Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Finally... Education (Early Years) LibGuide now available

Have a look at our latest LibGuide full of great resources to support Education (Early Years) students!

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Friday, September 12, 2014

Libguides are unavailable for this weekend

Libguides will be unavailable over the weekend of 13/14th of September but will return in an even better format early next week.

Monday, September 1, 2014

InSync Client Satisfaction Survey.... one year on...

In 2013, the Library ran the InSync Client Satisfaction Survey; where several areas were identified as needing improvement or further development.
Those areas were: Communications, online resources, off-campus access, requesting resources and the library website.
So one year on... this is what the Library has done in response to staff and student feedback.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Laptops actively used in the classroom or not

Food for reflection, do you use your laptop or other device in the classroom?
One lecturer suggests you learn differently if you handwrite notes
From the Wired Campus have a read.

Friday, August 1, 2014

Fashion Studies Online database trial

Are you a fashionista?

We would love your feedback on a new database that we are currently trialling!

Fashion Studies Online contains hundreds of videos on anything to do with fashion, from interviews with international designers through to fashion weeks and costume design.

And don't forget to tell us what you think of the database - would it be useful for your studies?
You can provide feedback via our Facebook page.

If you prefer, you can email us or let us know via our library chat service (open during library hours)

The trial will end on 31st August 2014.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Haven't tried an eBook yet and you think its about time?

Follow our new eBook LibGuide and start downloading.
Dont forget to let us know if there are other titles you might like us to buy in this format.

Friday, July 11, 2014

NMIT Library Semester 2 Opening hours

New library hours to begin on July 14th 2014.

Semester 2 hours
Monday - Friday 8.30am- 5.00pm
Monday & Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm

Tuesday 8.30am - 8.00pm

Wednesday & Thursday 8.30am - 6.00pm
Monday & Thursday 8.30am - 6.00pm

Tuesday & Wednesday 8.30am - 8.00pm

Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm
Monday 8.15am - 5.00pm

Tuesday 8.15am - 8.00pm

Wednesday & Thursday 8.15am - 6.00pm

Friday 8.15am - 1.00pm
Monday - Friday 8.30am- 5.00pm
Monday 8.30am - 6.00pm

Tuesday - Thursday 8.30am - 8.00pm

Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm

Saturday 11.00am - 4.00pm

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Facebook and Science, read the discussion

Is social media separate from our 'real' and 'academic' lives? Read the following discussion on Facebook's participation in social science research

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Great library news!!! Our system has been upgraded and you now have double delights

A little library humour to introduce one of our service enhancements
We have doubled the number of books you can take home, its gone from 10 to 20 (can you rise to the challenge?) 
and we have also doubled your loan period, from 2 weeks, to 4 weeks, all you need to do is relax and study.
Please note, this change does not apply to teaching, support staff or Higher Ed student borrowing.

Friday, June 27, 2014

Upgrade of the NMIT/Melbourne Polytechic library system

The NMIT/Melbourne Polytechnic Library system is undergoing a scheduled upgrade and will be back online on Thursday 3rd July. 

The library chat service, campus phone numbers and a search function are still available for your use at http://library.nmit.edu.au