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Watch the new UNSW Library videos online

February 26th, 2014 · No Comments · All Library News

Welcome to the UNSW Library.  The library buildings can be found at multiple locations, but our biggest location is online.  These new videos are designed to help you start finding what you need for your assignments, and navigate our services. Get Started. This whirlwind tour tells you all you need to know to get started [...]

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New room booking system

October 17th, 2013 · No Comments · All Library News, Announcements

The Library has upgraded our study room and media booth booking system.  We’ve made it easier for you to reserve a room online and from your mobile device. If you want to reserve a room for any date after 3 November 2013 please use this link Under the new system, you are able to reserve up to 2 x 1-hour bookings per [...]

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Extended hours for COFA Library

September 17th, 2013 · No Comments · All Library News, Announcements

The UNSW College of Fine Arts Library is trialling extended weekday opening hours.  From Monday 30 September 2013  to Friday 22 November 2013, COFA Library will be open from 8.00am to 8.30pm Monday to Friday, with Library staff available to assist between 8.00am and 7.00pm each day.  Saturday opening hours remain unchanged.  Please check the UNSW Library website for a complete [...]

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Library systems outage

September 16th, 2013 · No Comments · All Library News, Announcements, Status Reports - Online Resources

We have received a number of reports that we are currently experiencing intermittent outages with Library systems. The Library is working closely with University IT to solve the problems with systems that are preventing access to resources and services.  Updates on progress will be available via the Library’s website: http://www.library.unsw.edu.au/ Last updated: 17th September 2013 [...]

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UNSW Library highlights Streaming Video Month 2013

May 3rd, 2013 · No Comments · All Library News, Announcements

Did you know that you can watch films, news and other videos at anytime and wherever you are? Visit the UNSW Library website to explore our streaming video collections. All throughout May, UNSW Library’s social media will be celebrating “Streaming Video Month“, highlighting new and noteworthy videos that all UNSW staff and students can watch [...]

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Systems Upgrade: Sirius

April 11th, 2013 · No Comments · All Library News

Due to system upgrades from 1 July 2013, Sirius will no longer be available.  Its core functionality is available through UNSW Library’s other systems - SearchFirst, (known as  SearchGateway at UNSW Canberra), Find Databases and MyLibrary.   All individual items that Sirius users have saved  in the Sirius e-shelf will be migrated to the SearchFirst e-shelf.  However, lists of journals, [...]

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Boost your knowledge with ELISE

April 10th, 2013 · No Comments · All Library News, Announcements

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 [...]

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Find your way with UNSW Library

February 27th, 2013 · No Comments · All Library News, Announcements

Feeling lost? Find your way with UNSW Library by taking a self-guided library tour online. Take an online tour of the Main Library and Law Library at Kensington, and COFA Library at Paddington. Each tour will identify library services, collections and other student facilities, showing you where to go for printing, copying & scanning, booking [...]

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Connect with UNSW Library Giveaway

February 25th, 2013 · No Comments · All Library News, Announcements

Connect with UNSW Library for your chance to win one of three $30 iTunes Vouchers. Simply: like us Facebook follow us on Twitter before the end of Week 3 to go into the draw to win. Terms and Conditions You must be a current UNSW student or staff member with a valid z-number to enter. [...]

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SearchFirst new default Library search

February 24th, 2012 · No Comments · All Library News, Announcements

SearchFirst is now the default search on the Library homepage.  SearchFirst links to more electronic journal articles and e-books than the Catalogue view. The Catalogue option is still available. All items available through the Catalogue, High Use Collection and UNSWorks are accessible via SearchFirst.

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