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February 2014

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How to read a book in 2hrs or less

How to read a book in 2hrs or less (Thanks Gradhacker) Start by finding and reading book reviews using Quick Find. Book reviews give you a summary of the book’s main points and help you determine what parts will be helpful for your research. Read the title, table…

To Do Week 1

Find a comfy spot in the Library Are you a quiet person or do you like the hustle and bustle of busy brains in the background? QUT Library has a mix of quiet and conversational spaces to pick from. There are private nooks to escape the madding crowd and…

Chat to a librarian online

Whether you are studying on campus, at home or at a café, QUT Library is available to help you. For the times when you need advice from a librarian but are not able to visit our Learning and Research Desks, we offer an online chat service, “Chat to…

How to read a journal article in 25 minutes

Blast through your core readings this semester by skimming them in 25 minutes. Focus your notes on content relevant to assessment items and use a stopwatch to fix your attention: 5 minutes to read the abstract. 5 minutes to read the introduction. 10 minutes to read the discussion/conclusion…

QUT Library is social…

Keep up to date with what’s happening in the library by following us on your favourite social media platform. The Library tweets information about new resources, upcoming events, academic skills and general interestingness. If you have a Twitter account follow @qutlibrary to stay informed. Our YouTube channel has…

Orientation Week at QUT Library

It’s Orientation Week at QUT and the library is bustling with students (and librarians!) returning after a long and enjoyable summer. There is plenty happening on campus (orientation activites, and some new cafes and places to eat), but don’t forget to visit the library to get your free copy…

Bookfacing competition

The library is running a Bookfacing competition and you are invited to enter! Bookfacing you say?   Ok.  All you need to do is… Find a book with a cool image Merge yourself or your friend(s) with that image Take a photo or make a short video Cite it! Provide…

Ready to use a computer?

Using computers is an integral part of uni life.  If you haven’t used computers much before, don’t worry. We can help! Get ready for success at uni with a free 25 minute consultation.  Staff can help you with your specific questions and show you really helpful resources to…