SCIENCE WEEK 2007 @ Ultimo College Library

For the second consecutive year, Ultimo College Library has participated in the many Science Week activities organised at the Ultimo Precinct. These activities included “Hidden Web” sessions for a large number of High School students from both private and public schools in Sydney; and a session on the “Hidden Web” for the general public. Sessions […]

Documentaries on DVD @ Ultimo College Library

An exciting range of new documentaries has arrived at Ultimo College Library. Many of these documentaries have recently been shown on SBS, the ABC and at cinemas in Australia and overseas. A diverse range of topics include the history of Ansett, finding the world’s perfect cup of coffee, Australian cinema history and anatomy for beginners. […]

Report: Australian Social Trends 2007 by Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)

This report is now available at Ultimo College Library in hard copy or via the ABS website at on education and training includes: Qualification profile of Australians Training for a trade International students in Australia Beatriz Aroche, Information Resources Librarian

New IT Books

Photoshop Elements – classroom in a book; Adobe press – 006.6/ADOB Editorial Reviews from the company: Each chapter in this step-by-step, project-based guide contains a project that builds on the reader’s growing knowledge of the program as well as end-of-chapter review questions to wrap up each lesson. Readers will learn the basics of editing their […]

New Design Books

New Design Books Digital Drawing for Designers: A Visual Guide to AutoCAD (Paperback) by Douglas R. Seidler (Author) – 720.284028/SEID Classic Tailoring Techniques: A Construction Guide for Women’s Wear (F.I.T. Collection) (Paperback) by Roberto Cabrera (Author), Patricia Flaherty Meyers (Author) – 646.433/CABR Customer reviews from Amazon: Furnish: Furniture and Interior Design for the 21st […]

Ultimo Science Festival- 22 to 26 August 2007

The Ultimo Science Festival, near Central Railway and Broadway in Sydney, NSW, is five days and nights of serious science fun for families, for everyone, for schools, for young, old and in-between, for geeks and non-geeks alike. There’s something for everyone who wants to expand their minds, think about the world and wonder about how […]

New music CDs @ Ultimo Library

The library has just received a delivery of some fantastic new music CD’s courtesy of the Ultimo College Students’ Association. They range from calming, relaxing, jazzy Nora Jones with her album Come Away With Me, Pink’s I’m Not Dead, The Black Eyed Peas Monkey Business, Missy Higgins On a Clear Night to Rockin’ Eskimo Joe’s […]

News for fashion -Complete costume history

This is a great book if you are after large detailed period costume plates – It is a reprint of a classic title – Le Costume Historique by Racinet (born 1825 – died 1893.)The plates are big – each page is bigger than A4 in the area that is printed on, and there are nearly […]


On Wednesday 8th August Tim Bartlett and Pamela Brain from Educational Services at Ultimo College Library brought the library to Building N. The display was to promote what the library has to offer staff and students of Automotive Services, Marine Engineering, Panel Beating, Spray Painting and Metal Fabrication. On their way to lunch large numbers […]

New Hospitality Books

New book of herbs / Jekka McVicarLarge paperback with colour illustrationsA gardening, cookery, herbal remedies and beauty treatments book including an A-Z guide to herbs and their many uses.635.7/MACV The soul of a new cuisine : a discovery of the foods and flavors of Africa / Marcus SamuelssonForward by Desmond TutuBeautifully illustrated hardcover of more […]