Library Bytes @Ballarat

Monday, April 15th, 2013

Ballarat library are having some mini 15 minute training sessions this week - why don't you drop in? Monday 15th April 2:00pm- 2.15pm Using Google Scholar   Tuesday 16th April 11:00am- 11:15am eBooks & using the library from home   Wednesday 17th April 2:00pm- 2.15pm Using Google Scholar   Thursday 18th April 11:00am- 11:15am eBooks & using the library from home   Friday 19th April 11:00am- 11:15am Using ...

Cookie problems?

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

We have had some reports of errors when accessing electronic journal articles via library search. The error often states you need to allow cookies. The best solution we have found is to click the "Hide frame" link in the very top right hand side of your browser. Alternatively, try the red More ...

Library tips to share?

Sunday, March 10th, 2013

[caption id="attachment_2366" align="alignnone" width="160" caption="Share your library tips!"][/caption] Eeeeeeek! It's week 1, and if you are new, things are still, well, a little new? So, if you are not so new, what library tips and tricks can you share that may help someone new? Share them here!  

Help! with exams

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

  We cannot do your exams for you, but we can help in some small ways... Library spaces to study....for instance, did you know that Canberra library has a lovely new outdoor space? Access to past exam papers (you will need to login if off campus) Information on getting ready for exams and success with exams - ...

Downtime: Ask Your Librarian email this Sunday

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

Our 'Ask Your Librarian' email service will not be working briefly- sometime the hour between: Queensland time : 9-10am Sunday 28 October Australia East coast daylight saving: 10-11am Sunday 28 October ...due to a system upgrade by our vendor. The amount of downtime could be as little as a 10 minutes but ...

Check your inbox for Library Update February

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

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Christmas

Sunday, December 18th, 2011

Wishing you all a happy and healthy and safe Christmas break. From all the staff in all the campus libraries. Look forward to helping and seeing you in 2012 :) Please note the Christmas closedown periods at the following libraries: Ballarat: Closed Friday 23 December from 3pm Open Tuesday 3 January from 9am Brisbane: Closed Friday 23 December ...

No Ask your Librarian email service this Sat afternoon

Monday, November 14th, 2011

The wonderful people at Altarama who host our 'Ask your Librarian' email service are doing a major upgrade to the network this Saturday afternoon. There will be NO access to our 'Ask your Librarian' email from midday (EST) Saturday 19 November, until at least 3pm. Altarama have assured us that the ...

Resources by topics (subject guides)

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

"How can I find the best resources for my topic?" "So many resources, so which are the best for me?" ...start with a Subject Guide. Each guide will get you started with: links to books and eBooks key databases - so you can find the best journal articles and conference papers other resources such as ...

How…do I find resources for my assignment?

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Not sure how and where to start??? "So many resources, so which are the best for me?" ...start with a Subject Guide. Each guide will get you started with: links to books and eBooks key databases - so you can find the best journal articles and conference papers other resources such as professional associations and ...