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Over Uni? Try OverDrive

Remember what it was like to just read for enjoyment?  With this year’s study, assignments and exams in the rearview mirror for many of us – it’s time to get back into the art of reading for fun. QUT’s OverDrive collection of fiction and non-fiction ebooks and audiobooks…

How to take a break and not fall behind

The first few weeks of semester can be overwhelming. Assignment deadlines are coming up fast. Unit readings are piling up. While these things might be happening, taking a break, even for a couple of days, can make a positive difference to your productivity and outlook. The mid-semester break is…

Reading for the holidays

Did you know now that semester is over you can actually read for fun? QUT Library subscribes to some fantastic online resources which you can read on your mobile device when you take a break from uni. Whether you are jetting-off on an overseas adventure or relaxing by the pool, our…

Goodbye Mad Men

10eHave you ever loved a television program so much that you cried when it ended? There were more than a few sad faces in the library when the season finale of Mad Men rolled around. We even had a tribute magnetic scrabble game on our staff message-board. Mad…

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…

Happy Australia Day!

In contemporary Australia, 26 January is a day to grab your thongs, throw some sausages on the barbeque, turn up the radio, and celebrate everything about being Australian. It is a time to reflect on our history and on our future and celebrate any way you see fit!…

Summer Series One – Movies & TV

Welcome to the first post in our Summer Series highlighting the fun and frivolous offerings of the QUT Library for you to utilise this summer! Summer and catching up on movies you’ve missed throughout the year or finally getting around to seeing some classics from your ‘one day’…

Summer Library lovin’

End of Semester has officially arrived – huzzah! Of course  Summer Semester has begun so whether you’re studying through the coming months, or have easy days stretching before you, the QUT Library is here for you.  Throughout Summer Semester (17 November to 20 February) the staff on the…