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Food for thought: Free food at the Library during exams

Friday, May 26th, 2017

If all that studying has made you hungry, we've got you covered! ACU Library will be providing free #foodforthought to help you recharge during the exam period. Dates, times, and refreshment options for each campus are listed below: Ballarat: Assorted snack food and drinks will be available every day from Monday 5 June to Friday ...

Library Scheduled Maintenance: Monday 29 May

Friday, May 26th, 2017

There may be disruption to some Library services and resources between 8.20-9am Monday 29 May due to regular maintenance. We recommend saving your work regularly. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Thank you for your patience as we improve Library services.

Scheduled maintenance: HeinOnline Thursday 25 & Friday 26 May

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

The HeinOnline database will be undergoing scheduled maintenance on Thursday 25th and Friday 26th of May. There should be no downtime or impact on users. If you do experience any issues please contact the Library.

UPDATE: ClinicalKey and ScienceDirect access restored

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

UPDATE: Access should now be restored to ClinicalKey and ScienceDirect. Please contact the Library if you experience any issues Elsevier is experiencing a global outage that is affecting access to ClinicalKey and ScienceDirect. They are currently working hard to rectify the problem. Updates will be provided as they are made available. Apologies ...

On trial: Counseling and Therapy in Video: Volume V

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

The Library has Counseling and Therapy in Video: Volume V, The Symptom Media Collection on trial until 30 June 2017. Counseling and Therapy in Video, Volume V provides an extensive collection of over 400 mental health videos to help your students better recognize mental health disorders and provide accurate diagnosis. This resource was ...

Posters on display in Strathfield Library

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Strathfield Design students created posters exploring the influence typefaces have had on modernist art or design movements. Basing their design on research into their chosen style, they produced a poster advertising a modernist art exhibition with type as one of the major design elements. These are on display on the ground floor at ...

NEW: Library Search Upgrades

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Last year we upgraded to our new Library Search, and we’ve been working hard on improvements to make it easier to use. Over the weekend, we released an update and you might notice some of the changes: 1. Based on your feedback, we changed the wording of the Refine my results feature ...

Library Search Upgrades: 13 & 14 May

Friday, May 12th, 2017

We will be working on upgrades to Library Search this weekend. This will cause downtime between 12am-2am on Sunday 14 May Once the upgrades are complete you might notice some changes to Library Search. If you have a question or experience any issues, please contact us! 24/7 chat operates throughout the semester.

On Trial: SAGE Research Methods

Monday, May 8th, 2017

The Library has SAGE Research Methods on trial until 30 June 2017. SAGE Research Methods supports research at all levels by providing material to guide users through every step of the research process; from students learning how to conduct research to faculty conducting research for publication to librarians delivering research skills training ...

Upcoming Changes to ARTstor

Friday, May 5th, 2017

There are some upcoming feature changes to ARTstor which may require you to save some of your work in the ARTstor Digital Library: The upload and metadata entry functions for Personal Collections will be paused between June 1st and early September this year. During this time you will be able to share, ...