Visual Arts Data Service: online visual arts images

Students and academics looking for visual arts images now have online access to a stunning collection of over 100,000 images with the launch of The website has been developed by VADS (the Visual Arts Data Service) which re-branded and re-launched itself earlier this month and contains collections as diverse as the National Inventory of […]

Apology to the Stolen Generations

The ABC broadcast ‘The Apology to the Stolen Generations of Australia live from Canberra Parliament House on Wednesday, February 13 is now avaialble on DVD from the library. Hosted by Lateline’s Tony Jones and Message Stick’s Miriam Corowa, the live 1.5 hour broadcast includes: an interview with Mick Dodson who led (along with Sir Ronald […]

Photocopying in the Library

There is now a two tiered pricing system for copying/printing in the library. Student Association prices are as follows: COPY/PRINTING PRICES Student Association Members rate Black & White A4 $0.10 Black & White A3 $0.20 Colour A4 $0.50 $1.00 Colour A3 $1.00 $2.00 Black & White Transparencies A4 $0.60 Colour Transparencies A4 $1.00 Non Student […]

April Vacation Opening Hours

The Design Centre Library opening hours over the April vacation period are as follows: Monday 14 April – Friday 25 April Monday – Thursday 10am-4pm Fridays CLOSED

Project Shelf and Special Reserve: a reminder for teachers

The library has a separate shelf to house books and other resources for current student projects. If teachers have a project which will require specific library resources, and wish to ensure all students have access to these materials, then please contact the library and we will organise to have them put on the PROJECT SHELF. […]

Flexible Learning Toolbox CDs

These CDs are copies of Flexible learning Toolboxes produced by the Australian Flexible learning Framework. Toolboxes feature scenarios, images and interactive activities that simulate real life. Toolboxes are high quality resources featuring scenarios, images and interactive activities that simulate real life. They are designed for use by training providers, industry and business and support online […]

Library Opening Hours for Semester 1 2008

The library opening hours for Semester 1 2008 are: Monday 9:30am Р6:00 pm Tuesday 9:30 am Р7:30 pm Wednesday 9:30 am -6:00pm Thursday 9:30 am Р7:30 pm Friday 9:30am Р4:00pm For the last two weeks of each semester we will extend library hours to assist with completion of  assignments

Libary Tours and Workshops

Library staff are again offering orientation tours to all classes. The tours take approximately 30 minutes and aim to ensure that all students are aware of library policies as well as how to use the printing and photocopying facilities. More in depth workshopss are also offered to teach students about the library catalogue and internet […]


The library now has a Resource Development Kit available for staff loan. The kit consists of the following items: ACER Notebook Notebook speakers Webcam Headset Mobile hard drive network cable Lapel microphone Dual Interview microphone Digital camera with cables and charger iPod and audio recorder Audio Mixer and leads 2 Microphones 2 Microphones stands and […]