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HDR Careers Week is nearly here

HDR Careers Week is from 18 to 22 October. This year’s program is packed full of sessions to assist candidates in exploring and preparing for the… Read More

Five more tips for looking after yourself

Last week we brought you our top five tips for looking after your physical and mental wellbeing while studying, but there are so many other… Read More

Literature review workshops

Are you working on or about to conduct a literature review?  It’s important to design an effective search strategy to capture all… Read More

Preparing for exams

Don’t let exams scare you this Halloween! If you want to turn that fear into shining confidence, the Library is here to help.    Before your exam… Read More

Top five tips for looking after yourself

Here at the Library we know the importance of looking after your physical and mental wellbeing, so we’ve compiled some tips to help keep you well while… Read More

World Habitat Day 2021

Today, 4 October 2021, is World Habitat Day.  When you hear the term ‘habitat’ you most likely think of natural habitats with diverse plant and animal life, such… Read More

Enhance your research with our October workshops 

Are you a researcher or higher degree by research candidate looking to further your education and development? Our upcoming online workshops this October will provide you… Read More

Working toward a more emotionally intelligent future—Professor Ashlea Troth

Since she was young, Ashlea Troth (Professor of Organisational Behaviour at Griffith Business School) has been interested in what makes people tick. Her research interests include multi-level… Read More

Sharpen the tools in your digital toolkit

Are you using the right digital tools to conduct your research? Are your methods as efficient and secure as they could be? Can you… Read More

Looking back, 50 years on: A new university for Brisbane

Did you know that Griffith University was meant to be part of the University of Queensland (UQ)?   Originally, Griffith University College was going… Read More

International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste Reduction

As children many of us come to understand food waste when we were told some version of ‘children in need in far off places would appreciate the food we can’t or won’t eat’ as we… Read More

Student animation showcase in the Library

This month the Library is proud to be showcasing the creative talents of a selection of Griffith Film School’s 2018 Animation graduates.   If you’re visiting our Libraries from… Read More

Start preparing for exams with help from the Library

Got exams coming up?  Are you feeling prepared? If not, don’t worry! The Library is here to help with online workshops and helpful tips to get you on track with studying and nailing those… Read More

Have you explored the ScienceDirect all access collection yet?

Griffith has access to the latest high-quality content in over 37,000 ebook titles via the ScienceDirect platform.  ScienceDirect offers unlimited concurrent usage and DRM (Digital Rights Management) free terms enabling the greatest flexibility in research and education delivery.   ScienceDirect includes ebooks, handbooks, journal… Read More

Dementia Action Week 2021—A little support makes a big difference

September 20 to 26 is Dementia Action Week. This year’s theme is ‘A little support makes a big difference.’ Griffith University supports positive outcomes… Read More

Make a commitment to sustainability this Enviro Week

This week is all about sustainability and environmental awareness at Griffith.   Sustainability is one of Griffith University’s core values and a key… Read More

Re-visit our Researcher Profiles

Do you like hearing about the fantastic research coming out of Griffith University? Are you an aspiring academic who loves reading about new and exciting… Read More

Griffith Review 73: Hey, Utopia!

What are the possibilities and pitfalls of imagining a better future? Where will it take us next? And do we even want to go… Read More

Referencing your assignments made easy

Feeling frustrated by referencing? The Library is here to help.  Referencing is an important part of academic work. It shows that you acknowledge… Read More

Light a candle for World Suicide Prevention Day

The following contains references to suicide which may be upsetting to some readers. Read More

Are they really OK? Ask them today

Today is R U OK? Day and this year the message is: Are they really OK? Ask them today. Do you know how the people… Read More

Today is National Threatened Species Day

On 7 September 1936, the last Tasmanian tiger died in Hobart Zoo, signaling the extinction of the thylacine species.   Sixty years later in 1996, 7 September was declared… Read More

Get involved—It’s Social Sciences Week!

6 – 12 September 2021 is Social Sciences Week, a week-long series of events that brings together experts from professional associations and universities across Australia to offer… Read More

Uni Mental Health and Wellbeing Week

It’s Uni Mental Health and Wellbeing Week! From 6 — 10 September, Griffith will be hosting a range of fun activities across the Nathan and Gold Coast campuses and online to promote mental health… Read More

Learn to edit and improve your assignments

It’s that time of the trimester, where assignment due dates are starting to get closer. Here are some tips on editing and improving your… Read More

Boost your research career with our upcoming workshops

Which workshops are being offered? Are you a researcher or higher degree by research candidate looking to further your education and development? Our upcoming online workshops… Read More

Celebrate stories and language this Indigenous Literacy Day

Today, Wednesday 1 September 2021, is Indigenous Literacy Day! This day is an initiative from the Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF), an organisation dedicated to lifting literacy levels in remote Indigenous communities… Read More

Keep the conversation going this Wear It Purple Day!

Today, 27 August 2021, is Wear It Purple Day! This day is an opportunity to show our support for LGBTIQ+ young people and… Read More

Gold Coast Show holiday

Library opening hours at the Gold Coast campus will be reduced to 10 am – 4 pm on Friday 27 August 2021 for the Gold Coast show holiday.  … Read More

Learn the essentials of building a strong search for your systematic-style review

Our brand-new online module is ready when you are!  With this module you can learn ways to effectively build a robust search strategy… Read More

Resources and tools for advanced searching

The Library catalogue is a great place to start your search for information, but did you know we also have Library guides, specialised databases and other… Read More

Communication is everyone’s right: Speech Pathology Week 22 – 28 August

Communication is essential to a person’s development and quality of life. Being able to share information and be understood is crucial to forming relationships… Read More

Switch to SciFinder-N and experience the benefits

It’s time to embrace the new and improved SciFinder-N.  With an improved interface and a faster and smarter search algorithm (including ranking results by relevance) SciFinder-N is the key to unlocking chemistry research and development productivity.   Benefits to… Read More

Excel at your group assignments

Group assignments can be challenging, but there are some simple strategies to keep your team working together and supporting each other.    Here are… Read More

The Institute for Glycomics: Celebrating 21 years of making a difference

Established 21 years ago through Griffith University and Queensland Government investment, the Institute for Glycomics has become one of Australia’s flagship multidisciplinary biomedical research institutes. With its remarkably… Read More

Study smarter by prioritising your wellbeing

After some well-earned time off during student vacation, it’s time to dive back into Trimester 2!   As you resume your studies, it’s still important to take time to… Read More

Griffith Research Online celebrates over one million downloads of higher degree research theses 

Submission of the final thesis is the ultimate milestone for any higher degree research (HDR) student. As theses are the culmination of years of work, it’s only fitting that… Read More

Share your Library experience and you could receive a $50 e-voucher!

The Library is looking to hear from Griffith students to better understand your current experiences with our services. If you’re interested in providing feedback, we’d… Read More

The Great Griffith Gazette

Our first staff newsletter, the Great Griffith Gazette (GGG), began circulation in mid-1973—some eighteen months before teaching commenced at Griffith. The Gazette was not published under any formal management… Read More

Format your thesis

Are you starting to write your thesis, confirmation paper or some other publication? Are you having formatting issues or don’t know where to start? Formatting… Read More

Negotiating opportunities—Professor Ciaran O’Faircheallaigh, bridging the gap between indigenous culture and commerce  

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are advised that this post mentions and contains images of deceased peoples.  Leaving no one behind… Read More

Today is the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples!

Did you know? Indigenous peoples are nearly three times more likely to live in extreme poverty than… Read More

Learn how you can help keep our Library spaces safe for everyone

Everyone has the right to feel welcome, comfortable and safe in our Library spaces.    Assault, harassment and disrespectful behaviours are not tolerated at Griffith. With your help, we… Read More

The Griffith Digital Library is fully available during lockdown

Did you know our Library services are still available online despite our campus libraries being closed due to the current South East Queensland COVID-19 lockdown?  If you’re studying from home, be sure to check out our Studying Online webpage … Read More

Develop your study skills with the Library’s self-help resources

If you’re new to university or want to improve your results, developing your study skills will help you to feel confident about your studies… Read More

Discover the best way to contact the Library

Do you have questions about accessing Library resources or developing study skills? The Library is here to help answer these questions and more. … Read More

Skill Up for Research

Are you interested in developing new research skills? Would you like to meet researchers from other universities who may be researching in the same field or… Read More

Acute pain or chronic pain—Can you tell the difference?

When we experience pain, we’re often more preoccupied with alleviating it—or ignoring it—rather than acknowledging what we’re feeling.   Acute pain is your body’s normal reaction to injury or… Read More

New RNA technology targets the spread of viruses

We are all familiar with the term DNA, yet many of us may not realise that it is our RNA, or Ribonucleic Acid, that creates the protein vital to our health and wellbeing. So what is RNA, and how… Read More

Meet our Researcher Services Librarians!

Our team of Researcher Services Librarians are research activity and discipline specialists who provide advice, training and support to Higher Degree Research candidates (HDRs) and researchers on how and where to:  manage,… Read More

Get a head start with help from the Library

The Library is here to help you get a head start on your studies this trimester.  We have a range of resources available to… Read More

Increase online access to music scores with enhanced Reading list digitisation options

It’s now even easier to make sheet music available online for your students—as Griffith is a signatory to the Tertiary Music Agreement, this allows the… Read More

Exploring online resources at Griffith

myGriffith is your personal student portal. Everything you need, including your courses, daily schedule, grades, exam timetable and student email, is available from myGriffith. To… Read More

Get to know your Library this O Week

Welcome to O Week! Here at the Library we have everything you’ll need to succeed with your studies. Keep reading to get to know your Library and discover some… Read More

Strengthen your study skills this O Week

Welcome to O Week! Is this your first trimester at university? Or are you a returning student wanting to strengthen your study skills?  The Library has… Read More

One step at a time—addressing symptoms of diabetic neuropathy

Diabetic neuropathy is one of the most common long-term complications of diabetes. As symptoms often interfere with walking, balance and coordination, it is harder for… Read More

Discover the new Web of Science database enhancements

Do you use the Web of Science database for your research? Starting today, you’ll see a new interface. Enhancements include:  New look Author Records  If you’ve claimed your Web of Science… Read More

Data, Data, Data!

Research data grows exponentially every day. This growth in data could be attributed to several factors, but an obvious one is the vast number of software, platforms… Read More

Earlybird workshops have arrived!

This week is the start of the Library’s online Earlybird workshops.   Whether you’re a returning student who needs to brush up on your skills or a new student ready to… Read More

NAIDOC Week 2021—Heal Country!

With the growing conversations around climate change and environmental sustainability, this year’s NAIDOC Week theme Heal Country! seems to have arrived at just the right time.  … Read More

Brush up on your study skills this O-Week with the Library’s Earlybird workshops!

Before Trimester 2 starts, the Library is hosting a series of online Earlybird workshops for Griffith students.  These workshops are an opportunity to start the Trimester on the right foot. Whether you’re a returning student who… Read More

Did you know your microbiomes are as unique as your fingerprints? Get to know your gut this World Microbiome Day

The body supports a significant bacterial ecosystem whose functions can impact on your health, but did you know that the composition of these microbiomes is unique to you?  For World Microbiome… Read More

Discover the powerful potential of Unity this Refugee Week

The Library invites you to join us in observing Refugee Week, which runs from Sunday 20 June (World Refugee… Read More

Library help available for T2 course preparation

With Trimester 2 fast approaching, it’s a good time to make sure you’re prepared for teaching in the trimester ahead.   The Library is a great place to… Read More

Searching for Health systematic-style reviews—learn the skills to build your robust search

If you’re considering or conducting a systematic-style review (for example, systematic, scoping, integrative or rapid) you’ll want to take every step to make sure your… Read More

T1 student vacation Library opening hours

It’s vacation time! Congratulations on making it through Trimester 1. We hope you enjoy a well-earned break.   During the student vacation period Monday 21 June… Read More

Oxford collections—New resources are here!

Discover Oxford collections for your research and take advantage of the all-new resources that have just landed.  Oxford Handbooks Online… Read More

Can changing your gut bacteria reduce your allergies?

For World Allergy Week, 13 – 19 June, we chat with Dr Amanda Cox who is part of the Griffith University team undertaking research trials examining the effect… Read More

International Men’s Health Week

International Men’s Health Week 2021 is 14 – 20 June. This week serves to increase awareness of global male health issues and… Read More

World Blood Donor Day

Did you know it’s World Blood Donor Day?  Established in 2005 by the World Health Organization, World Blood Donor Day (WBDD) is celebrated around… Read More

Library Plus turns one

June 2021 brings with it the first anniversary of our Library Plus newsletter—your one-stop shop for research support services. So, what type of information… Read More

It’s World Oceans Day!

Did you know that the ocean covers 70% of the planet and produces at least 50% of our oxygen?   Those are some impressive statistics! How about these:… Read More

Tips for exam preparation

It’s almost the end of Trimester 1 and exams are approaching fast! Luckily, the Library has a wide range of resources to help you prepare. Here are a few… Read More

Google Scholar’s new Public Access feature—What is it and what does it mean for researchers?

Have you noticed something different on your Google Scholar profile lately? This new, unexpected addition is called Public Access.  According to Google… Read More

World Environment Day 2021—‘Reimagine. Recreate. Restore.’

Dr Ed Morgan, Griffith Research Fellow at the Cities Research Institute.Image courtesy of Dr Ed Morgan.   Reimagine. Recreate. Restore.— is the… Read More

Everything you need to know about Mabo Day

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are advised that this post mentions and contains images of deceased peoples. Today, 3 June, is the final… Read More

Need extra study time on campus? We’ve extended our opening hours for Week 12 and T1 exams

During Week 12 and the Trimester 1 study and exam period—from 31 May 2021 to 18 June 2021—the Library has extended our opening hours at the Nathan and Gold… Read More

HDR Skills Week—31 May – 4 June 2021

Welcome to HDR (Higher Degree Research) Skills Week! Technological advancements have changed the way we research, manage ourselves and interact with others. From software packages… Read More

Take action this National Reconciliation Week

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are advised that this post may mention and contain the images of deceased peoples. National Reconciliation Week is… Read More

Full text links unavailable? You can still access online resources with the Library

Some of the Library’s full text links may be unavailable this Sunday 30 May 2021 from 1 pm to Monday 31 May 2021 at 1 pm. This is due to planned maintenance while our vendor migrates their… Read More

Look out for your wellbeing and indulge in some self-care and mindfulness

It’s nearly the end of trimester! Well done for making it this far.   While this is a time to be proud, it can… Read More

Discover SAGE’s Data Science, Big Data Analytics and Digital Methods collection

Need to learn data science methods for your research or study?   Today’s data is often so large, fast and complex that it’s difficult… Read More

Promoting a healthy economy within community—Meet Dr Jean Spinks, Research Fellow at the Centre for Applied Health Economics.

This month, the Library spoke with Dr Jean Spinks about her research, what inspires her and the advice she has for new researchers. Dr… Read More

Recycle at the Library!

In one year, Australia sends 20.5 million tonnes of waste to landfill. We also produce 539,000 tonnes of electronic waste (e-waste), with 40% of this amount coming from households (Australian Bureau of… Read More

International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexphobia and Transphobia

Today is IDAHOBIT! The International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexphobia and Transphobia. This is a day to celebrate LGBTQIA+ people and to continue to… Read More

Making Library spaces safe for all of us

Everyone has the right to feel welcome, comfortable and safe in our Library spaces.   All of our Library staff are… Read More

What’s the T? Meet the Griffith University Tea Lady!

During the Second World War, ‘Tea Ladies’ were employed throughout the United Kingdom (UK). Their purpose? To boost efficiency and morale in workplaces that were… Read More

Get ahead—Start preparing for exams with help from the Library

Starting to prepare for exams can be a big task. But, don’t worry! The Library is here to help. … Read More

Introducing the new Web of Science Beamplots tool

Looking for a way to visualise your research performance? The new Web of Science (WoS) Author Impact Beamplots feature has got you… Read More

International Day of the Midwife 2021

Did you know, in 2020 Griffith’s School of Nursing and Midwifery was ranked 1st in Australia and 2nd in the world… Read More

Privacy Awareness Week: Do you know if you’re oversharing?

Privacy Awareness Week 2021 runs from 3 – 9 May, and this year’s campaign is a timely reminder to make privacy a priority and… Read More

Labour Day opening hours

Source: Pixabay.com The Library will remain open at the Gold Coast and Nathan libraries for the Labour Day public holiday on Monday 3… Read More

Bloomsbury Screen Studies Collection

Ever wondered why certain films like Vertigo, Bladerunner and The Matrix are known as classics? Our newly acquired subscription to BFI… Read More

Griffith Review 72: States of Mind

The latest edition of Griffith Review is States of Mind, a collection of works showcasing deeply personal interrogations of discovery, resilience, loneliness,… Read More

Anzac Day 2021

‘Lest we forget’  Today, 25 April, is Anzac Day, the national day of remembrance for our … Read More

World Malaria Day 2021—‘Zero malaria starts with me’

‘Zero malaria starts with me’ and ‘Zero Malaria – Draw the Line Against Malaria’ are the rallying slogans for World Malaria Day 2021… Read More

It’s World Book and Copyright Day!

The Library invites you to join us in observing World Book and Copyright Day on 23 April 2021.  The United Nations Educational, Scientific and… Read More

Meet our Library Specialists!

Our Library Specialists are experts in assisting students with their research and study needs. Comprised of Librarians, Learning Advisers, and Digital Capability Advisers,… Read More

Update on accessing Standards Australia Online

On Monday 19 April 2021, Standards Australia Online is moving to a new platform called Techstreet.  What is Techstreet?… Read More

The Library is here to help 24/7

Here at the Library we have everything you’ll need to succeed with your studies, and our resources are available 24/7.   Resources… Read More

Get to know your Library team

We are proud to have a team of experienced staff across six campus libraries who bring a wide range of knowledge and expertise to… Read More

Early detection is the answer this Oral Cancer Awareness Month, Dr Samuel Thambar explains

From a young age, Samuel Thambar knew he wanted to become a doctor. Inspired by his grandfather, who was an eye… Read More

Referencing and assignment writing

Our Digital Library services are here for all your study needs! As your assignment due dates for Trimester 1 approach, you can be confident in… Read More

The Library has a space for everyone!

With six libraries across five physical campuses, the Library has spaces to suit all your study needs!   Whether you… Read More

Speech-to-text transcription services

  Do you have interview data that needs to be transcribed for analysis? Griffith’s new speech-to-text service may be the answer.  … Read More

Queensland College of Art Celebrates 140 Years of Teaching

This year, Griffith University celebrates 140 years of teaching at the Queensland College of Art (QCA).   QCA can trace… Read More

Time to get stuck into those assignments

Mid-trimester break is finally here! It’s the perfect time for some relaxation…and to get stuck into those assignments. Due dates can sneak up on… Read More

Read effectively and think critically!

Two important skills to master while studying at university are effective reading and critical thinking. With so much to read at university, it can be… Read More

Easter opening hours 2021

Library Services will be closed from Friday 2 April to Monday 5 April and will reopen Tuesday 6 April.   If you’re… Read More

All you need to know about referencing and academic integrity

Referencing is a key element of academic writing and something you’ll become very familiar with during your studies at Griffith. If you … Read More

How’s your Digital Dexterity?

With 90% of jobs in the current market needing digital skills, there has never been a better time as a Griffith… Read More

Find exactly what you’re searching for with these assignment search tips!

Do you sometimes feel lost when trying to research for your assignments? You don’t have to wander the wilderness of information alone! The Library… Read More

On World Water Day take a moment to think about your water footprint

To understand the value of water and the impact of your water footprint, you need to look at how you use water in your home… Read More

Streamline your Library access to online resources

Researchers, do you want to: integrate Griffith Library into your preferred search tool access full text articles outside the Library catalogue speed up access to… Read More

Harmony Week: Everyone belongs!

Harmony Week, 15 – 21 March 2021, is a time dedicated to celebrating Australia’s cultural diversity—it’s about… Read More

Text as data—new researcher workshops enable digital scholarship

Many disciplines use written texts as source material for their research, including journalism, history, political science, cultural and literary studies, business, law and education. Read More

First day of teaching at Griffith University

Foundation science students during biology studies. Image from the Griffith Archive collection. ‘First, here’s an exercise for you…’ These were Professor Emeritus David Pegg’s… Read More

Getting research ready

Time to start researching for an assignment but not sure where to begin? The Library has a range of resources to help you.   Online… Read More

‘Choose to Challenge’ this International Women’s Day

Every day we see the power of both the individual and the collective in addressing issues such as equality and culture and … Read More

It’s Open Data Day!

Saturday 6 March is Open Data Day 2021—an international celebration of open data, including university research data! … Read More

Get to know the Griffith Digital Library and study spaces

Griffith Library is here to help—anywhere, anytime. We provide a range of services to make studying easy. With access to extensive online resources and study… Read More

Study help

Developing your study skills is an important part of university study. The Library has all the resources you… Read More

Check out your Library this O-Week

Welcome to O–Week! While you enjoy the challenge of finding your way around campus, don’t forget the best stop of the lot: … Read More

Welcome to O-Week! The Library is here to help

Here at the Library we have everything you’ll need to succeed with your studies! O-Week is the perfect time to check out some of… Read More

Our First Graduates

On 25 February 1978, 170 students graduated from Griffith University’s four foundation Schools. Debra Cunningham from the School of Australian Environmental Studies was our first… Read More

Exploring your online learning environment at Griffith

Trimester 1 is about to start! So what do you need to know to get online, get connected and get started at Griffith? Here are… Read More

Need help publishing your research?

If you’re trying to get your research published, Researcher Education and Development (RED) and the Library are offering some helpful online workshops in 2021: Publishing… Read More

Visible Body: A powerful tool for anatomy and physiology study

Looking to upgrade your 2-D anatomy images to enhance your or your students’ learning? Then the new Visible Body updated collection is the 3-D… Read More

Social Justice—a Rubik’s Cube of complexity

We agree that social justice is important, but do we understand what it means or how we can actively practice… Read More

Enjoy your vacation!

You’ve put in the hard work to make it through Trimester 3, now it’s time to enjoy your vacation! Take this opportunity… Read More

Investigating magic proteins—Meet Dr Linlin Ma, lecturer in the School of Environment and Science.

This month, the Library spoke with Dr Linlin Ma about her research, what inspires her and what advice she has for emerging bioscientists. Dr… Read More

Stress less during your exams

The Library has a range of self-help resources when it comes to preparing for exams and managing your time effectively. On exam… Read More

Get online this O-Week with the Library’s Earlybird workshops

Before Trimester 1 starts, the Library is hosting a series of online Earlybird workshops during February and March.   These workshops provide the opportunity… Read More

Prioritise your wellbeing during exam preparation

Feeling stressed? With Trimester 3 exams approaching, your personal wellbeing might be the last thing on your mind.   The Library… Read More

Extended opening hours for Week 12

We’re up to Week 12 of T3 and the Library is here to help with extended opening hours this week. Our opening hours … Read More

Library help is available for your T1 course preparation

Are you teaching in Trimester 1? The Library is here to help you prepare for your courses! We offer a range… Read More

Learn data wrangling skills for more time-efficient research

Are you a researcher or HDR candidate looking for time-efficient methods to explore, clean and prepare data?  The Library is here to… Read More

Making digital mental healthcare a reality—Meet PhD Candidate Dale Rowland

Dale Rowland is a Wiradjuri and Biripi man who comes from a proud Aboriginal family. At an early age, he observed his mother’s and grandmother’s contributions … Read More

Exams are approaching, check out our tips for success

Exams are almost upon us and the lead up to exam time can be challenging. Join us at our Get Ready for your Exams… Read More

Library Hours – Australia Day long weekend

The Library will be closed from Monday 25 January to Tuesday 26 January 2021. We will reopen on Wednesday 27 January 2021. During this… Read More

Greater Brisbane Libraries re-opening.

From 9am Tuesday 12 January our Nathan, Logan, Mt Gravatt, QCA and Queensland Conservatorium libraries will be open.  Library opening hours In accordance with… Read More

Library opening hours changes

In accordance with the Queensland Government’s ‘restricted movement’ COVID-19 directive for Greater Brisbane (issued on January 8 2021)… Read More

See you in 2021!

The Library would like to wish everybody a joyous and safe holiday period! Our campus Library services will be closed from Thursday 24 December 2020… Read More

From the Moon Landing to the Institute for Glycomics—Meet Dr Milton Kiefel

Dr Milton Kiefel knew he wanted to be an astrophysicist when in 1969, with 200 other children and teachers crammed into a small school hall,… Read More

The Library—45 years of offering more than just books

Take a trip down memory lane. To showcase the changing face of Griffith’s campus libraries across the last five decades, Griffith… Read More

Copyright for teaching

Does the word ‘copyright’ fill you with dread?   The Library is here to help! Our resources and support can help you better… Read More

Determine your digital dexterity with Griffith Library

It is easy to overlook how astoundingly far society has evolved digitally, how many new online tools we use every day without batting… Read More

How to spot fake news

Fake news is news that is presented as being real with the intent to mislead.  It can be fabricated or could use original stories, video, audio and images that have been altered to appear real. Fake… Read More

We can all play a part in reducing energy consumption this World Energy Conservation Day

Did you know that in 2015, on average, each person in Australia caused the emission of 22 tonnes of carbon pollution?   … Read More

Here to help: 2020 highlights

Although 2020 has been a difficult year, here at the Library we embraced the challenges and endeavoured to continue delivering quality services… Read More

New Academic Writing guide

Writing well in an academic style is an essential skill for researchers. Grammar and syntax may sound dull, but they are important if you are… Read More

Brill Law eBook collections

Discover more full-text eBooks and enhance your research or studies with these collections from Brill. Brill’s publishing program in… Read More

Get prepared for exams     

Got exams coming up? Are you feeling prepared? Don’t worry! The Library is here to help with online workshops and helpful tips to get you on track with studying and nailing those… Read More

Be lean and green this World Soil Day, 5 December 

By focusing on food waste, we can all contribute to improved soil, plant and planet health. Every year in Australia over five million tonnes… Read More

International Day of People with Disability 2020

International Day of People with Disability is held on 3 December each year and promotes awareness, understanding and acceptance of people who… Read More

Learn about our advanced search resources!

The Library Catalogue is a great place to search for information—but did you know we also have Library guides, specialised databases, and other useful… Read More

Create and manage your researcher profiles

How does the world see you as a researcher? Are you readily identifiable and distinguishable?   Researcher profiles on platforms such as… Read More

Institute for Glycomics takes pioneering steps to combat viral infections

Infectious diseases continue to be some of the world’s most significant health challenges. The Institute for Glycomics’ research into viral infections seeks to understand how… Read More

Tips for an effective start to group assignments

In the excitement of starting a group assignment, it can be easy to overlook how you’re going to work together as a team. Below are… Read More

Griffith Review: exploring inner lives, resilience and potential

The latest edition of Griffith Review is Generosities of Spirit, a treasure trove of literary gems that explore inner lives, resilience and… Read More

Referencing and academic integrity

The Library is here for all your study needs! As your assignment deadlines for T3 approach, you can be confident in your referencing skills with… Read More

Meet our Learning Advisers!

Learning Advisers work across the University to provide students with help and support for academic work. They are a friendly bunch of people with expertise… Read More

Copyright workshop for creative and performing arts research

Understanding the intricacies of copyright is essential when preparing your own research and utilising the research of others. This workshop will allow you… Read More

International Day for Tolerance 2020

The Library invites you to join us in observing the International Day for Tolerance on 16 November.   The United… Read More

Where to search for information

Time to start researching an assignment but not sure where to begin? We’ve got you covered with tips on where to search, how to… Read More

World Diabetes Day—Studying the silent diabetes, type 2

In Australia, 280 people develop diabetes every day—that is one person every five minutes. Diabetes Australia calls it the epidemic of the 21st century… Read More

ABS Microdata—complex and authoritative Australian data for research

ABS Microdata files are an important collection of data for Griffith University researchers that contain detailed information about individuals, businesses and other groups from a… Read More

Request Library workshops, presentations and eLearning to support student learning

Requesting workshops, presentations and eLearning resources from the Library to support student learning has never been easier!   We now… Read More

Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day falls on the 11th of November each year.    On the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month,… Read More

HSV Research Festival: Actualising equity, inclusion and social justice

Griffith University’s School of Human Services and Social Work are pleased to invite you to the HSV Research Festival: Actualising equity, inclusion… Read More

NAIDOC Week 2020—Always Was, Always Will Be

NAIDOC Week 2020 is from 8 – 15 November and the theme for this year is Always Was, Always Will Be. … Read More

5 steps for starting your assignment

Starting an assignment can be stressful. Not sure where to begin? Here are 5 steps to help you get on track:… Read More

Griffith Greats – Ortrun Zuber-Skerritt: Our First Female Academic

Griffith Archive’s latest digital exhibition shines the spotlight on one of the truly remarkable pioneers from Griffith University’s history: Ortrun Zuber-… Read More

Library workshops—researching, referencing and preparing for exams

O-Week has come to an end, but we still have a range of workshops to help you with your studies in T3. The Library is… Read More

Lightning Talks podcast: The European Exchange

We are excited to announce the release of Griffith Review’s and the Library’s podcast for Griffith Review 6… Read More

Discovering the Griffith Story—Griffith Archive

As Griffith approaches our 50th year, our unique story continues to unfold. Griffith has a distinctive story—from being … Read More

Everyone can play a part for Men’s Health this Movember

Whether they be patchy, lopsided, itchy or epic, Movember is responsible for the increase in men sporting moustaches in Australia and… Read More

Griffith Review—Subscribe and win!

Buy a subscription to Griffith Review before 31 December 2020 and receive a free one-year digital subscription to gift to a friend.  … Read More

The Library recognised for exceptional service provision

The Vice Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence in Professional and Support Staff Service are an opportunity for the University to recognise and honour outstanding… Read More

Welcome to O-Week!

While on-campus activities have been placed on hold, we have a range of online activities and resources for you to explore this Orientation Week.  … Read More

Library help available for T3 course preparation

Trimester 3 is approaching, and the Library is here to help you prepare for your courses. We offer a range of support,… Read More

Griffith Review—Subscribe and win!

Buy a subscription to Griffith Review before 31 December 2020 and receive a free one-year digital subscription to gift to a friend.  … Read More

Vital clinical knowledge is at your fingertips with the LWW Health Library

magine this: You are driving a large study to improve the health outcomes of cancer survivors. Or perhaps… Read More

Exploring Online Resources at Griffith

Trimester 3 is about to start! Are you wondering what you need to know to get online, get connected and get started at Griffith?… Read More

Making your research reproducible

The ability to replicate experiments is a key pillar of scientific progress. For researchers to replicate the work of others, to … Read More

Discover the benefits of making your published research available through Griffith Research Online

Wherever you are in your research career, demonstrating a body of work is vital to raising your profile. A very effective channel available to… Read More

Multi Factor Authentication is coming soon!

What is Multi Factor Authentication (MFA)?  MFA provides extra security when logging into Griffith applications. You already sign in using your Griffith… Read More

‘Let us send poverty to the museum.’

This quote from Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus perfectly encapsulates the message behind International Day for the Eradication of Poverty… Read More

Open Access Week 2020

Open Access Week is from 19 – 25 October this year. Open access to information—the free, immediate, online access to the results of scholarly research,… Read More

Building your researcher profile 

This week is HDR Careers Week and a great time to consider your researcher profile.   Building your Researcher profile and… Read More

Griffith Review—Subscribe and win!

Buy a subscription to Griffith Review before 31 December 2020 and receive a free one-year digital subscription to gift to a friend.  … Read More

It’s LGBTIQ History Month!

LGBTIQ History Month was founded in 1994 by Missouri high-school history teacher Rodney Wilson to commemorate the first and second marches on Washington… Read More

Brush up on your study skills this O-Week! 

The Library is hosting a series of online Earlybird workshops.    Start Trimester 3 on the right foot with our workshops… Read More

New Research Metrics Webpage

Research metrics are a key means to showcase your research when applying for a grant, updating your CV or applying for a promotion. With multiple… Read More

Find your path to more open and impactful research

Every day, Griffith researchers are helping to shape a better world through their impactful research.  New discoveries and insights… Read More

This week—Queensland Mental Health Week, Study and Exam Week

Queensland Mental Health Week (October 10 – 18) is this week and coincides with T2 Study and Exam Week, so remember to take some… Read More

Tune in to mental wellbeing this World Mental Health Day

Over the last year, our daily lives have changed significantly due to the global COVID-19 health crisis.  As a result of… Read More

Higher Degree Research Careers Week—12 – 16 October

Higher Degree Research (HDR) Careers Week is next week (12 – 16 October) and brings together a broad range of professional development webinars and online… Read More

The new and improved SciFinder-N database is here!

Bigger and better than the original SciFinder, the new SciFinder-N database by Chemical Abstract Services (CAS) is a… Read More

Smarthinking Update

Smarthinking will be unavailable this Saturday October 10 2020 from 3 pm to Sunday October 11 2020 at 1 am (AEDT) due to planned… Read More

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