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Posts relevant to students.

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

Honey Labs: advice on your academic writing

Are you an undergraduate who’s financially disadvantaged? Or perhaps you’re from a First Peoples group or… 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

Honey Labs cafe meet-up: South Bank, Monday 6 June

The final Honey Labs café meet-up for Trimester 1 will be held at The Library Café (next to the State Library) at South… Read More

Crunch time for assignments? The Library and SRC are at hand

Library assignment help  The Library offers a wide range of online resources—available 24/7—to help you through those long all-nighters. Check out the… 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

Connect the dots with Honey Labs’ tips for writing an annotated bibliography

Of course you’re already an expert at writing bibliographies! But have you been asked to write an annotated bibliography yet, either as… 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

Honey Labs are here to help: Cafe meet-up at Nathan

The Honey Labs team is looking forward to seeing you at our next café meet-up on Monday 16 May at 10 am at… 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

Get on track with these tools and writing tips from Honey Labs

‘I’m a mature-age student, in my first year. I find I get more done when I come onto campus. There’s… 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

Are you following us?

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

Connect the dots with Honey Labs: Making the most of your on-campus experience

After two years of remote study, it’s great to see so many students returning to campus. Here are some tips from the Library’s Honey… 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

Connect the dots with Honey Labs: Strategies for effective reading

Studying at university can be a juggling act, with competing demands and deadlines. That’s why it’s important to get the most out of your… 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

Connect the dots at a Honey Labs Café meet-up

Do you need extra support with research, writing and referencing and are financially disadvantaged or from a First People’s group? Come along to our… 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

Connect the dots—Honey Labs are here to help

Do you need extra support with writing and referencing?  Are you an undergraduate who’s financially disadvantaged? Or perhaps you’re from a First… 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

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

Student tips for managing stress during exam times

Exam pressure is something we can all relate to. Fortunately, we’re not alone when it comes to coping with study stress. During these intensive… 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

Five more tips for looking after yourself

Last week we brought you our top five tips for looking after your physical and mental wellbeing while studying, but there are so many other… 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

Preparing for exams

Don’t let exams scare you this Halloween! If you want to turn that fear into shining confidence, the Library is here to help.    Before your exam… Read More

Top five tips for looking after yourself

Here at the Library we know the importance of looking after your physical and mental wellbeing, so we’ve compiled some tips to help keep you well while… 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

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

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 online workshops and helpful tips to get you on track with studying and nailing those… 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

Make a commitment to sustainability this Enviro Week

This week is all about sustainability and environmental awareness at Griffith.   Sustainability is one of Griffith University’s core values and a key… 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

Referencing your assignments made easy

Feeling frustrated by referencing? The Library is here to help.  Referencing is an important part of academic work. It shows that you acknowledge… 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

Learn to edit and improve your assignments

It’s that time of the trimester, where assignment due dates are starting to get closer. Here are some tips on editing and improving your… 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

Gold Coast Show holiday

Library opening hours at the Gold Coast campus will be reduced to 10 am – 4 pm on Friday 27 August 2021 for the Gold Coast show holiday.  … 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

Resources and tools for advanced searching

The Library catalogue is a great place to start your search for information, but did you know we also have Library guides, specialised databases and other… 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

Excel at your group assignments

Group assignments can be challenging, but there are some simple strategies to keep your team working together and supporting each other.    Here are… 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

Study smarter by prioritising your wellbeing

After some well-earned time off during student vacation, it’s time to dive back into Trimester 2!   As you resume your studies, it’s still important to take time to… 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

Share your Library experience and you could receive a $50 e-voucher!

The Library is looking to hear from Griffith students to better understand your current experiences with our services. If you’re interested in providing feedback, we’d… 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

Develop your study skills with the Library’s self-help resources

If you’re new to university or want to improve your results, developing your study skills will help you to feel confident about your studies… 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

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

Get a head start with help from the Library

The Library is here to help you get a head start on your studies this trimester.  We have a range of resources available to… Read More

Exploring online resources at Griffith

myGriffith is your personal student portal. Everything you need, including your courses, daily schedule, grades, exam timetable and student email, is available from myGriffith. To… Read More

Get to know your Library this O Week

Welcome to O Week! Here at the Library we have everything you’ll need to succeed with your studies. Keep reading to get to know your Library and discover some… Read More

Strengthen your study skills this O Week

Welcome to O Week! Is this your first trimester at university? Or are you a returning student wanting to strengthen your study skills?  The Library has… 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

Earlybird workshops have arrived!

This week is the start of the Library’s online Earlybird workshops.   Whether you’re a returning student who needs to brush up on your skills or a new student ready to… 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

Brush up on your study skills this O-Week with the Library’s Earlybird workshops!

Before Trimester 2 starts, the Library is hosting a series of online Earlybird workshops for Griffith students.  These workshops are an opportunity to start the Trimester on the right foot. Whether you’re a returning student who… 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

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

T1 student vacation Library opening hours

It’s vacation time! Congratulations on making it through Trimester 1. We hope you enjoy a well-earned break.   During the student vacation period Monday 21 June… 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

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

Tips for exam preparation

It’s almost the end of Trimester 1 and exams are approaching fast! Luckily, the Library has a wide range of resources to help you prepare. Here are a few… 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

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

Look out for your wellbeing and indulge in some self-care and mindfulness

It’s nearly the end of trimester! Well done for making it this far.   While this is a time to be proud, it can… 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

Get ahead—Start preparing for exams with help from the Library

Starting to prepare for exams can be a big task. But, don’t worry! The Library is here to help. … Read More

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