We’re excited to announce that Deakin University Library of Victoria, Australia has joined the NMC member community! As the bustling scholastic hub of Deakin University, the library offers innovative services, resources, and spaces equipped for the digital age.

Serving a student body of over 50,000 students across three physical campuses, Deakin University Library is both a virtual and physical center that promotes digital literacy capabilities through integrated online learning resources, training, and responsive multi-channel support options. With a third of Deakin University learners studying completely online, the library offers 24/7 access to its services and resources through the cloud in mobile-friendly formats.

The Deakin University Library is the intellectual cornerstone of Deakin University, an institution that is ranked in the top 3% of the world’s universities in each of the three major international rankings including the prestigious Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), Times Higher Education, and QS World University Rankings. As one of Australia’s first “distance education” universities, the institution has an international reputation for its excellence in research, instructional design, and quality delivery of its course offerings.

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Victoria Estrada has been contributing her writing, research, and editing skills to the NMC Horizon Project since 2012. Before that, she was learning from stellar English language instructors at La Universidad Nacional in Costa Rica, where she worked for a year with a Fulbright grant. Victoria has a Certificate in Non-profit Leadership and Management from Austin Community College, and a bachelor's degree in English Writing & Rhetoric from St. Edward's University. Some of her other interests include people, flora & fauna, sustainability, good coffee, good causes, and photos. She has recently relocated to her hometown -- San Antonio, Texas.