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Get started – Researching First People topics Library Guide

Do you have a project or an assignment requiring First Peoples research? Are you unsure where to start your search for quality resources. If… Read More

Cultural politics and responsiveness in Australian education: meet Dr Greg Vass  

Each month Griffith Library finds out more about a remarkable Griffith researcher. This month we spoke with Dr Greg Vass, a… Read More

Take the pledge to ‘Drive so others survive’ this National Road Safety Week

‘By working together and changing our individual behaviour, we can get everyone home safe to their loved ones, every day, without… Read More

Taking care of yourself is the key to success 

Self-care is often considered a luxury, and when assignments and exams start looming it can be tempting to put it aside to focus completely… Read More

Find your perfect study space

Our libraries offer a range of study spaces to suit your needs.  24/7 access  You can apply for… Read More

How to cite generative AI tools

You may have heard a bit about generative artificial intelligence (AI) software such as ChatGPT in the media recently and how they can be… Read More

Thank you to all mums this Mother’s Day

It’s Mother’s Day this Sunday and we encourage you to take the opportunity to value and thank all the mums in your lives. Whether… Read More

You don’t need to be Steven Spielberg to create a great video for your uni assignment

If you need to do a video assignment this trimester, the Library’s got you covered with some great tips to help you get started. Read More

Labour Day opening hours

All campus libraries will be open for the Labour Day public holiday on Monday 1 May 2023.   Our friendly staff at Gold… Read More

Welcome to the Library: Build your digital skills

‘Ping!’   Are you savvy with a smartphone? Do you know how to join a Teams meeting, talk with friends and family through… Read More

Working in groups

Working effectively in groups can be challenging, but it’s essential for success academically and professionally. Here are some tips to help you work well in… Read More

Measuring the mental health benefits of nature: meet Dr Ali Chauvenet

Each month Griffith Library finds out more about a remarkable Griffith researcher. This month we spoke with  Dr Ali Chauvenet of… Read More

Anzac Day Public Holiday opening hours

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

Welcome to the Library: Starting out with Library guides

Starting at university can be a bit overwhelming when there’s so much information everywhere by everyone all the time. Sometimes that information can be… Read More

Don’t underestimate your power this Earth Day

This Earth Day, 22 April, we are being urged to take up arms against the climate crisis and ‘Invest in Our Planet’ together. This… Read More

Learn all about referencing and academic integrity

Referencing is one of the core elements of academic writing and something you’ll become very familiar with during your studies. But if you’re new to university or it’s been a… Read More

Share your thesis with the world via Griffith Research Online

Your thesis is the culmination of years of hard work and dedication, an original and significant contribution to your field of study. It stands… Read More

Stay well while you study

Now that Trimester 1 is well under way, it is easy to get caught up in due dates and deadlines while rushing from task… Read More

Want tips on improving your assignments?

Editing and proofreading are essential stages of the revision process. The quality of your assignment can greatly improve with the correction of spelling, punctuation… Read More

Find resources for your studies using the Library catalogue

As a student, you are often required to complete assignments and research papers that require additional resources beyond what you learn in class. The… Read More

Take advantage of our Library workshops

Feel more confident with your study skills by taking advantage of the Library’s workshops. These online workshops run throughout the year to support your… Read More

Easter Public Holiday Library hours 2023

Our Library at Gold Coast and Nathan campus will continue to provide 24/7 secure study access over the Easter long weekend. Read More

Celebrating 30 million downloads of Griffith research

Griffith’s research repository Griffith Research Online (GRO) is celebrating its 30 millionth download! Contributing to the global culture of… Read More

Welcome to the library: Tips for writing and editing your assignments

Getting started with writing and editing your university assignments can be a daunting prospect. But if you’re feeling lost, we’re here with a little… Read More

Critical thinking is the key to success

Critical thinking is the process of objectively analysing and evaluating information to form a logical judgment or decision, enabling you to distinguish between facts and… Read More

Note-taking and how to make it work for you

Attending lectures, absorbing information, studying and applying your understanding to assignments is all part of the learning process. But figuring out how to ensure your… Read More

There is a new sensory friendly study space at the Nathan Library

A new sensory friendly study space has opened at the Nathan library. The space can be found on Level 1 of the Library (N53)… Read More

Furthering research into potential new therapies for spinal cord injury – meet Dr Indra Choudhury

Image courtesy of Dr Choudhury Dr Indra Choudhury is a recent PhD graduate, a former HDR representative and one of the… Read More

Welcome to The Library: Try our tips for reading effectively

It’s easy to get overwhelmed looking at all the required and recommended readings that you have for your studies, not to mention the research… Read More

Harmony Week: Meet Camilo Lopez – creating harmonious and beautiful music at Voxalis

Harmony Week provides an opportunity to celebrate Australia’s diversity and recognise the things that bring us together.   As part of… Read More

Harmony Week stories of belonging: Meet Clare Burnett

This Harmony Week Library Connect is sharing the stories of people who have joined the Griffith community from overseas.  I’m Clare and… Read More

Harmony Week: Everyone belongs

Harmony Week (20 – 26 March) is a time dedicated to celebrating Australia’s cultural diversity. It is an opportunity to come together… Read More

10 things I wish I’d known about the Library in my first year

The first few weeks at university can be an absolute whirlwind; Finding your way around, meeting new people, joining clubs or sporting teams, making… Read More

Start with the Library catalogue to find resources for your studies and research

Not sure where to start when looking for resources for your studies or research? A great place to start is the Library catalogue. Here you… Read More

National Close the Gap Day

Current estimates from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show the life expectancy of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians remains approximately… Read More

Welcome to the Library: Here to help – Navigating your reading lists

All of your courses have a reading list which helps you to… Read More

Follow us on our social channels to keep with the latest Library news

To find out everything you need to know about what’s going on at the Library, you can follow us on the Library Connect blog,… Read More

Welcome to the Library: Here to Help- Our spaces are inclusive and safe and now have 24/7 Access at NA and GC

Welcome to Trimester 1 at Griffith University. The Library is a welcoming place and a designated safe space for all of our students and… Read More

Introducing Canvas—your new study platform

Griffith University has adopted an exciting new platform for all your learning needs. [email protected] now uses Canvas to bring together your course content, calendar,… Read More

Learn tips for study success by attending a Library workshop

If O-Week has been a bit too hectic, and you haven’t been able to make it to an Earlybird workshop, that’s… Read More

Welcome to the Library! Here to help

Visit our libraries to meet our helpful staff and access our physical collection.  Looking for a place to study? The Library has… Read More

Melding international law and biosciences: Meet Dr Michelle Rourke

Dr Michelle Rourke is a CSIRO Synthetic Biology Research Fellow at Griffith University’s Law Futures Centre. We asked Michelle… Read More

Griffith Review 79: Counterfeit Culture

Treading the tightrope between art and lies, Griffith Review 79: Counterfeit Culture lifts the curtain on fakes, frauds and forgeries. … Read More

Tips for exam preparation

As we head into the Trimester 3 exam period you may be feeling nervous or under pressure to perform well. Thankfully, the Library has… Read More

Take care of your wellbeing this exam season.

Exams and assignments are stressful, but with the proper tools you can reach your academic goals while taking care of your wellbeing.  … Read More

Good news: Resilience and adaptability in the aftermath of Australian Bushfires

After losing his native pepperberry orchard in the New South Wales Southern Tablelands during the 2019 bushfires, Mr Tim Wimborne turned to pasta-making. Dealing… Read More

Looking after your wellbeing as Trimester 3 draws to a close

With exams fast approaching and final assignments coming due, it’s natural to start feeling stressed at this point in the trimester. While these weeks… Read More

Get off to a flying start in 2023 by joining an Earlybird workshop

Be an early bird and get the skills you need to thrive with your studies this year. During these online workshops you will learn… Read More

We wish you a happy and safe holiday 2022

During the holiday break our campus Library services will be closed from Saturday 24 December 2022 to Monday 2 January 2023. We will reopen… Read More

Count down the top of 2022 on Library Connect: #2 – Griffith University: Producing great legal minds for 30 years

As the year draws to an end, we’re counting down the five top Library Connect blog posts from 2022. Library Connect is your one-stop-shop… Read More

Count down the top of 2022 on Library Connect: #3 – Promoting physical activity in adults with mental illness— Meet Dr Justin Chapman

We’re counting down the five most popular Library Connect blog posts from 2022. Library Connect is your one-stop-shop for news about Library services, upcoming… Read More

Count down the top of 2022 on Library Connect: #4 – National Reconciliation Week 2022—Be Brave. Make Change

As end of the year approaches, we’re counting down the five most popular Library Connect blog posts from 2022. Library Connect is your one-stop-shop… Read More

Count down the top of 2022 on Library Connect: #5 – Improving the lives of people with disability—Meet Dr Camila Shirota and Ms Kelsey Chapman

As the year draws to an end, we’re counting down the five top Library Connect blog posts from 2022. Library Connect is your one-stop-shop… Read More

Procrastination: Managing emotions, not time

‘I’ll make a start on my assignment later, when I have more time.’      ‘Once my messages are clear, I’ll… Read More

Good news monthly 

Each month we like to highlight good news stories which have caught our eye. This month, read about a tiny population of endangered marsupials… Read More

New Library opening hours are coming for Nathan and Gold Coast campuses!

From 12 December 2022, new Library opening hours are in effect at our Nathan and Gold Coast campuses. You can now study safely at… Read More

Dignity, freedom and justice for all: Commemorating Human Rights Day

10 December is Human Rights Day, which commemorates the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). Read More

Five helpful hints for writing and editing assignments

With due dates approaching, it’s tempting to rush through your final assignments and just get it all done. With our five helpful hints for… Read More

Diving into wellbeing 

As we head towards hot summer days, what other reason do you need to dive into a pool or dip your toes in the… Read More

Preparing for your T3 assignments

It’s time to start thinking about your assignments for Trimester 3, but don’t worry because the Library is here to help.  Understand… Read More

Let’s end violence against women and girls

25 November is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. This day marks the start of a 16-day campaign… Read More

Pace yourself with study this trimester

As we near the end of the year, it’s important to remember to pace yourself with your studies.  Life is fast-paced but… Read More

Griffith Review 78: A Matter of Taste

Food is more than a matter of taste.    Edited by Dr Carody Culver, Griffith Review 78: A Matter of… Read More

Connect, collaborate & celebrate: Social Inclusion Week 2022

Australia is home to a diverse population from many different cultural backgrounds and with many differing needs. As we go about our lives it… Read More

Find answers to your study or research questions 24/7

What is the difference between a reference list and a bibliography? What is academic integrity?  How… Read More

Explore resources for using survey and interview analysis software

As a Griffith student or researcher, you have access to a variety of popular software packages such as SPSS, Leximancer and NVivo which you… Read More

Good News: Inventor of chicken salt stars in celebrated documentary short film

Inspiration can strike from anywhere, and for the Brisbane-based filmmakers at Film Focus Productions it struck at the dinner table. Inspired by director Jacob… Read More

Welcome to the Library! It’s time to refresh your digital and study skills

Trimester 3 is here, and it’s time to get online, get connected and get started studying at Griffith!  Join an orientation… Read More

Get off to a good start this trimester with Reading Lists and Library Guides

Reading Lists and Library Guides will direct you to an abundance of resources provided by the Library which are directly related to your courses. Read More

Welcome to O-Week! Get to know your Library!

A good way to learn about the various resources, services and spaces the Library has on offer is by exploring our website. Get started… Read More

Super-charge your studies by learning from experience

Do you want to be a more efficient learner and improve your study outcomes?   Before you close the door on the trimester… Read More

Welcome to Library Orientation! Here’s how the Library can help you

We all know that starting university for the first time—or returning to your studies after some time away—can be a bit scary at first. Read More

Join the flock at Trimester 3’s Earlybird workshops

Get off to a flying start by joining the Library’s online Earlybird workshops before the beginning of Trimester 3.     These workshops… Read More

Find balance during exam time to tame your stress

Exam week is finally here! Although the end of trimester is in sight, pacing yourself and maintaining balance between your life and studies is… Read More

Griffith research supporting climate justice

Whilst conversations around climate change and its impact are part of our everyday lives, potentially less familiar are the conversations around climate justice and… Read More

Look back on what’s new in our digital collection!

With the year racing to a close it’s a good time to look back on all the new or updated digital resources we gained… Read More

Take care of yourself during exam time

It’s natural to feel anxiety and tension around exam time. A healthy degree of these emotions can help you maintain focus, but if you… Read More

International Repair Day 2022—Repair everywhere!

With cost of living and environmental concerns at the forefront of many people’s minds, now is a great time to consider ways in which… Read More

Tame your stress with the Library’s relaxation stations!

With assignments looming and exams fast approaching, keeping your stress levels under control can be a struggle. But the Library is here to help!… Read More

Library opening hours for T2 study and exam weeks

Exams are coming up and the Library is here to help with extended opening hours. Our opening hours from Monday 10 October to Friday… Read More

Good news! One woman’s remarkable sense of smell brings hope of an earlier diagnosis for Parkinson’s disease

Currently Parkinson’s disease can only be diagnosed after a neurological consultation, which leaves patients waiting months—or years—after the onset of symptoms for treatment to begin. Read More

Library opening hours for Queen’s Birthday public holiday

All Griffith campus libraries will have changed opening hours for the Queen’s Birthday public holiday on Monday 3 October.   Gold Coast and… 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

Time to start exam preparations

Exams are almost upon us and the lead up to exam time can be challenging. Join us at the online workshop Preparing for Exams… 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

Take part in sustainability workshops this Enviro Week

Griffith University will be celebrating Enviro Week from 19 to 29 September.  There will be events and workshops running… 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

Tame your stress for success

With assignments looming and exams fast approaching it’s easy for your stress levels to start running wild. Here are some quick tips to help… 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

Find the resources and support you need to succeed on your next assignment

If you’ve got an assignment due in the next few weeks and aren’t sure where to start, there’s no need to worry. You’ve got… Read More

Read all about it! Access newspaper articles online with the Library

Did you know that you can access many of the world’s major newspapers online through the Library?    If you’re looking for newspaper… 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

Take time this Mental Health and Wellbeing Week to check in on your friends and yourself.

5 – 9 September is Mental Health and Wellbeing week, including R U OK Day on Thursday and a series… 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

How do I include references in my presentation slides?

Have you got a presentation to do this trimester? If you’re planning on using PowerPoint for your presentation you might be wondering how to… 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

Gold Coast Show Day holiday opening hours

Friday 26 August is the Gold Coast Show public holiday, but if rides and showbags aren’t up your alley you should know that Griffith’s Gold… 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

65 years of the Con. Find out more about the Queensland Conservatorium and some of its notable alumni.

Our Conservatorium (the Con), Griffith’s music and performing arts campus,… Read More

Refresh and rejuvenate this mid-trimester break

It’s mid-trimester break, so now’s the time to recharge your batteries before diving into the second half of T2. It’s important to find some… Read More

Visit Griffith Library on Open Day on Sunday 14 August

As part of Griffith’s Open Day on Sunday 14 August our libraries on Nathan and the Gold Coast campuses will open… Read More

Spiders, heights and public speaking. What do they have in common?

Arachnophobia (fear of spiders), acrophobia (fear of heights) and social phobia (including a fear of public speaking) are among the ten most… 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

Look after your wellbeing this trimester

Trimester 2 is now under way, and amidst the excitement of starting new courses, meeting new classmates and knowing that exams are still a… 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

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

Get started with these essential Library services

If you’re just getting started with your studies this trimester, or need a refresher after a hectic O-Week and Week 1, the Library is… 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

It’s your Library and we’re here to help: The Library online

Wherever you are, we’re here.  Are you on campus studying in the sun or browsing the Library’s collection for material for your… Read More

The Library is here to help you prepare for T2 

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

Brush up on the skills you need to succeed at university

O-Week may have come to an end, but that doesn’t mean you’ve missed your chance to brush up on your study skills. Throughout T2… Read More

It’s your Library and we’re here to help: The on-campus experience.

On campus and looking for a safe, friendly space to study?   Here at the Library, we have safe, comfortable and… 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

Welcome to the Library! Your guide to orientation for Trimester 2 2022

Welcome to O-Week! The Library is here to help you prepare for university studies and provide a productive and safe space for you to… 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

Don’t miss your chance to join the flock at a Trimester 2 Earlybird workshop

Get off to a flying start in T2 by joining an Earlybird workshop. You will learn:  tips and tricks for accessing and… Read More

Exams are done – enjoy your vacation!

You’ve put in the hard work to make it through Trimester 1, now it’s time to enjoy your vacation! Take this opportunity to unwind… Read More

Book now for an Earlybird workshop and get off to a flying start in Trimester 2

Be an early bird and get the skills you need to thrive in T2. During these online workshops you will learn how to: … 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

Get off to a flying start in Trimester 2 by joining an Earlybird workshop

Flock to the Library’s Earlybird workshops and get off to a flying start in T2. Whether you’re a new or returning student, you’ll learn… 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

Your wellbeing is crucial to your success this exam time

Are you feeling overwhelmed at the thought of studying for your exams?   While pulling all-nighters and guzzling caffeinated drinks may seem like… 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

Registrations now open: Be an early bird and get off to a flying start next trimester

Get off to a flying start in trimester two and learn the study skills you need to succeed. By attending an Earlybird workshop you… 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

Library opening hours for study and exam weeks

Exams are coming up and the Library is here to help with extended opening hours. Our opening hours from 6-26 June are as follows:… Read More

Learn how to reference and quote content from videos in your assignments

Peer-reviewed journal articles and scholarly books are important sources of academic information for assignments, but you can also use content from the quality videos… 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

Together we can make our spaces safe and welcoming

After two long years of lockdowns, restrictions and learning online, the easing of COVID restrictions from the start of 2022 has seen more of… Read More

Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2022

Today, 19 May, is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), which aims to shine a light on the importance of digital access… Read More

Start preparing for exams with help from the Library

Got exams coming up and not feeling 100% prepared? Don’t worry! The Library is here to help with online workshops and helpful tips… 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

Look after yourself and manage stress

As the end of trimester approaches, you may be starting to feel the strain. The good news is there are things you can do… 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

Welcome to Multicultural Week!

Welcome to Multicultural Week! This week, Tuesday 3 May – Friday 6 May, you can experience and discover a diverse range of cultures through… 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

Library spaces—a place for everyone!

Whether you’re looking for some solitude or collaborating with classmates, the Library has a place for everyone. You’re always welcome to visit… Read More

Get your writing into tip-top shape using these improvement strategies

When working on an assignment you’ll need to spend time revising and reviewing your work. By engaging in careful editing and proofreading, and incorporating… Read More

Let’s get referencing—using DOIs in APA 7

Most students will be asked to use APA 7 for referencing at some point in their studies. One common query we get is about… 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

Significant days recognise creativity and intellectual property

This month there are two dates celebrating books and intellectual property.  World Book and Copyright Day celebrates all things book-related:… 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

Have you checked in with yourself recently?

Wellbeing is about finding balance and figuring out what’s good for you as an individual. We all handle stress differently, so checking in with… Read More

Set yourself up for success on your next assignment with these writing tips

Starting a new assignment can be a little overwhelming. The best way to set yourself up for success is to plan your writing. … 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

Get started with researching

Sometimes starting assignments can be stressful.  You can navigate the process more easily by following these steps.   Step 1: Understand your… 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

Extended orientation workshops

O-Week has come to an end, but we still have a range of workshops to help you with your studies and assessments. … Read More

Orientation is over, but help is still at hand

Did you miss out on Library Orientation, or are you suffering from information overload and have forgotten where to find help? Don’t worry, we’ve… Read More

Library guide updates: Humanities, social sciences and languages & Visual and creative arts

Library guides are amazing online resources that assist you in your learning by collating specific discipline-related material all in one place. Our librarians have… Read More

4 Rs for the new study year

As the academic year begins to ramp up at Griffith, get off to a good start and stay on track with a handy process… Read More

Getting started at Griffith

Developing your study skills will help you to feel confident about your university studies and reduce stress. But how do you… Read More

Meet the Library Campus Services team—they’re here to help

Our Library Campus Services team are your first port of call for any Library queries. Working across six campus libraries, they bring a wide… 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

Welcome to the Library! Your guide to Orientation for Trimester 1 2022

Welcome to O-Week! The Library is here to help you prepare for university studies and provide a productive and safe space for you to… Read More

Need answers? AskUs is the place to start

It’s normal to feel a bit overwhelmed when starting university for the first time, plus navigating unfamiliar websites can get frustrating when you need… 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

Good luck with your T3 exams!

Trimester 3 exams are finally here and the end is in sight! For the next two weeks, don’t forget to look after yourself:… 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

Focus on your mental and physical wellbeing while studying

As the trimester draws to an end and you begin preparing for exams, the stress of studying can become overwhelming.   Here are… Read More

Start your studies on the right foot with the Library’s Earlybird workshops

Before Trimester 1 starts, the Library will host a series of online Earlybird workshops for all Griffith students.  The workshops are an opportunity to start the Trimester on the right foot. Whether you’re a returning student… 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

Start preparing for exams with help from the Library

Got exams coming up?  Are you feeling prepared? If not, don’t worry! The Library is here to help with an Exam Preparation… Read More

Stay on top of your studies in 2022

Get the most out of your studies at Griffith in 2022 with our self-help study tools and tips. We offer advice on: … 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

Get ahead – start preparing for exams with the Library

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… 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

Did you know we are more than books?

When most people imagine a library, they picture dozens of shelves teeming with books. While a delightful view, 21st-century libraries are moving away from this… 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

Need somewhere to study? The Library has a space for you

With six libraries across five physical campuses, the Library has spaces to suit all your study needs. Take a look at all the options we’ve got for you:  … Read More

Get a head start on your studies for Trimester 3

The Library has a range of resources available to help you prepare for the trimester ahead and succeed in your studies.   Reading lists  Check out… 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

Referencing and academic integrity: How the Library can help

‘If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants’ – Sir Isaac Newton, 1675… Read More

Meet our Library Services team

Whether you’re returning to your studies in Trimester 3 or you’re a new student experiencing university for the first time, our friendly Library Services team is… 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

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

Brush up on study skills this O Week!

Before Trimester 3 starts, the Library will host a series of online Earlybird workshops for all students.  The workshops give Griffith students the opportunity to start the Trimester on the right foot. We have workshops on… 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

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