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From page to screen

Many books have been adapted for the screen over the years, and this trend isn’t over yet. QUT Library has many of these popular titles in a variety of formats, including as books, ebooks, DVDs and online videos. Visit our library website for tips on searching for feature…

NAIDOC Week – Our Languages Matter

NAIDOC Week runs from the 2-9 July and celebrates the rich history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Australia. This year’s theme is ‘Our Languages Matter’ and hopes to emphasise the vital role Indigenous language plays in the cultural identity, spirituality for Indigenous…

Happy Holidays!

We’re in a festive mood across the campus libraries. Lights, sparkles, baubles, books, it’s all happening! While Caboolture, Gardens Point and Kelvin Grove opted for a more traditional approach, the Law Library turned to its collection of Law Reports in ‘Chancery’ red and ‘Kings/Queens Bench’ green. From all of…

A Little Bit of Magic in the Library

Exams are nearly over, university is almost finished for another semester and all you want to do is relax. We couldn’t agree more, especially if you can add a little bit of magic to your summer! With the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, from the world of…

Halloween stories in the library!

Halloween is almost upon us and what a perfect time to delve into the spooky areas of our library collection to see what you can borrow to scare your friends! The House on the Hill by Kyle Mewburn & illustrated by Sarah Davis is available to borrow from…

Blind date with a book!

When Valentine’s Day comes around some people are thinking about flowers or chocolates while others are rolling their eyes. How about ditching the chocolate and putting your eyes to good use by … reading a book! I’m sure you’ve heard of the saying ‘You can’t judge a book…

What are your selfies saying about you?

So it seems that too many selfies on your Facebook feed are linked to higher than normal levels of psychopathy. Probably not the impression you’re aiming for. A new study, published online in the journal Personality and Individual Differences*, showed that men who posted more online photos of…

Summer Series Five – Music

Every summer has to have a soundtrack – what is your 2014/2015 sounding like? Perhaps we can help. The QUT Library gives you access to music in all its forms – CDs, DVDs, scores, online music and more! The Library’s Sound CD collection can be found at Kelvin Grove…

Summer Series Four – For the kids

For any littlies in your care this Summer, the Curriculum Collection can provide some much needed distraction and provide ‘new’ activities, books and toys without a price tag! Books just for small ones – including big books – as well as puppets, puzzles, costumes and more. Any current…

Summer Series Three – Computer Games

Who says Summer is all about sunshine, swimming and the frolicking in the great outdoors? Instead, spend your summer in the cool, dark indoors in front of a screen! The QUT Library Computer Games collection can be found at Kelvin Grove Library on Level 3. Browse the collection…