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Beyond survival, how to thrive this semester

Words and photo by Romany Manuell

Previously on Survivor…

It’s been an exhilarating first four weeks of semester and you’ve made it all the way to Survival Week. Congratulations! It’s time to stop, take a look around, and see how you’re faring in terms of your work/life balance. That is the real . . . → Read More: Beyond survival, how to thrive this semester

Research and learning advice at your library

Are you aware that research and learning advice is available at the library branches?

You are welcome to drop-in to discuss an assignment or project or seek advice without an appointment. Learning skills advisers and librarians who are experienced in working with students and work closely with academic staff in the faculties are available at advertised times.

Questions answered recently . . . → Read More: Research and learning advice at your library

8 study strategies to help you succeed

You may still be reeling from the long hours of studying you clocked last semester. Or you may be feeling languid after hibernating during the cold mid-semester break or dreaming about your next holiday. The reality is, if it hasn’t sunk in, Semester 2 has started.

If you are serious about your academic . . . → Read More: 8 study strategies to help you succeed

Visiting fellow studies the role of libraries

Monash University’s large international student population has attracted a Research Fellow from the United States to conduct an ethnographic study of academic library programs here.
The study focuses on how library staff can play a role in improving the engagement of university students for whom English is a second language (ESL).
Darby Fanning is visiting from the University . . . → Read More: Visiting fellow studies the role of libraries

New Academic Integrity online tutorial

The new Academic Integrity online tutorial is now available to assist you in developing the knowledge and skills required for good academic practice.

This set of interactive modules was jointly developed by the Office of the Pro-Vice Chancellor (Learning and Teaching) and Monash University Library as part of the implementation of the Student Academic Integrity Policy and Procedures.

You will appreciate how the . . . → Read More: New Academic Integrity online tutorial