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Design classics: Stanley Morison

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Monday September 29, 2014 | By Kim HODGMAN

We all know him even if we think we don't. Stanley Morison designed the serif font Times New Roman . Morison worked for the London Times as a typographical consultant. When he criticised the quality of the paper's printing, he was commissioned to design a...

New on Swinburne Commons (September 2014)

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Thursday September 25, 2014 | By Nyssa Parkes

Swinburne Commons is the central service for managing and distributing digital media resources at Swinburne. If you are interested in contributing, please contact us . 7th Wave Conference 2014 ...

Celebrate the freedom to read! 21st - 27th Septemb...

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Tuesday September 23, 2014 | By Sue FOSTER

Books have been censored, banned or burned at various times due to to perceived obsenity and permissiveness, or for their pro-civil rights, anti-war, anti-government, or anti-corruption stance.  Authors have been harassed, imprisoned, and even ...

International Talk Like a Pirate Day is on Septemb...

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Thursday September 18, 2014 | By Sue FOSTER

Talk Like A Pirate Day encourages you to inject pirate-speak into all your activities. Find out more at the Official site for Talk Like A Pirate Day Why not get some tips from some piratey books in the Library's Recreational Reading collection? ...

Swinburne student magazines now online (1928-1970)

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Tuesday September 16, 2014 | By Nyssa Parkes

The Library's latest digitisation project makes available student magazines from the 1920s to the 1970s - representing student issues, commentaries and creative works. Visit Swinburne Image Bank to access these familiar titles: The Swinburnian ...

Need help designing your research project?

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Friday September 12, 2014 | By Jane O'Donnell

  Sage Research Methods Online   The books, reference works, journal articles, and case studies in SAGE Research Methods provide everything you need to design and execute a research project.   From verifying that your...

Dimensions of leadership for the greater good

Swinburne Leadership Institute | General | Wednesday September 10, 2014 | By Samuel WILSON

  Dimensions of leadership for the greater good Samuel Wilson    As I noted in an earlier post , it is often best to sneak up on...

Quantifying leadership for the greater good

Swinburne Leadership Institute | General | Wednesday September 10, 2014 | By Samuel WILSON

  Quantifying leadership for the greater good Samuel Wilson    Throughout the last year or so, we have explored the meaning of leadership for the greater good. ...

Swinburne architecture exhibition online

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Wednesday September 03, 2014 | By Nyssa Parkes

Artist Peter Garnick's photographic exhibition featuring Swinburne's new ATC and AMDC buildings spans three years of construction - from first designs to final touches. Thanks to the generosity of the artist, the exhibition images are now available online...

World Beard Day is this weekend!

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Tuesday September 02, 2014 | By Sue FOSTER

World Beard Day will be on 6th of September this year. Beard owners and appreciators on every continent are encouraged to celebrate. Why not invite a few bearded friends over to binge-watch our most hirsute dvd Vikings Season 1    ... or play...

Welcome to OUA students

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Monday September 01, 2014 | By Susan ROBERTS

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More silent study spaces at Hawthorn campus

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Tuesday August 19, 2014 | By Kim Tairi

In the recent 2014 Library Client Survey you told us that there was not enough study space on campus. We are pleased to announce that the Library and Facilities have opened two new silent study spaces this semester: BA202 & 203 - Silent study space...

Web of Science meets Google Scholar

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Monday August 18, 2014 | By Kim HODGMAN

Did you know that Web of Science is now connected to Google Scholar? Search the Web of Science Core Collection and open up the full record of a citation. You'll see a link to Google Scholar via the Look Up Full Text button. From there, you can view any...

Film review: Print the Legend at MIFF

Social Aspects of 3D Printing | General | Tuesday August 12, 2014 | By Angela Daly

It's fun being legal and social researchers of 3D printing - we knew this already, but it's always reinforced when we do fun stuff for our research like go to the movies. In this spirit, last night we went to see 3D printing documentary Print the Legend ...

New on Swinburne Commons (August 2014)

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Monday August 11, 2014 | By Nyssa Parkes

Swinburne Commons is the central service for managing and distributing digital media resources at Swinburne. If you are interested in contributing, please contact us . Why charity should not begin at home ...

Cinema Studies Students! Huge Asian stream at the ...

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Thursday August 07, 2014 | By Sue FOSTER

Attention Cinema Studies students ... this year MIFF has lots of new Japanese, Korean, and Chinese offerings. There are new releases from festival favorites like the proliffic Takashi Miike [The Mole Song: Undercover Agent Reiji], also mind-bending ...

Better, easier library search

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Tuesday August 05, 2014 | By Lauren Dunstan

For a long time now we've been keeping an eye on what you type into the library search , and how well our search does in bringing you back relevant results. Typing in the name of a book and its author (or even giving more details, for example Interaction...

Must see MIFF movies for Animation students.

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Monday July 28, 2014 | By Sue FOSTER

The Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) has lots on offer for animation students. As well as the popular Animated Shorts programme some highlights of the festival will include ... -Cheatin ' - the latest feature from Bill Plympton The Library...

New on Swinburne Commons (July 2014)

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Monday July 21, 2014 | By Nyssa Parkes

Swinburne Commons is the central service for managing and distributing digital media resources at Swinburne. If you are interested in contributing, please contact us . Our people, our prosperity... (Chancellor's lecture...

Rare Book Week

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Monday July 21, 2014 | By Jo Gillespie

Rare Book Week is on now and finishes on 27 July.  See an original copy of the Gutenburg Bible, the first book made using moveable type, at Melbourne University's Ballieu Library . Swinburne also has a Special Collection of rare...

Swinburne at Melbourne Inside 3D Printing conferen...

Social Aspects of 3D Printing | General | Tuesday July 15, 2014 | By Angela Daly

Some of us from the 3DP project attended the first Australian edition of the major international conference Inside 3D Printing last week, and presented our research on Thingiverse users' choice of Creative Commons licence for their 3D printable design...

Discover Weng Weng

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Thursday July 10, 2014 | By Sue FOSTER

At this years Melbourne International Film Festival, Andrew Leavold pays homage to the movie career of Weng Weng in "The Search for Weng Weng". Imelda Marcos intended the 1981 Manila International Film Festival to be a showcase of Filipino...

One of Melbourne's Best Kept Secrets

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Thursday July 03, 2014 | By David BRADLEY

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Perspectives on Global Development 2014 Boosting P...

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Thursday July 03, 2014 | By Jane O'Donnell

  New Publication on the OECD iLibrary . Developing economies continue to grow faster than more advanced countries. Non-OECD countries' share in world GDP surpassed that of OECD countries in 2010.   Since its first...


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