Keep it clever and sign the petition

Friday, April 4th, 2014

Please sign the petition to keep Australia clever. Universities Australia has recently launched a campaign "Keep it clever". Why? "Our universities give us so many reasons to be proud. Not only do they deliver the highly skilled graduates our economy needs to prosper, their research and innovation has helped put Australia on ...

New: SciVal

Friday, April 4th, 2014

From Elsevier, SciVal offers quick, easy access to the research performance of 4,600 research institutions and 220 countries worldwide. Users will need to register to use all functionalities of this product. SciVal is a set of integrated modules that enables your institution to make evidence-based strategic decisions.  SciVal consists of three modules. Overview: ...

The database of the week is: SAGE Research Methods Online

Friday, March 21st, 2014

Sage Research Methods Online is a tool designed to help researchers create research projects and understand the methods behind them. The collection includes over 720 books, dictionaries, encyclopedias and handbooks from the prestigious publisher as well as selected journal articles and specially commissioned videos. It also includes the entire "Little Green Book" ...

Scopus Young Researcher of the Year Awards, 2013

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

If you are: Under 40 years of age as of 1st July 2013 An Australian or New Zealand citizen or permanent resident Currently engaged in research Why not apply for the Scopus Young Researcher of the Year Award? Awards will be presented in the following categories: 1. Humanities and Social Sciences 2. Physical Sciences 3. Engineering and Technology 4. Life ...

New: Book Citation Indexes

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

We now subscribe to two citation indexes through Web of Knowledge/Thomson. Book Citation Index - Science (BKCI-S) 2005 - present - allows researchers to analyse the citation network between book and the wider world of scholarly research in the field of science. Book Citation Index - Social Science and Humanities (BKCI-SSH) 2005 ...

Open Access Week 22-28 October

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

For postgraduate students and staff! The Library of Australian Catholic University together with Research Services is sponsoring three videoconferences to celebrate Open Access Week from October 22nd to October 28th.  Open Access Week is an International event. Open Access is the practice of making peer-reviewed scholarly publications freely available on the internet, ...

The Olympics: free Olympic research

Saturday, July 28th, 2012

  Want to do some different, extra reading about the Olympics?? From Emerald - one of our database vendors. In celebration of the 2012 London Olympics we are delighted to make these 10 Olympic-related articles freely available from some of our leading publications. The articles take a broad look at some of the key ...

Scopus Young Researcher of the Year Awards, 2012

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

If you are: Under 40 years of age as of 1st July 2012 An Australian or New Zealand citizen or permanent resident Currently engaged in research Why not apply for the Scopus Young Researcher of the Year Award? Winner gets a certificate and cash prize! More information available from the Elsevier website.

OT and International Development

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

We have just published new guides for: Occupational Therapy and International Development Our 'resources by topic (subject guides)' are our way to guide you to the best resources by topic. It IS early in semester, but for the earlybirds.....

Trial of Research Support Database Pivot

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

A trial of COS Pivot has been set up for ACU until the end of November. What is Pivot? Pivot gives Research Administrators, Research Development Professionals, and their institutions the edge to bring together the right research opportunities, funding, and people quickly and easily. It provides global and local ...