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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

Read and publish agreements (Open access publishing without article processing charges)

Sunday 6 February 2022

Publish open access without the costs, thanks to these agreements with CSIRO, Springer, Wiley and Cambridge. Find out more in this short session. Monday 14 February, 1 -1:15pm Online via MS Teams Register here or browse the REDI Calend

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

Wednesday 2 February 2022

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 t...

Read and publish agreements - Library webinar

Sunday 30 January 2022

Read and publish agreements (Open access publishing without article processing charges) Publish open access without the costs, thanks to these agreements with CSIRO, Springer, Wiley and Cambridge. Find out more in this short session. Monday 14 February, 1 -1:15pm Online via MS Teams

Library showcases for TAFE staff

Thursday 2 December 2021

TAFE staff from all campus locations are welcome to attend our Library Showcase held at SMB and Wimmera campuses. Expert Library staff will be available to talk to you about collections, spaces, facilities, classes, tours, purchasing library resources for your program, and ….. Morning tea will be provided! Library Showcase for...

RFID installation at campus libraries

Wednesday 1 December 2021

RFID software and hardware is being installed at all Victorian campus libraries over the next two weeks to enhance lending services and collection management. You may experience some disruption at Library entrances while the installations take place. Works are scheduled to occur on the following days: Monday 6 December - Mt Helen Tuesday 7 December - SMB

Library webinar - Journal Impact Factors

Sunday 14 November 2021

Journal Impact Factors What are Journal Impact factors, which are relevant and how can you make them work for you? 1:30pm - 2:00pm, Monday, November 29, 2021 Register here or browse other research development offerings in the

Incites for academic promotions - Webinar

Wednesday 3 November 2021

Incites for academic promotions Be aware of some key bibliometric measures and get practical advice on using Incites to support your Academic promotion. 12:30pm - 1:00pm, Thursday, November 18, 2021 Register here or browse othe...

Libraries reopening

Monday 1 November 2021

We are very pleased to welcome students and staff back to all campus libraries in a COVIDSafe way. Come to the Library to use a PC or solo study space, receive assistance from InfoPoint staff, use the printer/scanner, collect your holds and browse the physical collections. The Brisbane and Victorian campus libraries are open as follows:

Last days - REDI (Research Events for Development and Information) Calendar - Survey

Tuesday 12 October 2021

Have your say and help shape the REDI calendar. This short survey (less than 10 minutes) will be open until the 14th of October so please let us know what you think.

Research Data Management B: Your research data and the world - Webinar

Sunday 10 October 2021

This webinar will look at data cleanup, data formats, working with metadata (making your data findable and citable), data analysis, data publication and licensing (and increasing the citations on your related research publications), long-term data storage.

Research data management Part A: Your research data and you - Webinar

Thursday 7 October 2021

This webinar will help you come to grips with data management wording for grant applications, finding and using existing data sets, planning your data management early to prevent later problems, research methodology and data collection, data and collaboration, data organisation and versioning, data security and sensitivity.

REDI (Research Events for Development and Information) Calendar - Survey

Wednesday 29 September 2021

In February the Library, Research Services and the Graduate Research School launched the REDI calendar as your one stop shop for Research development and information events.

Data skills for HASS

Wednesday 29 September 2021

OpenRefine for Social Science Data Preparing data for analysis involves data cleaning, where errors in the data are identified and corrected or formatting made consistent.  OpenRefine (formerly Google Refine) is a powerful free and open source tool for working with messy data: cleaning it and transforming it from one format into another. This ...