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Gabrielle Hayes

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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Kelvin Grove Library annual ‘Book Christmas Tree’ – this year lovingly decorated in ornaments handmade by staff from out-of-date maps.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…

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…

Summer Series One – Movies & TV

Welcome to the first post in our Summer Series highlighting the fun and frivolous offerings of the QUT Library for you to utilise this summer! Summer and catching up on movies you’ve missed throughout the year or finally getting around to seeing some classics from your ‘one day’…

Summer Library lovin’

End of Semester has officially arrived – huzzah! Of course  Summer Semester has begun so whether you’re studying through the coming months, or have easy days stretching before you, the QUT Library is here for you.  Throughout Summer Semester (17 November to 20 February) the staff on the…

What does it mean to be human – and other simple questions

The third Thursday of November each year is World Philosophy Day. Begun by UNESCO in 2005 to underline the enduring value of philosophy for the development of human thought, World Philosophy Day 2014 falls on Thursday 20 November. Philosophy as a discipline is concerned with reason and logic…

Happy GIS Day!

November 19 is the worldwide celebration of GIS Day, the annual celebration of geospatial technology and its power to transform and better our lives. Come along and be a part of the festivities by attending Brisbane GIS Day at QUT Gardens Point Campus. http://www.gisday.com.au/event/program/ An exciting program includes…

Mobrarians!

November is also Movember – the month dedicated to raising awareness and funds for men’s health issues, in particular prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health. This year, as part of #QUTMovember, QUT Library has temporary photo booths installed at Law, Caboolture and Kelvin Grove branch Libraries. There,…

Grammar speed dating

What if I told you that you could learn basic English grammar rules in just 6 minutes? Freely available podcasts, available each week to download from the BBC, tackle a fundamental aspect of English Grammar and dismantle, demystify, give examples and even test you – all in 6…

Novelember

November is many things. In addition to Movember, Melbourne cup, end of semester (woot!) and start-christmas-shopping month it is also National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).  Valuing enthusiasm, determination, and a deadline, NaNoWriMo is for anyone who has ever thought, even fleetingly, about writing a novel. NaNoWriMo was established…