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Posts relevant to researchers.

Meet the man behind the Institute for Glycomics, Professor Mark von Itzstein AO

Twenty years ago, Professor Mark von Itzstein established the Institute for Glycomics, the only one of its kind… Read More

Managing Literature

Are you working on or about to start a literature review?   Identifying and analysing pertinent ideas and themes in research… Read More

Improving quality of life for people living with dementia and their families

Research has shown that social robots can help improve the quality of life for people with dementia and their family carers… Read More

How typeface research could save lives

Pilots are responsible for flight planning, determining the safest flight route, pre-flight inspections of the plane and monitoring dozens of readouts in-flight. On top… Read More

Sage Database – Data Planet

Looking for datasets for your research? Data Planet provides fast and easy access to over 50 billion data points from more… Read More

Scholarly Resource Services Librarians profile

As custodians of the Library collection, Scholarly Resource Services (SRS) Librarians ensure that Griffith staff and students have all the resources they need… Read More

Transformative change comes to Griffith with new Publish and Read agreements

As more and more academic authors seek to share published work openly, transformative agreements are one way to shift the dial. Under Publish-and-Read (PAR) agreements negotiated… Read More

GRO celebrates 20 million downloads of Griffith research outputs

Griffith’s research repository, Griffith Research Online (GRO), has reached a major milestone with 20 million downloads. We’re… Read More

Open Scholarship – Make your research visible and share knowledge

“Coronavirus crisis inspiring ‘unprecedented’ global research effort”  “Covid-19: How unprecedented data sharing has led to faster-than-ever outbreak… Read More

Griffith Review podcast

In lieu of the regular Lightning Talks, Griffith Review and the Library has released a podcast for Griffith Review 68: Getting… Read More

Stroke Week 2020 – Restoring physical and mental well-being to stroke patients

With one person suffering a stroke every ten minutes the effects of this disease has an impact on all of us. Restoring physical and mental… Read More

Library reopening and safety measures

All our libraries have now reopened, and you can keep up to date with current hours here. When you do … Read More

Sustainability Week webinars

Sustainability Week is from 31 August – 4 September 2020 and this year our theme is Towards 2025: Meeting Griffith’s Green Goals. Griffith will… Read More

Welcome back to Logan!

We’re so excited to reopen the Logan campus library on Monday 24 August.  Last week saw Griffith University move to Stage… Read More

Taylor and Francis eBook Collection

The Taylor and Francis eBook Collection, including CRC Press Publications is now available in the Griffith Library collection via … Read More

Access our e-resources!

Library resources can be accessed online 24/7 wherever you are. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, our Digital Library has continued to provide our… Read More

Celebrating 20 years of making a difference, the Institute for Glycomics

This year marks the 20th Anniversary of the Institute for Glycomics. To celebrate we explore what the … Read More

We’re extending our opening hours!

Good news – our Library Opening hours are extending! As we move to Stage 3 of our return to campus our library spaces… Read More

Learn data wrangling skills

Wish you knew how to standardise messy data? We can help!     Missing, messy or inconsistent data can easily undermine your analysis. By… Read More

Literature reviews made easy

Literature reviews are a crucial part of all research. Finding and reviewing the right material is especially critical to the success of higher degree research… Read More

Library Plus Newsletter – Issue Two now available! 

The Library recently launched Library Plus, our regular newsletter for researcher news and information. We are now pleased to release our … Read More

Meet our frontline team 

Our frontline library team work hard to provide a welcoming and safe environment for our community. You might find them at the library desk,… Read More

The Library – Making a difference in 2020

COVID-19 may have shut our library spaces and our face-to-face interactions during Trimester 1, but the library worked hard to quickly adapt our… Read More

Search journal articles anywhere on any device with BrowZine

Want to be able to research and manage journal articles from multiple locations and devices? BrowZine allows you to search and access library subscribed journals… Read More

Consult a SAGE – research methods made simple 

The Library now has SAGE Research Methods!  SAGE Research Methods (SRM) is a research tool that provides a comprehensive picture … Read More

Shark Awareness Day Myth Busters

Due to sensationalised stories and movies (we all know JAWS) sharks have become a feared killer within our oceans. But are we misjudging them? For… Read More

The power of data visualisation

Did you know that visualised data engages readers more effectively than spreadsheets do?   Visualised data acts as… Read More

Griffith Libraries are now open!

We have enjoyed delivering our Digital Library services over the previous three months – but now, we’re excited to have you back! As of today,… Read More

Learn about population growth this World Population Day

Whilst our day-to-day lives are seemingly unaffected by population growth, the impact over our lifetime and beyond is significant. Each year the world’s population grows… Read More

Library Plus is here! Your Researcher news and information newsletter

The Library has released Library Plus, our regular newsletter for researcher news and information. Library Plus will help you cut through the research maze by… Read More

Griffith Libraries are opening our doors and our spaces – and your health is our priority

As you may have heard, our campus libraries are re-opening from Monday 13 July. We’re excited to have you back on-campus with us! The Gold… Read More

Griffith Libraries are opening our doors and our spaces for T2!

Our campus libraries will begin a staged re-opening from Monday 13 July. Although we have always been available and will continue to support you online,… Read More

Your choice of clothes – and how you wash them – can affect our environment

Did you know that the polyester, nylon, and other synthetic fibers within your clothes are all forms of plastic? With each wash your clothes can… Read More

Digital Scholar Lab Webinars

The Library is hosting two webinars for Researchers, HDRs and Academic staff to learn about Gale Digital Scholar Lab, a new and exciting cloud-based research… Read More

Moving Towards Digital Scholarship with Gale Digital Scholar Lab

What is Gale Digital Scholar Lab?   The Digital Scholar Lab is a new and innovative online tool used for collecting data sets from Gale Primary… Read More

Empty your fridge to fight world hunger this Sustainable Gastronomy Day

Did you know that food waste costs Australian households $70 per week? This adds up to $3,640 per year.  … Read More

Biodiversity for World Environment Day

Today the Library celebrates World Environment Day- Time for nature.  This year’s theme is Biodiversity and Griffith Research continues to contribute to this global discussion. Read More

Griffith Review- Exploring the changing truth of ageing.

The latest edition of Griffith Review is Getting on.  Griffith Review, Griffith University’s very own quarterly journal of ideas and new writing. The latest edition explores… Read More

It’s HDR Skills Week!

This week is HDR Skills Week and in these unusual times Griffith University and the Library are committed to supporting our Higher Degree by Research… Read More

The importance of a good researcher profile

Actively managing your researcher profile will increase visibility and impact of your research and potentially find you new audiences and collaborators. The use of social media,… Read More

Celebrate World Bee Day

  Dr Fiona Foley’s sculpture of three native honey bees in Public Artwork for Cato Square [featured below] not only recognises… Read More

New resources – Oxford Handbooks Online

Oxford Handbooks Online (OHO) is the home of scholarly research reviews and is an outstanding collection of the best Handbooks in 14 subject areas. Read More

New Oxford Scholarship Online resources

The Library has over 1.2 million ebooks in our online databases including the Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO) database. Oxford Scholarship Online ebook titles constitute… Read More

Air Quality Awareness Week – Griffith’s research contribution to better air and better health

“Better Air, Better Health” is the theme for this year’s 14th annual Air Quality Awareness Week, 4-7 May. To support this theme, the focus… Read More

Library Connect is Here!

Library Connect is here! Griffith Library’s new blog is our central channel of communication for updates on news, events, library tips, information and more. Be… Read More

Specialist advice for researchers – online drop-in sessions

Specialist advice for researchers is now offered online every Thursday (2-3pm) and is provided by the Library and eResearch Services.  Chat… Read More

Library Connect – Coming Soon

A brand-new Library Blog is launching soon! Library Connect will be our new look blog and our central point of information for Library news, updates,… Read More

World Malaria Day

While the world struggles to come to terms with novel coronavirus, in malaria affected countries current cases of COVID-19 remain a small… Read More

Be Part of Earth Day 2020

In 1970 we joined together for the world’s first Earth Day. This year, 22 April, we mark 50 years since this first event. The theme… Read More

Library Researcher services are available online

Library Research support staff are available online to answer your library questions and provide expert support and advice. To ask a question or set up… Read More

Health– The Library has 6 new specialty collections

The Library has six new online health specialty collections LWW (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins).  The collections provide core resources of texts, videos and more. Read More

The Library is here to help

The doors to our Libraries on campus may be closed but our online Library is open 24/7.  Our online collections, online study help and… Read More

Happy Easter

Happy Easter Everyone! We hope you’re enjoying your extra long weekend and taking some time out to relax and practise self-care. This may include… Read More

Library support is still available online

The Library doors may have had to close but our specialist research support staff are still available online. The Library continues to support… Read More

Easter Break – Library Services closed

The University is taking a well-deserved break over the Easter long weekend and we hope you will too. This means Library Services will be closed… Read More

Fun Fact Thursday

Right about now we could all use some fun and positivity in our lives, so we’re starting Fun Fact Thursday! Each Thursday we’ll be posting… Read More

Contact the Library

Library Services are available and here to help. Access Library help anywhere, anytime via our range of online support channels. AskUs… Read More

Working with Data

Good data management can save you time and help ensure that your data is protected.   Griffith Library has produced best practice data guidelines… Read More

Incoming transmission…

From the Doctor. A Message from the Doctor Incoming transmission… #MessageFromTheDoctor Posted by Doctor Who on Wednesday, 25 March 2020… Read More

Changes to Library services access

Our campus libraries will be closed until further notice due to the Australian Government’s directive on 24 March 2020. Read More

Matters of Trust – an exploration

The complexity of defining and navigating trust and our perceptions of trust, especially in times of crisis, is a dominant and much debated theme of our… Read More

Researcher Profiles

If you’re a researcher, your researcher profile is a valuable way to present yourself and your research to the world. Actively managing your profile helps… Read More

Inclusivity

Griffith University is committed to making sure you feel safe, included and respected. That means it’s up to all members of the Griffith University community… Read More

Griffith Archive

WHAT is the Griffith Archive?  Students undertaking group study in the library during the mid to late 1970s. The Griffith Archive serves as a repository for… Read More

Griffith Research Online

Griffith Research Online (GRO) is a digital archive of research and scholarship from Griffith University that provides free access to online full text… Read More

International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day!  International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also… Read More

Happy Open Data Day

Happy Open Data Day! Today we celebrate with some incredible collections as data.  Cultural institutions including Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums (GLAM), collect, preserve and share objects of research interest including… Read More

Open Data Day – Policies and governance

In our fourth blog leading up to Open Data Day we focus on the objective “to encourage the adoption of open data policies in government, business… Read More

Celebrating Open Data Day

Today we celebrate Open Data Day by highlighting uses of open data shared by government and research organisations.  Many Australian government… Read More

F.A.I.R Open Data

In the lead up to  Open Data Day we explore how researchers can make data open and F.A.I.R.  F.A.I.R is a set of guiding principles to… Read More

Open Data Day

On Saturday 7 March 2020, the world celebrates Open Data Day.  This international event connects data enthusiasts with the general community,… Read More

Introducing APA7 and the Library’s new referencing guides

The arrival of 2020 brings with it the new APA 7th edition (APA7) referencing guide – and your Griffith Library has everything you need to stay on… Read More

Assistive Technology Drop-ins

Digital Solutions and Student Disability and Accessibility are hosting assistive technology drop-in sessions at the Nathan and Gold Coast campuses this O Week and Week… Read More

Your library

Your Griffith Library is a one-stop shop for all your studying needs. We can help you with: Study skills We’ve got study advice to… Read More

Jump back into study!

It’s a new year, we’re back and ready to jump into studies for 2020 – are you? If not (or if you just need a… Read More

Welcome back!

We hope you had a fantastic break and enjoyed the time off with family and friends. Griffith Library also took a short break over the… Read More

Holiday hours at the Library

2019 is almost over which means we’re coming up to holidays and the new decade. Students and staff alike will be taking a break over… Read More

Data-lovers rejoice, we have the Lightning Talks for you!

Finally, the Lightning Talks for all the data-loving librarians among us is here! Advance Australia F.A.I.R. is happening on the Thursday 24 October at the… Read More

Who you gonna call? Goal Busters!

Assoc Prof Jim Smart, Prof David Peetz, Assoc Prof Susan Harris Rimmer, Prof Rebecca Ford, and Riley Theidecke GOAL BUSTERS – Transforming Our World… Read More

Lightning Talks: Crimes and Punishments

Exploring the darker side of human nature Since the appropriation and settlement of Australia’s mainland to the present time, much has changed in our approach… Read More

Celebrating learning and teaching with our First People

Disclaimer: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that this social media post may contain images and voices of people who have died. Did you know Griffith has the largest Indigenous-student population of any Queensland university? We also have the second largest number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander academic staff in Australia with 17 academics involved in teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies and knowledge across a range of disciplines. Read More

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