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ACU Library celebrates National Simultaneous Storytime

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

ACU Library celebrated National Simultaneous Storytime last week with a book reading, games and activities at a number of our campus Libraries. National Simultaneous Storytime is an annual campaign that aims to encourage more young Australians to read and enjoy books. Every year a picture book, written and illustrated by an Australian author ...

Copyright Workshops for staff

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

Academics and Tutors do you know your legal responsibilities when teaching online in LEO? The Library is running a series of information sessions to inform Academics and Tutors of their legal responsibilities when teaching online in LEO. Anyone with an interest in using learning resources is welcome. Bring your coffee or lunch and find ...

Melbourne Indigenous Week Celebrations

Sunday, August 7th, 2016

  Please join us for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander week Monday 8 August - Friday 12 August 2016. MONDAY 8 Welcome to Country 10am St Patrick's Kutcha Edwards Performance 11am Basket Weaving  11am-2pm South Café St Patrick's Campus TUESDAY 9 Indigenous Health Perspectives Lecture with Aunty Doseena Fergie Christ Lecture Theatre, 1am-2pm Jindi Worabak Dancers Melbourne 2.45pm - 3.30pm St Patrick's South Café ...

#librarylove #librarylove spread the library love!

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Move over St Valentine’s because 14 February is also Library Lovers’ Day. Library Lovers’ Day is a chance for everyone to reconnect with the library and share the library love. The initiative, coordinated by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), aims to raise the  profile of the services which libraries ...

Feast day Saint Thomas Aquinas: 28 January

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Thursday, 28th January 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 ...

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 ...

A patch above

Monday, November 9th, 2015

Think of the word patchwork and chances are it brings to mind something old that needs repair to last a little longer. The petite quilts currently displayed on level 3 of Strathfield Campus Library defy this notion in their novelty, but their beauty will see them being treasured and enduring. Sewing ...

Tech Expo at Strathfield

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Last week visitors were surprised to see a Game of Thrones-style chair in the entrance to Strathfield Campus Library, which was a show piece for the Medieval Fayre library festivities. This week we have an outdoor buffet serving table with an inbuilt cooler capacious enough to keep any large gathering ...

Medieval Fayre at Strathfield

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

Visitors entering Strathfield Campus Library are looking a little perplexed. And with good reason. Pride of place in the entry is a silver, sword-festooned chair. No, we’re not road-testing new student furniture: the chair is a show piece for the Medieval Fayre which is taking place on campus on Saturday, ...

Open Access Week: 19-25 October ‘Open for collaboration’

Saturday, October 17th, 2015

It's Open Access Week, but what does that mean?? This infographic may help. Check out our library OA subject guide also!