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QUT ePrints celebrates its ten millionth download!

That’s right, it happened at precisely 4:26pm on Tuesday 28th May.  The actual downloaded item and author are being kept a secret until a special celebration later in the year. The good news continues as QUT ePrints was ranked as the top repository in Australia, and the world’s 14th…

National Reconciliation Week

Australia celebrates Reconciliation Week between the 27th of May and the 6th of June.  These dates commemorate two important events in the history of Indigenous Australians – the 1967 Referendum to include Aborigines in the census of citizens, and the Mabo decision of 1992 which rejected the doctrine…

Say hello to Lynda [.com]

QUT Library now subscribes to the popular Lynda.com – http://libguides.library.qut.edu.au/databases/lynda Lynda.com teaches the latest software tools and skills through high-quality instructional videos taught by recognized industry experts. It covers a broad range of topics including 3D animation, audio engineering, business applications, design applications, software development, photography, video editing…

Overdues, penalties and sanctions

If you have library items which are more than 28 days overdue an academic sanction will be applied to your student record. This will prevent you from receiving examination results, graduating and obtaining academic transcripts. To have the sanction removed, you must return the items or pay the…

Finishing those assignments…

It’s almost the end of semester! You’ve got to know your lecturers and tutors and you’ve handed in a few assignments already.  Things are rolling along.  Great! So don’t lose momentum!  For many of your units, several large assignments will be due in just a few weeks. Things…

Exams are just around the corner

It’s almost exam time – preparing now can mean great results later. It’s a fact of study – exams are stressful. So here are a few things to do the night before to maximise your concentration and help you to do your best on the day. Check previous…