Tag Archives: University of Western Sydney

Western Sydney University hiring Director Library Services

(21 September 2018) The Director Library Services is responsible for University-wide copyright and The Whitlam Prime Ministerial Collection as well as core collection services operating at scale. Its broad support extends to all academic staff and students, including research performance and activities, joint venture operations and The College. Covering seven campuses, Western Library services eight […]


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Western Sydney University hiring Manager, Library Digital Infrastructure, University Library

(27 July 2017) An opportunity exists for an experienced professional to join the University Library as Manager, Library Digital Infrastructure to lead a team that is responsible for the administration, development and maintenance of the Library’s online presence, repositories and associated discovery services to ensure they remain contemporary and responsive to student needs. This team […]


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Western Sydney University and ProQuest team to offer etextbooks to students

Program provides no cost, simplified access to digital textbooks from more than 60 publishers to first year students (12 February 2017, Mountain View, CA)  A ground-breaking collaboration between Western Sydney University and ProQuest provides digital textbooks for commencing university students through the University’s library, reducing the cost of education to students and increasing access to […]


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Need a power nap? Sleep pods are now in the UWS Library

(31 July 2015) The University of Western Sydney libraries now have EnergyPods designed to give a perfectly timed, energy-reviving 20 minute nap. Soporific music and lights coupled with a perfect angle for repose ensure a power nap among the wisdom of centuries. After 20 minutes, the pod will start to gently vibrate, changing the music and […]


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UWS 2014 library survey results

(19 June 2014)   During May 2014, The University of Western Sydney Library conducted its seventh Client Satisfaction Survey and after a year of significant changes (a new Library Management System; a new website; new University Librarian) the Library continues to be ranked in the top 10 percent of Australian/New Zealand tertiary libraries, with an overall […]


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