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Cooking for Copyright

On the 31st of July librarians around Australia are doing something naughty… we are doing something against the law….we are going to bake! What does baking have to do with copyright? FAIR (Freedom of Access to Information and Resources), an initiative from the Australian Library and Information Association,…

QUT Open Day

Do you see yourself studying at QUT in the future? Would you like to chat with students and staff about what study is like at QUT? Why not come to our Open Day on Sunday 26 July from 9am–3pm at our Gardens Point campus?   Open Day is…

Mythbuster Series: Shhhhhhh!

Myth #1: You can’t talk in the library. Not-A-Librarian: “You must love telling people to be quiet all the time.” Librarian: “Only when people ask that question.” Contrary to popular belief librarians don’t revel in shushing people all day. The days of the library being a silent place of study are…

Journal Impact Factors

The 2014 Journal Impact Factors (JIFs) have arrived from Thomson Reuters. You can find them right now in Journal Citation Reports (JCR). A JIF for a journal for a given year measures the overall number of citations of articles published in that journal in the two previous years, and divides them…