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Swinburne Library Blog | General | Tuesday March 03, 2015 | By Nyssa Parkes

$(document).ready(function(){ $("#content-col-sidebar .swin-accordion").swinAccordion(); }); Add any Swinburne Commons video to your Blackboard units... 1 - PUSH 1. Log into Swinburne Commons with SIMS 2. When viewing any video, click ...

2nd March is Dr Seuss Day!

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Monday March 02, 2015 | By Sue FOSTER

Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss) was born on March 2nd 1904. He was a an illustrator for advertising campaigns and a political cartoonist during the Second World War, but is best remembered for his forty-six whimsical, rhyming children's books. Several...

Swinburne CodeCasts

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Tuesday February 24, 2015 | By Nyssa Parkes

New in 2015: Swinburne CodeCasts A suite of open access programming tutorials developed by Dr. Andrew Cain, Jake Renzella, Reuben Wilson, and Cliff Warren from the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology. Twenty-six episodes on 'Programming in...

Australia's best business writing

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Friday February 20, 2015 | By Jane O'Donnell

The State Library of NSW announced the four fascinating books shortlisted in the 2014 Ashurst Business Literature Prize - Australia's richest and most prestigious award for business writing. The shortlisted authors and titles are: Andrew Burrell  ...

Spotlight on Italian Cinema

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Wednesday February 11, 2015 | By Sue FOSTER

Attention Cinema Studies and Italian language students! ACMI's latest film season "ROMA! The Screen Life of the Eternal City" begins this week with Melbourne Cinémathèque screening a season of Antonioni's films including La Notte, Il Grido, The...

New on Swinburne Commons (February 2015)

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Tuesday February 10, 2015 | By Nyssa Parkes

Swinburne Commons is the central service for managing and distributing digital media resources created at Swinburne. If you are interested in contributing, please contact us Recent highlights include: Installation of Mr Graham Goldsmith ...

Rub a dub dub, time to read in the tub!

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Monday February 09, 2015 | By Sue FOSTER

February 9th is Read in the Bathtub Day. Enjoy a long soak with a great book. Read in the Bathtub Day is the perfect excuse to turn off your electronic devices... (unless it's an e-reader, then ziplock bag + Kindle = happy bathtub reading). Remember,...

February 2nd is World play your ukulele day!

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Monday February 02, 2015 | By Sue FOSTER

The ukelele was developed in Hawaii in the 1880s based on instruments brought to Hawaii by Portuguese whalers who jumped ship and by immigrants from Madeira who came to work on the sugar cane fields. King Kalkaua was a big fan and featured it in performances...

Contemporary Issues in Business and Government - V...

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Wednesday January 21, 2015 | By Nyssa Parkes

The latest issue of Contemporary Issues in Business and Government (CIBG) is now available: Vol 20, No 1 (2014)   Contemporary Issues in Business and Government aims to advance our understanding of cutting edge issues in theory and...

Issue #6 of the Journal of Peer Production now out...

Social Aspects of 3D Printing | General | Friday January 16, 2015 | By Angela Daly

We are very pleased to announce that Issue #6 of the Journal of Peer Production on 'Disruption and the law' is now out! This special edition has quite a few articles looking at the socio-legal disruptions caused by 3D printing. Firstly, Robbie Fordyce...

New on Swinburne Commons (January 2015)

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Wednesday January 14, 2015 | By Nyssa Parkes

Swinburne Commons is the central service for managing and distributing digital media resources created at Swinburne. If you are interested in contributing, please contact us Recent highlights include: Swinburne Graduation 15 December...

Attention Creative Arts Students! Pause Fest is ba...

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Tuesday January 06, 2015 | By Cleve Carvalho

Pause Fest returns to Melbourne from 9 - 15 February 2015: " Exploring the intersection of creativity, technology and entrepreneurship " Pause Fest is Australia's premier digital creative festival. It's aim is to create a more robust and...

January 2nd is Science Fiction day

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Friday January 02, 2015 | By Sue FOSTER

January 2nd was selected  because it's the birthday of science fiction author Isaac Asimov. Celebrate by reading authors like Philip K. Dick, Robert Heinlein, Arthur C. Clarke, Kurt Vonnegut, and William Gibson. ...

Sneak preview of our first major research output

Social Aspects of 3D Printing | General | Tuesday December 16, 2014 | By Angela Daly

We have a peer-reviewed article forthcoming in the Journal of Peer Production's special edition on law, disruption and peer production which is the first major research output of the 3D printing project. The special edition will be published in early 2015,...

Sneak preview of our first major research output

Social Aspects of 3D Printing | General | Tuesday December 16, 2014 | By Angela Daly

We have a peer-reviewed article forthcoming in the Journal of Peer Production's special edition on law, disruption and peer production which is the first major research output of the 3D printing project. The special edition will be published in early 2015,...

Darren Cronshaw on the six practices of high-impac...

Swinburne Leadership Institute | General | Tuesday December 09, 2014 | By Samuel WILSON

  BOOK REVIEW Forces for good: The six practices of high-impact nonprofits LESLIE R CHUTCHFIELD AND HEATHER MCLEOD Reviewed by Darren Cronshaw   WHAT...

New on Swinburne Commons (December 2014)

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Friday December 05, 2014 | By Nyssa Parkes

Swinburne Commons is the central service for managing and distributing digital media resources created at Swinburne. If you are interested in contributing, please contact us Recent highlights include: OpenStack on IPv6; a routing...

December 5th is International Ninja Day

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Thursday December 04, 2014 | By Sue FOSTER

Did you know that International Ninja Day is this Friday? Australia's first experience with ninja was in 1964 when Channel 9 bought the first series of The Samurai and screened it on Australian TV.  Shintaro roamed 17th century Japan protecting...

Welcome OUA students

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

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Attention Cinema Studies students - the Japanese F...

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Thursday November 27, 2014 | By Sue FOSTER

The Japanese Film Festival returns to Melbourne from 27th November to 7th December. The latest blockbusters direct from Japan will be screening including many live-action adaptations of popular manga series. A festival highlight will be the ...

New on Swinburne Commons (November 2014)

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Wednesday November 19, 2014 | By Nyssa Parkes

Swinburne Commons is the central service for managing and distributing digital media resources created at Swinburne. If you are interested in contributing, please contact us Recent highlights include: Building Open Connect, a large...

Ken Haley on leadership and the wisdom of the sage...

Swinburne Leadership Institute | General | Wednesday November 19, 2014 | By Samuel WILSON

  A Great Leader - The Wisdom of the Sages Ken Haley   Australians reward leaders who stand by core beliefs and, on occasion, flex their muscle.   ...

Paperity is here!

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Monday November 17, 2014 | By Kim HODGMAN

  Paperity is here! Paperity is the first multidisciplinary aggregator of open access journals and papers . It includes over 160,000 full text articles from 2000 scholarly journals. And it's growing: the team aim to cover 100 per cent of open...

Research student photography and image competition

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Wednesday November 12, 2014 | By Nyssa Parkes

The winners have been announced for this year's Research student photography and image competition , celebrating National Science Week. Australia Felix... - Daniel Stainsby Joint media exploration - Brittany Huber Gravitational doubts - Giulia...


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