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 ( 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.

Australia Day: All campus libraries closed

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

All campus libraries will be closed for Australia Day - Thursday, 26th January. After hours facilities will still be available for Ballarat and Brisbane. All campus libraries reopen on Friday, 27th January. Head to our website for more details on opening hours. Don't forget you can still access our eResources - ebooks, articles - ...

Merry Christmas: Loans extended until 3 January 2017

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

ACU campus libraries will close for the Christmas break (on Thursday 22 December in NSW & Friday 23 December in Vic, QLD and ACT) and reopen on Tuesday 3 January 2017. Loans that are due over the Christmas break will have the due date automatically extended to 11:59pm on Tuesday 3 ...

Merry Christmas from ACU Library

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

Wishing you all a happy, healthy and safe Christmas break!  See the Opening Hours calendar for up to date information on campus opening hours. Please note that ACU campus libraries will close for the Christmas break on Friday 23 December 2016 (NSW libraries close Thursday 22 December) and reopen on Tuesday 3 ...

New Resource: Patrologia Orientalis

Monday, December 19th, 2016

The Library has acquired a new resource for the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy. The corpus of patristic texts from the Christian East published in the Patrologia Orientalis series are now available online through the Patrologia Orientalis Database. The full contents of the series, which began in 1903, contains content relevant to ...

On Trial: English Historical Documents Online

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Requested by the Faculty of Education and Arts the Library has a new resource on trial. English Historical Documents Online contains over 5,500 indexed and fully searchable primary documents from 500-1914. Including: Online version of the standard series of primary source documents in British history, conceived in wartime and with volumes published ...

New Resource: World Advertising Research Center (WARC)

Monday, December 12th, 2016

World Advertising Research Center (WARC) is a database that provides access to advertising and marketing information from various sources. The searchable sources include: organisations of various countries monographs conference papers abstracts (including 'Market research abstracts') and the full-text of various journals including: International journal of market research, Journal of advertising research, ...