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Feast Day of Saint Edith Stein: 9 August

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

On the 9th of August, we celebrate the Feast Day of St Edith Stein, ACU's patron saint of research. St Edith Stein was a brilliant German Jewish philosopher, earning her doctorate in philosophy from the University of Freiburg in 1916. After reading the autobiography of St Teresa of Avila that she began a spiritual ...

New Resource: Women’s Studies Archive—Women’s Issues and Identities

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

ACU Library has a new resource, the Women's Studies Archive: Women's Issues and Identities What is it? This collection traces the path of women’s issues from past to present—pulling primary sources from manuscripts, newspapers, periodicals, and more. Women's Issues and Identities delves deep into the roles, experiences, and achievements of women worldwide in ...

Feast Day of Saint Mary Mackillop: 8 August

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

On the 8th of August, we celebrate the Feast Day of St Mary MacKillop, our university patron saint. Mary MacKillop believed that we should never see a need without doing something about it, and she dedicated her life to works and values which resonate deeply with the University's Mission. Mary Mackillop has special significance for ...

Visit us on Open Day!

Monday, August 7th, 2017

Libraries are the heart of a university campus. That's why we are extending an invitation for you to visit us as part of your Open Day experience. Come in and check out our spaces and collections, and ask our staff any questions you might have about using the Library while you ...

Library scheduled maintenance: Monday 7 August

Friday, August 4th, 2017

There may be disruption to some Library services and resources between 8.20 and 9.20am Monday 7 August due to regular maintenance. We recommend saving your work regularly. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Thank you for your patience as we improve Library services.

Westlaw UK trial extended

Friday, August 4th, 2017

The Westlaw UK trial has been extended until 9 September 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 news and ...

Get help finding books, journal articles & more.

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Using the Library is one of the best ways to get on top of your studies. With shelves full of books and access to a huge range of resources online, you're sure to find something to help with research, studying and assignments. With so much on offer, it can be hard to find what ...

Downtime: Westlaw AU Saturday 5 August

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

The Westlaw AU database will be down for maintenance on Saturday 5 August 2017. This will occur between approximately 12.30pm and 4.30pm AEST. Our other databases, journals and subject guides will still be available through Library website. Apologies for any inconvenience. Have a question? Contact us! 24/7 chat operates throughout semester.

On trial: Performance Design Archive Online

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

The Library has Performance Design Archive Online on trial until 31 August 2017 Performance Design Archive Online allows theatre students and researchers to truly see “behind the scenes” of the world’s greatest dramatic performances. The archive covers all aspects of theater production design, from the 17th century through to the present day, including scenic and ...

Succeed this semester with help from the Library

Friday, July 28th, 2017

No matter what you're studying, the Library is here to help you.