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New Library Reserve Service

Monday 17 July 2017

From semester two, the Library is introducing a Reserve Collection service, which is a short term loan service to support access to high use Library resources.  The Reserve Collection will be run as a pilot through to the end of the year and will be reviewed at that time.

Mt Helen Library opening hours

Thursday 6 July 2017

FedUni Library would like to advise staff and students that there will be a change to the Mt Helen Campus Library opening hours over the last part of the semester break. The opening hours for the period Monday 17 July through to Sunday 30 July will be as follows:

New instructional Library videos

Monday 3 July 2017

The FedUni Library is pleased to announce a new, and refreshed suite of instructional videos on their YouTube channel. The new videos reflect recent changes to the library website, and an updated interface for QuickSearch.

SMB Library refurbishment

Tuesday 27 June 2017

We would like to advise staff and students that from Monday 3rd July some minor building works will take place at our SMB Campus Library. The Library's collections and services will still be available and staff will keep you informed via noticeboards should an area be made unavailable for any length of time. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause.

Copyright information session

Monday 26 June 2017

Do you copy right? Find out what you can and can't do in relation to the Copyright Act as you prepare materials for educational purposes. Copyright experts are holding an information session for academic and professional staff. Bring along your questions - the trickier the better! The session will be held at the Berwick Campus Library: ...

Clickview - a new video database

Monday 19 June 2017

FedUni Library has subscribed to a new video database – ClickView! It contains over 2,000 Australian educational videos (many from the producer VEA), that cover areas including education, nursing and health, business, engineering, sport and recreation, and a foundation skills collection covering basic skills in maths, job seeking and research. The videos range in level from Secondary, throug...

Libraries contribute to student success

Monday 19 June 2017

Its official! Working with the library has tangible benefits for your students. Students benefit from library instruction in their initial coursework. Information literacy instruction provided to students during their initial coursework helps them perform better in their courses than students who do not.  Collaborative academic programs and services invol...

FedUni Library catalogue outage on Thursday 6 April

Wednesday 5 April 2017

The FedUni Library catalogue will be unavailable on Thursday 6 April from 7am - 9am due to system maintenance. Access to QuickSearch will not be affected. Apologies for any inconvenience....

Web of Science training - Mt Helen Campus

Tuesday 28 March 2017

On Monday April 3rd the Library at Mt Helen Campus will be hosting Web of Science training by Jean-Francois Desvignes from Clarivate. The session will run from 11am-1pm in the IT training room, Level 1 in the Library and will cover the following: Session 1 - end user focused 1. Develop a Researcher Profile 2. Using Researcher P...

SMB Library building works

Monday 27 March 2017

We would like to advise that as of Wednesday 29th this week, there will be some building works being carried out at the SMB Library. The first stage of the refurbishment works should have little impact on students wanting to use the library. Where any facility becomes unavailable for a period of time signage will be displayed and staff will be able to direct students to alternative facilities.

New Library website 16 March

Tuesday 14 March 2017

After lengthy user testing with our students and staff in 2016 the Library has re-created its website to deliver on the needs of our users. We are very excited to announce that it is now very close to being released and we will be keen to hear what you have to say once you start to use it. We hope that you welcome the new functionality, design, and most of all, the usability of this new site.

Something a bit different when you search the Library catalogue?

Monday 13 February 2017

As of Monday 13 February there will be some small changes made in the Quicksearch interface of the Library catalogue. The changes are mainly cosmetic and the functionality will still be very similar.

Library services at Berwick Campus

Friday 27 January 2017

In 2017, the FedUni campus Library will operate out of the existing Monash campus Library space. Library staff for FedUni have commenced at the campus and are located in the Library with the current Monash staff. Together, they are collaborating to provide services and resources to both FedUni and Monash staff and students located at the Berwick Campus. For FedUni staff and students, this is as fo...

Requesting Library resources

Monday 7 March 2016

It’s the beginning of the academic year and minds may be turning to Library resources.  A reminder that all requests for purchase of material for the Library collections can be made via the online order form, email direct to acquisitions@federation.edu...