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Try our new tool for looking up citation and refer...

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Thursday April 17, 2014 | By Thomas Rutter

Whether you need Swinburne Harvard style or APA 6th Ed., our new referencing tool lets you find the correct formatting to use for in-text citations and for your reference list, whatever you're citing. To use it:  Choose your referencing style...

Design classics: Walter Burley Griffin

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Wednesday April 09, 2014 | By Kim HODGMAN

  Architect Walter Burley Griffin is best known as the designer of Canberra , Australia's capital city. The city's artificial lake bears his name. But he did much more in Australia, in collaboration with his wife, Marion Mahony Griffin . ...

DreamWorks Animation gurus visiting Melbourne

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Monday April 07, 2014 | By Sue FOSTER

Attention Animation and Cinema Studies students Some of the top people from DreamWorks Animation will be coming to Melbourne as part of ACMI's forthcoming DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition . There will be live events with CEO and co-founder Jeffrey...

New: Wiley International Encyclopedia of Marketing

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Friday April 04, 2014 | By Jane O'Donnell

Instant marketing topic overviews will be at your fingertips, with this new comprehensive resource. Part 1 Marketing Strategy Part 2 Marketing Research Part 3 Consumer Behavior Part 4...

April 1st is Edible Book Day

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Tuesday April 01, 2014 | By Sue FOSTER

Have you devoured a good book lately? The International Edible Book Festival, also known as Edible Book Day, is celebrated on April 1st each year as the perfect day to eat your words and to...

Design classics: Eileen Gray

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Monday March 31, 2014 | By Kim HODGMAN

  Neglected in her lifetime, Eileen Gray is now regarded as one of the most important furniture designers and architects of the early 20th century. Gray studied painting at the Slade School of Fine Art. She first worked with lacquer and exhibited her...

Are you using Google Scholar?

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Thursday March 27, 2014 | By Kim HODGMAN

It's the thinking person's Google : easy search and a results list packed with academic journal articles, conference papers and book chapters. Get the most out of Google Scholar: save the settings to find Swinburne Library content as well as anything...

New look for Swinburne Commons

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Friday March 21, 2014 | By Nyssa Parkes

If you have visited Swinburne Commons this month you may have noticed some changes. A new software solution has been implemented, which allows for a variety of exciting service improvements. ---Enhancements--- Open Access collections (Guest access) ...

Design classics: Ron Arad

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

Israeli designer Ron Arad is known for his playful, experimental furniture and architectural design and his use of advanced technologies. In 1981 Arad designed the Rover chair. It combined a car seat with a structural tubing frame. In 1994 he designed the...

Thinking Aloud l Leadership in a VUCA World: One, ...

Swinburne Leadership Institute | General | Wednesday March 12, 2014 | By John FIEN

What is the role of leadership in a changing world? Here are some of Prof. John Fien's recent thoughts on the matter, which were presented at a cocktail reception of managers, directors and partners of a major Melbourne company in the financial services sector...

Researchers: last chance to comment on draft ERA j...

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Friday March 07, 2014 | By Rebecca Parker

The ARC is seeking feedback on the Draft ERA 2015 journal and conference lists in preparation for ERA 2015. This is your opportunity to have a say in how your discipline will be represented in the assessment. The ARC is inviting submissions for new...

Study space

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Thursday March 06, 2014 | By Kim Tairi

The Library is very busy this semester and until the Advanced Manufacturing and Design Centre (AMDC) is completed there will be increased pressure on study space availability in the Library and on campus. We sincerely apologise for this inconvenience. When the...

Sage Research Methods Online

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Wednesday March 05, 2014 | By Kim HODGMAN

  Are you a social sciences student, teacher or researcher? Take a look at the Library's newest database, Sage Research Methods Online . The collection includes over 720 books, dictionaries, encyclopedias and handbooks from the prestigious publisher...

New Special Reports added to IBISWorld

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Friday February 28, 2014 | By Jane O'Donnell

In addition to the 100s of Australian industry reports you can already access, we are adding access to over one hundred specialised reports.  Specialised reports include; Solar Panel Installation, Smartphone App Developers,  Tattoo Studios,...

Thinking Aloud | Change, continuity, and leadershi...

Swinburne Leadership Institute | General | Friday February 28, 2014 | By Samuel WILSON

Our age of 'liquid modernity' poses a number of challenges to our capacity to imagine ourselves as members of a wider community, with shared interests. I discussed these challenges and the role of leadership in addressing them in a recent Swinburne Leadership...

New Database B2B

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Thursday February 27, 2014 | By Jane O'Donnell

Australian Business to Business (Australian B2B) This database which used to be known as Kompass, is a directory of Australian businesses. It includes both public listed and private companies. Information includes company name, contact details,...

How to get WiFi access at Swinburne

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Monday February 24, 2014 | By Lauren Dunstan

WiFi is available to all students and staff on campus. Swinburne uses the eduroam secure wireless network. If you need help setting up WiFi on any device visit the Rovers at Hawthorn Library . Authentication Enter your Swinburne SIMS...

Summer Opening Hours

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Monday February 17, 2014 | By Lauren Dunstan

Summer opening hours are still here until 3rd March Hawthorn Latelab : Open 24 hours Hawthorn Mon - Fri: 9am - 6pm Saturday: 12:15pm - 5pm Sunday: closed Wantirna Mon - Thurs: 8:15am - 7pm Fri: 8:15am - 5pm Sat - Sun: closed Croydon Mon...

Forget Valentine's Day, February 14th has been re-...

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Tuesday February 11, 2014 | By Sue FOSTER

February 14th is usually celebrated as Valentine's Day ... but did you know it's also Library Lovers Day and International Book Giving Day? What do you love about libraries? Do you have a favourite reading nook? Do you love the smell of library books...

SISR seminar on 3DP with Dr Thomas Birtchnell (UoW...

Social Aspects of 3D Printing | General | Monday February 10, 2014 | By Angela Daly

We are very pleased to welcome Dr Thomas Birtchnell, Lecturer in Geography and Sustainable Communities from the University of Wollongong to Swinburne on Friday 28 February 2014 to talk about his work on 3D printing. His seminar will take place in EW303 in the...

Thinking Aloud | Towards an understanding of Leade...

Swinburne Leadership Institute | General | Thursday February 06, 2014 | By Samuel WILSON

Leadership for the Public Interest - the common good - might be understood as that which maximizes the interests of all, or most, members of the community. However, determining exactly what is 'for the public interest' is a key leadership challenge. ...

3rd of February is International Fake Moustache Da...

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Monday February 03, 2014 | By Sue FOSTER

Get good "mo"-jo by borrowing a book. The Hawthorn Library Recreational Reading section has a selection of specially "tached" fiction today to celebrate International Fake Moustache Day. I  (must ask) you to borrow a book!

Celebrate Australia Day with some Aussie dvds

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

Having a Big Day In this Australia Day?  After enjoying a BBQ or day at the beach, take a moment to appreciate our nation on film with some dvds from the Library's Audiovisual Collection. You can find all these Aussie classics and more ... ...

Applying for a research grant? Here's how we can h...

Swinburne Library Blog | General | Thursday January 16, 2014 | By Rebecca Parker

We know you're busy writing grant applications at the moment. Here's how the Library can help.  Find all your publications in Swinburne Research Bank Use EndNote to maintain a list of all your publications and easily import them into Word...


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