The Ebsco database service interruption is now over, and we anticipate uninterrupted access once more.

Please contact the UC Library if you have any further access problems

The UC Library’s mobile catalogue, where you can check your loan status, renew your books, also links to mobile friendly databases.libanywhere

Did you know that the library has a mobile version of the catalogue?

You can access the following services:

  • what you have on loan
  • due dates
  • renew items
  • FAQ’s
  • chat online
  • library subject guides
  • library blog

You can also access some different mobile friendly websites, and other apps:

  • Micromedex Drug info
  • ProQuest
  • EBSCO Host
  • National Library mobile catalogue

Getting LibAnywhere:

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The Library will be Anzacopen for reduced hours over the ANZAC Day weekend.

ANZAC Day: 1-5pm
Sunday: 1-5pm
Monday: 1-5pm

The Library Commons will be open as usual, with 24 hour swipe-card access.

ANZAC Day is a time of remembrance for all Australians and New Zealanders who have served and died in wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations.

The Australian War Memorial has more information about ANZAC Day and local commemoration services.

Click here to access information the Library has in its collection about ANZAC day.


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Your Thoughts could win you an iPad


1. Check your student email

2. Find the Library Satisfaction Survey email

3. Click on the link

4. Tell us what you think

5. Enter your student number at the end of the survey
(Don’t worry we can’t find out what you’ve said)

6. Survey starts on Monday 13 April – Friday 1 May 2015

Earth Hour whichEarth hour 2015 image started in 2007 is a worldwide movement organised by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).

The event is held to encourage individuals, communities, households and businesses to turn off their non-essential lights for one hour, from
8:30 pm to 9:30 p.m. on the last Saturday in March as a symbol of their commitment to the planet.

Date: Saturday, 28 March 2015
Time: 8:30 pm – 9.30pm local time

You may be interested in reading books about climate change accessible via the Library’s catalogue; e-books can be accessed via the Library’s UCanFind.

For more information refer to:



The Library will be Easteropen for reduced hours over the Easter weekend, 3-6 April 2015.

Good Friday: CLOSED
Easter Saturday: 1-5pm
Easter Sunday: CLOSED
Easter Monday: 1-5pm

The Library Commons will be open as usual, with 24 hour swipe-card access.

Certification imageDue to heavy demand the Library has introduced some changes to its Document Certification Service, (certifying photocopies as true copies of original documents).

The revised service will now be offered from 11am to 2pm each weekday and a maximum of 20 copies per client per day can be certified.

The service is available to UC staff, students, and alumni.

For more information please click here:

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Harmony day


Harmony day 2015







We would like to wish you all a very happy Harmony Day!

For those new to Australia, Harmony Day is celebrated annually on 21 March. It is a day for all Australians to celebrate our rich cultural diversity. The theme for this year is Celebrating 15 years of participation.
Harmony Day has a continuing message- Everyone Belongs – which conveys that all Australians are welcome to our country, despite their background. It is a time to reflect upon Australia’s history and journey, recognising the traditional owners of this land. Harmony Day is also about community participation, inclusiveness and respect.

Join in the Harmony Day celebrations at the University of Canberra on 18th March, 2015 at 11.00 am for the official welcome followed by cultural performances.
We hope you have a pleasant and harmonious Harmony Day :)

Department of Social Services. Harmony Day: 21 March. Retrieved from


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Graeme Simsion, author of the incredible successful book ‘The Rosie Project‘ will be in Canberra to talk about his book as well as the very successful follow up ‘The Rosie Effect’, to raise funds for and in support of Autism Asperger ACT.

When: Wednesday, April 29th.
Time: 5:30  - 7:30 in the evening.
Location: National Library of Australia Theatre, Lower Ground 1
Cost: $21.50.  Tickets are available through stickytickets

More Information can be found via the following link

Graeme Simsion

UC Book of the year 2015



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The Library will be open for reduced hours on the Canberra Day public holiday, Monday 9 March: 1pm – 5pm

The Library commons, which includes all of Level B of the Library, is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.





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