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 ...

Dive into databases #diveintodatabases

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

Has your lecturer or tutor used any of these words lately - scholarly, peer reviewed, articles, journals, quality, research, expert, - and said to look in databases? Find these types of resources, get better marks...when you #diveintodatabases What is a database? I like RMIT's quick video - think about a database as a bucket - with online journals that are scholarly, peer ...

Spotlight on: Naxos music databases

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

We have some fabulous music resources to keep you entertained / help you study / distract you when needed (!) Try classical music to help you study (research says it does help!) ... Listen to some swinging jazz to lift your mood... Watch a moving ballet performance to inspire you... and more!   Naxos ...

Spotlight on: ARTstor

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

ARTstor has images to suit a range of subjects including religion, literature, cultural studies, textiles and, of course, art. You can search for images or browse by collection, classification or geography. Images can be printed and saved or exported to PowerPoint. Each image is accompanied by details and citations that can be ...

Changes to Find Databases for 2015

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

You may notice some changes in the look of our Database lists (A-Z Title list, Databases by Format, Databases by Subject). You can still search for articles in individual databases by clicking on the name of the database in the alphabetical listing. You can also find databases by their: Name (eg. ATLA, CINAHL) Publisher ...

Loeb Classical Library

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

  We have purchased Loeb Classical Library. The online database has more than 520 volumes of Latin, Greek, and English texts are available in a modern and elegant interface, allowing readers to browse, search, bookmark, annotate, and share content with ease. The authors in the Loeb Classical Library span eighteen centuries and every genre and ...

Are you a visual learner?

Friday, October 10th, 2014

Do you prefer to see things rather than read about them? Need something to liven up your class presentation? The Library can help! We have a number of image and video databases covering anatomy & physiology, surgery, patient care, biomechanics and more. There are interviews with patients living with different illnesses, documentaries on ...

New: Kanopy Streaming Videos

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

The Library is very pleased to announce we now subscribe to Kanopy, a new streaming video resource. What is it? Kanopy is an online video streaming resource including documentaries, educational videos and movies. The videos are streamed online, meaning you can view them at any time, on or off campus. ACU Library currently has ...

PsychiatryOnline- scheduled maintenance

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

PsychiatryOnline will have a scheduled maintenance period from 2pm to 6pm Thursday 11th September. During this time the database will be periodically unavailable. Hope this doesn't inconvenience you too much. ^RF Image credit- Psychiatryonline   http://psychiatryonline.org/index.aspx

Downtime: ACU Library Website, Saturday 14th June, 6-9am

Friday, June 13th, 2014

The ACU website (including the Library) will be down for maintenance on Saturday 14th June 2014 from 6am-9am. There will be a temporary ACU homepage with essential links for students that will include some of our Library links also. The direct Library-related links below will help out during this short downtime! Library Search Databases A-Z ...