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Showing posts with label study spaces. Show all posts

11 April 2017

200 more study seats now available at Caulfield Library


New study spaces have opened at Caulfield Library as the builders progress steadily towards finishing the refurbishment.



Good news! There are 200 additional seats available at Caulfield Library, increasing the total to just under 800 seats.

A new area has opened for student use on level 1, adjacent to the teaching rooms. The bright and modern area has been finished just in time for students to make best use of them.

Access to this area as well as the three teaching rooms is temporarily via the Ian Potter Sculpture Courtyard. These spaces are open 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday.

The three teaching rooms are also available to students outside of Library class times. There are 30 fixed laptops that students can use for their study activities.

When the building works are completed, the library will have doubled its pre-refurbishment seating capacity from 750 to 1500 seats, offering a range of spaces for quiet study, collaboration and interactive teaching.

As the demand for study spaces has increased as the exams get closer, other study locations at Caulfield campus are available and are listed below for your convenience.



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Where to find a study space at Clayton

Our three libraries at Clayton campus together offer the largest number and range of study spaces and they're open longer during Swot Vac and exams. But there are many more alternative areas available on campus. Check the list below.



We anticipate an increased demand for quiet study spaces on campus during the Swot Vac and exam period.

While the refurbished areas in our Sir Louis Matheson Library have been opened and are popular among students, some areas are still under construction. We hope everything will be finished by the end of May.

Our Law and Hargrave-Andrew libraries have more seating and will be open from 10am to 5pm on weekends from 20 May until 23 June 2017.

In addition, Hargrave-Andrew Library will be open until 2am Monday to Thursday beginning 29 May until 23 June.

There are many more alternative areas available on campus. Check the list below.



In addition the following informal study spaces (non-bookable) are available to all students:
  • There are the lecture theatres foyers that have been set up with chairs and tables for study
  • Airport Lounge and Dining Room are also available
  • Faculty Student Common Rooms
Clayton campus study spaces may be viewed on the Clayton campus map.

You may also want to check out '200 more study seats now available at Caulfield Library'.

Additional study spaces are also available at our other campus libraries. These include:
Berwick Library (120 spaces)
Peninsula Library (250 spaces)
CL Butchers Pharmacy Library at Parkville (120 spaces)

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27 February 2017

What's new for our returning students


Welcome back to our returning students. We hope you enjoyed your summer break and while it had to end, you can look forward to some fun and learning at uni.



Bookable discussion rooms at Matheson
We'd like to update you on what's happening at the Library as there are a number of changes.

Study space and facilities


The big library refurbishments at Caulfield and Matheson are progressing well and will finish during semester one. Both libraries have reopened since 20 February, after a summer-long closure.

At Caulfield, you will enter the library temporarily from the arcade level 1 between Buildings A and B (opposite Monash Connect). 

At Matheson, the temporary library entrance from the Performing Arts courtyard remains in place until further notice.


M-Pass, printing and borrowing


A new Monash ID card called M-Pass replaces the need to purchase separate print/copy cards. Your M-Pass card will be linked to an online account, so you can use it to:
  • add credit to pay for printing, copying and Library fines (the Library no longer accepts cash)
  • identify yourself on campus and at exams
  • borrow books etc. from the Library
  • access secure buildings.

Recorded lectures


Lectures Online has changed to Learning Capture. You can access 2017 lecture recordings from your unit’s Moodle page. If you're unsure where to find it or you don't see a link, contact your lecturer.


If you have a deferred exam from 2016, you can continue to access recorded lectures via MULO.


Check the Learning Capture FAQs on ask.monash.

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20 February 2017

Caulfield Library reopens


Caulfield Library has reopened via a temporary entrance from the arcade level 1 tunnel between Buildings A and B. 




A bank of brand-new Macintosh computers
Following a three-month closure over summer, Caulfield Library has reopened via a temporary entrance at street level, across from Monash Connect. A temporary ramp is available for wheelchair access.

Approximately half the total space is now open for use, including 500 seats and open access to collections.

When completed, the library will have a total of 1500 seats.

Study and teaching spaces


Wireless is available and students can use their devices. The computers on levels 2, 3 and 4 can be used beginning Monday 27 February, including a large number of brand new Macintosh computers.

There are five discussion rooms for group work and these rooms will be available by Monday 27 February although they will not have AV capability yet. These rooms will be bookable after they have been fitted with technology (coming soon). Two more discussion rooms will be added when the rest of the library is opened.

Three large teaching rooms are located on level 1 and will be available from Monday 27 February. Initially, these rooms will only be accessible via a separate entrance from the Ian Potter Sculpture courtyard on the south end of Building A. Students should note that there will be no access to the rest of the library spaces from this area due to construction hoardings while builders complete the remaining works.

Borrowing


Staff and students can again request items from other campuses via Search and choose Caulfield Library as the pick-up location. Holds are now located on level 1 where the temporary entrance is. Please note: items on shelf at Caulfield cannot be requested for pick-up at the same library. Users should retrieve the items and borrow them at the Information point. From Tuesday 21 February, users can use the self-loan machines with their Monash ID.


Printing

Printing is now available from student mobile devices on the wireless network. Printing from the student computers will be available by Monday 27 February. The new Monash-wide M-Pass system is now live. Students release their print jobs / copy at the multi-function devices by using their Monash user name and password. Check 'how to print' instructions via the posters in the library or visit the website.



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Matheson Library reopens


The Sir Louis Matheson Library at Clayton has reopened via the temporary entrance in the Performing Arts courtyard from Scenic Boulevard. A new path is now in place from the Menzies Building area through the north end of the library to the Robert Blackwood Hall and the courtyard.



The Matheson Library has reopened on Monday 20 February after a summer-long closure. Its opening hours are 8am - 9pm Monday to Friday, and 10am - 5pm on Saturdays and Sunday. 

Staff and students can again request items from other campuses via Search and choose Matheson Library as the pick-up location. Holds are now located on the ground floor (up one level from the temporary entrance). Please note: items on shelf at Matheson cannot be requested for pick-up at the same library.


Study spaces and teaching rooms

Study spaces are available, including on the upper floors occupied by the General Collection. Discussion rooms can be booked by students for group work. The three teaching rooms can also be used by students when they are not being used for Library teaching programs.

More areas will be opened up as these are completed and handed over by the contractors to the Library. In the next few days, the new level 1 area on the southern end will house the Music, Multimedia and Teaching Materials Collections, including the Japanese language materials. This area will also have a large number of brand new Macintosh computers and two bookable discussion rooms.

Special Collections Reading Room

The Special Collections Reading Room located on the ground floor has also reopened. This room is designed for the exclusive purpose of viewing restricted special use items from the Special Collections. It is open from 9am to 5pm on weekdays.

To arrange to see a rare or fragile item from our Rare Books, Asian or Music and Multimedia Collections, please contact staff by email special.collections@monash.edu or telephone (03) 9905 2689 to request the item/s in advance. Pre-requested items will be retrieved twice a day, at 10am and 1pm. Staff will also be on hand at the Reading Room.


Toilet amenities

Currently, the available toilets are all located on the lower ground level but more toilets will progressively be completed in the following weeks.


Final stage

Work is progressing well on the remaining areas, including the new and visually striking entrance, a large learning space on the ground floor with more computers, and a cafe inside the library.

Library users can look forward to a more transparent building, with great views to the west spanning the landscaped Library plaza, the future Jazz Lounge (currently the Rotunda), the Menzies Building and the Campus Centre. The transparency goes from end to end, with a view to the Performing Arts courtyard to the east.

Final touches and installations will ensure that the Matheson Library will truly have been dramatically transformed.


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3 November 2016

Additional study spaces opened on weekends at Caulfield

The following additional study spaces will be available to students at Caulfield during the next two weekends.
These rooms in Building K will be available on the 5th, 6th, 12th and 13th November 2016 from 10am - 8.30pm.
Room 208    (22 Spaces)
Room 210    (26 Spaces)
Room 211    (44 Spaces)
Room 212    (38 Spaces)
Room 213    (49 Spaces)
You may also want to refer to the list of other study spaces published earlier. 


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17 October 2016

Additional study spaces at Caulfield

Students at Caulfield campus now have a range of available study spaces, in addition to those in the Caulfield Library.


With the Swot Vac and end of year exam period beginning next week, we understand there is an increased need for study spaces on campus.

Our Caulfield Library offers individual, group and informal study areas to suit a range of different work preferences. Current refurbishment works to transform the library, however, can make finding a study space more difficult during this busy exam preparation period.

To help you, we’ve compiled a comprehensive list of all the study spaces on campus.




More information
Use ask.monash to view answers or ask a question.
Visit Monash Connect or call +61 3 9902 6011 Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm.
View the Caulfield campus map (PDF, 0.1 MB).


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4 October 2016

Access to Caulfield Library during exam study time - bring your ID card

Students and staff are reminded to bring their ID cards when visiting the library at Caulfield campus from next Monday.


Caulfield Library will be open to only Monash staff and students between 10 October and 11 November 2016, to help ensure they have the best chance to find a study space.

Students from all campuses who plan to use Caulfield Library over this period must carry their Monash ID. This will minimise inconvenience and ensure you are not delayed at the library entrance.

Seating in the library is much more limited this year because of the refurbishment. When completed in April 2017 the library will have double the number of seats it had in the past.

The temporary exclusion of non-Monash visitors was introduced a few years ago to alleviate the shortage of study space experienced at Caulfield during the exam study period, when use is at its peak.

During the exclusion period, CAVAL and ULANZ registered borrowers will be able to retrieve and borrow specific items, but will not be able to study in the library. Alumni and external fee-paying Library members will continue to have access by presenting their Library card.

The exclusion also does not apply to Sir John Monash Science School and Nossal High School students.

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22 August 2016

Caulfield Library update: available study spaces and computers

The good news is large sections of levels 3 and 4 of Caulfield Library have been completed, and are now open for use. While new furniture is still to arrive, these areas offer an insight into what the interior will look like upon completion of the library’s refurbishment.



Architect's render of level 3 west 
From week 6, levels 1 and 2 (except for the entry) will be closed for construction. The entry into the library will be moved closer to the bridge link to Building K.

There has been a reduction in seating and student computers. There are currently 400 study seats and 70 computers, down from 750 and 160 respectively. Wireless and power are available in the library so it’s advisable to bring your own device.

Alternative study spaces

Check the alternative study spaces on campus, including the 24/7 computer labs.

For all students:

Building C Level 1 lounge = 140 spaces
Building T Level 1 Computer labs T125 and T126 = 60 spaces
Building S Level 2 Student lounge and Overseas Student Services lounge = 20 spaces
Building B Level 1 Monash Connect = 20 spaces
Building B Level 2 Foyer areas = 60 spaces
Building K Level 3 Foyer areas = NEW

For postgraduate students, there are spaces available via swipe card access:

Building C Postgraduate lounge = 120 spaces NEW
Building T Level 2 Labs and study spaces = 110 spaces
Building H Basement = 30 spaces
Building H Level 2 Syndicate rooms and casual seating = 55 spaces

Printing 

With reduced computer availability in Caulfield Library, a number of computers have been dedicated to express printing. Do plan ahead when you need to print something and especially when you are meeting a deadline. Expect a printing queue so allow sufficient time.

Service points and collections

The information point will be next to the new temporary entrance on level 2 and the research and learning point for drop-ins will be located on level 3. The collections will be housed on levels 3 and 4.


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10 August 2016

Caulfield Library works advance to next stage


Preparations for the next stage of the Caulfield Library redevelopment are now underway and the whole project is well on track to be completed by the start of semester 1, 2017.



By week 6 of this semester, study spaces in the completed section of level 3 will be available to students, in addition to the spaces on level 4.

However, it is unavoidable that there will be disruption to study spaces on other levels, as well as the collections and the service points from 15 August until 26 August.

The entry into the Library will remain on the level 2 walkway but is moving approximately 10 meters to the west closer to the bridge link to Building K.


  • Levels 1 and 2 (except for the entry) will be closed for construction.
  • The information point will be relocated next to the new temporary entrance on level 2.
  • The research and learning point will be located on level 3 (at head of stairs).
  • Collections will be housed on levels 3 and 4.
  • The lift will be available only for users with mobility issues during this time.

Library staff are available to assist at the information point. Temporary way finding signage is also in place.

In case of an emergency, library users are advised to use the signed emergency exits to the west of levels 3 and 4 rather than going down the central stairs


Check alternative study spaces open to all students:

  • Building C Level 1 lounge = 140 spaces
  • Building T Level 1 Computer labs T125 and T126 = 60 spaces
  • Building S Level 2 Student lounge and Overseas Student Services lounge = 20 spaces
  • Building B Level 1 Monash Connect = 20 spaces
  • Building B Level 2 Foyer areas = 60 spaces

For postgraduate students, there are spaces available via swipe card access:
  • Building C Postgraduate lounge - NEW = 120 spaces
  • Building T Level 2 Labs and study spaces = 110 spaces
  • Building T Basement = 30 spaces
  • Building H Level 2 Syndicate rooms and casual seating = 55 spaces








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9 August 2016

Navigating the new Matheson: A student's perspective



As we are all aware, the Matheson Library is currently undergoing refurbishment, and while various updates are still in the works, this semester the library boasts a host of changes. I am a student at Monash and doing some casual work at the Matheson Library. Let me give you a guide to the new facility...by Jamie Julian


Access
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Access to the library has changed significantly while the refurbishment works continue through semester 2. The most important thing to note is that there is only one entrance and exit. This is located on the Robert Blackwood side of the building and takes you into the lower ground level. Painful as it is, we must go around.
Once you’re in, to access the General Collection where most books are, the two elevators on the South side (on the left as you enter) are operational from lower ground up to levels 2-5. However, if you are of the more impatient type (like myself), there is also a set of stairs in the corner behind the new Mac and PC section that renders entry to ground level as well as general collection levels 2-5.
Accessing the North side (to the right as you enter) for printing, music and multimedia, serials and various other sections is a bit more of an issue. There is only one functioning lift and the main staircase is currently being rebuilt. Nevertheless, from lower ground level there is yet another set of stairs hiding behind the new hot and cold water station. From here, you can access levels ground, 1 and 2.
When accessing the ground floor on the north side, remember to keep an eye out for events happening in the brand new gallery area. On the ground floor there is a gallery that the library is using to hold events and, in the future, to mount exhibitions. The gallery can be used by students if it’s not booked for an event. I have had two close calls of almost walking right through the middle of an event, but no serious incidents yet. Make sure you read the sign on the door before entering!  
If this all seems a bit confusing, then don’t stress! Shortly, the library will have digital wayfinders. They’re huge screens with yellow - er, bronze, frames so you won’t be able to miss them. From these you can look up the quickest route to your intended destination and be able to find whatever you need.


Printing
Printing is  a well-known nightmare when it doesn’t work! With the newly refurbished areas, there is currently operational printing on the ground and second floors on the North side (the system is extremely temperamental, so I use the term operational somewhat loosely). On lower ground, the PCs should be connected to the printers in the next couple of weeks. It is important to note here that you will not be able to print from the Macs  until the new printing service is installed in 3 – 6 months, so make sure you hop onto a PC to print!
For students wishing to print in colour, there is only one colour printer located on the ground floor. Also you must manually select the colour printer option to print in colour.
One benefit of the current printing system is that when you send a job to print, it is sent to all of the print stations. This means you can collect your print job from either the lower ground, ground or second floor printers. So if there is a queue for one, I usually knick up to another and hope there is no one using it (I recommend second floor as it’s the quietest).
Last thing about printing is, it’s not free! 12c for one black and white page, and 50c for colour. To top up money on your student card, you do so at the autoloader machines on the lower ground floor near the South side elevators (back left corner). There are also staplers and some other useful resources in the same area.
I found printing to be quite a process the first time, but straightforward and extremely useful after you’ve done it once. Also, remember, if you are ever having trouble, ask the Library staff at the information desk near the entrance.


Drop-in sessions
The Research & Learning point for daily drop-ins with the librarians and learning skills advisers is now on ground level in a fresh, newly-developed space. Drop-ins run every day from 11am-3pm. Make the most of it whilst it is still relatively quiet!

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The new Research & Learning Point on the Ground floor

Study spaces
The most tangible difference between the old Matheson and the new, is the study space created on the lower ground floor. Do any of you past students remember the dingy old basement? Forget it. The new basement has completely transformed the atmosphere of the library, with new group study spaces and discussion rooms available for you to book. Furthermore, the slight difficulty in access to the Matheson also means that there is a good chance you will always find a spot for you or your group to study. Individual and shared study areas are spread throughout the entire library, the majority of which now have multiple power points installed for all your charging requirements. There are many more PCs and the library now offers desktop Macs. Amazing!

A few exciting additions on the way
  • New self-loan machines are currently being installed. No more queuing!
  • Wireless printing will save everybody the stress of finding a PC. This is coming after the exams.
  • And the café! This one could not come soon enough. A café will stand on the left-hand side of the (real) entrance to the library which will mean you can buy a nice coffee without having to leave the library.


Final parting tips
  • The self-loan machines were already pretty great, and the new ones are even better. However, make sure the spine of the book is pressed up against the side when scanning it in, otherwise the book is not desensitised and it will trigger the security barriers on your way out.
  • If the book you have borrowed does not have a 2016 overnight, 7-day or 14-day loan sticker on it, it will automatically renew for up to one year unless someone requests the book. So check your emails!
  • Fines do not need to be paid until they exceed $25.


Evidently, there are a myriad of changes taking place at Matheson. If you haven’t had time to keep abreast of what’s been happening, then hopefully this post will have been helpful!
I hope everybody finds the library as useful as I do! Good luck, and enjoy the new spaces!



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4 August 2016

Matheson Library reopens today

The Sir Louis Matheson Library is back in operation - we're open from 8am until 9pm today.

Holds can be collected at Matheson from today. If you have not been able to collect your holds and they have expired, your holds will be extended for two days if they have no other hold requests on them.

Any other hold requests that have expired and have other hold requests on them will be placed on the hold shelf for the next person.

Discussion room bookings from today are all good.

Thank you for your patience.

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3 August 2016

Matheson Library remains closed Wednesday 3 August

Work continues today to resolve the problem with all the toilets at the Sir Louis Matheson Library that has forced the library's closure since Monday night.

If you are waiting to collect items you requested, you can collect them at the Law Library from 10.30am today.


  • If you get a hold notice today, the item will be available at Matheson tomorrow or at Law if we remain closed.
  • Holds that have expired that have no other hold requests on them will be extended for two days. 
  • Any other hold requests that have expired and have other hold requests on them will be placed on the hold shelf for the next person.

All discussion room bookings at Matheson Library for today have been cancelled.

We apologise for the inconvenience and disruption caused by this incident. Both the Law and Hargrave-Andrew libraries at Clayton campus are open.

Please check back here for updates.



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18 July 2016

Matheson Library reopens

The Sir Louis Matheson Library at the Clayton campus reopens on Monday 18 July via a temporary entrance on the eastern side in the Performing Arts courtyard near Robert Blackwood Hall.


Following a three-week closure, Matheson Library opens its 'back door' to students, staff and visitors. Half of the library has been refurbished and available for use, including more and modern, well-appointed study spaces, 15 bookable discussion rooms fitted with technology, and two adaptive technology rooms for users with a disability. Computers, wifi and printing are available.

Three teaching rooms are also now available. These rooms can be used by students as study spaces when they are not booked for library teaching programs.

Some areas are still hoarded off to allow the final stage to be completed. The final stage is due for completion in December 2016, although the front entrance will not be commissioned until the landscaping work in front of the library is completed by Orientation Week 2017.

The temporary entrance takes visitors to the lower ground level. Library staff will be available at a service point located in that atrium area to respond to queries. Temporary directory and signage will direct users to the areas that are open for use.

Key things to note:
  • The Information and the Research and Learning points are on the ground floor - take the north lift which is to your right as you enter the library from lower ground.
  • Access to the General Collection is through the south lift from lower ground. This lift currently services lower ground and  levels 2 to 5. Ground and level 1 in the south are closed for refurbishment.
  • Access to the Special Collections (Ada Booth, Asian, Kits, Teaching materials, Music, Multimedia) and Journals is through the north lift.
With the reopening of the library, users can again request items from other campuses via Search and choose Matheson Library as the pick-up location. Holds are now located on the ground floor next to the Information point.



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15 June 2016

Changes to the Matheson Library

Works on the Sir Louis Matheson Library have passed the halfway mark, and we’re well on track for completion by the end of the year. In order to undertake the final stage of this transformation process, a number of temporary changes are required to library operations and access. 



Temporary closure during the mid-year break

The Matheson Library will close to all staff, students and visitors on Saturday 25 June and will reopen on Monday 18 July ready for the start of Orientation Week. Check the blog for a list of alternative study and work areas and arrangements for pick-up and return of items for this period.

During these three weeks, we’ll complete the heavy demolition works to pave the way for the new and visually striking library entrance. This will involve the demolition and replacement of some external wall portions with transparent facades to improve the visual connection into and out of the library.

While these works are being carried out, we will closely monitor and manage noise and dust levels to ensure minimal disturbance to neighbouring building occupants.

Relocation of library entrance

From 18 July, the library entrance will be temporarily closed and a new entry will be created on the eastern side in the Performing Arts courtyard. This entrance will remain in place until the beginning of Semester 1 2017. During this time, we’ll construct the spectacular new library entrance as well as complete landscaping works in the Forum.

Initial hoarding has been installed, and will be extended out progressively in line with works staging. With this hoarding in place, there will be no access to the after-hours book return chute. Borrowers can return books after hours using the return chutes at the Hargrave-Andrew and Law libraries during this time.





Landscaping works on the Forum

In September, we’ll commence landscaping works on the Forum, the lawn area between the Matheson Library, Chancellors Walk and Exhibition Walk. These works will rejuvenate the area, complement the new Matheson Library entrance, and create a contemporary, central and ceremonial space.

A new forecourt will be established to the Matheson Library adjacent to the Menzies Building, providing areas to meet, gather and study within a reinvigorated landscape. We’ll also improve pedestrian access with larger walkways and new lighting.

Hoarding around the Matheson Library will change as various stages of the Forum landscaping are completed. Directional signage will be in place to guide pedestrian access until the completion of works in February 2017.

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13 June 2016

Matheson Library to close for 3 weeks during mid-year break

The refurbishment of the Sir Louis Matheson Library at the Clayton campus is halfway through to completion and is on track to finish by the end of the year. We're preparing for the final stage of the works which requires a temporary closure.



The Matheson Library will close to all staff, students and visitors for three weeks from Saturday 25 June and will reopen on Monday 18 July ready for the start of Orientation Week in semester two.

During this period, Monash staff and students can:

  • use Search to request items held at Matheson Library for pick up at any other library including at the Law Library on the Clayton campus. 
  • return items via after hours returns at Law Library or the Hargrave Andrew Library on this campus. 
  • find study spaces at the two other libraries on the campus.

From Wednesday 22 June and throughout the closure period, Search temporarily will not allow staff and students to select 'Matheson' as the pick-up location when requesting items from other libraries.

From the afternoon of Monday, 27 June until Sunday 17 July, Matheson holds available for collection can be picked up at the Law Library.

Members of the public may wish to visit our other libraries on campus. Please consult the map.

  • Law Library – 15 Ancora Imparo Way
  • Hargrave-Andrew Library – 13 College Walk

We apologise for this disruption and ask for your patience through the coming months as this exciting project takes shape.

Keep checking this blog for more updates on the Matheson Library refurbishment.




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8 June 2016

Caulfield Library update as refurbishment progresses


The temporary entry to Caulfield Library, level 2
After a lot of speedy work by the builders and patience on the part of students, the first stage of the refurbishment of Caulfield Library has been completed.

The updated North East side of level 4 has now opened, with a range of study accommodation, including wired study desks and computers.

Later in the refurbishment new furniture will be fitted to this floor and elsewhere.

Additional study spaces have also been set up on level 1, increasing the number of students who can be accommodated in the library during the current exam period to 600.

Level 3 is now closed for next stage of the refurbishment. Noisy works are to some extent unavoidable, so please make use of ear plugs provided at the information point.

At the campus a range of alternative study places have been arranged in other buildings, to provide accommodation for students during the exam period – find out more.

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12 May 2016

Quiet study spaces at Clayton

To help you find a space that works for your study style, we’ve compiled a list of available alternative work areas at Clayton. 




As we approach the end of semester one and the beginning of the Swot Vac and exam period, we understand there is an increased need for quiet study spaces on campus. 

While our Sir Louis Matheson Library on the Clayton campus offers a range of study spaces to suit different work preferences, we appreciate that current refurbishment works and increased demand during this period can make finding a study space more difficult. 

We've made extra seating available at the Law and Hargrave-Andrew libraries. The two libraries will be open from 10am to 5pm on weekends from 21 May until 19 June.

In addition, Hargrave-Andrew Library will be open until 2am Monday to Thursday beginning 30 May until 23 June. 





Clayton campus study spaces may be viewed on the Clayton campus map (PDF, 0.25 MB)

You may also want to check out 'More study spaces opened at Caulfield'.

Additional study spaces are also available at our other campus libraries. These include:
Berwick Library (120 spaces)
Peninsula Library (250 spaces)
CL Butchers Pharmacy Library at Parkville (120 spaces)





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11 May 2016

More study spaces opened at Caulfield

The good news for students at Caulfield campus is there are now a range of available study spaces, in addition to those in the Caulfield Library.



The Caulfield Library refurbishment works have reduced the number of available seating and the noise and disruption associated with the works has discouraged many students from studying in the library.

It is timely that other study spaces have been opened as we approach the end of semester one and the beginning of Swot Vac and exam period.







View the Caulfield campus map.

You may also want to check out 'Quiet study spaces at Clayton'.

Additional study spaces are also available at our other campus libraries. These include:
Berwick Library (120 spaces)
Peninsula Library (250 spaces)
CL Butchers Pharmacy Library at Parkville (120 spaces)



















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10 May 2016

Access to Caufield Library during exam study time - bring your ID card

Make sure you bring your ID card for hassle-free access to Caulfield Library during the period leading up to and including the exams. 


Caulfield Library will be open to only Monash staff and students between 16 May and 17 June, to ensure they have the best access to available study space.

If you plan to use this library over this period you must carry your Monash ID card to minimise inconvenience and delays at the library entrance.

CAVAL and ULANZ registered borrowers will be able to retrieve and borrow specific items, but will not be able to study in the library during the restricted access period.

Alumni and external fee-paying Library members will continue to have access by presenting their Library card. Students from Sir John Monash Science School and Nossal High School can also get in if they have their school ID.

As seating in the Caulfield Library is much more limited because of the refurbishment, a range of available study spaces have been opened in other buildings at the campus to provide more facilities for Monash students. 

The temporary Monash-only restricted access to the library was introduced a few years ago to alleviate the shortage of study space experienced at Caulfield during the exam study period, when use is at its peak.

When completed in April 2017 the library will have double the number of seats it had.





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