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Reimagine! New ways with literature

The Children's book council of Australia (CBCA) Victoria branch held a state conference targeting educators. The aim of the conference was to delight attendees with new ideas about how they might deliver literature and offer practical suggestions of activities to use with students.

International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) – 2018

The IDAHOBIT Human Library enabled the Deakin community (both cloud and campus) and the wider Geelong community to ‘borrow’ a living book. Human ‘books’ (aka Deakin students and staff who identify as LGBTIQ+) were available to ‘borrow’ for a 15-minute period. You could talk, listen, ask questions and find out more about their personal stories.

Design Accessibility – Creating barrier free environments

Annie House is an honours student in Visual Communication, her work centres on design practice for the disabled. Her research, Design Accessibility – Creating barrier free environments, has been published and the library has been requested to preview her work, for examination, on our digital display.

Varied and curious: the algae specimens of William Harvey

Between 1853 and 1856 he undertook an extended collecting trip around the world, taking in localities such as Gibraltar, Malta, Egypt, Sri Lanka, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Valparaiso. During the eighteen months he spent in Australia he collected at least 20,000 specimens of marine plants. These consisted of 600 species of which approximately 200 were completely new genera and species. The algae on the screens are just some of the actual specimens he collected between 1853 and 1856.

Student dashboard

Using UX questionaries we deduced that our students wanted a dashboard that contained certain information relating both to the campus they were attending and information they deemed important. The dashboard contains transport timetables, the weather, the time and live news.

Architecture ideas, strategies, intentions and experience

The 2016 PaperSpace exhibition draws industry professionals and the public together to review outstanding works from our architecture, construction, planning and landscape students. We’re promoting the creations of those great emerging minds on The Verge. True to the theme, we’ve even intertwined the graphics with our architectural library spaces.

Celebrating success in architecture and built environment

Building on the success of the PaperSpace display for A+BOUT, we’ve been celebrating student achievements by showcasing their work and awards for 2015. “This year’s publication again explores the intersection of art, design, technology, and science. It showcases the best work produced by our students in an innovative format, designed to intrigue and delight” according to Professor Anthony Mills, Head of the School of Architecture and Built Environment.

Library resources series

One of the most useful resources we can offer our students is our valued and knowledgeable staff. To put a friendly face to a name, The Verge combined Liaison Librarian profiles with popular resources from their subject area.

The Human Library Pilot

Who would you like to checkout? That was the unexpected question for our visitors while the Human Library...

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