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On trial: Proquest History Vault

Friday, October 27th, 2017

The Library has three new trials active until 22 November 2017 Proquest History Vault: Civil Rights and the Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century Proquest History Vault: Slavery and the Law Proquest History Vault: Southern Life and African American History 1775-1915: Plantation records These databases consist of manuscript and archival collections digitized in partnership and from ...

Open in order to share research findings widely

Friday, October 27th, 2017

This interview is part of a series celebrating Open Access Week 23-29 October, 2017. Interview with: Dr Baljinder K. Sahdra Senior lecturer Deputy Head, Positive Psychology Research Program, Institute for Positive Psychology and Education Australian Catholic University (Sydney) How do you see open access reflecting the ACU mission? It promotes the common good by making specialist knowledge ...

Open in order to advance and share scholarship

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

This interview is part of a series celebrating Open Access Week 23-29 October, 2017. Interview with: Leonard Baatiema Public Health PhD Candidate Faculty of Health Sciences Australian Catholic University (North Sydney) How do you think open access assists peoples in need? I believe people in need especially those from resource-poor settings stand to benefit from open access in ...

Open in order to share knowledge more widely

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

This interview is part of a series celebrating Open Access Week 23-29 October, 2017. Interview with: Dr Michael Cole Senior lecturer, exercise science Faculty of Health Sciences Australian Catholic University (Brisbane) Why did you choose to publish your research as open access? Publishing in open access journals benefits our research group and the wider research community in a number ...

Open in order to share data

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

This interview is part of a series celebrating Open Access Week 23-29 October, 2017. Interview with: Dr Jean Burke Senior Lecturer, Social Work Faculty of Health Sciences Australian Catholic University (Strathfield) How do you think open access assists peoples in need? I think open access data-sets can be accessed by students and researchers, including those in low-resourced countries, ...

On trial: Music Online: The Complete Music and Dance

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

The Library has a new resource on trial until 20 November 2017. Music Online: The Complete Music and Dance  Music and Dance Online delivers the largest, most diverse catalog of music content in the world for students, scholars, and patrons of the arts. The multimedia resource features works from thousands of respected partners, ...

Open in order to empower and enable access

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

This interview is part of a series celebrating Open Access Week 23-29 October, 2017. Interview with: Dr Kunle Ola Lecturer, Thomas More Law School Faculty of Law and Business Australian Catholic University (Melbourne) How do you think open access assists peoples in need? 1. By enabling access. 2. By removing the barriers (price, technological and legal) to access Why ...

On trial: ProQuest Education Magazine Archive

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

The Library has on trial the ProQuest Education Magazine Archive until 9 November 2017. The trial consists of an archive of magazines in the field of education, ranging from the early 20th to 21st centuries. Subjects covered include: Arts education Curriculum Drama teaching Early years teaching Educational resources English language teaching Faith ...

Scheduled Maintenance in the Library: Thursday 5 October 2017

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

Please note that there may be disruption to some Library services and resources this morning between: 10:20am - 11:30am AEDT (VIC, NSW) 9:20am – 10:30am AEST (QLD) due to regular maintenance. If you are working on Library computers during this time, please make sure you save your work regularly just in case you are logged out. We apologise for any inconvenience ...

On trial: Bloomsbury Food Library

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

The Library has received a new trial: Bloomsbury Food Library - available until 1 November 2017. Bloomsbury Food Library provides an extensive collection of food content cross-searchable access to a broad and expanding range of: encyclopedias references works e-books and images Have a look at our trial resources via the Library A-Z Databases list. Please let us know ...