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Find out what is happening in the Library and Academic Centre, the Colleges, the University of Melbourne and beyond!

  • New books for February 2021

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  • 2021 library workshops for University of Melbourne research students

    Research and library workshops are now available for students wanting to hone their academic and research skills. Book a spot and discover the resources on offer to all @Unimelb students.

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  • New books for 2021

    Exciting new fiction and non-fiction titles now available to borrow from the Academic Centre.

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  • New books at SNAC

    Exams are almost over! Time to grab a great new read from the fiction shelves. Have a look at the latest fiction and non fiction reads available from SNAC this month.

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  • New titles at SNAC

    Check out this month's great new books at SNAC!

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  • New books at SNAC

    New books ready to borrow from the library shelves!

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  • Book message of the month

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  • Academic skills

    The University of Melbourne Academic Skills website is a comprehensive source of online learning workshops, one on one advice, workshops and English language development programs to name a few.

    Browse the site to realise your full potential during your university course of study.

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  • 23 Research Things

    A program of 23 blog posts that highlight digital tools to support the research activities of academics and graduate students. Guest bloggers share their expertise on a set of research tools or topics, and outline why and how these might be integrated into practice. Guests include researchers, technologists, data scientists, and librarians.

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  • Print collection delivery to @uniofmelbourne students

    The University of Melbourne library service is now offering a postal service for students to access print items from the collection.

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  • New titles at SNAC

    Have a browse of the newest titles on offer at SNAC. See below to access fiction and non-fiction titles from the SNAC catalogue.

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  • Melbourne Uni: Campus Colouring In

    Colouring in is a great way to practice mindfulness. Try your hand at colouring in these beautiful illustrations of Melbourne University's most iconic campus buildings.

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  • Law and COVID-19

    Law and medical students or anyone interested in how the COVID-19 pandemic will affect different sectors of law should watch this short but informative Youtube series. 

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  • Online jigsaw puzzles from the Museum of New Zealand

    The Museum of New Zealand has created online jigsaw puzzles using images from their collections.
     

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  • Studying remotely

    The University of Melbourne Library has compiled a guide to help you study remotely. 

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  • New titles at SNAC

    The Academic Centre librarians have been busy filling the shelves with wonderful new titles. See below to access a wide range of fiction and non fiction from the SNAC catalogue.

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  • University of Melbourne Library New Users' Library Guide

    If you missed a University Library tour during O-week, access the guide at http://unimelb.libguides.com/userguide

  • #ColourOurCollections

    #ColourOurCollections is a collaborative social media colouring festival for Libraries, Archives and other notable cultural institutions. Get out your textas and best derwent pencils to win one of four $50 prizes! More details and the #ColourOurCollections bookmarks found here.

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  • SummerFest 2020

    SummerFest 2020 will take place on Wednesday 26th February at Parkville UniMelb. This is one date to put in your diaries for a full day of O-Week festivities and a chance to meet other new students. Follow the link below for more info and to join the Facebook event.

    SummerFest 2020 details

  • The University of Melbourne lectures series

    Free Public Lectures are kicking off again at UniMelb! From Pope Francis, the weird and wonderful world of health, Harvey Weinstein and Women’s rights and 21st century art there is something for everyone this February.

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  • 2020 Library Workshops for University of Melbourne Researchers

    Attention all University of Melbourne researchers: bookings are now open for 2020 workshops. Get tips and expert guidance on getting the most out of the services and resources offered by the University libraries. Workshops include Getting Started with Library Research and File Management 101: Taming the Digital Chaos.

    Book a spot today

  • The Best Books of 2019

    Pick up a copy of one of the best books of 2019 according to The New YorkerBarack Obama or the best Australian fiction as selected by the amazing Readings bookstore. The Academic Centre has lots of great new fiction for you to borrow

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  • Victorian Premier’s Literary Prize for Fiction 2020

    Congratulations to Christos Tsiolkas for winning the Victorian Premier’s Literary Prize for Fiction 2020!

    Borrow a copy of Damascus from the Academic Centre and explore a fine work of literary fiction that encompasses the historical events surrounding the establishment of the Christian Church.

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