ACU Library: we’re open!

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

Do you know anyone thinking of studying in 2017?  Perhaps they are thinking about studying at ACU? Open Days are a great opportunity to gather information about a university before making that big decision. It is also a terrific time to look around the campus, especially the library... Over the next few weeks ...

#exambusters pt 4: productive study spaces

Friday, May 27th, 2016

Everyone has different needs when it comes to studying.  Do you study best on your own, or are you more productive in a group? Sometimes it takes a silent environment to get your brain moving.  Are you an early bird or find night time the most inspiring? Whatever you need ACU libraries ...

#librarylove #librarylove spread the library love!

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Move over St Valentine’s because 14 February is also Library Lovers’ Day. Library Lovers’ Day is a chance for everyone to reconnect with the library and share the library love. The initiative, coordinated by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), aims to raise the  profile of the services which libraries ...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Week

Thursday, August 6th, 2015

What is Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander Week? Between 3 - 7 August, ACU has been celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) Week. ATSI week is an annual event in which our Indigenous peoples share the richness of their culture and heritage with the rest of the Australian community.  Across our ...

Spread the #librarylove

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

February 14th is usually celebrated as Valentine's Day ... but did you know it's also Library Lovers' Day and International Book Giving Day? ALIA, that's the Australian Library and Information Association (the professional association for the library sector) celebrates the 14th of February as Library Lovers' Day - a day to ...

5 student spaces in the library

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

We have lovely campus libraries. Each library is different, but they all have a range of student spaces. 5 student study spaces... group study rooms -book a study room before you come on campus individual study desks for quiet study lounge areas for collaboration and conversation desks/table with PCs - book a PC before you ...

Spread the #librarylove

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

February 14th is usually celebrated as Valentine's Day ... but did you know it's also Library Lovers' Day and International Book Giving Day? ALIA, that's the Australian Library and Information Association (the professional association for the library sector) celebrates the 14th of February as Library Lovers' Day - a day to ...

What else is at your campus library?

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

What else can you expect to see when you step into your local campus library? More than books, eBooks, databases and journals, each campus library offers... PCs - book a PC before you come onto campus wifi laptops and iPads for loan Flip cameras scanners, copiers and printers group study spaces - book a room before you ...

The Saint John’s Bible Launch: North Sydney

Sunday, November 10th, 2013

[caption id="attachment_10622" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Fr Anthony Casamento, Amanda Cafearo, Sam Hou[/caption] At North Sydney, the Launch was attended by over 40 staff and students. Father Anthony Casamento gave the speech about The Saint John's Bible, and performed the blessing and dedication of the Pentateuch volume.  All attendees enjoyed the story of the ...

The Saint John’s Bible Launch: Canberra

Monday, November 4th, 2013

About 35 people attended The Saint John's Bible launch in Canberra on 9 October. [caption id="attachment_10597" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Msgr Wood, Annette McGuiness, Campus Dean Patrick McArdle and Rachael Bahl[/caption] Guests included Monsignor John Wood. The blessing by Fr Bony was "lovely" according to Campus Librarian, Ms Annette McGuiness. [caption id="attachment_10599" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Annette ...