Archive for the ‘Students’ Category

A patch above

Monday, November 9th, 2015

Think of the word patchwork and chances are it brings to mind something old that needs repair to last a little longer. The petite quilts currently displayed on level 3 of Strathfield Campus Library defy this notion in their novelty, but their beauty will see them being treasured and enduring. Sewing ...

Tech Expo at Strathfield

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Last week visitors were surprised to see a Game of Thrones-style chair in the entrance to Strathfield Campus Library, which was a show piece for the Medieval Fayre library festivities. This week we have an outdoor buffet serving table with an inbuilt cooler capacious enough to keep any large gathering ...

Stretch yourself at exam time

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

During exam time, it’s important to exercise your mind and body. When you sit for long periods, your concentration can wander, making it harder to retain information. Gentle stretching has been shown to have positive benefits that help to maintain focus, including: increasing blood flow to your brain releasing your body from aches ...

Study week tips and tricks…

Monday, October 26th, 2015

Help your exam preparation and access past exam papers online. You can search for old tests to help with your exam prep. This is a great way to see what types of questions you may be asked and to even practise taking exams. A few points: log in with your network user name ...

Shhhhh, need quiet in the library?

Wednesday, October 14th, 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 ...

Meet Tania: our student shelver in Brisbane

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Tania Briggs is a ACU student but also works part time as a shelver at Brisbane library. We wanted to know more... What sort of work do you do in the library? Tania: The majority of the work that I do in the library involves shelving returns and generally tidying up. I sometimes ...

Update on the Canberra library and the move to the modular building

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

We are now moved in! Here is an update on the move to the modular building and what that means to Canberra students and staff. A big thankyou to IT, Campus Operations and Library staff for all the hard work, and to all students and staff for your patience over the ...

Super quick survey: tell us about library chat and email

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Aww our cute friend likes to chat!! Do you use Library chat? Didn't know about Library chat? Do you email us? Please fill in this quick survey- we are keen to know if the chat and email services meet your needs :)  

Canberra students! Get your books now while you can.

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

There will be no access to the print collection in Canberra from Thursday 6 August to Sunday 9 August inclusive, while the collection is moved to the portable modular facility! What does this mean? Canberra students and staff - it's week 2 and if you need books, DVDs, and curriculum items from ...

Tell us about Library chat and email!

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Aww our cute friend likes to chat!! Do you use Library chat? Didn't know about Library chat? Do you email us? Please fill in this quick survey- we are keen to know if the chat and email services meet your needs :)