September 2010
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Two fascinating new electronic resources

Some of the many new library resources available to Monash students and staff feature video and audio technologies.  Two of the more fascinating recent examples focus on journalism and life sciences

BBC College of Journalism
This website includes hundreds of videos, audio clips, discussion pages, interactive modules, and text pages covering every aspect of TV, radio, and online journalism.

Journal of Visualised . . . → Read More: Two fascinating new electronic resources

Making time for exam study

Look, I know everything is ramping up in intensity as the semester comes to a close, but effective exam study starts now.

It will help you to recall and write informed answers if several times before the exams you review and summarise lecture notes and text books, as well as re-read your assignments (the topics you know . . . → Read More: Making time for exam study

Teaching award for Library staff

The Library’s Caulfield Business and Economics team, led by Mr Robet Hornett, has been awarded a Citation for an Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning by the Vice-Chancellor at the recent Awards for Learning and Teaching ceremony.  

The award reflects the team’s efforts since 2008 to integrate teaching of information research and learning skills into all six . . . → Read More: Teaching award for Library staff

Planned library catalogue upgrade

Students and staff will be unable to place hold requests on books or renew loans through the library catalogue between Wednesday 29 September and Friday I October as the catalogue is to be upgraded.  Place holds before Tuesday, 28 September to . . . → Read More: Planned library catalogue upgrade

A new age of publishing launched

Monash University Publishing was launched on Wednesday 8 September at Monash University’s Robert Blackwood Hall.

Professor Barry Jones, a former Federal Government Science Minister and current Chair of the Book Industry Strategy Group officially launched Monash University Publishing and new website.

Dr Nathan Hollier, the Manager of Monash University Publishing, said the new venture will make scholarly books . . . → Read More: A new age of publishing launched