Thursday, June 27, 2013

CAVAL Tertiary Libraries Borrowing Scheme

Is our copy of that book you need right NOW on loan ???Check with us to see if you are eligible to join CAVAL and access the resources of participating tertiary libraries .

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Changes to library hours 1-12 July 2013

Libraries are open during the break from Monday to Friday:
8.30 - 1.00
2.00 - 5.00
Epping 8.30 - 5.00
(including higher education level)
8.30 - 5.00
Greensborough Closed
Mon-Thu: 8.15 - 5.00
Fri: 8.15 - 3.00
Preston 8.30 - 5.00

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Turnitin Mendeley and Zotero new LibGuides now available

Three more guides added to the Academic skills series
Text matching software
Zotero is citation management software. 
Mendeley is both a reference manager, and a scholarly social network
These guides can all be accessed from the tab on the library home page

Ebooks loans now 14 days!

Are seven days not enough time to read your eBook in? EBook loan periods have now been extended to 14 days; you can still choose less at check out if you wish.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Low on power? let the library recharge your mobile device

Just hand over your phone, iPad, laptop or other equipment, with your charger and ID card, and we will get you powered up.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Higher education students: your study space on Fairfield campus

The higher education study centre (Level 3, Building Q, Fairfield) is open even when the library is closed:
Mon to Thu: 7.00 am to 9.30 pm
Fri: 7.00 am to 5.00 pm
If you're a higher education student (bachelor degree), you can get a swipe card from your department.
The centre has quiet study areas, PCs, Macs, piano keyboards, scanning, printing and photocopying facilities.

Have you seen the latest LibGuides?

The LibGuides list continues to grow.  Recent additions are ...  
Viticulture & winemaking
Building design & interior design
Environmental degradation & restoration

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Scootle: The National Digital Learning Resources Network now available

The NMIT library is now a registered Scootle member.
Learn, teach and collaborate using digital resources to support the Australian Curriculum,
Do you need to join Scootle today?
To access Scootle you will need to login and register.


New updates to the Safetycare Online Resource.

PPE - An Introduction - which replaces 'Personal Protective Equipment' Machine Guards - which replaces 'Equipment and Machine Guarding'

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Studying IT? Worried by amateurs online?

For those studying information technology in all its various forms, we've got some of the best and most current books available across a range of topics.  Borrow a book from NMIT library and you could learn to develop an Android or Apple app, program a database with Java, keep your computer secure from hackers, and even learn how today's user generated media is destroying our culture and values!

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Let the library be your lounge room

At Collingwood library we've fired up the TV for your lunch time viewing.  Come in, have some lunch, and watch some of your favourite ABC and SBS shows.
And if you have a request for a particular programme you may have missed or you'd like to watch with your friends, let us at the library desk know, and we may be able to get it on for you.