October 2009
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‘One collection’ coming to Matheson

Progress is swift in the merging of the Undergraduate and Main collections at Matheson, and a lot has changed since the last update.  Currently the Undergraduate collection still contains the following material:

Ground Floor
100 – 499
First Floor
500 – 790
Teaching Materials Collection
Second Floor
790 – 900 (790-839 in the process of being moved down to first floor)
959 – 999

Please . . . → Read More: ‘One collection’ coming to Matheson

New from Lectures Online: Audio plus visual content

If you like being able to listen to audio recordings of lectures, you will love synchronised visual and audio recordings that you can play back online after each lecture.

EchoSystem, a new online lecture service, offers just that.

Media content is streamed online to students and will also be available via direct download, vodcast and podcast . . . → Read More: New from Lectures Online: Audio plus visual content

Do you use your laptop at Peninsula library?

We want to know what you think about the study space. 

Currently there are really only two main choices: work at a table with others, or find a carrel to study alone.

The library is looking at a third option: seating that runs around the edge of the wall downstairs.  Users would sit facing the windows, cafe style.   . . . → Read More: Do you use your laptop at Peninsula library?

Notice for Saturday – 24th October

Check for full text and Multisearch will be unavailable on Saturday 24 October 2009 from 6.30 am to 7 pm.

If you have not used either of these options, you will find them very useful when looking for library materials. It is worthwhile learning . . . → Read More: Notice for Saturday – 24th October

Is the library too noisy?

Stress levels can be high in the lead-up to exams. The library can be full of lively conversation. You may have noticed signs asking you to keep noise to a minimum in the time around exams. Has this helped to create a better study environment, or could the library be doing more? Have you . . . → Read More: Is the library too noisy?