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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. 

Library Virtual InfoPoint - temporary closure afternoon of Thurs 27 August

Wednesday 26 August 2020

The Library Virtual InfoPoint will be closed on Thursday 27 August from 1.15 - 4.15 pm, to allow staff to attend a planning workshop. Services will resume from 4.15 until 5.30pm on Thursday, so please submit your query via the Ask the Library page and staff will get back to yo...

Data Management Planning for Humanities and Social Sciences Researchers

Tuesday 25 August 2020

There's still time to get involved. Part 1 of the HASS Data Things program (Data Management Planning) is this Friday at 10:30 am. Come along, join the discussion and pick up some excellent Data Management Planning tips from Helen Thompson, Director CeRDI, who is generously sharing her expertise and experience with us. 

Reminder - HASS Data Things part 1

Sunday 23 August 2020

There's still time to get involved. Part 1 of the HASS Data Things program (Data Management Planning) is this Friday at 10:30 am. Come along, join the discussion and pick up some excellent Data Management Planning tips from Helen Thompson, Director CeRDI, who is generously sharing her expertise and experience with us. 

Federation.figshare: Making your data work for you

Monday 3 August 2020

It's not too late to register for the library webinar Federation.figshare: Making your data work for you. Federation.figshare is a collaborative digital repository for you to store, share and publish your digital files. Discover how easy it is to use and get some hints on making your data work harder.

Course Readings now provides statistics on student engagement

Friday 31 July 2020

Course Readings in Moodle has been upgraded with an exciting new product called Academic Insights which provides you with more detailed statistics on how your students are engaging with the readings in your course.  The new statistics provide information on how many links and files have been accessed, how many students have accessed each reading, and how many tim...

Study facilities for students - on campus

Friday 31 July 2020

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.

Virtual InfoPoint open

Friday 31 July 2020

The Virtual Library InfoPoint is open and ready to point you in the right direction. Library staff are providing a one-stop query resolution service to all commencing and returning students, staff and visitors. Chat to us live, email us, or call 1300 552 567 with your questions. We’ll ...

On-campus study facilities for students

Wednesday 22 July 2020

On-campus learning spaces - with computers, wi-fi, quiet and comfort - continue to be available as we head into Semester 2. The recent Transition to online study survey showed that not all students have sufficient technologies at home to readily access their online learning, and many are not aware that they have an on-campus option. Please l...

ORCiD: Making it work for you - Library webinar

Monday 20 July 2020

It's not too late to register for the ORCiD: Making it work for you webinar Why do you need an Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCiD) and what should you do to get the most out of it. Come along on to this webinar in MSTeams on Wednesday July 22 at 12:00 to find out how to get the maximum benefit from your ORCiD. Register for this webinar at 

ORCiD: Making it work for you - Library webinar

Sunday 19 July 2020

Why do you need an Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCiD) and what you should do to get the most out of it? Come along on to this webinar in MSTeams on Wednesday, July 22 at 12:00, and you will find out how to get the maximum benefit from having an ORCiD - a persistent digital identifier that you own and control, and that distinguishes you from every other researcher. ...

New Tertiary Music Agreement

Friday 17 July 2020

The updated Tertiary Music Agreement has just been released and it offers new and extended rights for the University to perform and communicate others' music across University spaces, at events and graduations,  and also on official social media and University websites (with conditions). Rights to use music in a course...

ORCiD: Making it work for you - Library webinar

Friday 17 July 2020

It's not too late to register for the ORCiD: Making it work for you webinar Why do you need an Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCiD) and what you should do to get the most out of it. Come along on to this webinar in MSTeams on Wednesday, July 22 at 12:00 to find out how to get the maximum benefit from your ORCiD. Register for this webinar at 

Making published content available on Moodle: can I or can't I?

Thursday 16 July 2020

Making content available for online learning presents some questions about using copyright material, such as:  Can I upload publisher provided content (slides, handouts) in my Moodle course? How can I make a print textbook available to my students online? I am recording my lecture, can I include the recording of the vi...

BONUS+ service has restarted

Thursday 16 July 2020

The Library is pleased to announce the BONUS+ service has restarted this week after being suspended on 24 March 2020 due to university libraries across Australia closing in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Research data management webinars

Monday 29 June 2020

It's not too late to register for the RDM program for researchers. The two sessions are complementary and cover data management considerations for the whole research life cycle. 11 am Wednesday July 1 Research Data Management Part A: Your research data and you Are you confident to manage your data at every step of your research? ...