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COVID-19 Library Service Updates

Updated 21st May 2020

Opening Hours

St Teresa's Library (Fremantle), St Benedict's Library (Broadway) and the Broome Library are all currently open to University staff and students. You can find all opening hours on our homepage or at the link below.

Closed Reserve collections from all of our libraries have been relocated to the Broome, St Teresa's or St Benedict's (Broadway) libraries.

Any other items from the Galvin, Craven and Benedict XVI (Darlinghurst) libraries can be requested, and will be made available at the open libraries on your campus.

Borrowing

As students have moved to online learning, the Library extended all loans until Friday 12th June 2020. We have now extended these loans until 31st July 2020. 

St Teresa's, St Benedict's (Broadway) and the Broome Campus library facilities are all open to University staff and students. If you require an item from one of our other libraries, please speak to staff at your available library or contact us via chat, email or phone.

If you are having trouble logging into your Library Account, please see more information in the link below.

Need help and want an answer now? Chat with Us!

If you can't find an answer on our AskUs page, you can chat directly to a Library staff member via the chat box in the bottom right hand corner of any page of the Library website. 

Hours of Service:
Weekdays: 8am to 8pm (AWST) 
Weekends and public holidays: 8am to 6pm (AWST)

Support for Students

Our instructional guides will show you how to get started searching for resources, including eBooks, journal articles, databases and multimedia. Click on the link below to visit the guides.

You can also look at our subject guides, which are designed to help you find and navigate through different types of resources available specifically for your course of study. 

Use these approved referencing guides to help you to create accurate references for the resources that you are using in your assessments.

These study skills resources might make studying online easier and help you to make the most of your time. 

The learning skills guides were developed to help streamline the learning process, and may help you with working on your assignments at home. 

If you would like some extra support, you can speak to someone at the Study Centre. They offer a range of study support programs to help you get the most out of your university studies, including academic support, access and inclusion and mentor programs.

Our group study rooms have been repurposed for individual use, in order to collaborate with colleagues and other students online. Click the link below to book a room in advance. 

Please note: this service is currently only available on the Fremantle campus.

**Study rooms are not currently available for bookings from Monday 1st June to Friday 12th June

Students who are eligible to use our document delivery service may continue to do so, but should be aware that there are some restrictions in place due to availability of print collections. To see which services are affected or to submit a request, click the Document Delivery Request Form link below. 

Eligibility for this service can be determined on our information page. 

LinkedIn Learning is an online educational platform of over 15,000 online courses that help you develop business, technology-related, and creative skills through expert-led course videos. 

To begin exploring LinkedIn Learning, log in via the link below with your student number and password.  

The Library has created video tutorials to assist students with:

  • Searching Summon
  • Asking and answering a research question
  • Referencing
  • Searching for and using eBooks
  • Systematic Reviews
  • Literature Reviews

Find them all at the link below.

Support for Staff

If you would like to recommend a text for the Library to purchase to support students' learning, please complete the request form at the link below. At this time, the Library is favouring eBook purchases as much as possible. 

If you would like to speak to a Librarian about resources for your teaching or research, please contact your School's Liaison Librarian via the link below. You can also book an appointment (click on the Researching Strategy button to see Liaison Librarian availability).

The Copyright guides provide general advice on Copyright issues and compliance requirements around the teaching, research, and study activities of all Notre Dame staff and students.

If you are unable to find the information you're looking for and have a question about Copyright restrictions during the Covid-19 pandemic, please contact our Copyright Officer through the Schedule Appointment link in the Copyright guide.

If staff would like to upload a chapter of a text to Blackboard, a request can be made through our eReserve request form. 

At this time, the Library has limited the purchase of print materials as much as possible, but if you would like to request an item be placed on Closed Reserve in your campus library, please complete the Closed Reserve form below. 

Our group study rooms have been repurposed for individual use, in order to collaborate with colleagues and students online. They are available for use by staff and students, just email your Library directly to request a room.  

Please note: this service is currently only available on the Fremantle campus.

Academic staff members are eligible to use our document delivery service, requests may be made using the form below. However, please be aware that there are some restrictions in place due to the availability of print collections at this time. Services affected are listed in the link below. 

Some of our vendors have made additional resources available for free, for a limited time. The Library recommends that teaching staff do not design course curricula around these eResources.

LinkedIn Learning is an online educational platform of over 15,000 online courses that help you develop business, technology-related, and creative skills through expert-led course videos. 

To begin exploring LinkedIn Learning, login via the link below with your staff number and password.  

If you need help locating online resources for your teaching, including ebooks, journal articles and Open Educational Resources, book an appointment with a Liaison Librarian to discuss options and licensing via our Appointments page (click on the Researching Strategy button to see Liaison Librarian availability).