SAI Global International Standards Trial

Sunday, 24 July 2011

Australian and international standards are a fundamental resource in many discipline areas, particularly science, technology and medicine.

Information Services is currently trialling access to international standards via the SAI Global database. In addition to our current subscription to Australian standards, Information Services has provided additional funding during 2011 to trial access to international standards, some of which can be searched and requested via the SAI Global database. This additional funding will be used to cover the cost of the international standards requested.

UWA Motorsport – You design it. You build it. You race it.

Wednesday, 8 June 2011

The UWA Motorsport Team will showcase their cars, and share the experience of internationally representing the university through the exciting venture of motor racing in an exhibition in the Science Library foyer from Wednesday 8th June until Friday 29th July.

Information Services Business Investment Programme News

Monday, 23 May 2011

The Business Investment Programme, addressing the recommendations of the 2010 ITS Review, the Student IT Needs Survey 2010, and Auditor findings concerning risk, business continuity and disaster recovery, is now well underway.

The focus for 2011 projects is the replacement of the university data network plus “Student Mobility”, prioritising those aspects of the programme that will facilitate a much improved student cross-faculty IT experience to coincide with the introduction of New Courses 2012. 

Need more information about your career?

Monday, 16 May 2011

For the next two weeks, the UWA Careers Centre will be showcasing their offerings in the Reid Arts and Business Library (first floor).

Science Library exhibition shows how UWA Engineering students turn dreams into reality

Monday, 18 April 2011

Visit the Dreamfit exhibition in the Science Library Foyer from the 18th April to the 2nd June to see how the Dreamcatcher Program is preparing UWA Engineering students for the future.

Information Services News: April issue

Friday, 15 April 2011

The publication Library News has been renamed Information Services News to reflect the expanded outlook of Information Services. In the April issue you can read about the nine major projects that form the IS Business/Investment Plan; the new Australian National Data Service-funded research initiative; the launch of Unifi; and more.

You can access the April issue from the Information Services News page.

Easter opening hours and Reserve items

Wednesday, 13 April 2011

All libraries will close at their Friday night closing time on Thursday 21 April, and reopen Tuesday 26 April from 10.00am - 6.00pm.  Normal hours will resume on Wednesday 27 April. For more information about the Easter opening hours for all subject libraries, visit our opening hours webpage.

Need more information about your career?

Monday, 11 April 2011

This week the UWA Careers Centre will be showcasing their offerings in the atrium of the Science Library.

Are you a new graduate? Join Convocation to receive 12 Months Free Library Membership

Friday, 1 April 2011

New UWA graduates who join Convocation (UWA Graduates Association) for $27.50 are eligible to apply for 12 months free library membership with borrowing rights and online access to selected journals. Applicants need to apply for library membership within the same calendar year as graduation from UWA.

For more information, visit our Alumni and Friends webpage.

SPE UWA on display in the Science Library

Wednesday, 30 March 2011

This semester SPE UWA will be holding an exhibition in the Science Library Foyer from the 29th of March to the 8th of April; where you can find out about key events, such as the Graduate Networking Event and Quiz Night.

Unifi officially launched

Tuesday, 22 March 2011

Unifi, the new University wireless network, was officially launched by the Vice-Chancellor, Alan Robson, on March 9th at the Science Library.

Suggestions or Comments?

Monday, 21 March 2011

Is there something you’d like to tell us? Share your views at our Information Services Suggestions page.

Information Services Link Week Competition

Monday, 14 March 2011

Visit the Information Services stall at the Link Week Expo or any of the subject libraries during Link Week (14th – 18th March 2011) and ask a question or leave a comment to go in the running to win a $100 iTunes voucher. Competition entry forms can be collected from the subject library Inquiry desks or the SISO office.

*This is a Link Week promotion for first year students only.

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Laptops for Loan

Thursday, 10 March 2011

The Medical and Dental Library now has laptops available for loan to UWA students and staff members, for use within the library building.

Referencing solutions

Wednesday, 9 March 2011

All UWA staff and students have access to the EndNote reference management software. You can either install it on your own computer or use it on the Internet via EndNote Web. Use EndNote to manage your references and format reference lists to any output style with one click of a mouse.  Learn how by using the Teach Yourself files on the EndNote LibGuide or come to a Library Training session.

Changes to Library fines and penalties

Friday, 25 February 2011

We’ve made some changes to Library fines and penalties to encourage equitable access to resources for all borrowers.

Library Orientation in 2011

Monday, 21 February 2011

The UWA Library will be running several programs over the coming weeks to welcome new students and staff to the University. Formal tours of the Science Library and Reid Arts and Business Library buildings will be running in the first week of semester and other subject libraries are also keen to welcome you. To find out more, check out the Library's orientation page or contact your subject library.

OneSearch : a new way to search to the Library catalogue and more

Thursday, 10 February 2011

OneSearch, the Library’s new search tool, will go live on Monday February 14.
OneSearch will provide users with a new way of searching the Library’s collections and will retrieve search results quicker than ever before.

Colour printing now available in the Reid Arts and Business Library

Monday, 17 January 2011

A4 colour printing is now available in the Reid Arts and Business Library at a cost of 50 cents per page. The printer is located on the first floor. Colour printers are also located in the Science Library, Medical and Dental Library and EDFAA Library (currently located in the Reid Arts and Business Library). A3 colour printing is available at UniPrint.

Unifi now available for staff

Friday, 24 December 2010

A next generation wireless network called Unifi is being rolled out across campus to replace the existing SNAP wireless. Unifi is available in all areas with SNAP coverage. Work is in progress to extend wireless coverage to other areas over the coming months.