In an effort to provide concentrated support when you need it most and to simplify our hours across our sites, the Library is proposing changes to our desk hours and opening hours starting Semester 1, 2020.
The proposed changes include the following across our sites:
Changes to Desk Hours
Fisher and Law libraries are open 24/7 (for those of you who
like to study late!). Statistics tell us that 94% of our enquiries are received
between 8am-8pm, so we are proposing a change to when our information desks are
Changes to Library Opening Hours:
To simplify our opening hours across our other Library
sites, we are proposing to change when libraries are open at the following
Changes to Chat Now hours
Chat Now is a great way to chat live with a Library staff member for instant support. From Semester 1, 2020 we are proposing to extend our ChatNow service hours to the following:
What do you think
about these changes? We want to hear from you!
1. You can borrow a truckload of books at any
Did you know you can borrow as many books as you like for up to a whole year?
2. Dodge those fines by returning recalled items
If someone else wants the book you have borrowed,
you must return it within 7 days. This is called a recall. That’s
why it’s a smart idea to return all your books if you’re planning on going away
for more than a week. If you don’t – hefty fines can apply! So make sure you keep
an eye on your email (and your spam) We’ll let you know if your book has been
You can also log into “My Account” to keep a track of all the items you’ve borrowed.
The Library’s Quick Bite program – a series of short, sharp presentations targeted at Higher Degree Research students and Early Career Researchers – is back and better than ever! Register for our first offering below and keep your eyes peeled for upcoming Quick Bites throughout Semester 2:
Kick starting collaborative research partnerships in the humanities, arts and social sciences
Interested in translating your academic research into real world social impact? Have a potential research partner in mind but unsure of how to forge a research collaboration?
Coinciding with Innovation Week, this Quick Bite will outline tips, tools and strategies to help you navigate the world of research partnerships.
Higher Degree Research students and Early Career Researchers
Emma Petherbridge, Academic Liaison Librarian, University Library
Anna Noonan, Business Development Manager, Commercial Development & Industry Partnerships
This presentation will be recorded. Slides will be uploaded to the Library’s Quick Bites You Tube playlist approximately one week after the event.
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