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International Cat Day 2020

This International Cat Day (August 8) we are paying homage to the wonderful cats that enrich the lives of some of our Library Staff. Enjoy the cuteness If you’re a cat owner/lover, what will you do this International Cat Day to celebrate? Check out the Library’s resources on…

National Reconciliation Week 2020

https://www.reconciliation.org.au/national-reconciliation-week/ National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is held from 27 May-3 June each year. The week is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements. It is an opportunity to examine how we can contribute to broader reconciliation across Australia. The meaning behind…

ANZAC Day, 25 April

ANZAC Day 25 April 2020 I heard someone ask the other day, ‘Why do we celebrate ANZAC Day?’ If you ask Google that question, the top answer which comes from an article from the BBC says, “ANZAC Day, 25 April, is probably Australia’s most important national occasion. It…

It’s Love Data Week 2020!

People hear statistics, but they feel stories*  From the 10th to 14th February, QUT Library is celebrating the value and importance of research data. During 2020’s Love Data Week, we are adopting the theme of ‘data storytelling’. QUT is celebrating the art of Data Storytelling that uses techniques,…

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…

It’s Pride Month!

Pride Month is here! Celebrations at QUT kick off this Friday with Wear it Purple hosted by LTU, The Guild and Queer Collective and finish with QUT Guild Pride Fest from 23-27 September. See below for live events and check back in to the events page for updates…

International Cat Day

For some of us, International Cat Day is the most important day of observance in the calendar. Okay, religious observances, birthdays, anniversaries and other important milestones may trump it, but it’s still important. Just like the millions of cat videos that are streamed daily on millions of devices the world over. The…