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Online and off-campus support for teaching staff: Support from Liaison Librarians

This guide provides links to online resources to support the development of teaching and learning resources off-campus.

Research & digital skills support

Liaison Librarians offer individual support to teaching staff and students in areas including

  • Research skills - databases & online resources
  • Locating and purchasing e-books for your course
  • Citing and referencing
  • Turnitin & academic integrity
  • Evaluating information
  • Preparing literature reviews
  • Assignment-based information seeking
  • Setting up alerts

Contact Liaison Librarians by emailing library@melbournepolytechnic.edu.au for assistance by phone or via video conferencing. 

 

 

Introducing your Liaison Librarians

Liaison Librarians communicate on library-related matters across all of Melbourne Polytechnic's Directorates and Departments.
They ensure that library collections and services match the requirements of all schools and courses
New staff are encouraged to arrange a meeting time (by phone or video conferencing) with the Liaison Librarian designated for their Department.

Location:  Preston, Room C203
Phone:  9269 8861
Email:  diannewisth@melbournepolytechnic.edu.au

Responsibilities:

Bachelor of Engineering Technology

Bachelor of Built Environments

Liaise with Curriculum Unit, Learning Environments & Learning Skills

Location:  Preston, Room C203
Phone:  9269 1320
Email:  meredithbeardmore@melbournepolytechnic.edu.au

Responsibilities:

Arts

Education VET (Early Childhood Education and Care, Education Support)

Bachelor of Early Years

Bachelor of IT

Location:  Preston, Room C203
​Phone:  9269 1636
Email:  georginabourke@melbournepolytechnic.edu.au

Responsibilities:

Arts, Education & Agritechnology (B.Agriculture & Technology, B.Veterinary Nursing, B. Hospitality, M.Creative Industries)

Food, Fibre & Animal Industries (VET Agriculture, VET Horticulture, VET Animal Studies, VET Parks & Gardens, VET Hospitality)

Business & Construction (M.Accounting, B.Accounting, B.Business)

All Third Year (Higher Ed) research students

MP researchers

Melbourne Polytechnic Applied Research Ethics Development Committee

Location:  Preston, Room C203
Phone:  9269 1362
Email:  elizatucci@melbournepolytechnic.edu.au

Responsibilities:

Foundation Studies (EAL, Auslan, VCAL, YAMEC, OQP)

Human Services - Health (Community Service, Mental Health, Disability, Alcohol & Other Drugs, Individual Support, Pathology Collection & Allied Health)

Construction (Trades & Design)

Bachelor of Hospitality Management 

How to Assist Your Liaison Librarian

Assist your Liaison Librarian by:

  • Recommending items for purchase that will enhance library collections
  • Providing latest versions of your subject outlines
  • Supplying up-to-date reading lists
  • Organising Counter Reserve and Short Term Loans for your course materials before classes begin

How To Recommend New Resources

Suggestions for new resources are welcome, particularly if you prefer a textbook in electronic format.

  • Give publication details to your Liaison Librarian
  • Provide as much information as you can: title, author, date, publisher, edition, ISBN, format, etc
  • If you are requesting a textbook, please provide additional details such as the course or subject for which the textbook is required.