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A copyright guide for course teaching materials

Wednesday 12 February 2020

You can make use of loads of great content available through the Library and online in your course without infringing copyright.  There are some simple guidelines to follow that we outline in the attached summary tool - Delivering Teaching Materials: a quick copyright guide.  Also, you can submit requests for content to be digitised by the 

Updating your Moodle shell for Semester 1? The Library can help

Sunday 9 February 2020

Now that you have your Moodle shells up and running for Semester 1, it's time to collate your readings for your course and send them through to Course Readings or fill in the Course Readings Submission Form.  We ca...

Library Planning Day - 5 Feb 2020 - All libraries open

Monday 3 February 2020

All Library staff will be participating in an important Library Planning Day at RMIT University, Melbourne on Wednesday 5 February 2020. All libraries will be open on the day for their usual summer hours  with library services delivered by trained casual staff.   While the mai...

SMB library: temporary closure

Sunday 2 February 2020

The main area of the SMB library will be closed from 2pm on Monday 2 February. The the after-hours space will be available from 2-5pm, accessible using swipe-card access via the entrance on the west side.

BONUS+ catalogue outage on Tuesday 4 February

Friday 31 January 2020

The BONUS+ catalogue will be unavailable for approx. two hours from 7:30am on Tuesday 4 February to enable the domain name to be changed by the host, CAVAL. When the outage is completed the BONUS+ catalogue can be reached at https://bonus.caval.edu.au We apologise for any inconvenience during this short period. ...

Teaching staff- How the Library can help you get ready for Semester 1

Tuesday 28 January 2020

Course Readings is a tool in Moodle which provides one centralised place for your students to access readings. Using the Library's Course Readings service ensures copyright compliance, helps maintain durability of links for student access, and offers a professional standardised view for your students. The readings can be viewed in one list or added to a week, a topic, or a book th...

Teaching staff - time to think about new scanned copies of readings

Sunday 12 January 2020

Now is the time to start requesting any new scanned copies of book chapters or journal articles to be made available on Moodle through the Library's Course Readings service.  Scans of copyright material available to students on Moodle must go via this central system to ensure they comply with the terms of a Statutory Licence granting the University permiss...

Library opening hours

Friday 20 December 2019

Campus libraries continue their services through to 5pm, Tue 24 December with staff on hand to assist. At Wimmera Campus Library - Werrunangity larr Wimmerata, the Library computer room can be readily accessed from the Level 1 corridor. 

Library HDR webinars

Monday 18 November 2019

The Library is pleased to announce a fortnight of short webinars for HDRs, commencing 25 November, through to 6 December. Find out more and then register for one or more of these webinars through the following link https://federation-edu-au.libcal.com/calendar/classes     ...

Times Higher Education now available online

Monday 4 November 2019

The Library has arranged an institutional subscription to Times Higher Education. This subscription is a little different to most others, in that once a user is on the site, they are required to create their own account to access all articles and features of the publication.

Health and Safety Month - SafetyHub

Thursday 17 October 2019

October is Health and Safety Month, so it’s a good time to remind everyone that the University subscribes to SafetyHub, a highly informative video database covering a wide range of occupational safety topics such as behavioural safety, falls and heights, first aid and welfare, forklifts and cranes, hazardous environments, office safety and personal protection.

The Age and AFR now available online

Tuesday 8 October 2019

The Library has negotiated a subscription to a database that contains the newspapers The Age, Financial Review and the Sydney Morning Herald. The papers are displayed on screen as they would look physically, and are searchable via keyword.

New login process to access Federation My Library account

Tuesday 8 October 2019

From early October 2019, the Library is implementing a new login process to access the ‘My Library’ account for all Federation students, staff, associates and alumni. Library users will need to enter their Federation username and password* at the ‘My Library’ account page:  https://library.feder...

Library opening hours on Google

Thursday 19 September 2019

Please note that there is a problem with the Library staffed opening hours displayed on Google. We are working to rectify this; however, please refer to the Library website for accurate opening hours. As a summary, during teaching weeks the campus libraries are open as follows:

Support the Indigenous Literacy Foundation

Wednesday 4 September 2019

Our campus Libraries are hosting the Great Book Swap once again this year, to raise money for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation. Date: 2-6 September 2018 Place: Berwick, Gippsland, Mt Helen and SMB Libraries Wanted: Donate your good quality, second-hand, pre-loved books to any campus Library. All genres w...

Wimmera library: temporary closure

Thursday 11 July 2019

Please be advised that staff from the Wimmera Library will be attending training on Monday 15 July. The PC lab will be available all day, accessible from the door in the corridor. The main library will reopen at 8.45am on Tuesday 16 July. The Mt Helen, SMB, Gippsland and Berwick libraries will be open as usual that day. Assistance will also be available via phone ...

Copyright guide to delivering teaching materials

Tuesday 25 June 2019

You can make use of loads of great content available through the Library and online in your course without infringing copyright.  There are some simple guidelines to follow that we outline in the attached summary tool - Delivering Teaching Materials: a quick copyright guide.  Also, you can submit requests for content to be digitised by the 

Library research webinar - FedUni.figshare

Thursday 20 June 2019

Join our webinar on Friday to find out how FedUni.Figshare can work for you. 1pm FedUni.figshare – Make your research data findable, shareable and citeable with FedUni.figshare. An internationally used platform, which has the added benefit of being easy-to-use. (30 mins) This and other webinars for researchers will be held in the Libra...

Library research webinar - Research data management

Wednesday 19 June 2019

Thursday’s research webinar is on research data management 10 am Research Data Management – Your research data is valuable, to the university and potentially other researchers. This session discusses policies, good practice and storage advice for your research data. (30 mins) This and other webinars for researchers will be held i...

The Age, AFR and SMH available online via the Library

Tuesday 18 June 2019

The Library has negotiated a subscription to a database that contains the newspapers The Age, Financial Review and the Sydney Morning Herald. The papers are displayed on screen as they would look physically, and are searchable via keyword.

Library research webinar - ORCiD

Tuesday 18 June 2019

Next up in the library’s series of research webinars is ORCiD on Wednesday 19 June 2pm ORCiD – Chances are, your name is not unique. Register with ORCiD to get a unique ID number to ensure you’re properly credited with your published research. Curious? Click here to see how many people in the US ...

Library research webinars - Advanced Searching and Research Methodology

Monday 17 June 2019

The Research webinar series continues on Tuesday with our Advanced Searching and Research Methodology workshops 10 am Advanced Searching – Discover how proximity (adjacency) operators can improve your database searching, and how to mix controlled subject headings with free text searching. (30 mins) 2 pm Research Methodology

Library research webinar - Impact Tracker

Thursday 13 June 2019

The Research webinar series will kick off on Monday with our Impact Tracker workshop at 11 am 11 am Impact Tracker – Keep track of the buzz generated by your research. Tweets, articles, presentations and more are proof of how the public, industry or government are engaging with your research. Using Impact Tracker will give you a head start befor...

Library - webinars for researchers

Friday 7 June 2019

The FedUni Library is pleased to offer a two week series of short webinars for Researchers. Monday 17 June 11 am Impact Tracker – Keep track of the buzz generated by your research. Tweets, articles, presentations and more are proof of how the public, industry or government are engaging with your research. Using...

Wimmera library: semester break opening hours

Friday 12 April 2019

Please be advised that the Wimmera Library will have changed staffed opening hours for the week commencing 15 April. The hours will be as follows: - Monday 15 April: closed - Tuesday 16 April: open 12 (midday) - 5:00pm - Wednesday 17 April: open 9:00am - 2:00pm - Thursday 18 April" closed - Friday 19 April: closed (Good Friday public holiday)

FedUni Library catalogue outage on Friday 29 March

Wednesday 27 March 2019

Due to scheduled system maintenance, the FedUni Library catalogue will be unavailable on Friday 29 March from 4:30am - 8:30am. Access to QuickSearch will not be affected.

The Age, Financial Review and SMH available online via the Library

Thursday 7 March 2019

The Library has negotiated a subscription to a database that contains the newspapers The Age, Financial Review and the Sydney Morning Herald. The papers are displayed on screen as they would look physically, and are searchable via keyword.

Are you recommending Library ebooks to your students?

Thursday 7 March 2019

With the beginning of first semester, the Library would like to remind academic staff that if they are using an ebook available via the Library as a recommended information source, to please let the Library know, either at a service point, or via acquisitions@federation.edu.au

Using Course Readings - did you know? #1

Friday 1 March 2019

Course Readings has two ways your students can access the reading in Moodle: Through the Course Readings tool you add as an activity which shows all the readings; and through links you place throughout the course from the editing toolbar to specific readings. Wherever you see the editing toolbar, look for the Course Readings icon, and place a lin...

Library opening hours for Semester 1, 2019

Friday 22 February 2019

Following an extensive analysis of student inquiries and use of spaces throughout 2018, the Library is implementing some changes to Library Opening Hours for 2019. In response to student feedback, we are time-shifting our staffed Library hours to open earlier at some sites and to extend weekend openings. While our staffed spaces will close earlier, our popular after hours spaces ...