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.

Are You Looking After Your Mental Health?

Thursday, 23 December 2010

Maybe you need some inspiration? Then come along and see the “Being Mentally Healthy at UWA” photos that were submitted for the Human Resources photo competition.

These are on display in the Science Library foyer from this week until the end of January 2011. There are some very interesting photos, depicting staff and student representations of being mentally healthy at UWA.

Christmas/New Year closure

Thursday, 23 December 2010

The Library will close at 12.00 noon on Friday 24 December 2010 and reopen on Monday 10 January 2011. For more information about the summer opening hours for all subject libraries, visit our opening hours webpage.

Information Services wishes all UWA staff and students a very Merry Christmas and all the best for the New Year.

Get It shutdown

Tuesday, 21 December 2010

The Library will be closed from 12pm on Friday 24th December, re-opening on Monday 10th January 2011. During this time you may still place Get It requests but they will not be actioned by Library staff until we re-open. If possible, please delay placing Get It requests until this time. Thank you for your consideration.

Library survey - respondents collect $200 vouchers

Tuesday, 16 November 2010

Thanks to all those who took part in the Library’s 2010 survey of students and staff, called LibQUAL. Currently the responses are being analysed and three lucky respondents have each received a $200 Coles Myer Voucher. Everyone wins eventually, as we’ll make improvements to our collections and services based on your suggestions and the information you’ve given us. So thanks again for participating – you’ll hear more about the improvements we’re planning over the next months.

The Library catalogue goes mobile

Tuesday, 19 October 2010

A new mobile-friendly version of the Library catalogue is now available. This version allows you to easily navigate and access the catalogue from the web browser on your smartphone.

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter

Tuesday, 19 October 2010

The UWA Library now has profiles on Facebook and Twitter. We'll be posting updates of what's going on in the Library and around campus, and we'd love to hear from you too!

Solving the Puzzles of the Universe in the Science Library

Monday, 18 October 2010

From Monday 1st November until Friday 12th November, the Science Library foyer will host Solving the Puzzles of the Universe, a display from the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR). The world’s best and brightest minds are working at ICRAR to further our understanding of the Universe. Solving the Puzzles of the Universe highlights the four main areas of research undertaken by ICRAR and their attempts to piece together parts of this puzzle. This display has been created by Science Communication students from the University of Western Australia.

Participate in our LibGuides survey for the chance to win an iTunes voucher

Monday, 18 October 2010

To help us gather feedback on the UWA LibGuides service we are asking students to take a few minutes to participate in a short survey. All completed survey entries will go in the running to win an iTunes voucher.

Thanks to everyone who participated. This survey has now closed.

Reid Library opening at 7.30am during exam period

Monday, 18 October 2010

The Reid Library will open at 7.30am (Monday-Friday) over the study break and examination period, from Monday 1 November until Friday 19 November. To find out the complete examination opening hours for all subject libraries, visit our opening hours webpage.

Exhibition: UWA Science Students' Posters

Monday, 18 October 2010

From Monday 18th October until Wednesday 27th October, the Science Library foyer will host an exhibition of posters discussing the Occupational Safety and Health risks of hazardous substances and nano-particles. The posters have been created by students in the Chemistry in the Workplace and Nanotechnology units run by the School of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences and the Discipline of Science Communication.

Renewal of Reserve items online temporarily unavailable

Tuesday, 7 September 2010

Renewal of reserve items in My Library Loans is temporarily unavailable.  To renew reserve items, please call 6488 1777 for renewals or visit the loans desk in your Library.

Unifi, the new campus-wide wireless network

Wednesday, 1 September 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.

August issue of Library News

Monday, 16 August 2010

The latest  issue of Library News features a special focus on the ongoing recovery of the EDFAA Library since the flood damage. Also included are staffing changes, news from the Science Library, and another Library Treasure from the Scholars' Centre Rare Book collection.

Student Support Services on display in the Science Library

Sunday, 15 August 2010

Over the next two weeks Student Support Services will be showcasing their offerings in the main foyer of the Science Library.

Help us test our web page design and receive a Coles/Myer voucher

Wednesday, 28 July 2010

To help us gather information on how ‘usable' our design is we will be asking you to complete a number of tasks and while completing them, provide verbal feedback. We're testing our design, not your ability to complete the tasks!

EndNote X4 available for Office 2010 users

Tuesday, 20 July 2010

UWA staff and students can now download EndNote X4 (for Windows) from the Software Download site. This new version has been made available for Office 2010 users as EndNote X3 is not compatible with Word 2010.

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Library Orientation Semester 2

Monday, 19 July 2010

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 or Reid 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.

Visit the Library on Open Day

Monday, 12 July 2010

Coming to the UWA Open Day on Sunday 15th August? Visit any one of the seven UWA subject libraries to see what it's like to be a university student (you'll spend a lot of time in the library as a student!).

Extended Library opening hours during exam period

Monday, 7 June 2010

The UWA Library has extended opening hours over the examination period, from Monday 31 May until Friday 19 June. To find out when your Subject Library is open please visit our opening hours webpage.