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Liaison Librarians are subject-specialist librarians with extensive knowledge of a range of resources in your discipline area. We offer a broad range of services to support your teaching and research.
You can make an appointment for a one-to-one session or take advantage of our Librarian-in-Residence program. Once a week a Liaison Librarian is located in the Faculties and several research centres to support your teaching and research needs.
Your Liaison Librarian can:
Your Liaison Librarian can show you how to:
They can also provide:
The Library can support you and your students through:
The Library can also support you in ways, including:
To arrange a personal consultation or find out more about the Librarian-in-Residence program, please contact your Liaison Librarian.
The ordering of reading list resources to support teaching units or courses is treated as a high priority by the Library. All unit chairs should send their lists of prescribed and recommended readings to your Liaison Librarian or firstname.lastname@example.org. Reading lists for all units are checked each trimester and orders are placed according to the Reading List Ordering Guideline (PDF) that takes into account:
The Library uses the Reading List Ordering Guideline to provide appropriate and sufficient access to reading list resources. Reading list e-books are actively acquired as they provide access for a larger number of students and are available 24x7.
Enter a unit code into Library Search to find reading list materials held by the Library.
Items that are on prescribed or recommended reading lists may be deemed high use and consequently assigned shorter loan periods.
Email your Liaison Librarian with a list of books, DVDs etc and provide the following details:
For assistance with managing materials associated with your unit, please contact your Liaison Librarian.
We like to work with academics, researchers and other staff and students to develop a current and relevant collection to support University teaching, learning and research.
We accept recommendations for books, DVDs, journals and electronic products such as databases or other online resources.
To recommend an item for purchase please contact your Liaison Librarian or send the request to email@example.com (for books or DVDs) or firstname.lastname@example.org (for journals or online resources) or use the online forms linked below.
Please note that the Library has an e-preferred policy for books and journals. More information on collection development and the Library’s e-preferred policy can be found in the Library’s Collection Guidelines.
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