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Rozelle Campus Library

 

Due to the current COVID situation in NSW a decision has been made by the Director, Safety and Wellbeing to close the Rozelle Campus, which includes the Library. Please contact us if you have loans due and cannot renew them via your MyLibrary account.

 

Library Services & UConnect update

 

For 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

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

 

What's new?

Want an easy way to identify whether you can get the full text of an article?

 

Add the LibKey Nomad extension to your favourite browser and you'll be able to tell straight away if the whole article is available to you to read.

What is LibKey Nomad?

LibKey Nomad is a browser extension that detects available scholarly content, notifies the user of availability, and connects them to the content in one-click.  It speeds up access to the full text on publisher pages, PubMed, Wikipedia and many other sites.

When LibKey Nomad is installed you will see in your search results whether there is full access to an article when you see this symbol

This is how is might appear...

 

How do I get it?

Installation in Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Brave & Vivaldi is simple!  Just visit libkeynomad.com and click the icon for your browser.

Your browser will then ask you to confirm.  Choose your institution (University of Tasmania) at the resulting LibKey interface and you are all set!

 

Having trouble finding journals in your subject area? Take a look at Browzine

 

 

BrowZine delivers the Library's scholarly journals to your computer, tablet or smartphone:

  • browse and read journals by subject, review tables of contents, and download full articles
  • create your own journal bookshelf in your area of interest
  • get notified when new articles are published in the journal in your bookshelf
  • save articles for off-line reading or export to services such as DropBox, Zotero, Papers and reference management software
  • email article links to colleagues

To learn more head to our BrowZine subject guide

 

LinkedIn Learning now available to all staff and students

 

Learn anywhere, anytime, on any device with LinkedIn Learning. Are you looking to expand your skill set, become career ready or looking to improve your digital skills? Choose from over 16,000+ video courses on subjects such as: financial literacy, social media, coding, animation, graphic design, data management and analysis, 3-d modelling, marketing, project management, and mental health, just to name a few.

Videos cover topics such as:

  • Microsoft Office suite
  • Time management and study skills
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Specific software training videos

 

Click 'Sign in' on the LinkedIn Learning webpage and use your University of Tasmania email address to access videos and courses