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Embase users: change of platform details

Please note the below important change of platform details for Embase

An upgrade to Embase (one of the premier databases for biomedical information) via the OVID platform is available from the library databases page.

Warning:  Access to Embase via the Elsevier platform will expire very soon, so any important searches or alerts should be saved as text files or . . . → Read More: Embase users: change of platform details

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

HeinOnline: is there anything it can’t do?

Conan O’Brien wrote the famous line “doughnuts, is there anything they can’t do?” for Homer Simpson in the episode Marge v The Monorail and it is tempting to apply the concept to Hein Online. This database covers so much (it is the world’s largest image-based legal research collection) and is so easy to use.

HeinOnline is divided . . . → Read More: HeinOnline: is there anything it can’t do?

Matheson stage 1 construction kicks off

Work will commence this week in Building 67 (Information Services Building). The building is now a shared zone and stairs, lifts and corridors will be used by staff and the builder and subcontractors.

A section of Level 1 of the building will be barricaded off. The toilets on this level will no longer be available to use. Alternative . . . → Read More: Matheson stage 1 construction kicks off