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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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Library app & Library directory

February 22nd, 2012 · No Comments · All Library News, Announcements

  The UNSW Library mobile app allows you to search for ebooks, online journal articles and the High Use Collection along with books, journals, CDs and other items.  You can also access subject guides, check our opening hours and log into myLibrary.  We’ve also set up links to Library news, our New Books list our list [...]

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UNSW Freehills Law Library reopens 20 February 2012

February 14th, 2012 · No Comments · All Library News, Announcements

UNSW Freehills Law Library will reopen on Monday 20 February 2012 and resume regular opening hours. The newly refurbished facility features an additional 248 seats including 2 new study lounges.  In addition, the entrance has been relocated to the ground floor where clients can seek assistance from library staff at the new Help Zone.  Materials [...]

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No more fines for standard loans

November 23rd, 2011 · No Comments · All Library News, Announcements

From 17 November, 2011 UNSW Library fines changed. Fines no longer apply for standard loans.  Overdue items need to be returned before you can borrow or renew other items. All fines accrued prior to this date will still need to be paid. Fines will still apply for some items. Visit the Library website for more information [...]

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