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GIF IT UP

GIF IT UP is an annual gif-making competition for the most creative reuse of digitised cultural heritage material. This year’s 6th edition is run by Europeana in close cooperation with Digital Public Library of America, Digital NZ and Trove. QUT Library Digital Collections has three submissions created from digitised cultural heritage material. If you like…

Anti-Poverty Week

Anti-Poverty Week 13 – 19 of October  Anti-Poverty Week supports the Australian community to have an increased understanding of poverty and to take action collectively to end it. For more information about poverty in Australia visit the Anti-Poverty website. QUT library also has a large number of resources about…

Open Access Week at QUT

Guest blog by Professor Ginny Barbour, Director of the Australasian Open Access Strategy Group (AOASG) & Professor in the Division of Research and Innovation, QUT As we head towards the end of October – we again turn our focus to a week dedicated to open access (OA). Now…

Brisbane Writers Festival

Celebrate the written word at this year’s Brisbane Writers Festival, 5-8 September. Hosted by the State Library of Queensland, the Queensland Art Gallery & Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA), and various public libraries around Brisbane, the BWF features an impressive program of panel discussions, workshops, performances, and meet-the-writer sessions.…

National Science Week and Robotronica

From 10th to 18th August, science and technology take to the streets for National Science Week. Established in 1997, this annual celebration of science and technology acknowledges the contributions of Australian scientists to the world, and encourages members of the general public to engage with science in all…

World Poetry Day 2019

“Poetry lifts the veil from the hidden beauty of the world, and makes familiar objects be as if they were not familiar.” So said eighteenth-century English Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley. If Shelley were alive today, he would no doubt be gearing up for World Poetry Day, an…

October is for Mental Health

There is a lot going on in October! Queensland Mental Health Week 6-14 October   World Mental Health Day 10th of October Mental Health Month Did you know? 1 in 5 Australians are affected by mental illness, yet many don’t seek help because of stigma. We can all…

Save the date!

QUT Vintage Book Sale for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation 17 October, 12pm–3pm, Gardens Theatre Foyer, Gardens Point campus. Hundreds of beautiful books will be available for purchase. All proceeds from the event will go to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation, to help provide books and literacy programs to remote…

Australian Reading Hour

Australian Reading Hour What is Australian Reading Hour? Australian Reading Hour is an initiative supported by the Australian Government, Better Reading and the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund to encourage all Australians across the country to pick up a book and read for one hour on your own or…