Archive for the ‘Library news’ Category

Brisbane Open Day: Saturday 22 July

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Brisbane Campus Open Day is this Saturday 22 July 9am-2pm.  General campus tours run every 30 minutes from 9:00am, departing from the Campus Tour Tent in the Community Court. At Open Day you can talk to course experts, see our facilities and learn more about life as a student at ACU. Make sure to visit the Library and talk ...

On trial: Westlaw UK

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

The Library has Westlaw UK on trial until 6 August 2017. Westlaw UK provides access to databases of case law, legislation, news, legal journals, commentary, current awareness alerts and EU legal materials, including: 400,000 case reports and transcripts dating back to 122. Legislation consolidated back to 1267, and updated daily. National, regional and international ...

New database: SAGE Research Methods

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Following a recent trial, and in response to staff and student feedback, the Library has added a number of new databases to our collection. This collection of databases by Sage is particularly useful for students involved in research. The collection includes case studies, datasets, instructional guides and videos to guide you ...

Brisbane Library closed Thursday 13 July

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

On Thursday 13 July the Brisbane Campus Library will be closed due to construction work.  Services will resume as normal on Friday 14 July. See Library opening hours for further information. The following arrangements have been made to ensure continued access to Library services: A pop-up Library information desk will be ...

Strathfield Library hosts University Experience

Monday, July 10th, 2017

On Thursday 6th July Strathfield Campus Library held a workshop for Year 12 University Experience students. In the session titled “The Internet is a treasure trove of Information – but is it real?” students were guided through four interactive activities that showcased the Library’s databases and emphasised the value of developing critical ...

Downtime: Taylor & Francis Online 5 July

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Due to scheduled maintenance some features of Taylor & Francis Online will be unavailable on from 8pm Wednesday 5 July to 6am Thursday 6 July. The features which will be unavailable during this period are Your Account, search, payment options and informational pages. Articles will still be available to view or download. You can also still access ...

Manage your references with EndNote

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

EndNote is reference (citation) management software which is available to all ACU staff and students. Not only does it keep records of your references for your research, EndNote also allows you to: Organise references into groups and allows you to add keywords, labels and notes. Create and format reference lists ...

NAIDOC Week 2017: 2-9 July

Sunday, July 2nd, 2017

NAIDOC Week is held every year to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. This year, the theme of NAIDOC Week is Our Languages Matter. This theme aims to explore and celebrate Indigenous languages in Australia, and recognize their historical and ongoing importance. NAIDOC Week ...

Brisbane After Hours Facility Closed Saturday 1 July

Friday, June 30th, 2017

Due to a power outage on the Brisbane Campus, the Brisbane Library After Hours Facility will be closed Saturday 1 July. The Brisbane Library After Hours Facility will reopen at 8am on Sunday 2 July. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Library opening hours are available here. Don't forget, we're always open online! Check out ...

On Trial: International Herald Tribune Historical Archive 1887-2013

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

The Library has the International Herald Tribune Historical Archive 1887-2013 on trial until 28 July 2017. The International Herald Tribune Historical Archive 1887-2013 features the complete archive of the International Herald Tribune. This archive charts the history of the 20th century from luxury travel and opulent entertainment, to international conflicts, the spread of American culture ...