolved at 12:38pm AEDT. If you are still experiencing problems, please contact us via the link below.** We are investigating performance issues with our Library Search. We are doing everything we can in order to solve the issue as soon as possible. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. If you need help ...

Celebrate Diversity: Today is Harmony Day

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Held on March 21 since 1999, Harmony Day is about encouraging inclusion and celebrating the cultural diversity that makes Australia such a great place to live. The key message of Harmony Day is that 'everyone belongs'. On this day, many people wear orange to show their support for Harmony Day and the ideals it represents. The ...

Fire Testing: North Sydney will experience some noise Saturday 18 March

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Annual fire testing is scheduled to take place at the North Sydney Campus Library on Saturday 18 March from 8am-1pm.  The Library will be open as normal during this time. However, you can expect to experience some noise disruption as the system is tested. Announcements will be made to advise that the works are tests ...

Library Search is back!

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

We are pleased to announce that the issues with our Library Search have been resolved and it is now working as normal. Thank you for your patience. Apologies again for any inconvenience caused.

RESOLVED: Library Search Performance Issues

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

**This issue was resolved at 1:57pm AEDT. If you are still experiencing problems, please contact us via the link below.** We are investigating performance issues with our Library Search. We are doing everything we can in order to solve the issue as soon as possible. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. If you need help ...

Public Holiday: Melbourne, Ballarat & Canberra closed Monday 13 March

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Melbourne, Ballarat and Canberra campuses will be closed on Monday 13 March.  Brisbane, North Sydney and Strathfield campuses are open. All campus libraries are open Saturday and Sunday so check the opening hours for details. Don't forget, library eResources are available online 24/7 - find them through databases or your favourite subject guide! Have a question? Contact us! 24/7 ...

New Resource: Story Box Library

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

ACU Library has a new resource Story box Library. Aiming to deliver the precious experience that sharing a book entails Story Box Library is committed to supporting and encouraging the practice of storytelling - inspiring young imaginations to soar. Connecting  children with literature through the complementary medium of film providing a vibrant, interactive experience via ...