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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…

Perils & pitfalls for early career researchers

Predatory publishing continues to be a trap for young players with more and more early  career researchers falling victim.  When this happens, not only do they effectively lose ownership and copyright of their hard work (with that the ability to publish it elsewhere), they often lose confidence, they…

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…

Peer Review Week 2018

What is Peer Review Week? This week focuses on the important place peer review has in scholarly communications and in maintaining scientific quality. This year’s theme is ‘diversity and inclusion in peer review’ and provides a chance for individuals, institutions, and organisations to spread the word that good peer review…

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…

Wikipedia Editing Workshop

17 years ago, Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger started Wikipedia and today, it’s one of the most popular websites in the world. It’s visited on average over 41 billion times a month! (Wikimedia Statistics 2018). Are you one of those 41 billion visitors? Have you read something on…

Need a referencing refresher?

Would you like to brush up on your referencing skills? Book in to a QUT Library workshop! In our Practical Referencing Workshops you will learn to identify the elements of a reference in some of the common resource types, and get a chance to put together references. APA…

It’s Ekka time!

The Royal Queensland Show (Ekka) runs from 10-19th August this year. For ten days, the Ekka brings together people from the country and city to celebrate agriculture. Interested in learning more about agriculture, why not explore QUT Library’s collection? Here are some resources you may like to check…

QUT Open Day 2018

QUT Open Day is this Sunday the 29th July, and it’s the perfect opportunity to explore everything happening at QUT, whether you’re a prospective student or currently studying here. On QUT Open Day @ Gardens Point you can: talk to staff and students from all faculties and study areas…