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Choosing where to publish - Webinar

Tuesday 28 September 2021

Find out about the tools to identify the best journals for your work and avoid the traps of predatory publishers at this short and informative webinar. Time: 1:30 pm Date: Monday, October 4 Location: Online via MS Teams Register and browse other events > ...

Data Skills for HASS

Tuesday 21 September 2021

Are you researching in the Humanities or Social Sciences and feeling a little out of your comfort zone when recording and managing your data? If so, you're not on your own and this hands on webinar will help you come to grips with how best to set up spreadsheets to record and work with your data effectively.

Secure storage for your completed research data: Federation.figshare- Webinar

Tuesday 21 September 2021

Time is running out to Register for Thursday's Webinar.  This 30 minute session will show you how you can easily and securely store and retrieve your research data, while adhering to Federation policies on research data retention.  Time: 2 pm Date: 23 September Location: online via MS Teams Register and check out other events ...

Ask A Curator Day

Tuesday 14 September 2021

Today is Ask a Curator Day. Take this opportunity to ask about items in our Art and Historical Collections, or beyond. Have you been wondering if there is anything in our collections to assist with your research, illustrate your journal article, inform your interests, or whether your grandparents feature in a photograph or document? Ask your question via&n...

Libraries are open again

Tuesday 10 August 2021

We are very pleased to welcome students and staff back to all regional Victorian and the Brisbane 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 regional Victorian campus libraries are open as follows:

Your Federation Library is open

Monday 2 August 2021

We are very pleased to welcome students and staff back to all Victorian 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. All campus libraries are open as follows:

Open access webinar

Sunday 25 July 2021

Open access: How does it work and how can you get involved? What will it mean to make your work available via Open Access ? Will you be cited as often? Will it comply with funder requirements? Find out this and more in this 30 min webinar. When: 1:30 pm Monday August 9 Where: Online - MS Teams Register for this webinar ...

Export your Proquest Ebook Central bookshelf today ahead of the single sign-on upgrade to OpenAthens

Tuesday 13 July 2021

From 20th July 2021, Federation University Library will offer a better client experience for ProQuest Ebook Central through OpenAthens single sign-on. With single-sign on, you only need to: sign in once, gaining access to the Ebook Central patron site and your personal Ebook Central account remember one password for all electronic resources...

Change to authentication service for Library resources - OpenAthens

Tuesday 13 July 2021

ITS and the Library have been working together on implementing a new authentication service that enables Federation University Australia staff and students seamless and secure access to Library electronic resources anytime and anywhere through OpenAthens. 

Copyright and course readings Moodle checklist

Sunday 11 July 2021

Teaching staff: Give your Moodle content a brush up! Self assess your course in terms of Copyright, Course Readings, and Library content against the checklist of critical factors. 

Werrunangity larr Wimmerata: Wimmera Library opening hours 29-30 July

Monday 28 June 2021

Please be advised that the Wimmera library will be closed on the afternoons of Tuesday 29 and Wednesday 30 June. The PC lab in C building will be available between 9:00am and 5:00pm, accessible from the door in the corridor. Be sure to check our Current Library Services and

Berwick Library closure

Sunday 6 June 2021

Due to the State Government COVIDSafe settings the Berwick Campus library will remain closed. Library items can be requested and will be mailed out. Please contact the InfoPoint if you have any questions.   ...

Please contact the InfoPoint if you have any questions.

Sunday 6 June 2021

The Gippsland, Mt Helen, SMB and Wimmera Libraries will be open to provide study spaces which can be booked online, and a Click and Collect service. There will be no access to collection spaces. Please check opening hours ...

Berwick Campus Library opening hours extended

Friday 21 May 2021

We are very pleased to announce extended opening hours at our Berwick Campus Library. From Monday 24 May the Library at Berwick will be open from 8.30am - 4.30pm Monday - Friday.   Please contact the InfoPoint if you have any questions.   ...

Australian Standards - update

Monday 10 May 2021

Access to Australian Standards from SAI Global has changed. To download and view a standard you will need to install the FileOpen plugin and Adobe Reader.

CSIRO read and publish agreement - Library webinar

Sunday 9 May 2021

Would you like to publish in CSIRO journals and make your article open access without paying an article processing charge? We now have an agreement with CSIRO which would allow you publish an open access article in one of the nominated journals without attracting a charge. Come along and find out more. When: Thursday May 13, 12:30 pm Where: Online via MS Teams ...

Copyright resources

Thursday 6 May 2021

You are likely to create and use copyright material in your work and study with Federation University. The Copyright Office helps staff and students make best use of material for teaching, studying, researching, and working at Federation University while ensuring the provisions of the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) are complied with.

CSIRO read and publish agreement - Library webinar

Wednesday 28 April 2021

Would you like to publish in CSIRO journals and make your article open access without paying an article processing charge? We now have an agreement with CSIRO which would allow you publish an open access article in one of the nominated journals without attracting a charge. Come along and find out more. When: Thursday May 13, 12:30 pm Where: Online via MS Teams ...

Your Federation Library: Access to collections and spaces

Monday 26 April 2021

Library staff are very pleased to advise that you can now access collections and more areas of the Victorian campus libraries. You can use a great range of learning spaces, receive assistance from InfoPoint staff, and browse and obtain items directly from physical collections. Hand sanitiser and cleaning wipes are available for all to use while on site.

Incites for research benchmarking and analytics - Webinar

Sunday 21 March 2021

It's not too late to register for this 30 minute webinar and become aware of some key bibliometric measures. Get practical advice on using Incites to benchmark and track your research performance, assess collaborations, identify subject matter experts, and more.

Incites for research benchmarking and analytics - Webinar

Monday 8 March 2021

Attend this 30 minute webinar and become aware of some key bibliometric measures. Get practical advice on using Incites to benchmark and track your research performance, assess collaborations, identify subject matter experts, and more.

Auto renewals - you asked, we delivered

Monday 1 March 2021

The Library is pleased to announce that auto renewals are now available to all our borrowers for nearly all types of loans. From the start of Semester 1, most Library items will be automatically renewed up to 20 times.

Mt Helen Library is open

Wednesday 24 February 2021

We are very pleased to welcome students and staff back to our Mt Helen Campus Library. From Thursday 25 February 2021, the Mt Helen Library will open in a COVIDSafe way, from 10:00am – 2:00pm, Monday to Friday.

SMB Library is open

Wednesday 24 February 2021

We are very pleased to welcome students and staff back to our SMB Campus Library. From Thursday 25 February 2021, the SMB Library will open in a COVIDSafe way, from 9:30am – 12:30pm, on Tuesdays and Thurdays.

Berwick Library is open

Tuesday 23 February 2021

We are very pleased to welcome students and staff back to our Berwick Campus Library. From Wednesday 24 February 2021, the Berwick Library will open in a COVIDSafe way, from 10:00am – 2:00pm, Monday to Wednesday.

Gippsland Campus Library is open

Monday 22 February 2021

We are very pleased to welcome students and staff back to our Gippsland Campus Library. From Tuesday 23 February 2021, the Gippsland Library will open in a COVIDSafe way, from 10:00am – 2:00pm, Monday to Friday.

Werrunangity larr Wimmerata: Wimmera Library is open

Monday 22 February 2021

We are very pleased to welcome students and staff back to Werrunangity larr Wimmerata: Wimmera Library. From Tuesday 23 February 2021, the Wimmera Campus Library will open in a COVIDSafe way, from 9.30am – 12:00pm, Monday to Thursday.

Auto renewals - you asked, we delivered

Monday 22 February 2021

The Library is pleased to announce that auto-renewals are now available to all our borrowers for nearly all types of loans. From the start of Semester 1, most Library items will be automatically renewed up to 20 times.

Get Ready for REDI!

Sunday 21 February 2021

Research Events for Development and Information  The REDI Calendar is your new one stop shop for all researcher development training, incorporating session delivered by the Library, Research Services and the Graduate Research School. Researchers can view available sessions and register from the same place. The Calendar will be updated throughout th...

Virtual InfoPoint open

Friday 19 February 2021

The 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 either answer&nb...