EBL eBooks downtime this Sunday 11am-3pm 2 March

Friday, February 28th, 2014

EBL - one of our eBook collections won't be available from 11am to 3 pm on Sunday 2 March. The vendor is performing enhancements and updates during this period, and apologises for the inconvenience this may cause.

Your top 30 eBooks for 2013

Monday, January 13th, 2014

Ah... a new year, and it's always good to see what happened last year. We have loads* (non technical term for over 189,000) of eBooks... So what eBooks did you read in 2013?   Here are the top 30 from Scholarly Stats. Principles of health care ethics : edited By Richard E. Ashcroft Lippincott's nursing drug ...

More than books…

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

Our libraries are more than books.... not just books but eBooks and eJournals, did you know we have approx. 189,000 eBooks and over 108,000 eJournals? DVDs (and even some videos) on all sorts of topics! toys, dolls, games, models, maps, charts, posters, puppets and more including fabulous children’s books - both fiction and ...

Library hours and some reading ideas

Friday, December 20th, 2013

Wishing you all a blessed and peaceful Christmas and the hope that the new year brings joy, prosperity and good health! Campus Library hours over the Christmas/New Year break are: Ballarat - closed from 3pm Tuesday 24 Dec until 9am Thursday 2 January Brisbane - closed from 2pm Tuesday 24 Dec until 8am ...

eBooks @ACU

Friday, November 29th, 2013

We have heaps of eBooks- over 300,000 by the last count!. But sometimes having so many can be confusing. So many collections, so many ways to access, download, print, do I need special software or apps...so many questions! We have put together a guide - eBooks @ACU In the guide we look at: how ...

New books, eBooks!!

Monday, November 11th, 2013

Every month ... you can take a look at (and borrow of course) all the books, eBooks and DVDs that we have bought in the last month (and also look at previous months as well!). Just go to the link on the Library home page - New items. Features: includes new eBooks as ...

New: Oxford Handbooks Online: History

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

We now subscribe to Oxford Handbooks Online - History. What's it all about? This is from Oxford Handbooks Online, but it is useful in describing the scope and content of this collection..."The potential range of Oxford Handbooks in History is endless: history is concerned with everything that human beings have done. ...

Overdrive eBooks now at ACU Library!

Monday, October 21st, 2013

We now have access to OverDrive, a great collection of "leisure reading" eBooks and audiobooks... paid for from the Students Services and Amentities Fees (SAFF). OverDrive is a leisure reading eBook and audiobook collection where you can find over 1100 titles ranging from biography to crime, romance to science fiction and ...

New: Mosby’s Nursing Consult

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Another new resource for the Health Sciences - we subscribe to Mosby's Nursing Consult which includes three eBook packages: Law Ethics and policy Fundamentals of Nursing 1 Nursing research (Aust) Mosby's Nursing Consult - explore, take a look!

New: Emerald Books Social Sciences

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

Emerald Books - Social Sciences is a new collection of eBooks for ACU Library. Access to 350 volumes from over 45 book series titles. Emerald Books - Social Sciences covers education, gender, higher education, sociology and much more (as you can see below)... Advances in Bioethics Advances in Early Education and Day Care Advances ...