News and events


LLC pursues the transformation of its learning spacesLLC pursues the transformation of its learning spaces

19 December 2016

As part of the campus’ continuous efforts to improve the
student experience and learning spaces,I am pleased
to announce that the Library is about to pursue its transformation at Level 1,
with the expansion of LLC Training Room and
the ‘repurposing’ of two study areas in the Learning Commons:


One Week Outage to High Performance Computing and Research Data ServicesOne Week Outage to High Performance Computing and Research Data Services

16 December 2016

From Saturday 14 January to Sunday 22 January 2017, there will be a
complete outage of all eResearch infrastructure. Monash University
is establishing a modern environment for future research computing needs.


Copyright noticeCopyright notice

9 December 2016

Photocopy/scanning services are strictly offered for individual academic use only.


Search system upgrade 13 - 20 December 2016Scheduled maintenance work at MUM IT DATACENTRE 10 - 11 December 2016

6 December 2016 

ITS will carry out a scheduled maintenance at the Monash Malaysia Datacentre from
Saturday 10 December 2016 at 01:00pm to Sunday 11 December 2016 at 01:00pm.


Search system upgrade 13 - 20 December 2016Search system upgrade 13 - 20 December 2016

30 November 2016 

Search will be offline on Tuesday 13 December from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
for scheduled system maintenance.


Electronic Resources & Web Services interruptions in NovemberElectronic Resources & Web Services interruptions in November

8 November 2016 

There will be works carried out on servers that host the services requiring
a few hours of downtime and service interruptions.​


Additional Reserve Collection loan option​​Additional Reserve Collection loan option

21 October 2016 

In addition to the Reserve 4-hour and 7-day loan, we are pleased to inform
that you may now borrow Reserve items for 3 days.​


Extended library hours, 24 October - 16 November 2016​​Extended library hours, 24 October - 16 November 2016

21 October 2016 

With SWOT vacation and exams around the corner, the Library and Learning Commons will extend its opening hours from 24 October - 16 November 2016.​


3 News Databases on trial until 31.10.2016​​3 News Databases on trial until 31.10.2016​​

14 October 2016 

The Financial Review, The Sydney Herald and The Age ​are available on the ​
Database Trials webpage.​


AgeLine ​Gerontology database now on trial!​AgeLine ​Gerontology database now on trial!​

14 October 2016 

Ageline​ is​ a premier source of Social Gerontology literature focusing on​
content related to ​aging and the ​over ​50 ​population​. The AgeLine trial is
available at the​ trials database guide webpage until 12 November 2016.


Research Skill Development (RSD) Workshop, 28 September 2016Research Skill Development (RSD) Workshop,
28 September 2016

12 October 2016 

As part of the campus education strategy to adopt and implement the
research skill development (RSD) in Malaysia, the Library and Learning
Commons, jointly with MUA Library and the Learning Skills Unit held a
“Working with the Research Skill Development framework“ workshop on
28 September 2016.


New trial database : euobserverNew trial database : euobserver

7 October 2016 

The euobserver is an independent online newspaper established in Brussels
in August 2000. The trial content is available until Friday November 4th, 2016.


Three online interactive tools, two workshops, one goalLibrary Strategic Retreat, 18 September 2016

29 September 2016 

On 18 September 2016, LLC professional staff participated in the Library’s annual Strategic Planning Retreat.


Three online interactive tools, two workshops, one goalThree online interactive tools, two workshops, one goal

28 September 2016 

On 22-23 September 2016, two peer learning sessions on how to utilise Prezi, a zooming presentation tool, and how to flip a classroom with interactive online tools (Nearpod and Kahoot!) were conducted for Library and Learning Commons staff across departments.

 

 


New Journal Subscription! GerontechnologyNew Journal Subscription! Gerontechnology

19 September 2016 

GERONTECHNOLOGY, the Official Journal of the International Society for
Gerontechnology, provides a platform for reporting original research and
review papers in view of designing technological environments for the life,
leisure and work activities of the ageing.


Search system upgrade 25-29 September 2016Search system upgrade 25-29 September 2016

19 September 2016

Search will be offline on Sunday 25 September from 7:00pm to 9:00pm for
scheduled system maintenance. It may then be slow to operate at times until
Thursday 29 September. If you need any assistance please visit the
library service point.


Spotlight: Library staff visit Clayton campusSpotlight: Library staff visit Clayton campus

8 September 2016

Last week, Clayton campus was proud to host three visitors from Monash University Malaysia. Sara Kuhn, Sossamma George, and Purush Karu.


Browse Monash e-Journals with BrowZine mobile - on trial nowBrowse Monash e-Journals with BrowZine mobile - on trial now!

3 August 2016

BrowZine allows you to browse all Monash scholarly e-journals in one simple
platform available on the web from a desktop or laptop computer, or
from the app available on iPhone and Android smartphones.


APA Style CENTRAL now on trial until 17 August 2016APA Style CENTRAL now on trial until 17 August 2016!

27 July 2016

APA Style CENTRAL has been developed for academic institutions by the
American Psychological Association, the creator of, and authority on, APA Style.
The trial is available from the Databases by Subject: Trial databases page
until 17.08.2016


Library Database Training classesLibrary Database Training classes – register today!

19 July 2016

Database training classes, geared for undergraduate students, are being
taught by School-specific Liaison Librarians this Semester 02, 2016!
See the schedule and register now.


History of Mass TourismHistory of Mass Tourism on trial until 09 August 2016

13 July 2016

The History of Mass Tourism database collection provides a detailed look
at the evolution of European and American working class tourism. The trial is
available from the Databases by Subject: Trial databases page until 09.08.2016.


StatistaStatista

13 July 2016

We now have subscription access to Statista, an online statistics portal that
provides quantitative data from market and opinion research institutions and
business organisations, as well as from government sources.


IET.tvYour access to IET.tv is now available

12 July 2016

We are pleased to announce the availability of IET.tv


psyctherapyPsycTHERAPY

4 July 2016

PsycTHERAPY - an exciting new database!


LGBTQ History and Culture since 1940 Archive‘LGBTQ History and Culture since 1940 Archive’ trial until 30 June

8 June 2016

The trial for ‘LGBTQ History and Culture since 1940 Archive’ is now accessible
from the Databases by Subject: Trial databases page until 30.06.2016.


Goodbye Manual Renewals, Hello Auto Renewals!Goodbye Manual Renewals, Hello Auto Renewals!

27 May 2016

Automatic loan renewals are now in place where all items, are automatically
renewed up to 4 times. With this change, there is no need for your manual
renewal of loan items in your My Loans user account in Search.


Engineering Case Studies Online - On trial until 30 JuneEngineering Case Studies Online - On trial until 30 June

24 May 2016

Engineering Case Studies Online (Alexander Street Press) trials are available from the library guides webpage until 30.06.2016.

 

 

 


Extended Library hours, 30 May - 24 June 2016Extended Library hours, 30 May - 24 June 2016

23 May 2016

With SWOT vacation and exams just around the corner, the Library and Learning Commons will extend its opening hours from 30 May - 24 June 2016.


Statista: The Statistics Portal on Trial until 30 May 2016Statista: The Statistics Portal on Trial until 30 May 2016

16 May 2016

Statistaaggregates the most important statistics and studies from market
researchers, organizations, specialist publications, as well as from government
sources: the ideal platform to kick-start your research. The trial is available
on the library guides webpage until 30 May 2016


Lisa Smith's talk on Smart Libraries and MOOCsLisa Smith's talk on "Smart Libraries and MOOCs"

16 May 2016

On 10 May 2016, the Library and Learning Commons sponsored a presentation by Lisa Smith, Director, Education at Monash University Australia on “Smart Libraries, Smart Users, Smarter Societies: How Monash University Library is building staff and learner capability through skill development and MOOCs”.

 


Cathrine Harboe-Ree’s talk on Research InfrastructureCathrine Harboe-Ree’s talk on “Research Infrastructure”

13 May 2016

On 11 May 2016, the Library and Learning Commons, in collaboration with Campus Research Management, sponsored and organised a talk by Cathrine Harboe-Ree, University Librarian at Monash University Australia on “Research Engagement'.

 

 


EBSCOhost's Global Patents & Thomson Reuter's Thomson Innovations - On trial until 25 MayEBSCOhost's Global Patents & Thomson Reuter's Thomson Innovation 

11 May 2016

Global Patents trial is available from the library guides webpage until 25.05.2016. No trial date provided by vendor for Thomson Innovation

 


Hong Kong University Library Leadership Institute 2016Hong Kong University Library Leadership Institute 2016

10 May 2016

From 22 to 26 April 2016, over 50 Librarians and Library Leaders from
Hong Kong, China, Malaysia, the Philippines, Indonesia, Korea, Taiwan,
Singapore, the United States and Australia convened in Kuala Lumpur
at the 14th Annual HKU Library Leadership Institute.


Increase in Auto-RenewalsIncrease in Auto-Renewals

6 May 2016

All items, except reserve collection and those requested by other users
are automatically renewed up to 4 times.


Library Purchase Request Form now online!Library "Purchase Request Form" now online!

4 May 2016

You can now submit your purchase request conveniently through our
online Purchase Request Form.


Renewing your Sunway University library membershipRenewing your Sunway University library membership

29 April 2016

If your reciprocal membership at Sunway University Library expires,
you will not be able to enter the Sunway University Library until your
membership is renewed.


Asian Film Online Vol. I & II on Trial until 22 MayAsian Film Online Vol. I & II on Trial until 22 May

28 April 2016

Asian Film Online (Alexander Street Press) offers a view of Asian culture
as seen through the lens of the independent Asian filmmaker. Asian Film Online Vol. I & II trial is available from the library guides webpage until
22.05.2016


Secret Files from World Wars to Cold War’ U.K. National Archives on Trial until 04 June‘Secret Files from World Wars to Cold War’ U.K. National Archives on Trial until 04 June

22 April 2016

Spanning four key twentieth-century conflicts, with a spotlight on the Second World War, ‘Secret Files from World Wars to Cold War’ provides access to British government secret intelligence and foreign policy files
from 1873 to 1953.


Index Islamicus on Trial now via Brill Online until 04 MayIndex Islamicus on Trial now via Brill Online until 04 May

19 April 2016

Index Islamicus is THE international classified bibliography of publications in European languages on all aspects of Islam and the Muslim world from 1906 onwards until present day.


Library and Learning Commons Expansion Opens!Library and Learning Commons Expansion Opens!

11 April 2016

After several months of intensive transformation and renovation, the Library expansion opened its doors on 11 April 2016.


Search disruptions 9 April 2016Search disruptions 9 April 2016

7 April 2016

We have been advised that there may be disruptions to Search on Saturday
midnight 9th April and is expected to end at 4am. Please expect intermittent
connection outages while using Search during this period.


eDuke Scholarly Books Database on Trial until 05.05.2016eDuke Scholarly Books Database on Trial until 05.05.2016

28 March 2016

Housing essential e-book contributions from Duke University Press, the
e-Duke Books Scholarly Collection includes around 100 new electronic books.
The collection is available from the library guides webpage until 05.05.2016


Film Platform’s streaming videos on trial now until 31.03.2016Film Platform’s streaming videos on trial now until 31.03.2016

11 March 2016

Film Platform’s streaming video collections are on trial now from the library guides webpage until 31.03.2016.

 


Trial of Counseling and Therapy Online multimedia collection until 31.03.2016Trial of Counseling and Therapy Online multimedia collection until 31.03.2016

22 February 2016

Counseling and Therapy Online: Current Practices is a multimedia collection that the current best practices for counseling and therapy.
The trial content is available from the library guides webpage until
31.03.2016.


Trial: Psychotherapy.net streaming video library until 10.04.2016Trial: Psychotherapy.net streaming video library until 10.04.2016

20 January 2016

Psychotherapy.net’s Exclusive Collection (now 142 titles) is now on trial
and available from the library guides webpage until 10.04.2016.


Trial: Foreign Office Files for the Middle East, 1971-1981Trial: Foreign Office Files for the Middle East, 1971-1981

15 January 2016

A new Database trial - Foreign Office Files for the Middle East 1971-1981 -
has been set up and is available from the library guides webpage until
29.02.2016


Library Renovation Work, Phase 2Library Renovation Work, Phase 2

11 January 2016

Over the past year, feedback from a range of surveys and consultations has
signaled the need to address current and future pressures on the
Library and Learning Commons and to improve the student experience.


Reciprocal membership updatesReciprocal membership updates

7 January 2016

Effective 4 January 2016, Monash staff and students will need to use their
User ID cards for accessing Sunway University Library and borrowing
library materials. Barcodes will no longer be issued.


When in doubt, ask a liaison!When in doubt, ask a liaison!

7 January 2016

The library’s Liaison Librarians serve as your link to the wealth of library resources available to you at Monash University Malaysia, such as
online databases and citing and referencing tools.


Service Interruption for Search 10 – 22 January, 2016Service interruption for Search 10 – 22 January, 2016

6 January 2016

The current Search upgrade has been extended until Friday 22 January.