Archive for the ‘Services’ Category

Brisbane Library After hours facility is now open!

Monday, August 17th, 2015

You have asked about it, you have seen all the preparations for it, don’t wait out in the weather to print before class, so come into the library before it opens! Enter through the side door, with the new (blue)student card and get your printing done before the library officially ...

On Trial: SciVal Trends

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

ACU Library is currently trialling the SciVal Trends service. What is SciVal Trends? SciVal Trends allows researchers to search current scientific trends. By choosing an existing research area, or defining one of your own, this tool provides up-to-date information on scientific research. SciVal Trends displays information in a variety of ways: by ...

New for semester 2? Are you ready to Leap into Learning?

Friday, July 24th, 2015

Getting started on assignments can be difficult... make it easier by completing the online Leap into Learning program. Do you know what a peer reviewed journal article is? Where is the ‘right’ place to start looking for information? Are you confused about referencing correctly? … Then you are ready to “Leap into Learning”!   What is ...

Canberra Library changes

Friday, July 24th, 2015

We’re building a new library. There is going to be a new library on the Canberra campus. It won’t be ready until 2017 (that’s 18 months away), but there are some changes that you will see very soon. What will be different. The library collection (the books) and group study rooms will be ...

Issues with MyLibrary: fixed!

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

*Fixed as at 1.30pm Tuesday 23 June! We know that there are *issues* with MyLibrary. You may have problems if you want to place a hold, renew items or pay a fine, and you may see yourself signed in as someone else! This is all part of the switch over to our ...

No holds or photocopy requests from 15 to 21 June

Monday, June 15th, 2015

From Monday 15 June until Sunday 21 June, all library borrowers will temporarily be unable to place holds (requests) or request scanned copies (photocopy requests). This is due to the implementation of a new library management system . We look forward to offering this service to you again from Monday 22 June. Our ...

What’s the go with library opening hours?

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Our library hours and facilities do vary a little. So what's the go and what is what? We are open normal opening hours in the exam weeks. Ballarat opening hours PLUS access before and after with the library after hours facility, effectively open 6am to 11pm every night Brisbane opening hours AND after ...

Need quiet in the library?

Monday, May 18th, 2015

It's getting so close to the end of semester! Assignments are due... exams are around the corner. Do you need quiet study time in the library?   Each campus library has a quiet area where you can work in peace and quiet. Ask at your local campus library - there are also signs that ...

Easter message and reduced opening hours

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

An Easter message on behalf of the ACU Library staff- On behalf of the ACU Library staff, I wish to take this opportunity to wish all students at ACU a peaceful and meaningful Easter.  May it offer a time for personal reflection on what this holy week means to each of ...

No access to Ballarat Library After Hours Facility 8am to 12 noon this Sunday

Friday, March 20th, 2015

Calling all Ballarat students! The Ballarat Library After Hours Facility (LAHF) will be closed from 8am-12noon on Sunday 22nd March due to a planned power outage. For the record, the LAHF is normally open from 6am-11pm every day. Ballarat Library opening hours.   Image credit: ELECTRICITY. [Photography]. Retrieved from Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. http://quest.eb.com/search/138_1110653/1/138_1110653/cite