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April 2014

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Expanding the ANZAC story

While we take a moment on ANZAC Day to remember those who sacrificed for their country, let’s make sure we don’t forget ALL those who contributed. Why not complement the more traditional ceremonies by learning more about the Indigenous contribution to our defense at home and overseas.…

World Book and Copyright Day

UNESCO celebrates World Book and Copyright Day on April 23, an annual event where libraries around the world promote reading and the enjoyment of books. Copyright is closely linked with the book publishing industry but is also relevant to us all when we are looking for content to…

Scopus helps researchers ‘mind the gap’

Researchers, are you looking to identify gaps in your field? Save time and get the results and analysis you need with Scopus. Search simultaneously across disciplines to tap into the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed research literature in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts…

Attack distraction. Get mindful!

Is it hard for you to concentrate on necessary tasks?  Does your mind wander even when doing something fun? Do you … hey wait! Before you click to the next page, check your phone… oops, distracted again. Read on – I promise I’ll be brief. We may think that we are great multitaskers…

QUT helps break down the digital divide

QUT is one of 300 libraries from 24 countries joining Knowledge Unlatched (KU) in support of a shared cost approach to Open Access publishing of specialist scholarly books. Everyone, anywhere in the world can freely access the Knowledge Unlatched Pilot Collection of books from OAPEN, HathiTrust and the British Library.…