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Writing great assignments

The secret to writing great assignments is all about how you begin and end the process. Take the time to plan and edit to make your writing clear, logical, relevant and … great! Before Plan your time carefully so that you will have time to edit before…

QUT celebrates National Reconciliation Week, 2014

In May we commemorate National Sorry Day and National Reconciliation Week. In recognition of these two important events, Kelvin Grove Library will be screening a curated collection of TEDx talks presented by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander speakers and performers. Everyone is welcome! Bring your lunch and settle into a…

Find Michael Dorman at QUT Library

Popular Australian actor and musician and former QUT acting student Michael Dorman has been a familiar face on Australian TV screens over the last year with his starring role as lovesick Tom Wilcox in Wonderland (currently on order for the library collection). Perhaps less well known is his…

Summer in the games lab

Looking for some relaxation (or fierce competition) over the summer break? Why not come up to the Games Lab on level 4 of Kelvin Grove library and play your favourite games. You can collect Wii, PS3 and Xbox controllers from the KG Learning and Research Desk staff and…

The Sugar Industry collection

The Sugar Industry collection focuses on works dealing with sugar production and processing. The digitised books, journals and conference proceedings form a valuable specialist resource freely available to researchers both in Australia and other countries with sugar industries. This material makes up the latest QUT Digital Collection and…

Shhhh! Silent zones in the library

It’s getting to the pointy end of semester where you might be looking for a quiet place to knuckle down and study. Look no further than the library, where there are dedicated quiet floors to escape loud phone conversations or the hubbub of group work. KG – Levels…

New digital collection of Asia-Pacific images

QUT Library has a new digital collection.  The Dr. Iraphne Childs’ Geographical image collection is the result of photographs taken across three decades of study and research, and span the globe in coverage. From Japan and Hawaii in the seventies to Australia and New Zealand throughout the eighties…

This week is International Open Access Week

In 2013, 21st to 27th October is International Open Access Week.  To celebrate OA Week, QUT Library’s Research Support Team will be running two events on Friday 25th October. The first session, which will be held at the KG campus in the IHBI seminar room starting at 9.30am,…

Changes to Westlaw AU

For Law staff, Law students & legal research aficionados! One of the library’s online legal research platforms, Westlaw AU, has recently been upgraded and there are some significant improvements – for example, a new interface, table of contents and browse mode. Here’s a summary of the new features.…