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Drop in online and chat to a librarian to assist you with finding resources for your assignment or information on how to reference, and to develop skills beyond the basics.

Online drop-ins are open to all VU students (TAFE, undergraduate and postgraduate) from each discipline area. Sessions are free and appointments are not required.

Research & referencing drop-ins online

Sessions are offered online. Connect via Zoom through the VU Collaborate Learning Hub, Zoom Classroom section.

For help, see how to:

Drop-in times:

  • Monday 3 October to Friday 25 November 2022: Monday to Friday, 11am–12pm (noon).
  • Monday 3 October to Friday 25 November 2022: Monday to Friday, 2–3pm.

There are no drop-in sessions on Melbourne Cup Day, public holiday Tuesday 1 November 2022.

Note that these online sessions are for VU students only.

Research & referencing drop-ins at City Library

Drop in at the City Library on Thursdays, 11.30am-1pm, for research and referencing help from VU Business School and VU College Librarians. Ask at the library service desk – on a Thursday, you will be referred to the librarian available, and on other days, you can set an appointment for Thursday, around 11.30am-1pm.

Beyond the basics drop-ins

Talk with librarians online via Zoom about the range of resources available in your field of study from First Year to PhD. Email the librarian to book an appointment and please state your preferred time/day. You will receive a confirmation of your appointment and a link to the Zoom meeting.

Law & criminology

Get tips on how to search for resources more effectively and reference them correctly: case law, legislation, journals, books and more.

Email law librarians [email protected] or [email protected] for Zoom meetings, Monday to Friday, 8am–4pm, by appointment.

Health & biomedicine

Get tips on how to:

  • locate sources for your assessment tasks
  • plan effective strategies search
  • evaluate information
  • manage your references.

Email health & biomedical librarians [email protected], [email protected] or [email protected] for Zoom meetings, Monday–Thursday, by appointment.

Engineering, Science & IT

Get a head start with:

  • library research and locating resources for your assessment tasks
  • planning effective search strategies
  • database searching
  • accessing articles and Australian Standards
  • referencing and EndNote reference management tool.

Email engineering, science & IT librarian [email protected] for Zoom meetings, Monday-Thursday, by appointment.

All event dates

  • 3 October 2022, 11:00am to 3 October 2022, 12:00pm
  • 3 October 2022, 2:00pm to 3 October 2022, 3:00pm
  • 4 October 2022, 11:00am to 4 October 2022, 12:00pm
  • 4 October 2022, 2:00pm to 4 October 2022, 3:00pm
  • 5 October 2022, 11:00am to 5 October 2022, 12:00pm
  • 5 October 2022, 2:00pm to 5 October 2022, 3:00pm
  • 6 October 2022, 11:00am to 6 October 2022, 12:00pm
  • 6 October 2022, 2:00pm to 6 October 2022, 3:00pm
  • 7 October 2022, 11:00am to 7 October 2022, 12:00pm
  • 7 October 2022, 2:00pm to 7 October 2022, 3:00pm
  • 10 October 2022, 11:00am to 10 October 2022, 12:00pm
  • 10 October 2022, 2:00pm to 10 October 2022, 3:00pm
  • 11 October 2022, 11:00am to 11 October 2022, 12:00pm
  • 11 October 2022, 2:00pm to 11 October 2022, 3:00pm
  • 12 October 2022, 11:00am to 12 October 2022, 12:00pm
  • 12 October 2022, 2:00pm to 12 October 2022, 3:00pm
  • 13 October 2022, 11:00am to 13 October 2022, 12:00pm
  • 13 October 2022, 2:00pm to 13 October 2022, 3:00pm
  • 14 October 2022, 11:00am to 14 October 2022, 12:00pm
  • 14 October 2022, 2:00pm to 14 October 2022, 3:00pm

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