Upgraded access to PressDisplay

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

We now have a full site-license to Press Display! All ACU staff and students can get online access to content simultaneously. Press Display provides instant access to over 2000 newspapers from over 100 countries in 60 languages. Each newspaper is displayed in full colour and in their original page layout (including ...

New: Kanopy Streaming Videos

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

The Library is very pleased to announce we now subscribe to Kanopy, a new streaming video resource. What is it? Kanopy is an online video streaming resource including documentaries, educational videos and movies. The videos are streamed online, meaning you can view them at any time, on or off campus. ACU Library currently has ...

Read full page newspapers online with Press Display

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

All ACU staff and students can get online access to newspapers Press Display. Press Display provides instant access to over 2000 newspapers from over 100 countries in 60 languages. Each newspaper is displayed in full colour and in their original page layout (including pictures and ads). Press Display is easy to ...

Access to Cochrane Library: please use A-Z Databases by Title

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Slight technical glitch with access to Cochrane Library... For now, please use the A-Z list in Databases by Title from the 'Find' menu on our website instead of searching for the database in Library Search. http://library.acu.edu.au/find Click on 'C' to find Cochrane Library!    

Congrats! Marianne’s 25 years with Strathfield Campus Library

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Congratulations to our beloved leader Marianne Chauvet, on 25 years of outstanding service to the Strathfield Campus Library. Marianne commenced work at Strathfield as the Curriculum Centre Librarian in 1989. During her time in this position, she led its development into what is now a thriving and dynamic Education Resource Centre. Marianne then ...

Free Event: 25 Years of Nursing in Ballarat!

Friday, October 11th, 2013

Come along to the Ballarat campus this weekend to celebrate 25 years of the establishment of Nursing on the Ballarat Campus. Family fun day activities are free and open to all! [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="460"] Celebrating 25 Years Nursing at Aquinas[/caption]       Event Program   Saturday 12 October   11-3pm ‘Family Fun Day’ Venue: Ballarat Campus   11–3pm Children’s activities 11–3pm Stage ...

EduTV and TVNews: why and what?

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Need a documentary, a news clip, want to start a great discussion in your next presentation, then don't forget TVNews and EduTV. Recently added videos in EduTV include: Not just for education... EduTV is huge! There is an impression that EduTV is only for education, but it covers a wide range of topics – in ...

Factiva update

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012

Latest news from Factiva: There will be no support for IE6 for Factiva from Dec 31st. Users need to upgrade to IE7 and above. The preferred browsers they support are: • Windows 7: Internet Explorer 8 and 9, Google Chrome, Firefox v.3.0+ and Firefox v.4.0+, • Mac OS X v. 10.2x+: Google Chrome, ...

Survey Winners

Friday, October 12th, 2012

Congratulations to all the winners who participated in our library survey. A total of 25 names were drawn across the campuses. The lucky few each received a $50 gift card. Happy shopping! In response to feedback from the 2010 survey we: added nearly 300 seats and over 200 ...

Escape eBook Challenge

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

What? Challenge no. 1:  We want to write a collaborative story online, and hit a record for the highest number of contributing authors. The story will be based on the National Year of Reading theme for May – “escape”. Challenge no. 2:  We want to pit ACU campuses against each other – ...