Librarian or Tutor – decide who to ask for help

October 24, 2018 by Lynette Frazer

Schedule an appointment by clicking the link on the library homepage here  http://www.avondale.edu.au/library/

Grammarly

September 24, 2018 by Tracey

GRAMMARLY

Avondale students and staff have access to FREE premium Grammarly accounts.

Grammarly Premium finds and offers corrections for hundreds of complex grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, and style errors – and gives an explanation of why they’re wrong, so you can learn from the feedback. It undertakes 250 critical or advanced grammar and spelling checks – including contextual mistakes – and conducts genre-specific writing-style checks, and makes vocabulary suggestions. Grammarly can integrate with Microsoft Office (Windows only), email, and web browsers. You can check your work as you write, or disable Grammarly and check it when you’ve finished.

Note: You can use Grammarly to check for plagiarism, but Turnitin is still Avondale’s official text matching software.

To sign up to your free premium Grammarly account:

  1. Go to https://www.grammarly.com/edu
  2. Select sign up
  3. Provide your name, your Avondale email address, and a password of your choosing.
  4. Check your inbox for the email and click on the activation link.Once you have your account activated you can log in and:-Under Profile, choose British English, and add words to your personal dictionary
    -Check out the Grammarly Apps
    -Check out the Tutorials to learn how to make the most of Grammarly

Computer Room Renovation – W113

August 8, 2018 by Lynette Frazer

Library staff have renovated the computer room in the White Building near Lecture Theatre 1.  New paint and a beautiful new sofa and rug have been added to make the room more comfortable for students to use

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‘Book now’ is now available

July 25, 2018 by Lynette Frazer

Just click on the SCHEDULE APPOINTMENT or BOOK A STUDY ROOM link on the library home page and follow the instructions.

And remember, preference is given to those who book a place in our events.  Please join us soon.

LMC HOP: Nursing databases

July 23, 2018 by Lynette Frazer

Please join us and remember to BYO lunch. The library will supply hot drinks.

Date: Monday, August 13, 2018
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Campus:  LMC Campus – The Lawson Training Room
Audience:   Undergraduate and Postgraduate Nursing students
Image courtesy of  @LOLNurseMoments

Library Hours – please check library homepage

May 22, 2018 by Lynette Frazer

You may now check the library hours on our homepage or at this link

https://booknow.avondale.edu.au/hours/

 

 

 

 

 

Having trouble accessing some databases? – ask library staff to help you connect

March 21, 2018 by Lynette Frazer

We are currently having issues connecting off campus staff/students to some of our databases.  Please phone, email or talk to one of our library staff to assist you with temporary connection processes.

Need help with your studies?

April 5, 2017 by Julie Hoey

Don’t forget to make use of the library services on offer to help you achieve your best. Help with researching assignments, referencing skills and software, and planning and writing assignments is available.

Librarian or Tutor

Take a look here to decide if you should book a session with a the tutor or librarian.

 

LIBRARY SERVICES

To book an individual session with a reference librarian:

  • click here  or
  • scan the QR code or

 qrcode for 10to8

 

 

 

 

 

  • call Tracey 4980 2134  (Lake Mac), Michael 9480 3639 (Sydney)  or
  • Talk to us on Live Chat

 

YES — we can do sessions with off-campus students.

TUTORING SERVICES

Tutors are also available to guide you as you plan, write, and check your assignments. To access the tutoring services click here for hours and more information.

Print Credit

November 5, 2015 by Tracey

Online print credit

Great news! You can now buy your own print credit online. Have your EFTPOS card handy and then:

  1. Visit myprint.avondale.edu.au (at College OR at home!)
  2. Log in using your login and password
  3. Select “Add Credit” from left menu—$5 minimum applies

No money until pay day?

  1. Find an understanding friend or family member with print credit on their card
  2. Get them to visit myprint.avondale.edu.au
  3. Log in
  4. Select “Transfers” from left menu
  5. Choose how much to transfer, and to whom
  6. Click “transfer”

EndNote

August 13, 2014 by Michelle Down

flying books EndNote is a program to help you create your reference list – easily and correctly. Take the hassle out of referencing by learning to use this cool program.

You are welcome to come to a training session to learn the basics of referencing correctly, as well as learn about this program. Contact the reference librarian on 4980 2134 to arrange a time.