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August 2012

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Come play in the Games Lab

The Games Lab at Kelvin Grove library is now bigger and better! Located on level 4 of the library, come and play your favourites or hone your gaming skills on Wii, PS3 and Xbox. For the energetic amongst you, PS3 Move and Xbox Kinect are also on offer.…

Academic Skills Advisors

QUT Library provides any number of different avenues for study support and assistance that all QUT students have access to, including the Learning & Research Desks and Study Solutions. Academic Skills Advisors are one of these avenues, and provide more specialized and individualized support for students who are struggling…

Tricky Referencing #1

Author quoted in another work (Secondary Source): Ever come across a really great quote or piece of information while you’re reading a journal article for your latest assignment, only to find out that the author(s) got it from somewhere else? Want to reference it but not sure how?…

Need some help with maths or stats?

Struggling with statistics? Finding that core maths unit or clinical prac a bit of a headache? Then you might like to take advantage of the great services & support that the QUT Maths Access Centre (QUTMAC) has to offer. QUTMAC provides support in numeracy, mathematics and statistics across…

Working in teams – tips for success

So it’s around that time in the semester when the dreaded group assignment looms. A good team can produce better results than individuals working alone, and teamwork can improve the abilities of each individual, teach you to cope with challenge and criticism and help you to consider different…

Children’s Book of the Year Award

The Children’s Book Council of Australia has announced the winners of the Children’s Book of the Year Award. These are the winners in the five categories:  Older Readers Book of the Year Scot Gardner: The Dead I Know  Younger Readers Book of the Year Kate Constable: Crow Country…

Looking for a book ?

Looking for a Book? QUT Library Home Page is the place to begin!  Scroll down to the Search section which looks like this. Select the box next to In the Library catalogue and then type words from the title of the book into the Quick Find search box.…

Hunt out your blue stockings!

Bluestocking week is being relaunched this week! It celebrates women’s place in and contribution to the academic world.  A bluestocking is an educated and intelligent woman.  At times in the past it has been used in a pejorative sense, but various groups have still celebrated and praised the…