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November 2019

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GIF IT UP

GIF IT UP is an annual gif-making competition for the most creative reuse of digitised cultural heritage material. This year’s 6th edition is run by Europeana in close cooperation with Digital Public Library of America, Digital NZ and Trove. QUT Library Digital Collections has three submissions created from digitised cultural heritage material. If you like…

Mo Can Do

Thinking of growing a moustache? November, or Movember, is the ideal time, as your mo can play an important role in promoting men’s health (it can look good, too). Conceived in Melbourne in 2003 to raise funds for prostate cancer research, Movember is now an international movement and…

November 11 is Remembrance Day

November 11 is Remembrance Day, which commemorates those who lost their lives in war, conflict and military service for Australia. Traditionally, a silence is observed at 11am on the 11th of November, which comes from the “the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month”: the…

Get your game on!

 It’s time for International Games Week (IGW). IGW is an initiative “…around the world to reconnect communities through their libraries around the educational, recreational, and social value of all types of games.” https://games.ala.org/international-games-week/ Personally, I love playing games. Not with people’s feelings and emotions, but with a board…