Library News

News and Events from the Library

  •   Full evening and weekend semester time opening hours will resume in all branches from O week onwards. Semester 1 2017 will also see the Central Library extending its previous Friday semester time opening hours from 8am – 7pm to 8am – 9pm. From Monday 20 February 2017 the following opening hours apply:   Central Library Staffed […]
  • Please note the Hub’s 24 hour study zones and the Central Library will be closed for O’Fiesta, part of Flinders O’Week celebrations, on Friday 24 February 2017 from 6.00pm – 12.00am. Alternative 24/7 study space is available in the Sturt Library lab for students seeking a quiet study space at this time. For more information […]
  • 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.
  • 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

  • To maintain the currency and security of ProQuest ebook platforms, Ebook Central will be unavailable for approximately three hours on Sunday 5th March from 4.30am to 7.30am.