Chega! Report on display at Melbourne

Monday, November 16th, 2015

“Chega” is a Portuguese word, meaning “No More.” Chega! is also the title of the Report of the Commission for Reception, Truth and Reconciliation in Timor-Leste (CAVR). The Report's five volume set is now on display in our Melbourne Campus Library, after being presented to Dr. John Ballard, Associate Vice-Chancellor of the ...

Shedding light on climate change

Friday, March 27th, 2015

On Saturday 28 March 2015, Australians are encouraged to switch off their lights for an hour between 8.30pm and 9.30pm to highlight the impact of global warming. To mark the event, ACU Strathfield Campus Library is showcasing resources available in the library on the environment and sustainability, including books and DVDs, ...

Peace in any language: Harmony Day, Strathfield

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

As Harmony Day marks its 15th year of celebrating cultural diversity, Strathfield Campus Library is doing its bit to promote inclusiveness and respect. Staff and students are putting pins on a world map to show where they or their ancestors hail from. Post-its are on hand so that library visitors can ...

Melbourne exhibition: reduce, re-use, recycle

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Visit the Melbourne Library to see the fabulous Reduce, Re-use, Recycle Exhibition by artist Elizabeth Angus! From the artist: Remember as a child being told not to draw in your books? As an adult artist, I disregard that rule with gleeful abandon. My disobedience is not a wilful desire to transgress, but part ...

Brisbane questions

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

  We continue to celebrate the National Year of Reading and to use the NYR's monthly themes as a basis for some great discussions and displays. August is time to question and if you go into any of our campus libraries you will see displays and presentations around this theme. From August/September onwards ...

WOWBA at Ballarat

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

The Ballarat Library joined in with WOWBA festivities this week. [caption id="attachment_6577" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Ballarat Library stall for WOWBA"][/caption] What is WOWBA? Semester Two Week One is "WOWBA Week" - Week One Welcome Back Aquinas! Aquinas Student Association has been working closely with Campus Life to organise a fun return for all staff ...

Visit the Gadget Garden @Brisbane library

Friday, July 20th, 2012

Brisbane campus library is having a Gadget Garden during mid semester O-Week (i.e. next week). In the garden you can play with: iPad2s iPad Keyboard iPad projection cables Flipcam video recorders iMac running OSX Lion Netbook running Ubuntu Linux Laptops projecting to the plasma TV QR Codes Augmented Reality posters Logitech wireless presentation device What fun!! It is located in LC.02 - upstairs ...

Biggest Morning Tea

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

As part of Library and Information Week 2012, we support the Cancer Council's Biggest Morning Tea. Look out for Biggest Morning Tea events on campus this week, and please support this worthy cause. [caption id="attachment_6030" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="North Sydney Library promote the Biggest Morning Tea"][/caption]

Maurice Sendak celebrated at Strathfield

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

  The wonderful life and work of Maurice Sendak is celebrated at Strathfield campus library by a display of illustrations, books and soft toys. If you are at Strathfield please come and take a look. Don't forget that the Library has many books and DVDs of Maurice Sendak, including: The art of Maurice Sendak Where ...

Canberra escapes in May

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

Canberra Library felt the month of April was great for the National Year of Reading but they have now escaped into the theme for May.  Canberra staff and students have also made numerous entries in Escape eBook Challenge so if you are feeling creative, help your campus lead the way ...