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December 2014

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Christmas spirit infusion

To celebrate Christmas week, the QUT Library has lots of Christmas-themed offerings that will be sure to get you all primed and jolly for the season! So bring some Christmas magic into your life with some books and movies that are all about Christmas. Books A Christmas carol…

Can’t keep a good tree down

A casualty from the other week’s superstorm was the Kelvin Grove Library annual ‘Book Christmas Tree’ – this year lovingly decorated in ornaments handmade by staff from out-of-date maps. Alas, water and books don’t mix well and the soggy remnants of what was left post storm have had to…

Monkey business encouraged

The 14th of December is Monkey Day. Monkey Day? Really? Yeah, I know. There’s a day for pretty much everything now. Some of them raise awareness for genuinely important causes, some of them not so much (that’s right, International Talk Like a Pirate Day, I’m looking at you). The…

Human Rights Day

Human Rights Day celebrates the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on 10 December 1948. The United Nations Prize in the Field of Human Rights and the Nobel Peace Prize are also generally awarded on 10 December. This video created by the…

Summer Series Two – Summer reading

The QUT Library is ready and willing to enable a Summer spent reading in the hammock or by the pool. You may be unaware of QUT Library’s extensive holdings of recreational reading material — both fiction and non-fiction — that is yours to borrow. So come and stock…