Library News

News and Events from the Library

  •   The Central Library, Sturt Library, and the Gus Fraenkel Medical Library will each be closing for the year at 1:00 pm on Friday the 23rd of December and reopening at 9:00 am on Tuesday the 3rd of January.  During the closure there will be no swipe card access to the Central Library and the […]
  • Flinders University Library offers access to thousands of Springer ebooks, across many subject collections including humanities, social sciences, life sciences and computing.  For Springer ebook titles purchased by the Library and accessible in full text, students and staff are now offered the option of ordering their own printed softcover copy through Springer for just 24.99 […]
  • In response to user demand the Library has installed 100 new double powerpoints at its Central and Sturt branches.  The powerpoints were installed on levels 2 & 3 of the Central Library which are the quiet and silent zones where many students like to bring their own devices. All of the new powerpoints also include […]
  •   All areas of the Central Library will be closed for 5 hours from 7am to 12pm on Saturday 17th December. This includes the 24 hour study zones on level 0 and level 1. The closure is occurring whilst the Library completes electrical upgrade work to provide 75 extra powerpoints for Library users on levels […]
  • ProQuest Ebook Central is now available!   All ebooks previously accessed on the Ebook Library (EBL) and ebrary platforms have now migrated to ProQuest Ebook Central.  Created using the strengths of the EBL and ebrary platforms, ProQuest Ebook Central features a user-centred design aimed at improving ebook research experiences. Access ProQuest Ebook Central ebooks by searching […]
  • ScienceDirect is an Elsevier database covering scientific, medical and technical articles, as well as book chapters.   It combines authoritative, full-text publications with smart, intuitive functionality.   ScienceDirect also includes over 250 000 open access articles. Click here to access ScienceDirect.
  • Library hours change over the break but the 24hour study spaces remain open! For a full list of library hours:
  • Flinders Library’s Examorama event is designed to support Flinders students during swot vac and exams (31st October to 17th November). It starts with longer opening hours with the Central Library staying open & staffed until 10pm every night. We know this time can be stressful for students – so as well as our great spaces […]
  • Psychiatry Online features DSM-5, the most widely used psychiatric reference in the world. Students and staff can also access a collection of journals, books and patient resources from American Psychiatric Association Publishing. Click here to access Psychiatry Online.
  • Are you one of the many journal editors at Flinders? Would you like to get together with others to explore ways of sharing experiences with each other and with the scholarly community at Flinders? Gillian Dooley from eResearch is convening an initial meeting on 3 November. If you are interested please book here – or visit the eResearch Blog […]
  • Database Trial – News and Events from the Library

  • Flinders University Library now has trial access to Frontier Life. Frontier Life is a “digital collection of primary source documents helps us to understand existence on the edges of the Anglophone world from 1650-1920. Discover the various European and colonial frontier regions of North America, Africa and Australasia through documents that reveal the lives of […]
  • Downtime and Services Interruption Notices

  • On Sunday 29 January, from 1.30 pm to 9.30 pm, ProQuest will be conducting maintenance to upgrade infrastructure, enhance security, and maintain reliability of products. During this 8-hour window, access to the ProQuest platform will be disrupted. We apologise in advance for any inconvenience.
  • The ARTS:LIVE database is currently unable to be accessed due to maintenance.      The new upgraded database is expected to become available from Tuesday 17th January.   Apologies for any inconvenience.