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Getting ready for Semester 1? The Library can help

Sunday 17 January 2021

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Assistance for managing copyright infringements of FedUni teaching materials posted online

Sunday 17 January 2021

How to locate, manage, and prevent.  Federation University teaching content posted online without permission is an infringement of University copyright, and may result in legal or University disciplinary action for the student posting the material.  The copyright of course materials, lecturers' handouts, exam questions and answers, or any learning a...

15-minute webinars on library resources for academic staff, 25 January -1 February

Friday 15 January 2021

To assist you in your preparation for teaching for 2021, the Liaison Librarians are presenting a series of 15-minute sessions on library resources, services and tools. Please select the sessions you would like to attend using this link. A c...

Keep up-to-date with current Library services

Friday 15 January 2021

Ensure you are up-to-date with how the Library is providing services and resources to you by visiting our Current Library services webpage. This page contains the latest information about how you can gain assistance from our expert staff, access resources and use on-campus study facilities.

Searching the SOLT literature - webinar

Wednesday 13 January 2021

Searching the literature for Scholarship of Learning & Teaching Need to do some searching to start the literature review for your SOLT project? Attend this webinar for hints and tips on advanced searching. We will be focussing on relevant databases such as Academic Search Complete, ERIC, EdResearch Online,VOCEDplus, and discipline databases, as well...

Last chance - EndNote for collaboration webinar

Tuesday 5 January 2021

Don't miss out - register now. Find out how to share EndNote libraries with collaborators in your research group or SOLT project to streamline your efforts. When: 12:30pm, Thursday, February 11 Where: Online via MS Teams Register at: https://federation-edu-au.libcal.com/event/5296496 ...

Library Virtual InfoPoint - temporary closure morning of 2 December

Tuesday 1 December 2020

The Library Virtual InfoPoint will be closed on Wednesday 2 December from 9am to 1pm to allow staff to attend a planning workshop. Services will resume from 1.00pm, so please submit your query via the Ask the Library page and staff will get back to you as soon as the...

Library - 15-minute webinars on library resources for academic staff, 16 -20 November

Wednesday 11 November 2020

It's not too late to register for sessions from Wednesday to Friday this week. The Liaison Librarians are presenting a series of 15-minute sessions on library resources to assist you in your preparation for teaching for 2021. Please select the sessions you would like to attend using

Library - 15-minute webinars on library resources for academic staff, 16 -20 November

Monday 2 November 2020

The Liaison Librarians are presenting a series of 15-minute sessions on library resources to assist you in your preparation for teaching for 2021. Please select the sessions you would like to attend using this link. A calendar invitation wi...

On-campus study spaces - also open at Berwick

Friday 23 October 2020

A reminder that students are required to book a 'seat' using the online booking system to secure their spot and assist the university in managing the spaces safely. Most spaces are open from 8am to 6pm. Further information about the location, hours of operation and conditions of use is available on the booking pages.

Webinar - Federation.figshare: Making your data work for you

Thursday 22 October 2020

Federation.figshare: Making your data work for you Wednesday 28th October, 12pm via MS Teams Federation.figshare is a collaborative digital repository for you to store, share and publish your digital files. Come along and discover how easy it is to use, and get some hints on making your data work harder. Regis...

Library Virtual InfoPoint - temporary closure afternoon of Thurs 15 October

Wednesday 14 October 2020

The Library Virtual InfoPoint will be closed on Thursday 15 October from 1.15 - 3.45 pm, to allow staff to attend a planning workshop. Services will resume from 3.45 until 5.30pm on Thursday, so please submit your query via the Ask the Library page and staff will get back to y...

Promoting your researcher profile

Tuesday 13 October 2020

Need to raise your profile as a researcher but don't know where to start? Come along at 12pm on Wednesday the 21st of October for a 30 minute webinar to get you started. This session covers: why we need to promote our research research profile IDs including ORCiD, Publons (ResearcherID), Google Scholar Using social media to your ad...

HASS Data things: Data Visualisation - Power BI workshop

Tuesday 13 October 2020

Don't miss out on the final session in the HASS data things program, this Friday 16th October 10:30 am. The supplied content (pre-reading and exploration) focuses on Data visualisation as a means to analyse and communicate your data. This hands on session will introduce you to MS Power BI (download from the Software Centre) as a tool to visualise data. Register at

Library Survey - The results are in!

Friday 2 October 2020

Results have been received for the recent Library Client Survey: - There were 1781 responses from a broad section of the University community, from all campuses and partner providers and across the student programs. - We received a weighted total score of 83.8% and an overall satisfaction score of 5.99 (/7.00). These results place us squarely within the top 25% as benchmarke...

Library services for Scholarship Of Learning and Teaching - webinar

Thursday 24 September 2020

October 1 at 12:30 via MS Teams This short session will give you an overview of the library resources and support available to help you progress your SOLT research project. ...

Federation.figshare: Webinar

Wednesday 23 September 2020

Federation.figshare: Making your data work for you Wednesday 30th September, 12pm via MS Teams Federation.figshare is a collaborative digital repository for you to store, share and publish your digital files. Come along and discover how easy it is to use, and get some hints on making your data work harder. Register...

Artfilms digital database now available

Tuesday 22 September 2020

The Library has organised access to the Artfilms database of over 1800 video streams covering a range of performing and visual arts material - subjects covered include Architecture, Art/Science, Communication/Culture, Dance, Design/Fashion, Digital Art/New Media, Education/Classroom, Film/Cinema, Media/Television, Music, Performance Art, Philosophy/Religion, Photography, Visual Art and more, with ...

TAFE computer skills classes - Book in your students

Monday 21 September 2020

TAFE teachers can book Library staff to deliver a computer skills class for their students. Computer skills classes support students to use Federation systems, including email, Moodle, Teams and OneDrive. Sessions are held online using Adobe Connect or Teams and can be tailored to meet specific class needs. Feedback from previous sessions show they are a great su...

Library survey - last chance

Wednesday 9 September 2020

The Library survey closes at midnight on 13 September - respond by then to make sure your voice is heard. You could win one of 7 prepaid VISA gift cards: 1 valued @ $200 or 6 valued at $50.  Complete the Library survey before time runs out....

IEEE referencing style now in FedCite

Friday 4 September 2020

We are pleased to announce that IEEE is now included in FedCite, our official online guide to referencing. If your course requires you to use the IEEE referencing style, then this is the tool to check your references for correct presentation. 

Data Descriptors: HASS Data Things Part 3

Friday 4 September 2020

Part 3 of the HASS Data Things program focuses on the considerations and best practice in developing Data Descriptors (metadata) to make your data more discoverable and easier to locate. We will be joined by Amanda Steen, Cataloguing and Metadata Librarian, who brings her expertise to our research data conversation.

Library Survey - closing soon

Friday 4 September 2020

We always like to know how we can do better. Now, with so much change due to COVID-19, even more so. We’d love to know if the changes to our services have supported your study, teaching and/or research. If so, how? If not, what could we do differently? 

Library survey - Now open

Thursday 3 September 2020

We always like to know how we can do better. Now, with so much change due to COVID-19, even more so. We’d love to know if the changes to our services have supported your work. If so, how? If not, what could we do differently? 

Library survey - open now

Wednesday 2 September 2020

Help the Library do a better job of helping you. Fill out our short survey, tell us what we’re doing well and what we could do better.   You could also win a prepaid VISA gift card valued between $50 and $200. Fill out the Library survey now – closes 13 September 2020. ...

Indigenous Literacy Day

Tuesday 1 September 2020

To raise awareness of the indigenous literacy gap and raise funds for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF), the Library is running a campaign through our social media. We ask you to post on social media about a book by an indigenous author that you want to read or have read, donate to the ILF and nominate two friends to do the same.  We are using the following format and sugg...

Library survey - Now open

Tuesday 1 September 2020

Is the Library meeting your students’ learning needs? Could we better support your teaching and research? Have your say and help shape your Federation Library. We'd love to hear what you have to say about your library today, so we can continue to improve your experience tomorrow.  Complete the survey for your chance to win one of 7 prepaid VISA gift cards...

Library survey - Now open

Monday 31 August 2020

Want to win one of seven VISA cards valued up to $200? Been meaning to tell the Library something? Now’s your chance!  Respond to the Library survey now – closes 13 September 2020.  ...

FAIR and Sensitive Data: HASS Data Things Part 2

Friday 28 August 2020

HASS Data Things Part 2 focus on the considerations and best practice in using and managing sensitive data and making your data Findable Accessible Interoperable and Reusable. The group discussion on this topic will be taking place on Friday 4 September at 10:30 am.

Library survey - Now open

Friday 28 August 2020

Have your say and help shape your Federation Library. In 2018 you told us how the library could improve and we listened – we’ve introduced the MyLibrary! app, amended our opening hours on campus and online, implemented bookable study rooms, and more.