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Closing this week - Grants available for academic authors in open textbook publishing

Tuesday 7 February 2023

Open textbooks help bring equity and access to education and align with the University’s Living Values of Inclusion, Innovation, Excellence, Empowerment, and Collaboration.   Grants of up to $4500 are available for the development of open educational texts through the 

Libkey and Browzine -Library

Tuesday 31 January 2023

After a trial of ThirdIron products last year and with positive feedback received, the library has now enabled ongoing access to LibKey and Browzine. These products are designed to enhance the user experience to online library resources.

Still open - Grants available for academic authors in open textbook publishing

Monday 30 January 2023

Open textbooks help bring equity and access to education and align with the University’s Living Values of Inclusion, Innovation, Excellence, Empowerment, and Collaboration.   Grants of up to $4500 are available for the development of open educational texts through the 

Reminder: Important changes required for linking to library resources

Monday 23 January 2023

ITS and the Library have implemented changes to the authentication for electronic resources. EZproxy links are no longer supported since 30th November 2022 . EZproxy authentication has ceased linking to online resources.  

TAFE computer skills classes for 2023

Sunday 22 January 2023

TAFE teachers: Planning your class schedules for this year? Consider booking your TAFE computer skills classes with the library for 2023 now. We recommend these classes early in the teaching period (around week 3 is ideal) to help students get connected to Federation University information and systems. Classes can be tailored to suit the needs of your students ...

Grants available for academic authors in open textbook publishing 

Thursday 12 January 2023

Now with the correct links! Open textbooks help bring equity and access to education and align with the University’s Living Values of Inclusion, Innovation, Excellence, Empowerment, and Collaboration.   Grants of up to $4500 are available for the development of open educational texts through the

Grants available for academic authors in open textbook publishing

Wednesday 11 January 2023

Open textbooks help bring equity and access to education and align with the University’s Living Values of Inclusion, Innovation, Excellence, Empowerment, and Collaboration.   Grants of up to $4500 are available for the development of open educational texts through the CAUL Open Textb...

Changed InfoPoint and Victorian libraries opening hours, 3-16 January 2023

Monday 2 January 2023

Please note there will be some changes to Victorian campus InfoPoint and Library opening hours between 3rd and 16th January 2023, to allow staff to take leave. - Werrunangity larr Wimmerata: Wimmera Campus Library will be closed from Thursday 22nd December and will reopen on Monday 16th January 2023 - SMB Library will be closed from Thursday 22nd December and will reopen on Mon...

Changed InfoPoint and Victorian libraries opening hours, December 2022 - January 2023

Tuesday 20 December 2022

Please note there will be some changes to Victorian campus InfoPoint and Library opening hours and the Online InfoPoint service on Thursday 22nd and Friday 23rd December 2022, to allow staff to take leave.

Reminder: Important changes required for linking to library resources

Thursday 8 December 2022

Reminder: Important changes required for linking to library resources  ITS and the Library have implemented changes to the authentication for electronic resources. OpenAthens is the supported authentication method. From December 2022, the Library will no longer support EZproxy links to Library resources. Any links containing E...

Last call - Research Writing Retreat, applications close December 11

Wednesday 7 December 2022

Do you really need to be working on that article / book chapter / thesis?   Can’t find the time or headspace?  This two-day writing retreat may be just what you are looking for. With day attendance or residential options, this is a great way to progress that writing project and kick-start a writing habit.  Inclusions:  &midd...

Research Writing Retreat - applications close December 11

Sunday 4 December 2022

Do you really need to be working on that article / book chapter / thesis?   Can’t find the time or headspace?  This two-day writing retreat may be just what you are looking for. With day attendance or residential options, this is a great way to progress that writing project and kick-start a writing habit.  Inclusions: 

TAFE computer skills classes for 2023

Wednesday 30 November 2022

TAFE teachers planning your class scedules for next year? Consider booking your TAFE computer skills classes with the library now for 2023. We recommend these classes early in the semester (arround week 3 is ideal) to help students get connected to Federation University information and systems. Classes can be tailored to suit the needs of your students and&n...

Changed InfoPoint and Victorian libraries opening hours, 29 Nov - 1 Dec 2022

Tuesday 29 November 2022

Due to a staff planning meeting, there will be some changes to Victorian campus InfoPoint and Library opening hours and the Online InfoPoint service over the week beginning 28 November 2022. - Werrunangity larr Wimmerata: Wimmera Campus Library will be closed on Tuesday 29th and Wednesday 30th November and will reopen at 1:00pm on Thursday 1st December - SMB Library will be clo...

Research Writing Retreat

Sunday 27 November 2022

Do you really need to be working on that article / book chapter / thesis?   Can’t find the time or headspace?  This two-day writing retreat may be just what you are looking for. With day attendance or residential options, this is a great way to progress that writing project and kick-start a writing habit.  Inclusions: 

Reminder: Important changes required for linking to library resources

Sunday 13 November 2022

Reminder: 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 l...

Library - ThirdIron trial

Monday 7 November 2022

During November the Library will be trialling ThirdIron products, LibKey and Browzine.  These products are designed to enhance the user experience to online library resources. LibKey works with library databases to connect users directly to the full text PDF of an article. While searching QuickSearch during the trial you may come across LibKey linki...

Library Client Survey - The results are in!

Friday 4 November 2022

Results have been received for the recent Library Client Survey: - There were 1120 responses from across the University community, including all campuses and partner providers and across the Institutes and Research Centres. - We received a weighted total score of 83.3% and an overall satisfaction score of 5.95 (/7.00). These results place us squarely within the top 25% as be...

Library webinar: Journal impact factors

Monday 31 October 2022

This library webinar examines journal impact factors, looking at which are relevant and how can you make them work for you. 12pm Thursday, 3 November 3 Online via MSTeams Register now or browse this and other offerings in the

Webinar: Finding Open Data for your research

Monday 24 October 2022

As part of the Library's suite of webinars for International Open Access Week we are pleased to share information on 'Finding Open Data For Your Research'.

Open Access Week - Library events

Thursday 20 October 2022

Welcome to Open Access Week! To celebrate all things open, the Library will be hosting a number of events, Publishing Open Access - free options, Webinar What are the options for making your work Open Access without paying an Article Processing Charge? This session will introduce you to the read and publish agreements that Federation University is engage...

Celebrate Open Access Week with the Library

Wednesday 19 October 2022

In celebration of Open Access Week the Library will be hosting a number of events,  Publishing Open Access - free options, Webinar What are the options for making your work Open Access without paying an Article Processing Charge? This session will introduce you to the read and publish agreements that Federation University is engaged in and the "Gre...

Journal impact factors - Webinar

Wednesday 19 October 2022

This library webinar examines journal impact factors, looking at which are relevant and how can you make them work for you. 12pm Thursday, 3 November Online via MSTeams Register now or browse this and other offerings in the

15-minute Library webinar - SAGE research methods

Monday 17 October 2022

Last chance to sign up to a 15-minute introductory webinar to the SAGE research methods database presented by the Library this Thursday at 12 noon.  A short introduction to the wide range of resources available on the SAGE research methods database. This resource is valuable for HDRs, supervisors and those publishing outside of their regular fields of expertise.&nb...

Reminder: Important changes required for linking to library resources 

Wednesday 5 October 2022

Reminder: 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 30 November 2022 EZproxy authentication will cease linking to online resources. Any links containing EZproxy in the url ...

Academic Integrity CoP : this Friday 2pm

Tuesday 4 October 2022

Join us to discuss Academic Integrity in a Community of Practice at Federation this coming Friday 4th October at 2pm, including invited presenters:  Assoc Prof Elisa Zentveld providing background and context to the revised Academic Integrity Policy and Academic Misconduct Procedure; and&nb...

Library webinars: Writing reviews parts F and G

Monday 3 October 2022

The Library is running the final two webinars on conducting reviews. Literature reviews part F: Writing the literature review. Thursday October 6, 12:00-12:30 Finding the "eye of the storm": How to write up a literature, scoping or systematic review article. Literature reviews part G: Useful online tools for reviews.

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...