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Share a picture book this summer

International Picture Book Month  is an exciting initiative to remind us about the value, creativity and importance of children’s picture books. Organised by a group of authors, storytellers and illustrators (Founder, Dianne de Las Casas  and Co-Founders, Katie Davis , Elizabeth O. Dulemba, Tara Lazar and Wendy Martin),…

Summer Hours at Caboolture Library

Now that summer is here, there will be a few changes to the Caboolture library’s opening hours.  From November the 20th until February the 19th, the library will be open,  for your borrowing pleasure, from 8am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.  The library will be closed on weekends. The library will be…

TV on DVD

An annoying thing about summer television is the rating season seems to wrap up about the same time as exams. However, if you’re taking a break this summer holidays or you missed 2011’s hit shows, you might find something at QUT Library to help… Julian Fellowes’ Downton Abbey…

Need a quiet place to study?

Needing a quiet getaway? All QUT branch libraries have a variety of places and spaces for group and individual study. At KG Library, levels 2, 3 and 4 of the library are designated zones for collaborative group work. Levels 5 and 6 are designated as zones for quiet,…

Exam Checklist

It’s a fact of study: exams can cause stress. Here are a few things to do the night before to maximise your concentration and performance. Double check the location of your exam the next day. Check you have got transport sorted out, which leaves a bit of extra…

The A, B, C, D of multiple choice

Multiple choice exams are: (a) not a worry (b) look easy, but can be deceptively tricky (c) require a different sort of exam approach; or (d) all of the above. Whether you love them or loathe them, multiple choice is a very different type of exam experience. Studywell…

Quick tips – revising for exams

Create mind maps of the whole subject and each topic.  Memory works better if the information is in a context Draw diagrams.  Use colour and symbols.  Visual memory is the strongest for most people. Reduce whole topics down to key facts, definitions, forumulas on one A4 sheet.    It…