Thursday, September 12, 2019

Life is a journey, not a destination...

Hear incredible real-life stories from people who overcame difficult experiences and want to share their inspiring mental health journey at our Living Library. Take part in this unique and interactive experience that will inspire and encourage you.

What is a ‘Living Library’? 
A living library is based on the concept that the ‘books’ are people and instead of reading, you listen to their real life stories. We provide a relaxed, non-judgmental environment where people can feel
empowered and are given the opportunity to meet and speak to people about a topic that we often
shy away from talking about – mental health.

Thursday, 10th October: 10am – 11:30am
Geoffrey Bolton Library Garden Courtyard, North Wing Level 2

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Access to online resources affected: Wednesday 24th April

Due to a planned upgrade to our systems, access to online resources including journals, databases and ebooks may be unavailable for a period of time on Wednesday 24th April from 8am to 11am (Perth time).

Monday, March 11, 2019

Start your research journey off on the right foot

Are you an Early Career Researcher or postgraduate student keen to develop your research skills? Research Week 2019 is a series of workshops and presentations designed to build and broaden your ability to conduct research. You’ll develop essential skills and knowledge and take the mystery out of the research process.

Run by the University Library, this week-long series of workshops cover every step of the research process - from building your research strategy to conducting a systematic review to and measuring impact. Other skill development opportunities include:
  • How to conduct a literature review: Discover the right approach to take and resources to use
  • Research data management: Learn why it is important and how to create your own management plan
  • Journal quality and impact: Evaluate journals and measure their impact through metrics and rankings
  • Publishing your research: Evaluate and choose a publisher and learn the different types of journal access
  • Murdoch University Research Repository: Learn what it is and how you can contribute your work
  • Copyright for researchers: Understand what your rights are as an author, how to share your work and more.
  • Measuring researcher impact: Learn how to measure impact and raise your research profile
  • and much more.
During the sessions you’ll also connect with Librarians who can provide specialist support services throughout your research journey at Murdoch.

Research Week begins Monday, 25th March at the Geoffrey Bolton Library. You are welcome to attend one or all of the sessions, however places are limited and bookings are essential.

Secure your place here:

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Automatic renewals of your loans

Ever forgotten to renew your library loans? We’ve just enabled automatic renewals, which means that you can have items for longer without worrying about renewing!

We will automatically renew your loans from our general collection two times and will send you an email with the new due dates. If you need them for longer, you can manually renew them for a further three times using My Library or at the self check machines at the Library.

If you have items that have been recalled by someone else or cannot be automatically renewed, we’ll let you know via email - please return these items by the new due date to avoid fines.

The only thing we will not automatically renew for you are High Demand items, although you may be able to manually renew High Demand items once via My Library or at the self check machines.

You may be fined if you do not return or renew items by the due date. The easiest way to keep track of your loans or fines is by logging into My Library.

Monday, November 26, 2018

End of Year Holiday Open and Closing Times

The Library will be closed from the 23rd of December to the 2nd of January 2019. The 24/7 Learning Common at Geoffrey Bolton Library and the Veterinary Library will also be closed from 5pm on the 22nd of December.

The Library and Learning Commons will reopen on Thursday the 3rd of January.

Check opening hours for details.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Get more from your BONUS+ loans

You can now have BONUS+ items for longer! Items borrowed from other libraries via our BONUS+ can now be renewed twice. Don’t know about BONUS+? Find out more here:

Friday, August 3, 2018

Get help on demand at the Library

Need help finding a book on the shelves? Is it too noisy in the quiet area? Having trouble printing? If you're in the Library and need assistance, call us or send a Facebook message and we'll come to you!

Our rovers on demand can walk over to your location in the Library to give you a hand on weekdays from 10am to 4pm.

To get started, just message us via our Murdoch Rovers on Facebook, or you can call us on 9360 2563.

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