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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 ...

#exambusters pt 4: productive study spaces

Friday, May 27th, 2016

Everyone has different needs when it comes to studying.  Do you study best on your own, or are you more productive in a group? Sometimes it takes a silent environment to get your brain moving.  Are you an early bird or find night time the most inspiring? Whatever you need ACU libraries ...

#exambusters pt 3: look after yourself!

Friday, May 20th, 2016

Reboot yourself with study break stretches. When you sit for long periods, your concentration can wander, making it harder to retain information. Gentle stretching has been shown to have positive benefits that help to maintain focus, including: increasing blood flow to your brain releasing your body from aches and pains reducing stress levels increasing energy levels Follow ...

#exambusters pt 1: where are the past exams again?

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

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

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 ...

Dive into databases #diveintodatabases

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

Has your lecturer or tutor used any of these words lately - scholarly, peer reviewed, articles, journals, quality, research, expert, - and said to look in databases? Find these types of resources, get better marks...when you #diveintodatabases What is a database? I like RMIT's quick video - think about a database as a bucket - with online journals that are scholarly, peer ...

Welcome to the Library: five top tips for the start of semester!

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

New to ACU? Or just need some top tips to get you back into the swing of things about the library? Top tip #1 Leap into Learning Leap into Learning (LiL) is an online tutorial that helps you develop the skills you need to succeed at university.  LiL gives you a great head ...

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 ...

Stretch yourself at exam time

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

During exam time, it’s important to exercise your mind and body. When you sit for long periods, your concentration can wander, making it harder to retain information. Gentle stretching has been shown to have positive benefits that help to maintain focus, including: increasing blood flow to your brain releasing your body from aches ...