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Library and Information Week

Next week is Library and Information Week, an annual event organised by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA). The various events and activities scheduled for this week, including National Simultaneous Storytime (details in a forthcoming post), celebrate the invaluable contribution libraries make to our lives–and this contribution is particularly evident…

Get back into study

You’ve just been through O-Week and you’re getting ready to start a new year of lectures, tutorials and research and it all feels a little bit exciting and overwhelming all at the same time. Don’t stress about it though. Get prepared by using some of QUT Library’s resources on academic listening and note-taking; check…

Loads of assignments to do? We can help!

Keep calm and chill – we’ve got all the information you need to get your assignments done. If you are looking for online resources to help with your assignments, then check out these pages from the digital workplace/HiQ: Finding information: how and where to find sources you need for your assignment Evaluating information: make sure your sources are reliable Citing and referencing: make sure you have referenced your sources correctly If you prefer help in…

Labour Day – Opening Hours

Our final long weekend for Semester 1 is upon us. During the Labour Day public holiday both HiQ and the Library will be open to assist you with all your queries and study needs. Our opening hours are – Gardens Point: 9am – 5pm Kelvin Grove: 9am -…

On your marks, get set, GO!

The Commonwealth Games are on at the Gold Coast from 4th April – 18th April. Even though we are up in Brisbane we still need to expect changes to our commute to and from QUT, at both campuses! You can find all the details about what changes to…

Extended Library Opening Hours

It is that time of the semester when you want to spend all your time at the library in your favourite study spot…unfortunately so does everyone else! But have no fear of missing out on space at the library this semester as the Gardens Point Library in V…

Study Hack – Writing

Academic writing can be tough whether it be writing an essay or a literature review. We have some great resources in QUT Cite Write which will help you to get started, no matter what writing style you need. First things first, make a skeleton plan. You can do…

Set up for study success this semester

The first week of semester is about meeting new mates, your tutors and lecturers and gathering unit information – assignment due dates, classes, exams. Staying on top of your study load and setting yourself up for success from Week 1 can be achieved with a little planning and bookmarking study support resources…