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Posts relevant to students.

Exams are approaching, check out our tips for success

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

Library Hours – Australia Day long weekend

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

Greater Brisbane Libraries re-opening.

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

Library opening hours changes

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

See you in 2021!

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

Determine your digital dexterity with Griffith Library

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

How to spot fake news

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

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

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

Here to help: 2020 highlights

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

Brill Law eBook collections

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

Get prepared for exams     

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

International Day of People with Disability 2020

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

Learn about our advanced search resources!

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

Tips for an effective start to group assignments

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

Griffith Review: exploring inner lives, resilience and potential

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

Referencing and academic integrity

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

Meet our Learning Advisers!

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

International Day for Tolerance 2020

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

Where to search for information

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

Remembrance Day

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

HSV Research Festival: Actualising equity, inclusion and social justice

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

NAIDOC Week 2020—Always Was, Always Will Be

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

5 steps for starting your assignment

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

Library workshops—researching, referencing and preparing for exams

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

Lightning Talks podcast: The European Exchange

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

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

Welcome to O-Week!

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

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

Exploring Online Resources at Griffith

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

Multi Factor Authentication is coming soon!

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

‘Let us send poverty to the museum.’

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

Building your researcher profile 

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

Griffith Review—Subscribe and win!

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

It’s LGBTIQ History Month!

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

Brush up on your study skills this O-Week! 

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

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

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

Tune in to mental wellbeing this World Mental Health Day

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

Higher Degree Research Careers Week—12 – 16 October

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

Smarthinking Update

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

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

We want to help you avoid burnout this exam season!

Trimester 2 is coming to an end and we want to share our tips on how to avoid burnout!  Firstly,… 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

Get prepared for exams with help from the Library

End of Trimester exams are fast approaching. Are you feeling prepared? If not, don’t worry! The Library is here to… Read More

Uni Mental Health and Wellbeing Week

This week 7 – 11 September is Uni Mental Health and Wellbeing week and includes World Suicide Prevention Day and RUOK Day. … 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

Wear it Purple Day is this Friday

The 10th anniversary of Wear it Purple Day is coming up this Friday 28 August 2020 – so put on… 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

Meet our Learning and Teaching Librarians

The Library has a range of staff available to support students and their learning. Librarians often spring to mind, but you might… Read More

It’s On All Of Us Week 2020

Next week, 24-28 August is It’s On All of Us Week 2020.   It’s On All of Us Week promotes Griffith Universit… 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

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

Hone your skills with our referencing workshops 

We’re halfway through our referencing workshop series – have you registered your place?  Workshops will continue running through to Week 7 … Read More

Rest and relax this mid-trimester break

It’s mid-trimester break, so time to get some rest and recuperate before powering through until the end of trimester. Although it may seem like it… 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

Get assignments off to a flying start with these tips!

Starting assignments can be tough, especially if you’re not sure where to begin. We’re here to help with some tips on the five main stages… Read More

Assignment search tips

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

Get help with Writing, Researching and Referencing

T2 is underway and the Library has the tools to help you through your studies. Check out our Writing, Researching and Referencing guide for… Read More

Your T2 referencing toolkit

Our Digital Library services are here for all your study needs!   As your assignments for T2 approach, you can be confident in … Read More

Visit the Library Booth at Griffith Virtual Open House 2020

This year Griffith University are doing Open Day a little differently with the Griffith Virtual Open House 2020. Explore Griffith’s degrees, student life and… Read More

The Library. Here to Help.

As our campus libraries start to re-open, we’d like to remind you that we are here to help, not just in person but online and… 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

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

Online Referencing Workshops  

O Week has come to an end, but we still have a range of workshops to help you keep up to speed in T2!… Read More

It’s O Week!

While on-campus activities have been placed on hold, we have a range of online activities for you to participate in.  … 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

Trimester 2 – Get a head start on your studies

Get a head start on your studies for Trimester 2 with help from the Library. We have a range of resources available to help you… Read More

Brush up on study skills this O Week!

Before Trimester 2 starts, the Library will host a series of online Earlybird workshops FREE of charge to our students. 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

Recreational reading for your Trimester Break

Looking for some holiday reading material? Check out PressReader for newspapers and magazines on a range of topics from over 100 countries in 60… Read More

Best wishes for your Trimester Break

You’ve put in all the hard yards to make it through Trimester 1, now it’s time for a well-deserved break.  We wish… 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

Online Relaxation Stations – take a break from study

It may be study and exam week but don’t let yourself get overworked and overwhelmed. Remember to take breaks to help maintain your study… 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

Do you have an upcoming online exam?

The library Study Smart site has a page dedicated to Exam Preparation. Preparation is key The important thing is to remain calm and remember… 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

Online Relaxation Station – calming games and apps

Exams and assignment due dates looming and while our Library Spaces may be closed, we’re providing an online version of our Relaxation Stations… 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

Exams are approaching, check out our tips for success

Exams are almost upon us and the lead up to exam time can be a challenging time. We’ve put together a few tips to… Read More

Online Relaxation Station – Mindful activities to de-stress from your studies

End of Trimester assignments and exams are almost upon us and the library is here to support you, not only with advice on referencing and… Read More

Library staff here to help

Library staff like Jo, Laura and Nicholas are continuing to provide support for you while you study online. Our Library Services Team Members are… 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

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

Labour Day support hours

Library services will remain open for the Labour Day Public Holiday on Monday 4 May 2020. Our support hours will be 9am -5pm. We are… 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

Commemorating Anzac Day

Today we commemorate Anzac Day, when we recognise the more than 1.5 million service men and women who have served in all wars, conflicts and… 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

Anzac Day support hours

Library service hours will be reduced to 1-5pm tomorrow, Saturday 25 April 2020, to honour the Anzac Day public holiday. You can view all our… 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

Tips for study and self-care

While you are studying from home there are a few things you can do to make sure you are getting the best out of your… Read More

Who knew a tomato could be so useful while studying!

Ever heard of the Pomodoro Technique? It’s a useful time management method to help maximise your focus while studying at home or doing other project… 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

Access to resources

The library doors may be closed temporarily but with over 1.2 million e-books, over 2 million audio and video resources and 99.8% of our… Read More

Referencing – piecing it all together

Referencing can be a tricky task but acknowledging the contributions and work of others by citing your sources is a critical part of academic… 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

Finding and evaluating sources

Library guides Do you need to find suitable information for your assignment? There are so many places to search but Library Guides are a… 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

New additions to the Library’s eBook collection

The Library now has access to Taylor and Francis’ eBook Collection. Titles can be discovered through the Library search or directly in the… Read More

Research and referencing support – we’ve got your back

Studying from home and need help with your assignment or research? Check out the library resources and services we have compiled for you to… 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

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

Develop your study skills

Through Griffith Library, you can access a range of self-help study tools to help you develop your skills in critical thinking, time management, assignment writing, assignment research, and more! … 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

Prepare for study

A little preparation before you start university and assignments can make your study experience a whole lot easier – get off to a smart start… Read More

Welcome to Week 1

Welcome to Week 1! Our friendly staff are here to help with all your learning and research needs. We’ll provide support from finding your study… 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

Library Staff

Griffith Library have a range of staff roles designated to supporting students. The ones to keep an eye out for are Library Services Staff, Librarians… Read More

Welcome to Nathan Library’s new student space

Nathan Library has opened a newly re-designed student space. The Quiet Collaboration zone has 200 seats and is located on Level 2 (N53 2.91).   The space provides comfortable seats and… Read More

Library Orientation

Trimester one is almost upon us and Griffith Library has everything you’ll need to succeed.  This O-week, staff at your Griffith Library will be running… Read More

Vacation hours

Hooray, it’s vacation time! From tomorrow, the Library is reducing opening hours while you all enjoy your break before returning for T1.  If you’re keen… 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

Library spaces

Your Griffith Library is YOUR space. With six libraries over six physical campuses, we take a student-first approach which allows us to provide safe and… Read More

Research Data Guide

Looking for open or external data for your research?  Griffith University researchers and HDR candidates can explore relevant external research datasets and repositories via the Library’s… Read More

Start uni ahead of the game

Griffith Library is here to support you through your studies.  Get ahead of the game!  Check out our Study Smart Academic Skills Online Resources for help with exam… Read More

Library Rover (casual positions)

An exciting opportunity exists to join the casual staffing pool of dynamic customer focused team members of the Library.  Library Rovers provide support to Library… Read More

Be a step ahead in your study with Earlybird workshops. 

Get a head start at Griffith by coming along to our free Earlybird workshops.  Learn the essentials of academic research, referencing, assignment writing and digital tools to enhance your study skills. Read More

Exam time is here- look after yourself

Take time out to look after yourself this exam period! Did you know that looking after your well-being positively influences your ability to perform at… Read More

Yes, we’re open and here to help

Exams are approaching and the library is here to help! We know final assignments are nearly due and end of Trimester exams are fast approaching,… 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

Look after yourself

Studying at university can be a stressful time in your life. Make sure you look after yourself and take the time to do something other… Read More

Studying in T3

Don’t forget to check out these resources to boost your studies! Study Skills… 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

Need a place to study? Griffith Libraries are here for you! 

We have extended opening hours over the study and exam period with Gold Coast and Nathan campus libraries open 24 hours on weekdays. So whether you prefer a… Read More

Stressed out from study and up-coming exams?  

Studies have shown that colouring in can help with symptoms of anxiety and depression. So why not relieve your exam stress and take a break at one of our… 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

Mental Health Week at Griffith

At Griffith Library we know how stressful it can be balancing studies with every-day life. Take Time during Mental Health week – 9 to 13… 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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