Archive for the ‘Alerts’ Category

Downtime this weekend: Annual Reviews, Cambridge, Taylor & Francis Online

Friday, June 10th, 2016

A busy weekend for some of our database vendors with maintenance scheduled and so some resources may not be available. Downtime: Annual Reviews: Saturday 25th June from 8am and will last for approximately 4 hours. Cambridge Journals Online and Cambridge ebook platforms: Sunday 26 June from 6pm for approximately 6 hours. Taylor & Francis Online: Saturday 25th ...

Past exam papers are now available

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

The past exam papers site is now ready for you to access. Sign in with your student number and password, then use the Exam Repository to track down a past exam paper you're after. By the way, the best way to search for the exam you are looking for is to select ...

Downtime: Emerald Insight from 7pm Tuesday 22 March for up to 12 hours

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Emerald Insight- a database of management disciplines including: strategy; leadership; library and information management; marketing and human resource management; plus a substantial number of engineering, applied science and technology titles - is undergoing maintenance from 7pm tonight for up to 12 hours and will be unavailable.  From Emerald: Should you access the ...

Past exam papers: undergoing development

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

The past exam papers database is undergoing development. As such, from February 2016, access to past exams will be unavailable for a period of time. This will occur from Monday, 1st February and completion will be announced at a later date. Keep visiting our blog or subscribe for news to find out when access ...

The Library does not send out account expiration emails

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

ACU Library does not send out account expiration emails. If you receive any such emails please delete them. If you have followed the links in any such emails, please contact us via and change your ACU login password immediately by following the below: Go to If you have not previously enrolled into the ...

Database downtime: WestlawAU (Saturday) and Proquest (Sunday)

Monday, February 1st, 2016

WestlawAU are doing maintenance on Saturday 13 February, from 4.30pm - 11.30pm (AEDT) and will be unavailable during this time. ProQuest are doing some maintenance that will affect a number of its databases. This will occur on Sunday, 14 February, from 2:00pm (AEDT) and is expected last about 6 hours. The majority of ...

Downtime: Book a PC not available Wednesday 10 February

Monday, February 1st, 2016

Computers will still be available at every campus library, but you won't be able to book PCs through the Book a PC software on Wednesday 10 Feb. We are upgrading the server before semester starts! Apologies for any inconvenience.

Australia Day: campus libraries are closed

Monday, January 25th, 2016

All campus libraries will be closed for Australia Day - Tuesday, 26th January. After hours facilities will still be available for Ballarat and Brisbane. All campus libraries reopen on Tuesday, 27th January. Head to our website for more details on opening hours. In the meantime, why not watch an Australian movie to celebrate? We ...

Possible service interruption Monday 5pm – 6pm

Monday, January 18th, 2016

There may be some interruption to service - permalinks, access to databases during this time (AEDT) - that's 4pm-5pm in Queensland. Library Search will not be affected. Apologies for any inconvenience - we want things shipshape for the start of semester!

North Sydney Library: normal services resume

Monday, January 18th, 2016

As of Monday, 18 January 2016 - normal services have once again resumed at North Sydney Library. You can take a look at North Sydney Library's  opening hours to see when it's available for you to visit! Thank you again for your patience and understanding :) [caption id="attachment_12692" align="alignnone" width="150"] North Sydney Library[/caption]