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Posts relevant to researchers.

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

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. In these uncertain times and as we increasingly study and work from home we need to battle with the feelings of isolation. … 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

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