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COVID-19: Library Response

by Troy Rodrigues on 2020-03-25T08:23:00+08:00 | Comments

Updated 3rd August 2020

All Library branches are open.
The Bush Court entrance is now open during regular opening hours. To access the the Library via the 24/7 entrance, use you Murdoch ID to swipe in.
 

Library Opening Hours

  •     Geoffrey Bolton Library:
    • Semester 2 - Monday to Friday 8am - 9pm; Saturday & Sunday 1pm - 5pm
    • 24/7 Learning Common at the Geoffrey Bolton Library is open as usual (swipe access required at all times)
  •     Veterinary Library:
    •  Monday to Friday 7am - 6pm; Saturday and Sunday Closed
    • 24 hour swipe access is limited to current Veterinary Science students and staff outside normal building opening hours.
  •     Mandurah Campus Library:
    • Monday to Friday 8am - 4pm; Saturday and Sunday Closed
    • Computer lab at the Mandurah Campus remains open (Monday to Friday from 7am-10pm – swipe access only).

 

Keeping you safe

You will notice that we’ve made some changes in the Library to ensure the safety of you and others:

  • The Help Desk is now open, but you can contact us by phone or via our website.
  • Group Study rooms remain closed.
  • Postgraduate Research Study rooms are available for individual study only
  • Reduced seating to ensure social distancing
  • Study spaces have been re-zoned for individual quiet study
  • Hand sanitising stations located at key points in the Library
  • Physical distancing signage in learning common areas
  • Increased cleaning of common areas and bathrooms

Please remember to practice physical distancing and good personal hygiene when you are on campus and in the Library.

The Equity Resource Room has relocated back to its original location on Level 3, South Wing.

 

Access to Print Collections

Our print collections, including the High Demand Collection, are available for loan. Please use the self-check machines to borrow or return your items.

If you choose not to visit the Library, we may be able to digitise journal articles and portions of books from our print collection on request: Submit a digisation request.

 

ArticleReach, Document Delivery and BONUS+ services

 

Support for students

We are committed to supporting students who chose to study from home.

Visit our website for other support services that may be available to you: Help and Support

 

Support for academic staff and teaching staff

In collaboration with the Copyright Coordinator we have prepared these pieces of advice:

Additionally, access to some Library online resources has been extended to our users.

Access to Special Collections recommenced on Monday August 3rd.

 

Feedback

If you have any concerns or would like to provide us with feedback on how we can improve your experience in the Library, please contact us.

  • For updates on Library specific services, check this page or visit Library website.
  • The University will be providing the latest updates through email and the student portal. Please ensure your contact details, including your emergency contact details, are up to date in MyInfo.
  • Visit our official Murdoch University COVID-19 page for latest updates, general advice and travel advice.

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