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Because of her, we can!

What a great theme for this year’s NAIDOC week, celebrating the pillars of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander society – the women. At QUT Library we thought we’d do the same by highlighting a few books and eBooks by some truly inspirational female indigenous authors. Taboo by Kim Scott:…

Children’s Book Week 2016

Every year at the end of August, schools and libraries and lovers of children’s books come together to celebrate the fantastic stories made in Australia. The theme for this year was “Australia! Story Country”. Did you miss out on all the fun of Children’s Book Week this year? Don’t…

Cooking for Copyright

On the 31st of July librarians around Australia are doing something naughty… we are doing something against the law….we are going to bake! What does baking have to do with copyright? FAIR (Freedom of Access to Information and Resources), an initiative from the Australian Library and Information Association,…

Be informed, be part of The Conversation

The Conversation is an independent website of Australian news, reportage, analysis and critique written from the academic and research sector. Originally founded by a collaboration of CSIRO, Monash, University of Melbourne, UTS and UWA, with an endorsement from Nobel Laureate Peter Doherty; The Conversation provides Australians with a…