On trial: ProQuest Education Magazine Archive

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

The Library has on trial the ProQuest Education Magazine Archive until 9 November 2017. The trial consists of an archive of magazines in the field of education, ranging from the early 20th to 21st centuries. Subjects covered include: Arts education Curriculum Drama teaching Early years teaching Educational resources English language teaching Faith ...

Scheduled Maintenance in the Library: Thursday 5 October 2017

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

Please note that there may be disruption to some Library services and resources this morning between: 10:20am - 11:30am AEDT (VIC, NSW) 9:20am – 10:30am AEST (QLD) due to regular maintenance. If you are working on Library computers during this time, please make sure you save your work regularly just in case you are logged out. We apologise for any inconvenience ...

On trial: Bloomsbury Food Library

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

The Library has received a new trial: Bloomsbury Food Library - available until 1 November 2017. Bloomsbury Food Library provides an extensive collection of food content cross-searchable access to a broad and expanding range of: encyclopedias references works e-books and images Have a look at our trial resources via the Library A-Z Databases list. Please let us know ...

Updated – issue with Springer Servers

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

UPDATE: Springer's Servers are now working again, however there are issues accessing SpringerLink ebooks via Library Search. To get around this issue, you can access ebooks directly via the SpringerLink platform. --------------   Please be advised that Springer servers are down which means you can't access their ebooks. Technicians are currently working on the issues and ...

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.