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Library and Information Week

Next week is Library and Information Week, an annual event organised by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA). The various events and activities scheduled for this week, including National Simultaneous Storytime (details in a forthcoming post), celebrate the invaluable contribution libraries make to our lives–and this contribution is particularly evident…

Hacky Hour at QUT: Skills for Open Research

Get help with your research data and publishing Hacky Hour is a regular meet-up where researchers can get together over a coffee to collaborate, converse, and get research help in a relaxed setting. Experts will be on hand to advise on problems related to coding, data analytics, digital…

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…

Get back into study…. again!

Need to brush up on referencing? Received feedback that you need to find more academic or scholarly articles for your assignments? The Library is gearing up for our next round of workshops and we are here to help! Library workshops include: Researching made easy – After this session, you…

Get back into study

You’ve just been through O-Week and you’re getting ready to start a new year of lectures, tutorials and research and it all feels a little bit exciting and overwhelming all at the same time. Don’t stress about it though. Get prepared by using some of QUT Library’s resources on academic listening and note-taking; check…

International Human Rights Day

On Monday 10 December we celebrate International Human Rights Day.  While it will be celebrated in different ways by different people, the message around the world is the same. This year the Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70.  The document, which proclaimed the inalienable right to which…

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…