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National Simultaneous Storytime – 22 May 2019

QUT Library will be participating again this year so save the date! National Simultaneous Storytime is held annually by the Australian Library and Information Association. Every year a picture book, written and illustrated by an Australian author and illustrator, is read simultaneously in libraries, schools, pre-schools, childcare centres, family…

Everyone is getting ready for Semester One

Explore and discover your Library! Take a tour of the Library. This tour is much more than a walk around a building because QUT Library is so much more than just a building! Your Library has study spaces, services, resources and people to help you, both at your…

Time to get out of here?

The Library has plenty of travel guides to plan your well deserved break  Whether you are heading off on a road trip, flying interstate or internationally we have got you covered.  There are loads of guides at the Kelvin Grove Library as well as online that you can access…

National Nutrition Week

National Nutrition Week (14-20 October #NNW2018) Over two decades ago Nutrition Australia initiated healthy eating week with the aim of promoting greater vegetable intake in Australian homes and diets. National Nutrition Week’s theme for 2018 is Tryfor5. That is, try to eat 5 serves of vegetables a day! Eating…

Don’t keep history a mystery

This month we celebrate National Reconciliation Week.  The theme for 2018 is Don’t keep history a mystery, and aims to highlight some of the lesser known aspects of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, histories, cultures, and achievements.  It’s calling on all Australians to ask the question:  What are some of the…

It’s time to graduate!

It’s the season to graduate! And to celebrate QUT library is showing off the spectacular Registrar’s mace on Level 4, V Block, Gardens Point campus. The QUT mace was designed and built by Mr Alan Place, a former part time lecturer in fine arts. It has three sections,…

World Blood Donor Day

The World Health Organisation declared yesterday as World Blood Donor Day! The theme for this year is “Blood connects us all”. Did you know every one donation of blood can save up to three lives? If you’re healthy, aged 16-70 years, and weigh over 50kgs you may be eligible…

Reference management in the cloud with Paperpile

Paperpile is an easy to use web-based reference and document management system with secure Google sign-in that allows you to collect, organise and cite your references and documents and share them with collaborators. Paperpile offers 15GB of free storage and import options from all major databases and other…

National Simultaneous Storytime

Today is National Simultaneous Storytime! It is the part of Library and Information week and promotes reading and enjoying books to young Australians. Every year a picture book is chosen from an Australian author and illustrator and read simultaneously in libraries, schools, pre-schools, childcare centers, homes, bookshops and…