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Retro sounds a hit at Matheson

Arts Faculty Music students have been making good use of the Matheson Library’s collection of records.

Teams of Creative Music Technology  students were given a mission to create their own original compositions, using nothing but vinyl samples.

Coordinator Ben Grayson says this was pretty much the coolest assignment ever!  “Students spent their time fossicking around in the world . . . → Read More: Retro sounds a hit at Matheson

Asian studies materials in temporary home

Japanese magazines are among the ASRC resources in a new home.

At the Sir Louis Matheson Library, the Asian Studies Research Collection (ASRC) materials have been moved temporarily to the Matheson store area, where most of it is on open access. The Matheson store is on the Lower Ground floor and is reached via the stairs . . . → Read More: Asian studies materials in temporary home

New addresses for libraries at Clayton

Entrance to the Law Library, Clayton Campus

The Clayton campus of Monash University has introduced new street names and building numbers as part of a campus improvement project.

The readressing project is part of the University’s masterplan to create an interconnected university city at Clayton. Incorporation of the new campus plan into systems like Google maps is . . . → Read More: New addresses for libraries at Clayton

Reducing energy use at the libraries

Sir Louis Matheson Library, Clayton campus

A further step has been taken to save electricity while maintaining or improving facilities for students in the libraries.  

During a pilot study over the winter break, an area of book stacks at the Matheson Library was fitted with LED lights. The new lights brighten up spaces and dramatically reduce energy . . . → Read More: Reducing energy use at the libraries

What’s on: 5 days to mark on your calendar

It’s a busy time of semester. It is exactly why it’s a good time to take a break from studying or working. Take an hour away from all that and come to Matheson Library for a dose of stimulating conversations with authors.

Don’t miss the chance to attend one, two or all of the Turning the page . . . → Read More: What’s on: 5 days to mark on your calendar