Archive for the ‘Tips’ Category

Welcome! Here are our top tips for using the library

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

New to ACU? Want to get started using the library? Here are 5 top tips to get you started.... Top tip #1 Leap into Learning Leap into Learning (LiL) an online tutorial that helps you develop the skills you need to make the most of the Library’s services and resources and succeed ...

Summer reading & viewing guide

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Ah, summer. What's better than relaxing at the beach or by the pool with something interesting to read? ACU Library has you covered... recreational reading and videos are all here to get you through the holidays!   Here's our Summer Reading/Viewing Guide: 1. OverDrive - eBooks and audiobooks We are loving The Rosie Project and The ...

Start with a subject guide

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

We have loads and loads of great resources, but sometimes that can be confusing. Where do you start when you are looking for resources for your assignment or presentation. How do you know you are using the best databases, journal articles, websites? Start with a subject guide 1/ all you need to ...

New student? Our top 5 tips!

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

New student? Want to get started using the library? Here are our 5 top tips. Top tip #1 Leap into Learning Leap into Learning (LIL) an online tutorial that helps you develop the skills you need to make the most of the Library’s services and resources and succeed at university. LIL gives ...

Presentation due and want an alternative to PowerPoint? #five options

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Of course you can use PowerPoint, but here are five other options... Storybird Write a short, art inspired story! Visual storytelling. Prezi Totally different to PowerPoint, Prezi uses a single zoomable canvas and focuses on images, graphics and motion to get your attention. Google Docs Google Docs/Drive is not just for word documents and spreadsheets. You ...

Past Exam papers: where to find them

Friday, March 14th, 2014

You asked where the Past Exams had gone since the move to the new website??   You can now find them here! ... Library -> Find -> Other collections & catalogues -> Past exams   Thanks for the website feedback! Keep it coming via the blog, Facebook or Twitter :)   Things to remember with Past Exams: You will need to login (with your ACU ...

Library Bytes at Ballarat

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Ballarat library bytes ...fast classes in the Library to support your studies. Classes include wifi setup, helpful tips on software & apps, internet tools and research skills. We will also tailor-make sessions on request. No need to book, just come and drop in. Wednesday 5th  March    12.30pm    Leap into Learning    Lab A Thursday 6th March   ...

Are you ready to Leap into Learning?

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Getting started on assignments can be difficult. Do you know what a peer reviewed journal article is? Are you confused about referencing correctly? Leap into Learning is for you! Leap into Learning (LIL) aims to equip you with essential library and referencing skills which will help you succeed in your university studies ...

5 reasons why you’ll want to use MyLibrary

Friday, February 28th, 2014

MyLibrary: think of it as your personal library account. Sign in to MyLibrary, using your ACU username and password to: see how many books you have on loan & when they are due renew loans place a hold - as a student you can borrow from ANY campus library (not high demand or restricted ...

5 useful things to know about subject guides

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

We have loads and loads of great resources, but sometimes that can be confusing. Where do you start when you are looking for resources for your assignment or presentation. How do you know you are using the best databases, journal articles, websites? Start with a subject guide 1/ all you need to ...