Library online drop-ins: for all students

People participating in the VU Library drop-in sessions.
2 October – 24 November 2023, 11am–3pm

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

MondayFriday, 11am–12pm (noon) and 2pm–3pm, from Monday 2 October to Friday 24 November 2023.

There are no sessions on public holiday Tuesday 7 November 2023, Melbourne Cup.

Note that these online sessions are for VU students only.

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 & sport

Get tips on how to:

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

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

Engineering & science

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 librarian [email protected] for Zoom meetings, Monday-Thursday, by appointment.

Business, IT & VU English

Email Business, IT and VU English librarian [email protected] for assistance with your assessment tasks, looking for information or referencing help.