Monday, July 31, 2017

Need a place to study in a group? Room bookings now available!

You can now book rooms on Level 4 of the Geoffrey Bolton Library for group study. Rooms can be booked for 2 hours per student per day.

For more details, see Study rooms and carrels or go ahead a book a room now!

Friday, July 28, 2017

We're open for Open Day!

Join us in the Library from 9am-3pm on Murdoch Open Day, Sunday 30th July.
There will lot to discover on campus and in the Library, full details here:

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Free Science Fiction Talk

Grant Stone will give a talk on “Science Fiction – Outer Space or Inner Space: A Western Australian perspective”, exploring how Western Australian authors and artists have shaped the global Science Fiction scene.

Grant is a Librarian and science fiction fan, and a recipient of the Chandler Award for Australian Science Fiction. His talk will include a display of items from Murdoch Library’s Science Fiction Collection.

Sunday July 30th at 12.30pm
Geoffrey Bolton Library

Sunday July 30th is Murdoch Open Day! The Library will be hosting lots of fun activities and events, find out more here.

Murdoch Open Day at the Library!

Get to know the Library at Murdoch Open Day! We’ve got lots on including:
  • Library Therapy Dogs: Meet Rusty, Muppet, Sam and Heidi from 11am
  • Free Science Fiction talk at 12:30pm
  • Adopt a Tree: Plantings at 11am, 12pm and 1pm
  • Library Tours at 10am, 11:30am and 1:30pm.
You can also make-your-own bookmark, colouring activities and board games in the library foyer all day! Plus, if you're a Year 11 or 12 student, you can join the Library for free.

Come to Open Day and choose from hundreds of activities to find out more about study and life at Murdoch. Attend course talks, take tours, watch performances, meet students and staff, and soak up the campus atmosphere with free entertainment.

Discover the Murdoch Open Day Schedule

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

ProQuest and Springer downtime

**Update: Access restored** We are currently experiencing issues with access to electronic resources from both ProQuest and Springer. We’ve reported the issue and are working with these providers to restore access. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Don’t get lost! Take a Library tour.

If you’re new to the University or just want to learn more about the Library and how we can assist your studies, sign up for a Library tour! We’ll point out best places for quiet and group study and you’ll learn about our help and support services.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 10am: Book now
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at 1pm: Book now
Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 1pm: Book now

Monday, July 10, 2017

Downtime to Library resources - Tuesday 11th July

Due to a scheduled upgrade to our systems, there will be downtime to Library resources on Tuesday 11th July from 6am-8am (WST).

Affected services include offcampus access to online resources, the Library Catalogue, My Library and borrowing (renewals, requests).

If you experience difficulties outside of these hours, report it to

Friday, July 7, 2017

New Promotional Screens in the Library

The Geoffrey Bolton Library now has three newly installed digital display screens- in the main entry foyer, in the 24/7 Learning Common and Café Kadjininy. We invite you to take advantage of these screens to promote your own activities, services and events to the many staff, students and community who pass through the library doors each day

For more info, visit Library Promotional Screens.

My Unit Readings - Possible disruption

My Unit Readings will be undergoing scheduled maintenance on Monday 10th July between 15:30 - 16:00 (WST). During this time users who are logged in may find themselves logged out. You will be able to log in again immediately.

Thanks for your understanding.

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