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Sharing research data

QUT researchers can now make their datasets openly available, discoverable and accessible using QUT’s Research Data Finder. Researchers can easily self-deposit datasets, quickly describe and publicly share them with the broader research community, maximising opportunities for data re-use and ensuring compliance with funders and publishers. Two examples where…

Ada Lovelace Day

Mathematician, writer and computer programmer: Ada Lovelace was ahead of her time. In the 1840s, she designed the first ever algorithm to be performed by a machine and has since become a symbol for women today in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (otherwise known as STEM). October 13…

Mental Health Week in the Library

This week QUT Library has been bustling with activities for Mental Health Week 2015. The purpose of Mental Health Week is to reflect on mental health and take some positive steps to highlight the importance of mental wellbeing. Here are some of the positive activities we’ve been…

Open for Collaboration

This year’s theme for Open Access (OA) Week is Open for Collaboration, with the intention of involving as wide a group of people as possible in all aspects of being “open”. The Australasian Open Access Support Group is supporting this week and highlighting various activities. OA Week is…

Paraphrasing Without Plagiarising

One of the most common questions we get asked in the library is, “How do I paraphrase?” and, “Have I paraphrased this enough?” Paraphrasing effectively is an essential academic skill that you will need to develop throughout your studies. Paraphrasing involves taking someone else’s ideas and substantially rewriting…

New and improved Library website!

A new and improved QUT Library website was launched on Sunday June 28. What’s so new, you ask? Look and Feel The re-developed Library website comes with a new look and feel. It has been developed based on user feedback and is consistent with other QUT sites such…