From 9 June, the Morris Miller Library will be open from Monday to Friday from 8.30am – 6pm, Clinical Library, Monday to Thursday 9am – 5pm and Launceston Library Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm for a maximum of 20 people at any one time.
Library and UConnect staff thank you for your patience, as a staged return to campus and the reopening of our libraries is made. Your safety is the number one priority and use of the Library will be within COVID-19 guidelines.
Library and UConnect staff thank all students for their patience, as a staged return to campus and the reopening of our libraries is made. The safety of staff and students is number one priority and use of the Library will be within COVID-19 guidelines.
Morris Miller Library
Updates will soon follow as to the opening arrangements for our other University libraries.
Until the 9th June, the Morris Miller Library will be open from Monday to Friday from 8.30am – 6pm for up to 10 people at any one time via a booking. You can only use the Library for 1-4 hours per week, for study, to use a computer or to collect Library material. All other libraries remain closed until further notice.
Posted: 3 June 2020
The Library is excited to announce the signing of a contract with British company Talis, to implement Talis Aspire as our new reading list platform. Talis Aspire has been implemented in several countries around the world including Australia and NZ, where it is the reading list system of choice for Monash, LaTrobe, Deakin and Murdoch Universities, amongst others.
Talis Aspire will deliver:
A pilot is being planned for Semester 2, with full implementation in 2021.
The final implementation project team, which will include academic and student representation, is currently being finalised, with Wendy Hoyle (Associate Director, Library), the Project Lead and Debra Wilson (Senior Librarian, Acquisitions and Access), the Project Manager.
Posted: 4 May 2020
While direct access to our print books and journals is no longer available, you can still request scanned copies of book chapters / extracts and journal articles held in our print collections to be emailed to you. Note that access is limited to some libraries only and we may be unable to fulfill all requests. The online request form is available at: utas.edu.au/library/forms/request-a-scanned-copy-form. Please ensure, that you select Scan and Attach to email as your delivery option.
Posted: 24 April 2020
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
University of Tasmania at: The Tasmania Project to give you a voice and to gather important information during and beyond the pandemic
Booktopia will be supplying UTAS students with textbooks and other content related to their university studies. Booktopia will not have a physical presence on Sandy Bay or Newnham campuses. All ordering will be online.
Posted: 24 March 2020