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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...

More Exciting Events for Film and Cinema Studies S...

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Monday June 30, 2014 | By Cleve Carvalho

Melbourne International Film Festival 2014 The ACMI features exciting events for Film, Cinema Studies and Animation students. Some of these events include the upcoming Melbourne International Film Festival which will run from Thursday 31 July to...

Welcome to the Camberwell Art Show

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Monday June 30, 2014 | By Kim HODGMAN

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Australian Furniture Desgin

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Friday June 27, 2014 | By Jo Gillespie

Delve into Australian modernist design history.  If you're thinking of venturing out into Melbourne's wild weather this weekend, why not go to the NGV and see Mid-Century Modern: Australian Furniture Design .  Listen to Swinburne lecturers...

New on Swinburne Commons (June 2014)

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Tuesday June 24, 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 . Reimagining ethical leadership (Swinburne Leadership...

Exciting Events for Film and Animation Students!

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Tuesday June 17, 2014 | By Sue FOSTER

There's lots on offer this week for Cinema Studies and Animation students. The "Melbourne International Animation Festival"  and "Joyous Curiosity: The Cinema of Agn├Ęs Varda" both kick off at ACMI in Federation Square this week. ...

Clare Wright wins the 2014 Stella Prize.

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Friday June 06, 2014 | By Heather COUTTS

Clare Wright  has won the $50,000 prize for 'The forgotten rebels of Eureka'. This title sheds a new light on the Eureka Stockade by telling stories of 1850's Ballarat from the perspective of a range of women. "The book explores the different kinds...

June 6th is Drive-in Movie Day

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Thursday June 05, 2014 | By Sue FOSTER

June 6th is International Drive-In Movie day During a visit to America in the early 1950s, George Griffith Jnr discovered that drive-ins were very profitable.  Like America, Australia had good weather, high car ownership and available land. George...

New on Swinburne Commons (May 2014)

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Wednesday June 04, 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 To coach, to mentor, or both? Swinburne Industry Solutions ...

Welcome to OUA students

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Tuesday June 03, 2014 | By Susan ROBERTS

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Upcoming 3DP interdisciplinary seminar - 24 June 2...

Social Aspects of 3D Printing | General | Tuesday June 03, 2014 | By Angela Daly

We are very pleased to announce the forthcoming Swinburne Institute for Social Research seminar on 3D printing which will take place on Tuesday 24 June 2014 from 11am to 1pm in EN210 (Hawthorn campus).   The seminar is entitled 'Maker politics,...

June 2nd is Annual Leave Work Early Day

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Monday June 02, 2014 | By Sue FOSTER

In the almanac of unofficial holidays, today is Annual Leave Work Early Day Many people are putting in extra hours, or using their smartphones to be on call when they're not physically at work. So step away from the keyboard with some of our...


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