Australia Day Opening Hours

HiQ and QUT Library will be open on the Australia Day Public Holiday this Friday.

Gardens Point Library will be open 9am to 5pm and Kelvin Grove Library will be open 1pm to 5pm. QUT Law Library will be closed for Australia Day, while Online Chat will be available from 9am to 5pm. For more information please see our opening hours.

Looking for something to do this Australia Day?

You might like to explore QUT Library’s broad selection of ebooks and online videos while you relax and enjoy this public holiday.

If you’re feeling more studious, you might prefer to brush up on your software and skills in IT, design and business with QUT Library’s subscription to Lynda.com. This database provides online training videos and tutorials on course topics including office applications, 3D animation, audio engineering, CAD, software development, photography, video editing, and web design.

Teaching and learning with lynda.com webinar

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Interested in using technology to enhance your teaching practice? Not sure where to start?

Join lynda.com education consultant Laurie Burruss for a webinar that will help you achieve learning outcomes for your students through blending of online and in-person instruction. Explore how to enhance curricula with lynda.com by:

  • Referencing best practices in digital presentations and data visualizations
  • Designing a project or lesson based on a playlist of tutorials
  • Supplementing textbooks with course playlists
  • Providing academic divisions or departments with custom learning paths
  • Establishing rubrics to assess, teach and share in successes

Webinar details:

If you cannot attend the live webinar, you will be able to access a recorded version later.

New releases from Lynda.com

Lynda.com has released some new instructional videos in a variety of subject areas. http://libguides.library.qut.edu.au/databases/lynda

From “Monday productivity pointers” to “Leading change”, “Retouching bridal photographs” to “Programming for non-programmers” there is sure to be something for everyone.  Just sign into Lynda.com and then click on the “new courses”.

Don’t forget to check out Lynda.com for anything you need to know. Lynda.com teaches software and other skills through high quality instructional videos. So, if you are having trouble with that Powerpoint, or want to try another tool instead, check it out! http://libguides.library.qut.edu.au/databases/lynda

You can create personal profiles and playlists, bookmark your favourite videos and receive certificates of completion.

Please note – first time users must create an individual account using an @qut, @student.qut.edu.au or @connect.qut.edu.au email address.

If you need help with Lynda.com, there are some good resources listed under “support” or you can ask at the IT helpdesk!