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July 2014

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Your Library Needs you!

Here’s your chance to make your mark, go down in history and  perhaps even win a JB Hi-Fi voucher for your troubles. We need your feedback to help us improve library services! Participate in a library focus group -we’ll ask for about an hour of your time- for…

Be inspired at TEDxQUT 2014

TEDxQUT 2014 is happening Saturday 2 August at Gardens Point Campus. TEDxQUT is an independently organised TED event which aims to start conversations, propagate ideas and nurture storytelling and creativity to enact positive change in the world. The theme of TEDxQUT 2014 is ‘Spark: finding inspiration, turning inspiration into action…

Strengthen your willpower for study success

Are you feeling these kids’ pain? As adults, we often are able to delay gratification of delicious treats but it’s important to recognise that our world is full of metaphorical marshmallows, too. We need to learn and continually practise skills to help us resist the seductive temptations that distract us from studying…

Get social with QUT Library

QUT Library uses a variety of social media platforms to share news and information. The QUT Library blog (thanks for reading!) is a great place to find information about being a student at QUT. Our blog posts cover a range of topics, from what’s happening in the Library…

New to computers? IT Skills Solutions can help

Using computers is an essential part of uni life. If you haven’t used computers much before, it can seem overwhelming. But don’t worry, we have the perfect solution! You can book a free 25-minute appointment for one-to-one help with: Basic computer skills How to use QUT online systems How to help…

Got visitors? Things to see and do at QUT

Are your family or friends visiting for graduation or to help you get ready for your first semester? Are you just looking for something different to do around campus? There are plenty of free or reasonably priced cultural activities available on our QUT campuses. Below is a list of my favourites. Please let…

Get ready for study

New in Semester 2? Welcome! Returning after Semester 1? Welcome back! Whether you are new to QUT or returning refreshed from break and ready to tackle another semester, QUT Library has plenty to offer you. Now is the time to: Attend a short workshop about writing, researching or…

Tips and tricks for the new look Quick Find

Quick Find is a search tool which allows you to search across the QUT Library catalogue and a range of databases. It finds resources which are seamlessly accessible to you as a QUT student or staff member. Returning students may notice that Quick Find has a new look. Here’s what’s…