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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

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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...

Fall of the Berlin Wall

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Friday November 07, 2014 | By Kim HODGMAN

  This Sunday marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall . Plans for construction of the wall began in August 1961 when the army and East German police closed the border with West Berlin. Barbed wire and fences were constructed along...

It's Movember!

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Wednesday November 05, 2014 | By Sue FOSTER

It's Movember! The month when Mo Bros grow and style their facial hair to raise awareness of prostate cancer and male mental health. This week to support Movember the Library is spotlighting books on men's issues like fitness, diet, sexuality, image,...

Protect yourself from scam emails

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Wednesday November 05, 2014 | By Thomas Rutter

We have recently been notified that some Swinburne students or staff have received fake emails pretending to come from the Swinburne Library website, asking people to re-activate their account by logging in. These emails are a scam, and are attempting to steal...

New on Swinburne Commons (October 2014)

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Monday November 03, 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: Using the Internet to prevent...

Library study space in the exam period

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Friday October 31, 2014 | By Kim HODGMAN

  Library study areas are now restricted to Swinburne staff and students until November 23. Keep your ID card with you, as Swinburne Security staff will be checking IDs. If you're looking for study space, don't forget these venues: ATC103 Student...

Halloween is coming!

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Thursday October 30, 2014 | By Sue FOSTER

We've dragged the most bewitching books from the shadowy depths of the Library's vaults for our Halloween display this week

Mint Global and Orbis company database demonstrati...

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Wednesday October 29, 2014 | By Jane O'Donnell

Tony Ventura from Bureau van Dijk will demonstrate how to find global company information and data from Mint Global and Orbis . Thursday 30th October 2014 3.00-3.50pm   Mint/Orbis demonstration and search scenarios 4.00-4.30pm  ...

Celebrate International Animation Day

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Tuesday October 28, 2014 | By Sue FOSTER

October 28th is International Animation Day International Animation day was started in 2002 by the Association Internationale du Film d'Animation (ASIFA) whose headquarters are in Annecy (home of the famous Annecy International Animated Film Festival). ...

Design classics: Paul Rand

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Monday October 27, 2014 | By Kim HODGMAN

  "Don't try to be original. Just try to be good." And he was. Paul Rand designed some of the best known corporate logos, including IBM, UPS, Westinghouse and the now notorious Enron. He produced designs for numerous book jackets and...

Open Access Week 2014: Swinburne Online Journals

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Friday October 24, 2014 | By Nyssa Parkes

To celebrate Open Access Week (#swinoa #oaweek), this post features Swinburne Online Journals - the Library's support service for publishing open access journals. In providing journal publishing support to Swinburne faculties and research centres, this...

October 23rd is Diwali

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Thursday October 23, 2014 | By Sue FOSTER

Celebrate Diwali with some Bollywood DVDs from the Library Swinburne teaches Cinema Studies so we have many Bollywood DVDs, from the social realism of directors Satyajit Ray and Mira Nair to Bollywood blockbusters featuring megastars like Amitabh...

Open Access Week: Swinburne Research Bank

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Wednesday October 22, 2014 | By Kim HODGMAN

   Meade, Bernard Seeing the big picture Swinburne's research repository, Swinburne Research Bank is an online open access collection of research published by Swinburne authors. We like to think of Swinburne Research Bank as a researcher's...

Open Access Week 2014: Swinburne Image Bank

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Wednesday October 22, 2014 | By Nyssa Parkes

To celebrate Open Access Week (#swinoa #oaweek), this post features Swinburne Image Bank - Swinburne's collection of digital images illustrating the rich history of learning and teaching at the institution. The collection spans over one hundred years,...

Open Access Week 2014: Swinburne Commons

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Monday October 20, 2014 | By Nyssa Parkes

To celebrate Open Access Week (#swinoa #oaweek), this post features Swinburne Commons - the Library's centralised service for the management and distribution of Swinburne digital media. Swinburne Commons draws together quality digital media from across...

Join us for Open Access Week

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Thursday October 16, 2014 | By Kim HODGMAN

  Monday is the start of International Open Access Week the global event that promotes Open Access (OA) in scholarship and research. Join us for a series of lunchtime discussions at Hawthorn campus library, hosted by the Copyright Office. All...

Paul Gaultier

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Tuesday October 14, 2014 | By Gordon Turnbull

  The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier At the National Gallery of Victoria, 180 St Kilda Road, 17 Oct 2014 - 8 Feb 2015 The unconventional and playfully...

Listening to Design

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Tuesday October 14, 2014 | By David BRADLEY

  Want to hear more about design? There are a number of great free podcasts available to download that discuss a number of contemporary and recent design issues and ideas. 99% Invisible describes itself as, 'a tiny radio show about design,...

Some notes on liquid modernity

Swinburne Leadership Institute | General | Friday October 10, 2014 | By Samuel WILSON

Some notes on 'liquid modernity' Samuel Wilson      As argued by the sociologist Zygmunt Bauman , five seminal and closely connected changes have occurred in the 'developed' parts of the planet that create...

Uncover the Secrets of the Supermarkets

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Thursday October 09, 2014 | By Jane O'Donnell

Supermarket Secrets     https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2484/3989766534_1d12e3a612_d.jpg https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en This documentary series from the BBC goes behind the scenes with Britain's biggest food...

Regenerating, sustaining and creating commons

Swinburne Leadership Institute | General | Wednesday October 08, 2014 | By Samuel WILSON

Regenerating, sustaining and creating commons Samuel Wilson     Probably the greatest and most worthy object of global conscious change is valorising sustainability and achieving...


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