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SpringerMaterials: the Landolt-Bornstein Database

SpringerMaterials: the Landolt-Bornstein database

SpringerMaterials describes itself as the world’s largest and most comprehensive database dedicated to information on materials, their properties and uses.  It is an online reference tool suitable for all branches of engineering and physical sciences and includes datasets on chemical safety, inorganic solid phases, and thermophysical properties. 

Interactive features include the ability to . . . → Read More: SpringerMaterials: the Landolt-Bornstein Database

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

5 ways to survive a “libraryless” Easter break

Getting anxious about your research or essay writing during the five days when the campus libraries are closed over Easter? Chill, you can plan ahead and get some serious work done. Seriously.

We know you like to be deep in study mode in the welcoming spaces of the library, amidst the scent of books, the relative quiet, . . . → Read More: 5 ways to survive a “libraryless” Easter break

Nineteenth-century research now easier

A new online resource is available to assist Monash researchers who are trying to discover which books or other primary source materials were available in the nineteenth century and before the end of the First World War.

The Nineteenth-Century Short title Catalogue (NSTC) aims to define the printed record of the English-speaking world from 1801 and 1919. . . . → Read More: Nineteenth-century research now easier

HDR students: Research and Learning Day – Berwick

HDR students are warmly invited to attend a special day at Berwick campus on Wednesday 26 October 2011. 

Research and learning workshops designed to meet your needs will cover a number of topics including Completing your thesis on time and Managing your research data as well as tips on how to make an academic presentation. Complimentary lunch will . . . → Read More: HDR students: Research and Learning Day – Berwick