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Date change due to public holiday - Getting the most out of EndNote Desktop

Wednesday 14 September 2022

Due to the public holiday on September 22, the library webinar "Getting the most out of EndNote Desktop" will now be held on Thursday September 29 at 1:30. Participants who have already registered have been contacted by email, and registrations remain open for the new date. The webina...

Library webinar date change due to public holiday

Tuesday 13 September 2022

Due to the public holiday on September 22, the library webinar "Literature Reviews Part D - Selecting and charting the evidence" will now be held on Wednesday September 28 at 12:00. Participants who have already registered have been contacted by email, and anyone else who wishes to register is requested to ...

Important changes required for linking to library resources

Wednesday 31 August 2022

Important changes required for linking to library resources  ITS and the Library have implemented changes to the authentication for electronic resources. Currently EZproxy and OpenAthens authentication are working in parallel but from the 30th November 2022 EZproxy authentication will cease linking to online resources. Any links containing EZproxy in the url (via...

Literature reviews Part A: Different kinds for different purposes

Sunday 21 August 2022

Find out which type of review is right for you. This session will look at the different types of reviews and their best uses.  Date: Thursday, September 1, 2022 Time: 12:00pm - 12:45pm Location: Online via MS Teams Register for this webinar at

ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) What is it and why do I need one?

Wednesday 17 August 2022

Collect your publications in one place and stand out with an ORCiD persistent identifier for researchers. Find out about what an ORCiD can do for you in this short webinar. Time: 1.00 – 2.00 pm Date: Thursday 25 August 2022 Location: Online via MS Teams Register for this webin

New Library acquisitions

Tuesday 26 July 2022

The Library has negotiated access to two packages of ebooks from Sage Publications and Cambridge University Press. Under the agreement, Federation University Australia has access to the entire output of Sage Publications, and to over 45,000 titles from Cambridge University Press (excludes textbooks). These ebooks have no restrictions on the number of simultaneous users, or on the abil...

Academic Integrity Community of Practice - Invitation

Monday 25 July 2022

You are warmly invited to join the Community of Practice focusing on Academic Integrity process and practice at Federation.  We are creating a forum bringing together diverse staff involved in various aspects of practice and process of Academic Integrity to strive for a unified and best practice ac...

TAFE computer skills classes

Tuesday 19 July 2022

The library is once again offering TAFE computer skills classes in Semester two. We recommend these classes to help students get connected to Federation University information and systems. Classes can be tailored to suit the needs of your students and may cover:  Student email accounts  Passwords  Moodle ...

Don't miss out - Library workshops for researchers

Monday 18 July 2022

The Library is celebrating the return to an in-person format for this year's HDR conference by providing face-to-face workshops for researchers.  Data organisation in spreadsheets 2:00-5:00pm Wednesday, July 20, Library Skills Room 2, Mt Helen Library In this session we will ...

Register now - Face-to-face library workshops for researchers

Tuesday 12 July 2022

The Library is celebrating the return to an in-person format for this year's HDR conference by providing face-to-face workshops for researchers.  Data organisation in spreadsheets 2:00-5:00pm Wednesday, July 20, Library Skills Room 2, Mt Helen Library In this session we will ...

ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID)- Webinar

Monday 4 July 2022

Collect your publications in one place and stand out with an ORCiD persistent identifier for researchers. Find out about what an ORCiD can do for you in this short webinar. When: 11 am Monday July 11 Where: Online- MS Teams Register to reserve your place or browse this and other events in th...

InfoPoint and Victorian libraries closed: 28 June 2022

Monday 27 June 2022

All Victorian campus libraries and the Virtual InfoPoint Service will be closed on Tuesday 28 June for staff to attend a planning day. Services will resume at 9 am on Wednesday 29 June. All after-hours study spaces will be available while the campus libraries are closed.

Read and publish agreements - Library webinar

Monday 13 June 2022

Read and publish agreements are a form of Open Access publishing with no article processing charges attached. Publish Open Access without the costs, thanks to these agreements with CSIRO, Springer, Wiley and Cambridge. Find out more in this short session. 10:00am - 10:15am, Thursday, June 16, 2022 Registe...

15-minute webinars: Library support and resources for academic staff, 14 - 20 June

Sunday 5 June 2022

To assist you with your teaching, the Library is presenting a series of 15-minute online sessions on Library support and resources.   Please select the sessions you would like to attend using this link. A calendar invitation will ...

New Copyright website live

Thursday 19 May 2022

We are pleased to announce the completion of the brand new Copyright website, federation.edu.au/copyright which is now live.

Journal impact metrics - Webinar

Monday 2 May 2022

Journal impact metrics - Library webinar What are journal impact factors, which are relevant and how can you make them work for you? Date and time:1:15pm, Tuesday, May 17 Online via MSTeams Register here or browse this and other offerings in the

EndNote Desktop - Advanced

Tuesday 5 April 2022

EndNote Desktop - Advanced When you're comfortable with using the basic features of EndNote (the desktop app), there are a number of extra features you might like to know about, including : Automatic importing of PDFs (download a PDF to a folder and have it automatically added to EndNote, along...

Data management planning webinar

Sunday 3 April 2022

Data Management Planning This short webinar steps you through the considerations for planning your research data management process in the Federation University context. Date: Thursday, April 7, 2022 Time: 12:00pm - 12:30pm Register...

EndNote workshop - Online

Wednesday 16 March 2022

EndNote Desktop - getting started (Online) EndNote is a bibliographic management system. What does that mean? You can: gather references from a variety of sources add formatted in-text citations and references into your own documents You can a...

EndNote workshop - Mt Helen

Tuesday 15 March 2022

EndNote Desktop - getting started (Mt Helen) EndNote is a bibliographic management system. What does that mean? You can: gather references from a variety of sources add formatted in-text citations and references into your own documents You can...

EndNote workshop - Berwick Campus

Monday 14 March 2022

EndNote Desktop - getting started (Berwick) EndNote is a bibliographic management system. What does that mean? You can: gather references from a variety of sources add formatted in-text citations and references into your own documents You can ...

Online newspaper access

Monday 7 March 2022

The Library has subscribed to the Newsbank Access Australia Database, which contains over 700 entries covering National, State and local newspapers and other news sources, including mastheads such as The Australian, Herald Sun, The Age, Ballarat Courier, and many others.

Incites for academic promotions

Thursday 24 February 2022

Library webinar - Incites for academic promotions Become aware of some key bibliometric measures and get practical advice on using Incites to support your Academic promotion. Register here or browse this and other offerings in the

Keeping up with the literature.

Sunday 13 February 2022

Keeping current. - Library Webinar Keep on top of trends and developments in your discipline by setting up saved searches and alerts to notify you of the latest publications. Date: Monday, March 28, 2022 Time: 10:00am - 10:30am Place: Online...

ORCiD: Making it work for you

Sunday 6 February 2022

Library webinar - ORCiD: Making it work for you Your ORCiD is a persistent digital identifier that you own and control, and that distinguishes you from every other researcher. Come along and find out how to get the maximum benefit from your ORCiD. Date: Monday, March 21, 2022