Tag Archives: ANU

Asia Foundation and Australian Data Archive sign MOU

(11 January 2018)  In late December, The Asia Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Australian Data Archive, based at the Australian National University Centre for Social Research and Methods, to initiate collaboration and knowledge sharing of complex data sets. The MOU will allow the Australian Data Archive to host the Foundation’s extensive […]


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Connecting Myanmar libraries to global academia

(23 June 2017) Roxanne Missingham writes that connections to the world through university libraries are an important feature of the rebirth of higher education. Libraries in Myanmar institutions have, together with the National Library, collected the memory of the nation, curated through many collections of palm leaf manuscripts and rare historic texts. The University libraries […]


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Alumni access given to ANU Library services

(15 December 2015) ANU’s 93,000 alumni have for the first time been granted access to some of the world-class scholarly resources and online library services to support their research interest and careers. The Australian National University Library has made more than 15 major international collections of scholarly books and journals, more than 650 ANU Press […]


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ANU opens Australia’s first Taiwan Resource Centre for Chinese Studies

(30 November 2015) An agreement to establish the Taiwan Resource Centre for Chinese Studies (TRCCS) at The Australian National University (ANU) Library was officially signed this morning, inaugurating the first TRCCS in Australia. Professor Ian Young AO, ANU Vice-Chancellor, and Dr Shu-hsien Tseng, the National Central Library (NCL) Director-general, signed the agreement and officially unveiled the […]


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ANU library publishes new webpages on support for research data management

(17 November 2014)  The new webpages, a collaborative project between the ANU Library, ANU Research Services, and ANU Research Skills and Training, have been designed to: Introduce students and researchers to existing data management services at ANU. Highlight the legal, institutional and funding issues related to data and its appropriate      management. Showcase what tools are available […]


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ANU publishes revised Open Access policy and procedures

(28 August 2014)  The revised Open Access policy requires researchers to deposit a copy of most research outputs to the University’s open access research repository, the ANU Digital Collections, within 12 months of publication. More about the new policy is here.


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ANU Archives launches new database

(6 June 2014)  The Australian National University Archives has launched a new database which makes national treasures of business, unions and The University available online for the first time. National Archives of Australia Director-General David Fricker launched the new ANU Archives database, which includes historic documents from Australia’s colonial history. Among the treasures are copies […]


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ANU Archives online

(12 June 2013) The new ANU Archives database went live in May, and includes information about all deposits in the Noel Butlin Archives Centre (a collection of records from Australian organisations); all series in the University Archives, and details of all the organisations and people who created them—1,800 organisational descriptions, and over 1,200 authority records […]


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edX welcomes The Australian National University and others to its X University Consortium

(Cambridge, MA, 20 February 2013)  edX, the not-for-profit online learning enterprise founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has expanded its X University Consortium with the addition of six new global higher education institutions. The Australian National University (ANU), Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne […]


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Survey report 2012 of the ANU Library

Insync has completed its 2012 survey of the quality of services and resources offered by the Australian National University Library.  The survey provides the library with a snapshot of key issues affecting users, and allows for them to be addressed, benchmarked and monitored. The survey found that users place importance on a wide range of […]


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