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Great Book Swap - coming soon to your campus Library

Friday 23 August 2019

Our campus Libraries are hosting the Great Book Swap once again this year, to raise money for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation. Date: 2-6 September 2018 Place: Berwick, Gippsland, Mt Helen and SMB Libraries Wanted: Donate your good quality, second-hand, pre-loved books to any campus Library any time from...

Assistance for managing copyright infringements of FedUni teaching materials posted online

Thursday 25 July 2019

How to locate, manage, and prevent.  FedUni 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 and teaching con...

Wimmera library: temporary closure

Thursday 11 July 2019

Please be advised that staff from the Wimmera Library will be attending training on Monday 15 July. The PC lab will be available all day, accessible from the door in the corridor. The main library will reopen at 8.45am on Tuesday 16 July. The Mt Helen, SMB, Gippsland and Berwick libraries will be open as usual that day. Assistance will also be available via phone ...

SMB library: temporary closure

Monday 1 July 2019

Please be advised that staff from the Library will be attending team meetings on 3 July. The main area of the SMB library will be closed on Wednesday 3 July. The the after-hours space will be available all day, accessible using swipe-card access via the entrance on the west side. The main library will reopen at 9am on Thursday 4 July. The Mt Helen, Gippsland and Berwick lib...

Wimmera library: temporary changed opening hours 1-4 July

Friday 28 June 2019

Please be advised that staff from the Wimmera Library will be attending library staff meetings during the week of 1-4 July. This will result in some changes to the opening hours for the week, as follows:

Copyright guide to delivering teaching materials

Tuesday 25 June 2019

You can make use of loads of great content available through the Library and online in your course without infringing copyright.  There are some simple guidelines to follow that we outline in the attached summary tool - Delivering Teaching Materials: a quick copyright guide.  Also, you can submit requests for content to be digitised by the 

Library research webinar - FedUni.figshare

Thursday 20 June 2019

Join our webinar on Friday to find out how FedUni.Figshare can work for you. 1pm FedUni.figshare – Make your research data findable, shareable and citeable with FedUni.figshare. An internationally used platform, which has the added benefit of being easy-to-use. (30 mins) This and other webinars for researchers will be held in the Libra...

Library research webinar - Research data management

Wednesday 19 June 2019

Thursday’s research webinar is on research data management 10 am Research Data Management – Your research data is valuable, to the university and potentially other researchers. This session discusses policies, good practice and storage advice for your research data. (30 mins) This and other webinars for researchers will be held i...

The Age, AFR and SMH available online via the Library

Tuesday 18 June 2019

The Library has negotiated a subscription to a database that contains the newspapers The Age, Financial Review and the Sydney Morning Herald. The papers are displayed on screen as they would look physically, and are searchable via keyword.

Library research webinar - ORCiD

Tuesday 18 June 2019

Next up in the library’s series of research webinars is ORCiD on Wednesday 19 June 2pm ORCiD – Chances are, your name is not unique. Register with ORCiD to get a unique ID number to ensure you’re properly credited with your published research. Curious? Click here to see how many people in the US ...

Library research webinars - Advanced Searching and Research Methodology

Monday 17 June 2019

The Research webinar series continues on Tuesday with our Advanced Searching and Research Methodology workshops 10 am Advanced Searching – Discover how proximity (adjacency) operators can improve your database searching, and how to mix controlled subject headings with free text searching. (30 mins) 2 pm Research Methodology

Library research webinar - Impact Tracker

Thursday 13 June 2019

The Research webinar series will kick off on Monday with our Impact Tracker workshop at 11 am 11 am Impact Tracker – Keep track of the buzz generated by your research. Tweets, articles, presentations and more are proof of how the public, industry or government are engaging with your research. Using Impact Tracker will give you a head start befor...

Library - webinars for researchers

Friday 7 June 2019

The FedUni Library is pleased to offer a two week series of short webinars for Researchers. Monday 17 June 11 am Impact Tracker – Keep track of the buzz generated by your research. Tweets, articles, presentations and more are proof of how the public, industry or government are engaging with your research. Using...

Wimmera library: semester break opening hours

Friday 12 April 2019

Please be advised that the Wimmera Library will have changed staffed opening hours for the week commencing 15 April. The hours will be as follows: - Monday 15 April: closed - Tuesday 16 April: open 12 (midday) - 5:00pm - Wednesday 17 April: open 9:00am - 2:00pm - Thursday 18 April" closed - Friday 19 April: closed (Good Friday public holiday)

FedUni Library catalogue outage on Friday 29 March

Wednesday 27 March 2019

Due to scheduled system maintenance, the FedUni Library catalogue will be unavailable on Friday 29 March from 4:30am - 8:30am. Access to QuickSearch will not be affected.

The Age, Financial Review and SMH available online via the Library

Thursday 7 March 2019

The Library has negotiated a subscription to a database that contains the newspapers The Age, Financial Review and the Sydney Morning Herald. The papers are displayed on screen as they would look physically, and are searchable via keyword.

Are you recommending Library ebooks to your students?

Thursday 7 March 2019

With the beginning of first semester, the Library would like to remind academic staff that if they are using an ebook available via the Library as a recommended information source, to please let the Library know, either at a service point, or via acquisitions@federation.edu.au

Using Course Readings - did you know? #1

Friday 1 March 2019

Course Readings has two ways your students can access the reading in Moodle: Through the Course Readings tool you add as an activity which shows all the readings; and through links you place throughout the course from the editing toolbar to specific readings. Wherever you see the editing toolbar, look for the Course Readings icon, and place a lin...

Library opening hours for Semester 1, 2019

Friday 22 February 2019

Following an extensive analysis of student inquiries and use of spaces throughout 2018, the Library is implementing some changes to Library Opening Hours for 2019. In response to student feedback, we are time-shifting our staffed Library hours to open earlier at some sites and to extend weekend openings. While our staffed spaces will close earlier, our popular after hours spaces ...

FedUni Library catalogue outage from 5.30pm on Thursday 21 February

Wednesday 20 February 2019

Due to scheduled system maintenance, the FedUni Library catalogue will be unavailable between 5:30pm Thursday 21st to 9:00am Friday 22nd February 2019.

Course Readings Available in Moodle

Thursday 7 February 2019

The new Course Readings service is now available. If you used the Library’s eReadings Service in 2018 or you'll be making digitised book excerpts, chapters or journal articles available to students in 2019, the information below is important.

TAFE - Build your computer skills classes

Friday 1 February 2019

TAFE – Build your computer skills classes The Library is hosting computer skills classes for TAFE students at SMB, Mt Helen and Wimmera campuses between 5 February and 22 February 2019. These hands-on computer skills classes cover: Navigating the FedUni website How to log in to FedUni TAFE email account

New guide to Delivering teaching materials - A copyright guide

Wednesday 16 January 2019

You can make use of loads of great content available through the Library and online in your course without infringing copyright.  There are some simple guidelines to follow that we outline in the attached summary tool - Delivering Teaching Materials: a quick copyright guide.  Also, keep an eye out for information about the new Course Readings tool in Moodle and the L...

ORCiD webinars

Monday 7 January 2019

Webinar: Linking your ORCiD If you have an ORCiD identifier but haven’t yet linked it to your other identifiers (Scopus, PLOS, etc.) or you need to link a research grant this webinar is for you. Webinars will be held at, 3pm Tuesday the 15th of January 10am Wednesday the 23rd of January To reserve your place register

Webinar: Linking your ORCiD

Wednesday 5 December 2018

If you have an ORCiD identifier but haven’t yet linked it to your other identifiers (Scopus, PLOS, etc.) or you need to link a research grant, this webinar is for you. Webinars will be held at, 12pm Friday the 14th of December 11am Monday the 17th of December 3pm Tuesday the 15th of January 10am Wednesday the 23...

Library planning days - Monday 3 Dec and Tuesday 4 Dec

Sunday 2 December 2018

Please be advised that staff from the Library will be attending Planning Sessions on Monday 3 Dec and Tuesday 4 Dec. During this time, the SMB and Wimmera libraries will be closed; the Mt Helen, Gippsland and Berwick libraries will be open from 9 am - 5pm. Assistance will also be available via  phone 1300 552 567 or via online chat or email at

Now open - Library Survey

Wednesday 31 October 2018

Have your say and help shape your Library at FedUni! In 2016 you told us how the library could improve and we listened – we created new after-hours study spaces and group study rooms, redesigned the library website, increased the number of online resources, and more. We'd love to hear what you have to say about your library today, so we can continue to improve your...

After-hours learning space at SMB Library

Tuesday 30 October 2018

SMB Library is now open from 7am to 10pm, seven days a week throughout the year. A new entrance to the west annex of the SMB Library provides FedUni students and staff with swipe-card access to this area: Mon-Fri   7am - 9am Mon-Fri   5pm - 10pm Sat-Sun  7am - 10pm The SMB Main Library entrance operates...

HDR Webinar Week

Wednesday 24 October 2018

To celebrate the launch of FedUni.figshare, the Library is pleased to offer a week of webinars for HDRs and researchers. Getting Started with FedUni.figshare. (Monday 29 Oct. 2.30 - 3.15) Never worry again about that USB that has your research data because FedUni.Figshare has you covered. Come and find out how easy it is to use, as well as comply with any fund...

Getting Started With FedUni.figshare Webinars

Wednesday 24 October 2018

Get started, and find out about FedUni.figshare FedUni.figshare is a new easy-to-use online repository, that helps you comply with any funding requirements for your research data, to make it findable, shareable and citable.  Never worry again about that USB that has your research data, because FedUni.figshare has you covered.  Approx. 45 minutes.