Monday, 26 September 2016

Thursday, 22 September 2016

RMIT Research Repository - open the world's eyes to your publications

Want to ensure all your RMIT University affiliated publications are co-located in the one place? Want to ensure maximum possible exposure to your publications to the broadest possible audience? The RMIT Research Repository is the service for you!

In its seventh year and managed by RMIT University Library, the Repository houses records and volunteered full-text for publications reported for the former Higher Education Research Data Collection (HERDC) and the Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) schemes. 

With over 3 million downloads for its 38,000+ records, the Repository is the place for your research works. Indexed by Google, Google Scholar, Trove and LibrarySearch, Repository records have a global reach and enable you and your works to connect with researchers and the public alike. Repository staff also ensure your uploaded full-text comply with any copyright requirements and/or publisher policies they are subject to.

Email your full-text papers to the RMIT Research Repository repository@rmit.edu.au
Search the RMIT Research Repository 




Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Get the assignment help you need


Need help with your assignments? We've got the friendly Library staff and Study and Learning advisors together and they are ready to help you write great assignments.

Students at a desk studying

What can I get help with?
Study and Centre advisors and librarians can give you advice on:
  • assignment writing and study skills
  • English language development
  • referencing
  • finding quality articles and resources for your assignments and lots more

When and where?
Bundoora campus
Bundoora Library, Building 210
Mondays 2.30-4.30pm

Brunswick campus
Student Study Area, Level 1, Building 514 
Tuesdays 2-4pm

City campus
RMIT Connect Building 8, level 4, room 12
Mondays 11.30am-1.30pm
Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:30-2.30pm


Just drop in, we'll be happy to help you.


Wednesday, 7 September 2016

Graduating soon? What you need to know before you go

RMIT University Library is here to support you throughout your student journey - from the day you start, until graduation and beyond. 

As you approach graduation the new Graduating Students and Alumni guide is the place to find out about:
  • free online training - boost your skills with Lynda.com training 
  • Alumni Library membership - learn about borrowing from the Library
  • free open access journals, books and image portals 
  • essential websites for further study, jobs and career planning

Why not boost your skills and employability now? Use the guide to find Lynda.com
where you can take top-quality video courses, taught by industry experts. It's free for RMIT students and staff. 

Lynda.com also offers a great feature where you can integrate your course completion certificates with your LinkedIn account. It's an invaluable way to enhance your professional profile!

Lynda.com is brimming with useful courses which will help kick-start the next phase of your life, including: 
  • Writing a Resume 
  • Master Common Interview Questions
  • How to Turn an Internship into a Job
  • Job Hunting for College Grads
  • Succeeding in a New Job
  • J.T. O'Donnell on Making Recruiters Come to You
  • How to Pitch to Investors
  • Personal Finance Tips
  • How to Start a Business with Family and Friends
  • Small Business Secrets

Explore Lynda.com and much more on the Graduating Students and Alumni guide.

Monday, 5 September 2016

Never get lost again - find it on the shelf!

Ever have trouble finding a book on the shelf? View Map shows you exactly where a book is located on a map of the Library.

3 easy steps to use View Map!

1. Search for the book you want using LibrarySearch. A View Map icon will appear beside the item availability information.

2. Select View Map to open a map of the Library with the shelf location highlighted by a red pin.


View Map

3. If an item is available in multiple locations you can select the Locations tab to open a map for a specific location.

Remember whatever Library service you choose, you're in good hands. We're here to help.

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

Carlton Library now open earlier on weekends

In response to weekend construction noise at Swanston Library, Carlton Library is now open from 10am on Saturday and Sunday.

Student studying at Carlton Library


We apologise for the noise at Swanston Library but encourage you to study at Carlton Library, which is only a five-minute walk from Swanston Library in Building 94 in Cardigan Street, Carlton.