New books: Browse VU Library virtual bookshelf

Browse our virtual bookshelf to view books recently purchased by VU Library.
Monday 20 February 2023

To support your learning, teaching or research, browse VU Library’s virtual bookshelf for the latest books.

For easy access to VU Library’s latest books, check new books on our books webpage. Browse the virtual bookshelf displaying e-books recently purchased by VU Library and click on an e-book to check its availability.

The virtual bookshelf updated in February is displaying our latest acquisitions on a range of topics including:

  • art
  • business
  • Covid-19 pandemic
  • education
  • environment
  • racism
  • science
  • sport
  • technology.

Using e-books

When using VU Library e-books purchased from a number of different companies, you will encounter some difference between how e-books are borrowed, downloaded, printed, read off-line and transferred between devices. Loan periods vary between one and seven days.

Refer to the E-books guide for information and ‘how-to’ videos.

Finding resources in your discipline

For support on how to find resources, students can access:

Library online drop-ins

Library online drop-ins are available for all students, Monday to Friday (from 20 February to 21 April), 11am–12noon and 2pm–3pm, via Zoom.

Zoom meetings with librarians

Email the librarian to book an online appointment and please state your preferred time/day:

Library Guide

Library Guide Finding Resources provides information and resources for assessment tasks.

Library online training

Library online training provides access to modules to develop research skills in various disciplines.