UNSW Library News

UNSW Library News random header image

Entries Tagged as 'All Library News'

New Trial resource – SpringerMaterials

May 19th, 2015 · No Comments · All Library News, New and Trial Resources, Trial Resources

SpringerMaterials provides access to curated data on 3000+ physical and chemical properties of 250,000+ materials and chemical systems. Data sources currently include the Landolt-Börnstein New Series, the Linus Pauling Files and specialized databases on thermophysical properties, polymer thermodynamics, adsorption isotherms, and 32,000+ substance profiles. Search features including chemical structure search and periodic table search. Contains [...]

[Read more →]

Tags:

New Trial resource – Nearmap

May 11th, 2015 · No Comments · All Library News, New and Trial Resources, Trial Resources

Nearmap‘s database consists of high quality PhotoMaps over Australian cities and towns that are updated monthly. Changes over time can be seen using TimeView on the map page and locations can be seen from the side using the MultiView button on the map page when zooming in to building level detail. The Library is providing [...]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Student Study Lounge now open 24/7

April 16th, 2015 · No Comments · All Library News, Announcements

The student Study Lounge located in the Main Library on Level 2 is now open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  The Study Lounge is monitored by an onsite security guard and access after 10pm is by swipe access only.  Wifi is also available.

[Read more →]

Tags:

New Trial resource – PressPlayer/PressReader

April 14th, 2015 · No Comments · All Library News, New and Trial Resources, Trial Resources

The Library is providing trial access to PressReader until 19th May 2015. Library PressReader provides online access to over 700 newspapers from more than 55 countries, displayed in their original format and accessible by country, language, or title. The PressReader App is available for reading papers on tablet devices (available as part of trial). Set-up [...]

[Read more →]

Tags:

BrowZine trial until 30 April 2015

April 8th, 2015 · No Comments · All Library News

BrowZine delivers thousands of academic journals to your iPad or Android tablet.  BrowZine works by organising the articles found in Open Access and subscription databases, uniting them into complete journals, then arranging these journals on a common newsstand.  The result is an easy and familiar way to browse, read and monitor scholarly journals across the [...]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Theses Digitising Program

March 12th, 2015 · No Comments · All Library News

Unlocking UNSW research and scholarship – Giving UNSW theses a global audience UNSW Library is embarking on an ambitious digitisation program to improve access to some of our print collections which are unique or rare. One of the first collections to be digitised will be the UNSW higher degree theses currently archived in print format [...]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Build your library information skills

January 28th, 2015 · No Comments · All Library News

ELISE is designed to introduce new students to UNSW: Learn how to find, use and evaluate information Learn about academic writing Learn about plagiarism and how to avoid it Learn about services offered on campus Completing the ELISE quiz is mandatory for all commencing UNSW undergraduate students: Complete the quiz by the end of Week [...]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Main Library changes

January 22nd, 2015 · No Comments · All Library News, Announcements

Level 10 will no longer be part of Main Library from mid-February 2015. The exact date will be confirmed soon.

[Read more →]

Tags:

After hours return chute is relocating

August 18th, 2014 · No Comments · All Library News, Announcements

The Main Library’s after hours return chute is relocating from behind the Library to the return chute at the Library’s front entrance on 25 August 2014.  This chute will be open 24/7.  The Library apologises for any inconvenience.

[Read more →]

Tags:

Group study rooms unavailable in Main Library from 1 July 2014 – 30 July 2014

June 19th, 2014 · No Comments · All Library News, Announcements

Due to refurbishments in the Main Library, group study rooms will be unavailable for booking from 1 July 2014 to 30 July 2014 and the weekend of 2 & 3 August 2014.  Periodically, some rooms will still be available for use without booking.  There will be various minor building works in other areas of the Library during [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: