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Category: Researchers

Posts relevant to researchers.

Start harnessing the benefits of open research

Sharing protocols, methodology, code, data and findings in a way that enables free access and reuse by others through open research offers many benefits… Read More

GRO highlights: Reducing the environmental impact of the plastics in your clothes

Often when we think about sustainability and our impact on the environment, our thoughts turn to energy usage, recycling or reusable bags and cups. Read More

Spring into the expanded Springer ebook collection!

The Library has recently expanded our access to Springer ebook collections. You can now discover ebooks from all 22 subject areas,… Read More

Find the resources you need using the Library catalogue

If you’re looking for resources for your studies or research, the Library catalogue is a great place to start. Search the… Read More

Register now for Stronger: An evening with Dinesh Palipana

Join us on Tuesday 20 September at the Gold Coast campus Library for an evening with Dr Dinesh Palipana… Read More

Clever canines and ingenious architecture: Your monthly good news

Two Toowoomba-based springer spaniels have been credited with protecting Bundaberg’s turtle colony from foxes and other invasive predatory species.     Since 2017… Read More

Don’t fall prey to predatory and junk publishers

As a researcher you are working hard to discover new insights, contribute to your discipline and make an impact. So, when it comes time… Read More

Register now for September Researcher Workshops

It’s the start of another month and the Library has been putting together a program of online workshops to help you with writing and… Read More

Respect each other and our Library spaces

With six libraries across five physical campuses, the Library has spaces to suit all your study needs, whether you need some quiet or silent… Read More

Stronger: An evening with Dinesh Palipana

Join Dr Dinesh Palipana OAM… Read More

Essential medical texts and procedure videos are at your fingertips

As a Griffith student or researcher you have access to a wide range of essential medical resources, 24/7.   This includes… Read More

Check out these remarkable researchers profiled by the Library this year

Griffith researchers are conducting world-class research, driven to better understand our world and improve people’s lives. Each month, Library Connect profiles… Read More

Keep track of your borrowing history using this great new feature in the Library catalogue

Would you like to keep track of the books you’ve borrowed from the Griffith Library? You… Read More

Good news! Aussie twitchers rejoice at the reappearance of the endangered Gouldian finch

No, not Twitch streamers (though we’re sure they’d be excited about this too)—we’re referring to twitchers:  twitcher  noun Colloquial… Read More

Griffith researchers now have access to SciVal

Research metrics are an effective way to measure the uptake of your work. As a researcher, you can use metrics to provide evidence of… Read More

Are you following us?

Follow our blog Library Connect to find out everything you need to know about what’s going on at the Library.  You can… Read More

Brisbane and Logan Show holidays

It’s show time! Here are the upcoming changes to the Library’s opening hours.  Logan Show holiday  Logan Library will be… Read More

Level up with this month’s research and writing workshops from the RED team

The Researcher Education and Development (RED) team are running a range of useful workshops for researchers throughout August, delivered by our… Read More

Looking for real world resources for your business studies?

Sage Business brings business to life.  SAGE Business Cases provides access to thousands of international case studies highlighting real world… Read More

Research and roller derby: Meet Dr Adele Pavlidis

Dr Adele Pavlidis is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology with the School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science, and previously a… Read More

GRO highlights: Catch up on popular tourism research in Griffith Research Online

Recently, Griffith Research Online (GRO) has seen elevated interest in tourism-related research. In fact, this topic accounted for approximately 10% of the repository’s over… Read More

Keep up to date with Griffith’s newly updated Social Media Guides

Whether you’re a student or staff member, we all have a responsibility to behave online in ways that protect ourselves, our professional… Read More

Explore our First Peoples content and resources this NAIDOC week

NAIDOC Week provides an opportunity for all Australians to learn about First Nations cultures and histories. So why not take some time… Read More

Good news! Tasmanian devil breeding program success and a breakthrough in rock art detection via machine learning

The DevilComeback breeding program has experienced its second successful year, with nine new Tasmanian devil joeys born in regional New South… Read More

Enhance your research with our July workshops

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

Green buildings and sustainable housing: Meet Dr Stefen MacAskill

Born and raised in the Middle East, Dr Stefen MacAskill has had a long interest in sustainable development and the ways… Read More

Discover a unique user experience with the new Westlaw Australia database

We’re not saying that you should take the law into your own hands, however we would recommend getting your hands (and your head) around… Read More

The Library is undertaking an upgrade

Over the next couple of weeks, you will see some changes in the Library. Next week (20-24 June), the existing self-checkout units in our libraries… 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 from this Saturday 18 June to Sunday 19 June. This is due to planned maintenance while our vendor… Read More

Griffith University: Producing great legal minds for 30 years

Beginning with its first intake of students in 1992, the… Read More

Showcase your research achievements with researcher profiles

As a higher degree or academic researcher, you are producing impactful, high-quality work. But how can you best communicate your research achievements to future… Read More

GRO highlights: Saving the oceans blue

8 June is World Ocean Day. The 2022 theme for the day is ‘One Ocean, One Climate, One Future – Together.’… Read More

Good news! It’s Queensland Day and Australia’s first marine wildlife cell bank has been established 

Queensland Day is a celebration of Queensland’s past, present and future.    Commemorated annually on 6 June, Queensland Day ask all Queenslanders to… Read More

Enhance your research with our June workshops

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

National Reconciliation Week 2022—Be Brave. Make Change.

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

National Sorry Day

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

New: Researching First Peoples topics Library Guide

Are you undertaking an independent or honours project involving a First Peoples research topic or question? Or perhaps you’re enrolled in a course that… Read More

The Library’s Researcher Services team is here to help you during your higher degree research journey

As a higher degree research (HDR) candidate there is a lot to learn and discover.   Did you know the Library has… Read More

Work and family life prove popular topics with researchers delving into Griffith publications

The past month has been dense with public holidays allowing us all to spend more time with our families and friends. With Easter, ANZAC… Read More

Good news! Going green with compostable nappies and a carbon negative milestone

Nappies are one of the world’s biggest waste problems. In Australia, almost 800 million disposable nappies end up in landfill each… Read More

Crack into open research this HDR Skills Week

Welcome to HDR Skills Week—a week devoted to helping you build the skills you need to research at your best. All this week,… Read More

Privacy Awareness Week 2022—Privacy: The foundation of trust

This week (2-8 May) is Privacy Awareness Week (PAW), an annual event to raise awareness about the importance of protecting and… Read More

Lest we forget—ANZAC Day

Today, 25 April, is Anzac Day, the national day of remembrance for Australians and New Zealanders who served and died in… Read More

Library opening hours for ANZAC Day

All Griffith Library locations will be open at reduced hours during the ANZAC Day public holiday on Monday 25 April.   Campus libraries:… Read More

Improving the lives of people with disability—Meet Dr Camila Shirota and Ms Kelsey Chapman

Continuing our Researcher Profile series for 2022, Dr Camila Shirota and Kelsey Chapman spoke with the Library about… Read More

Access more business resources with Business Source Ultimate

Need resources for your business management studies?   Griffith now has the Business Source Ultimate (BSU) package. As the name… Read More

Easter opening hours 2022

Most of our Griffith Library locations will be closed from Friday 15 April to Monday 18 April and will resume normal opening hours from… Read More

Meet our specialised Library staff

Our multi-skilled team of Library specialists are experts in assisting students with their research and study needs. They can support learning from undergraduate students… Read More

Forty years of supporting students living with disability

In 1981, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) conducted its first national survey of Australians living with a disability. The trailblazing Survey… Read More

Are you following us?

If you’re reading this post you probably already follow the Library Connect blog, but did you know we have Facebook and… Read More

Enhance your research with our April workshops

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

O’Reilly for Higher Education

The O’Reilly for Higher Education online database is now available in the Griffith Library collection. With topics including programming, IT networking,… Read More

Combatting antibiotic resistance in bacteria—Meet Dr Maria Halili

Continuing our Researcher Profile series for 2022, Dr Maria Halili spoke with the Library about her research and her advice for… Read More

Update: Our Digital Library is still available

Due to the current weather event across South-East Queensland all our libraries will be closed until Monday 7 March.  Please check our… Read More

Creating an alternative CV to tell your impact story 

These days academics have to shape-shift to suit a diverse range of audiences. What you include to apply for a grant will be very… Read More

Enhance your research with our March workshops

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

Griffith Review 75: Learning Curves

From preschool to postgrad, from private to public, and from sandstone to the school of life, what do the parameters of our educational experiences… Read More

Griffith Research Online celebrates 25 million downloads of Griffith research outputs

It was only in September of 2020 that we celebrated 20 million downloads of Griffith research outputs. A little over a… Read More

Enhance your research with our February workshops

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

Nathan Library closure on 30 January

Due to maintenance work occurring on campus, the Nathan Library will be closed on Sunday 30 January 2022.  Library support will still be available… Read More

Library hours—Australia Day

The Library will be closed on Wednesday 26 January for Australia Day and will reopen on Thursday 27 January.   During this time… Read More

Welcome back to 2022

It’s a new year and all Library services have reopened for 2022, with campus libraries open and our friendly staff here to help—check our… Read More

See you in 2022!

The Library would like to wish everyone a joyous and safe holiday period!  Our campus Library services will be closed from Friday 24 December 2021 to Monday 3… Read More

Meet the Griffith experts from our 2021 Researcher Profile interview series

Library Connect is your one-stop-shop for news about Library services, upcoming events and workshops and more. We cater to members of the Griffith community,… Read More

What changes will you make this World Energy Conservation Day?

World Energy Conservation Day raises awareness of energy consumption and its impact on the sustainability of global ecosystems.   Over the last few years, the… Read More

Upcoming changes to Library chat

This week you may notice some changes to Library chat. To continue to provide you with easy access to live chats with our friendly and knowledgeable… Read More

Dr Alexis Kallio—The politics of music education

Dr Alexis Kallio was appointed the Deputy Director (Research) of the Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University (QCGU) in 2021, adding to her extensive experience in… Read More

The Open Research Toolkit is here!

Are you a researcher interested in open research practices? The Open Research Toolkit is now available on the Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL)… Read More

World Toilet Day

In Australia, most of us take safe, hygienic access to a toilet for granted. People living in other parts of the world are not so lucky. According… Read More

Queensland Research Bazaar Events: 24-26 November

Queensland Research Bazaar (ResBaz) 2021 is coming up! ResBaz is a skill and community-building festival where researchers come together to upskill in digital research tools… Read More

Discover EIU Viewpoint—your resource for political, policy and economic analysis

EIU Viewpoint is the new platform for The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) collection of analyses and forecasts on key industries and provides insights into more than 200 countries’ political, policy… Read More

Managing your researcher profile

If you’re a researcher, your researcher profiles are a valuable way to present your work to the world.  Profiles created from Griffith Experts, … Read More

Remembrance Day 2021

The 11th of November is Remembrance Day. On the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month, a minute’s silence is observed and… Read More

Griffith Review 74: Escape Routes

Sometimes, we all need to get away…  From mermaids and space matriarchs to fresh starts and flights of fancy, Griffith Review… Read More

Upcoming changes to our APA referencing guides—make the switch to APA 7!

Did you know the American Psychological Association (APA) writing and referencing style originated in 1929? The style has experienced many changes since then; most recently, in October… Read More

Enhance your research with our November workshops

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

Professor Leanne Wiseman: Intellectual property, access to information and the Right to Repair

25 – 31 October marks Open Access Week. To celebrate the work of Griffith researchers who are advancing open access to information, we caught up with Professor Leanne… Read More

International Open Access Week

This week is International Open Access Week! This year’s theme, ‘It Matters How We Open Knowledge: Building Structural Equity’, is closely aligned with the… Read More

The Bloomsbury Popular Music collection has moved!

In late September, the Bloomsbury Popular Music collection moved to a new platform: Bloomsbury Music and Sound. Bloomsbury Popular Music is a truly unique… Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

Dr Darren Grice and the Institute for Glycomics lead the fight against middle ear infections

Many of us have experienced the pain and discomfort of a middle ear infection, either personally or in our children. While most children … 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

New resources for working with research literature

How does your research relate to the work of others in your field?  Identifying the unique contribution your research could … Read More

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

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