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Library News: Latest News

Easter Hours Updated

 

The Morris Miller and Launceston libraries will be open as study spaces from 7am-7pm over the full  Easter break (2-6 April). 

There will be no Library or UConnect services, but we will be open for you to come on in and study.
 
All other libraries will be closed for the break and will reopen on the 7 April (with the exception of Rozelle campus library which reopens Tuesday 6 April)
 
Don't forget you can still access most of our resources even if we aren't open.  Search our catalogue to find all our ebooks and ejournals, and have a look at our streaming media that may help in your study (or as a bit of an escape from study!) - ClickView & Kanopy

 

 

 Library Opening Hours for Semester 1, 22 February - 19 June, 2021

 

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Saturday

Morris Miller Library 7:30am - 10pm* 7:30am - 10pm* 7:30am - 10pm* 7:30am - 10pm* 7:30am - 10pm* 10am - 5pm
Launceston 8am - 10pm* 8am - 10pm* 8am - 10pm* 8am - 10pm* 8am - 10pm* 10am - 5pm
Carington Smith 8:45am - 5pm 8:45am - 5.30pm 8:45am - 5.30pm 8:45am - 5pm 8:45am - 5pm
Clinical 8:45am - 5pm 8:45am - 6pm 8:45am - 6pm 8:45am - 5pm 8:45am - 5pm  
Cradle Coast 8:45am - 5pm 8:45am - 5pm 8:45am - 5pm 8:45am - 5pm 8:45am - 5pm  
Law 8:45am - 5pm 8:45am - 6pm 8:45am - 6pm 8:45am - 5pm 8:45am - 5pm  
Rozelle 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm    

*Morris Miller and Launceston Libraries -

  • Will be staffed from 8:45am - 5pm - any Library or UConnect services can be accessed during these hours
  •  Between 7:30am - 8.45am and 5pm - 10pm the libraries will be open as study spaces only  - there will be no access to Library or UConnect services. Temperature checks must be undertaken on entry to the Library.
  • Access to the library collections will be during the staffed hours of 8.45am - 5pm

Current opening hours can be found on the 'Library Opening Hours & COVID Information' tab

Updated 17 March 2021

Library Services & UConnect update

 

As of 4th Jan 2021, there is a change to the location of some of the UConnect and Library services. The following Library service points will provide Library dedicated services such as providing expertise on how to access and use information resources in print and online.

  • Carington Smith Library (Hunter Street)
  • Clinical Library (Hobart)
  • Launceston Campus Library (Newnham). 

All UConnect face to face services such as production of ID card, student lifecycle and library related enquiries will be available at the following service points. Please note that the standard opening hours are Monday to Friday 8:45am to 5pm, unless specified otherwise in parenthesis.

  • Morris Miller Library, Sandy Bay
  • Law Library, Sandy Bay
  • Student Services in Kerslake Building, Newnham (open Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm)
  • Building D, Cradle Coast
  • MidCity, 88 Elizabeth St, Hobart (open from 18th January)
  • Rozelle Campus Library, Rozelle (open Monday to Thursday 8:45am to 5pm)

UConnect can also be contacted online, over the phone or via mail:

  • Email U.Connect@utas.edu.au​​​​​:
  • Call: 1300 826 663 / +61 3 6226 6111 (8:45am to 5:00pm, business days)
  • Submit a question
  • Mail: UConnect | University of Tasmania, Private Bag 45, Hobart, TAS, 7001

To keep up to date with Library opening hours and services visit:   https://utas.libguides.com/LibNews

Or contact the Library here: https://www.utas.edu.au/library/contact-us

Group Study Rooms are available in all our Libraries

 

The Library has a number of group study rooms for booking by students in all of our libraries.  Maximum occupancy numbers are limited due to COVID-19 restrictions. Numbers must be strictly adhered to. 

Bookings can be made here: https://utas.libcal.com/

Updated:7 December 2020

 

New Reading List system

Take a look at the new way to access your Reading Lists

In 2021 all reading lists will be available on our new platform. Search for your course code, course name or lecturer in the search box to see if your unit has been set up. We'll be adding new lists constantly, so if yours isn't there now, check back closer to the start of semester.

You can learn more about the system here

24/7 Study Help

The University offers a range of online support academic and language skills development of students.

All day, seven days a week, you can seek online help with writing or study skills and with specialised subjects including:

Mathematics, Physics/Chemistry/Biology Accounting, Statistics, Micro/Macroeconomics and more.

From within your MyLO units, access the 24/7 help from the right hand side of the screen - 

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Follow the prompts, once you're into Studiosity:

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Textbooks

Booktopia can supply UTAS students with textbooks and other content related to their university studies. Booktopia does not have a physical presence on Sandy Bay or Newnham campuses.  All ordering is online.


Updated: 22 January 2021

 

Collecting Tasmanian COVID-19 stories

Libraries Tasmania, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) and the University of Tasmania’s Institute for Social Change, Tasmania Project are collaborating to promote and collect COVID-19 stories and experiences.  You can participate in helping us create this collection at:

Libraries Tasmania at: https://libraries.tas.gov.au/features/Pages/covid-19-stories.aspx

TMAG at: https://www.tmag.tas.gov.au/whats_on/newsselect/2020articles/covid-19_stories_project

University of Tasmania at: The Tasmania Project to give you a voice and to gather important information during and beyond the pandemic

Collecting history as it happens – COVID-19 Stories campaigns across Australia: https://archivesandheritageblog.libraries.tas.gov.au/collecting-history-as-it-happens-covid-19-stories-campaigns-across-australia/