New Library System – Unicorn

Unicorn is the new online library system for TAFE NSW Library Network. The new system is Windows based and offers many new features for library users. Here is a quick overview of some of the new features on the Catalogue: Go to the Catalogue There are quick links to the Library Catalogue; Find it […]

The WWW Virtual Library of Engineering

This is a great resource for finding engineering websites. It contains links to quality information in the following areas: Acoustics, Vibrations and ,Signal Processing Biotechnology Chemical Engineering Civil Engineering Computer Aided Design (CAD) Control Engineering Cross-Connection Control/Backflow Prevention Digital Rights Management Electrical and Electronics Engineering Fluid Power Geotechnical Engineering Industrial Engineering Laser Physics and Technology […]

Aged Care Course Exhibition – LearnSpace

An exhibition currently on display in the LearnSpace of Ultimo College Library showcases some of the work done by Ultimo College Outreach students. The students have been taking part in a course to help them find work with older people in residential and home care. A very colourful display showing the arts and crafts students […]

Podcast: Does TAFE fail to make the grade?

Is TAFE addressing the skills shortage problem in Australia? While the Coalition signals an overhaul of TAFE funding, and the Labor Party wants to build trades training centres in Australia’s secondary schools, we ask our panel how TAFE courses can be more modern, vibrant and attractive to youngsters and what can be done to change […]

Fashion Book Review

Shopping for Vintage / Funmi Odulate This extremely pretty little book is now in our Reference collection (REF 381.1). It goes through designers by decade from 1890-1980s. Features lovely water-color illustrations by Richard Merritt – these are approx 15cm high. Costume Jewellery designers, handbags and shoes have shorter decade by decade descriptions. At the end […]

New Book Display Units at Ultimo College Library

Ultimo College Library has two new book display stands located on Levels 1 and 2. Currently on display are new fiction books purchased from funds kindly provided by the Student Association. The stands will be updated on a regular basis with new library resources including non-fiction books, educational DVDs and light fiction. Staff and students […]

New Books on Display for Borrowing

Here is a small selection of the many new fiction books on display on Level 1 and Level 2 at Ultimo College Library, kindly donated by the Student Association. The Lighthouse by P. D. James. This novel has it all: a scenic landscape, a variety of fascinating, three-dimensional characters, enough red herrings to throw even […]

New Books for General Education

Peer pressure/ Spinney Press, 2007.303.327/PEER The world is flat : the globalized world in the twenty-first century/ Friedman, Thomas L. Penguin 2006.303.4833/FRIE Dropping off the edge : the distribution of disadvantage in Australia/ Vinson, T. (Tony), 1935- Jesuit Social Services/Catholic Services Australia, 2007.305.5690994/VINS Bipolar nation : how to win the 2007 election by: Hartcher, Peter […]

New Music Books

The S.M.A.R.T. guide to producing music with samples, loops, and MIDILink: Reviews from amazon customers… The complete idiot’s guide to singing / Phyllis Fulford and Michael Miller.Link: Reviews from amazon customers… The complete idiot’s guide to music theory / by Miller, Michael.Link: Reviews from amazon customers… Simon Gray, Librarian

New Hospitality Books

Career FAQs: Hospitality (Australia)338.4791/JAMEThis is a great guide for people interested in a career in hospitality. It covers all basic areas from job opportunities, qualifications needed, how to get a job in the sector and what real people say about their experience on the job. Culinaria Hungary641.59439/GERGEverything you ever wanted to know about Hungarian cuisine. […]