Ensure your browser is up to date to get the best out of Library resources

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

A wide range of Library resources are available for access online. However, it is important to keep your internet browser up to date to ensure you are able to access all of these great online resources. To check what version of browser you are using, and if it is up to ...

Earth Hour Saturday March 25: Turn off your lights

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Earth Hour was started in Australia in 2007, aimed at drawing attention to environmental issues, and has since grown to a global movement which is celebrated in over 172 countries. This year marks the 10th anniversary of Earth Hour. On Saturday 25 March 2017, Australians are encouraged to switch off their lights between ...

New Resource: Story Box Library

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

ACU Library has a new resource Story box Library. Aiming to deliver the precious experience that sharing a book entails Story Box Library is committed to supporting and encouraging the practice of storytelling - inspiring young imaginations to soar. Connecting  children with literature through the complementary medium of film providing a vibrant, interactive experience via ...

New Resources: Sage Knowledge Video Collections

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

After a successful trial, the Library has acquired five Sage Knowledge Video Collections:   Business & Management Education Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Politics & International Relations Psychology    SAGE Video showcases educational videos across key social science disciplines. Each collection includes a variety of video types to support diverse research and learning needs. ...

Findit@ACU links now available in Google Scholar

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Findit@ACU links should now automatically display when searching Google Scholar on campus. Students and staff will still need to configure access when they are off campus, at work or home.  This is done by choosing the following options in Google Scholar.  Go to: Settings Library links Check the box next to Australian Catholic University ...

Reminder: Scheduled Maintenance Today

Monday, January 30th, 2017

This morning there may be disruption to some Library services including computers, bookings and possibly access to some resources. We recommend saving your work regularly. 9:150am - 10:00am AEDT (VIC, NSW) 8:15am – 9:00am AEST (QLD) We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Thank you for your patience as we improve Library services.

Reminder: Downtime today

Sunday, January 29th, 2017

The ProQuest database will be down for maintenance today (29 January 2017). This will occur between midday (12pm) and 8:00pm (AEDT), affecting primarily the ProQuest platform (search.proquest.com) Apologies for any inconvenience.

Downtime: ProQuest Sunday 29 January 2017

Saturday, January 28th, 2017

On Sunday, 29 January 2017, a ProQuest product maintenance window will launch worldwide to upgrade infrastructure, enhance security, and maintain reliability of products. This maintenance that will affect a number of its databases. This will occur on Sunday, 29 January from 12:00pm (AEDT) through to approximately 8:00pm. The majority of ProQuest products will not be available ...

Feast day Saint Thomas Aquinas: 28 January

Saturday, January 28th, 2017

Today is the feast day of Saint Thomas Aquinas. Saint Thomas Aquinas is the Patron Saint of our Ballarat (Aquinas) Campus. A Dominican Friar, Thomas Aquinas was a renowned theological scholar. He is most noted for writing the Summa Theologica. As a comprehensive statement of thought on all the Christian mysteries, the Summa Theologica remains ...

Library Scheduled Maintenance: Monday 30 January 2017

Friday, January 27th, 2017

There may be disruption to some Library services including computers, bookings and possibly access to some resources. We recommend saving your work regularly. 9:150am - 10:00am AEDT (VIC, NSW) 8:15am – 9:00am AEST (QLD) We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Thank you for your patience as we improve Library services.