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Sparking knowledge this NAIDOC Week

NAIDOC Week is a time for acknowledging and celebrating the world’s longest and continuous cultures in the world.  The theme of ‘Keep the Fire… Read More

Forging the future with respectful research this NAIDOC Week

NAIDOC Week’s theme ‘Keep the Fire Burning! Blak, Loud & Proud’ emphasises the enduring strength and vitality of Indigenous cultures and knowledge, passed down… Read More

Stoke your curiosity this NAIDOC Week

NAIDOC Week is celebrated from 7 to 14 July this year. NAIDOC Week recognises and celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and… Read More

Gold Coast library closed this weekend

Due to planned Energex work, Gold Coast Library (G10) is closed Saturday 6 July, 5pm until Monday 8 July, 7am. This means the Library’s 24/7… Read More

Nathan library closed this weekend

Due to a network upgrade, the Nathan campus library (N53) is closed Friday 21 June, 5pm until Monday 24 June, 7am. Read More

Labour Day Library Hours

Our libraries at Gold Coast and Nathan campus will continue to provide 24/7 secure study access on the Labour Day public… Read More

Anzac Day Library Hours

Our libraries at Gold Coast and Nathan campus will continue to provide 24/7 secure study access on the Anzac Day public… Read More

Wellbeing: The importance of relaxing and finding time to unwind

Relaxation and unwinding are crucial aspects of student life that often get overlooked amid academic pressures and commitments.  Here’s why taking time to relax… Read More

Easter Public Holiday Hours

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

Library tip of the week: Academic Integrity – why it is so important

‘At Griffith University, academic integrity means acting with the values of honesty, trust, fairness, respect and responsibility in learning.’… Read More

Harmony day: celebrating diversity and inclusion

Did you know that ‘almost half of Australians have a parent born overseas’? (Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2022) Since 1999,… Read More

Inclusive Futures Book Club: Mary Li

Inclusive Futures: Reimagining Disability invites you to attend an Author Talk event with esteemed guest Mary Li (author of… Read More

Library tip of the week: Library study skills workshops – what are they and how do I register?

Whether you’re new to university, or an experienced student needing a refresher after the break, the Library’s online workshops are here to help you… Read More

Inclusive Futures Book Club: Matt Levy OAM PLY

Inclusive Futures: Reimagining Disability invites you to attend an Author Talk event on disability and resilience, with esteemed guest Matt Levy OAM PLY, Australian… Read More

The holiday season – Service hours and Library access

As we reach the end of 2023, students and staff will be taking a hard-earned break over the holidays to celebrate.  Griffith… Read More

Supporting your study: Group work

Are you doing a group assignment or presentation this trimester? Not only is group work a great way to get to know your fellow… Read More

Looking after your wellbeing: General hints and tips

Balancing your academic and personal life is no small feat, but with the right mindset and strategies, you can thrive in both areas.  Here… Read More

Supporting your study – Assignment help

It’s week 3 and you may have already started working on assignments, or you might be planning to start soon. If you need assistance… Read More

Supporting your study – Follow us!

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

Jump ahead with Library workshops

You can jump ahead of the pack with your study skills.  Yes, you can feel more confident and leap into your T3 study by taking… Read More

Supporting your study – Reminder for Earlybird workshops

Trimester 3 will start on the 6 November 2023.  That leaves only a couple of days for you to get in quick… Read More

The Library- Belong and connect: Exams are over, rest and recover

Exams are over – you’ve done the hard work and now it’s time to rest, recover and reset!   Relax on the beach,… Read More

Supporting your study – Earlybird workshops

Are you starting university this trimester? Or continuing your studies and looking to enhance your skills? If this is you, spread your wings and… Read More

Belong and Connect: Good luck with exams

It’s Trimester 2 exam season and Griffith Library has some tips on how hard work and persistence can make that ‘Good luck with exams!’… Read More

On National Coming Out Day, celebrate the diversity of our coming out (or staying in) stories

National Coming Out Day, observed annually on 11 October, marks the anniversary of the 1987 National March on Washington for Lesbian and… Read More

The Library – Belong and connect: Safe spaces for everyone

Libraries are a safe space, with a long history of providing a refuge for all types of individuals and groups seeking knowledge. In order… Read More

Library opening hours King’s Birthday 2 October 2023

All Griffith Libraries will be open at reduced hours during the King’s Birthday public holiday on Monday 2 October 2023.   … Read More

Get the resources you need . . . ProQuest, you’re the one that I want

So why choose ProQuest?  Founded in 1938, ProQuest is an online publisher that provides access to thousands of articles, ebooks,… Read More

Study Skills for you: Building professional communication and digital skills

Professional communication – it isn’t just talking face to face but extends to writing emails, interactions on digital platforms and showcasing your career skills… Read More

Griffith Review 81: The Leisure Principle

In 1930, John Maynard Keynes spelt out a vision of impending utopia: work, he said, will become a thing of the… Read More

Gold Coast Show Public Holiday Friday 1 September 2023

Friday 1 September is the Gold Coast Show Holiday.  If you are not up to the fun and excitement that is the… Read More

Study Skills for you: Group work

During your academic journey with Griffith, you may encounter a group work assignment. Some people enjoy working collaboratively with others, some are neutral and… Read More

The Library – Belong and Connect: Digital access for everyone

Everyone belongs in the Library space, and for those who access and interact with the Griffith Library digitally, we have a wide variety of… Read More

24/7 Library Spaces: Tell us what you think!

Our 24/7 Library spaces help you study, collaborate and work on your assignments in a safe space when it suits you… Read More

Let’s Read, Grow and Inspire this Children’s Book Week

Each year, during Children’s Book Week, schools and public libraries across the country celebrate Australian books, authors and illustrators. This year’s… Read More

Library hours – Ekka Holiday

It’s show time! Here are the upcoming changes to the Library’s opening hours.   Royal Queensland Show- Ekka holiday   Logan-… Read More

Keep Australia Beautiful Week

Keep Australia Beautiful Week 2023    Keep Australia Beautiful Week is held each August to raise awareness… Read More

The Library – Belong and Connect: Spotlight on Logan and Nathan Libraries

At all our campus libraries you’ll find spaces, services and staff to support you at uni. Spaces where you belong and can connect to… Read More

Study Skills for you: Assignments and where to start

 As Trimester 2 begins, you may soon get your first assignment. Whether you’re a first-year student or continuing, it’s always good to review… Read More

Belong and Connect: Well – being starting out

Welcome to the exciting world of university life! Starting university is a significant milestone and marks the beginning of a journey… Read More

Library tips for 1st year students… from other 1st year students

Your first few weeks at university can be a challenging path, but the Library can be your guide to… Read More

Study Skills for You: Follow Us

Information, information overload!  The world has so much information, so it’s easy to miss out on important and useful resources and services. … Read More

Repair Cafe – Call for volunteers

Do you have repair skills?  Griffith University Repair Café is a student-lead initiative to bring life back to broken items. Landfill and… Read More

Relax and see you in T2

Exam weeks are the most stressful moments of your student life. Which is why the moment exams are done, it’s time to relax and… Read More

Queensland Day Tuesday 6 June 2023

Happy Queensland Day!   On Tuesday 6 June, Queensland Day, we come together to celebrate the natural wonders, vibrant… Read More

Griffith Goes Green! Get involved and become a Student Auditor

To showcase our dedication to the United Nations’ (SDGs), Griffith University is participating in Green Impact for 2023. Green Impact is a global… Read More

National Reconciliation Week 2023 ‘Be a Voice for Generations’

National Reconciliation Week 27 May – 03 June 2023, Be a Voice for Generations, encourages all Australians to be a voice for… 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Introducing Canvas—your new study platform

Griffith University has adopted an exciting new platform for all your learning needs. Learning@Griffith now uses Canvas to bring together your course content, calendar,… 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

Wear a teal ribbon for ovarian cancer

February is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, and Ovarian Cancer Australia is asking everyone to wear a teal ribbon to start conversations… 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

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

Counting down the top of 5 posts of 2022 on Library Connect: #1 – Research and roller derby: Meet Dr Adele Pavlidis 

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: #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

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

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

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

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

Remembrance Day—Lest We Forget

At 11 am on 11 November every year, people across the Commonwealth nations, Belgium and France observe a minute’s silence to remember the soldiers… 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

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

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

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

Teaching support: New mini guides for Reading lists are now available

Editing your Reading list is now easier with the new mini guides! The mini guides are built into the Reading list system to quickly… 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

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

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

Speech Pathology Week—good communication, better communities

Did you know that an estimated 1.2 million Australians live with a communication disability? These limitations affect a person’s ability to… 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

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

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

Rewrite. Renew. Reimagine—this Library and Information Week

Library and Information Week, 25 – 31 July, is an opportunity to learn more about your Library and discover more ways to engage with… 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fun, fast and fierce: The origins of the Nathan Dash

On 21 April the Nathan Dash 2022 took place. This is a 660 metre sprint through the heart of Nathan campus… 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

International Day of People with Disability

Did you know? 18% of Australians live with disability. That’s 1 in 6, or approximately 4.4 million people (Australian Institute… Read More

Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect! Orange the World to help eliminate violence against women

Did you know that almost 1 in 3 women and girls experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime? (UN Women, 2021)… 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

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

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

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

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

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

Looking back, 50 years on: A new university for Brisbane

Did you know that Griffith University was meant to be part of the University of Queensland (UQ)?   Originally, Griffith University College was going… 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

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

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

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

Celebrate stories and language this Indigenous Literacy Day

Today, Wednesday 1 September 2021, is Indigenous Literacy Day! This day is an initiative from the Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF), an organisation dedicated to lifting literacy levels in remote Indigenous communities… 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

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

The Institute for Glycomics: Celebrating 21 years of making a difference

Established 21 years ago through Griffith University and Queensland Government investment, the Institute for Glycomics has become one of Australia’s flagship multidisciplinary biomedical research institutes. With its remarkably… Read More

Griffith Research Online celebrates over one million downloads of higher degree research theses 

Submission of the final thesis is the ultimate milestone for any higher degree research (HDR) student. As theses are the culmination of years of work, it’s only fitting that… Read More

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

The Great Griffith Gazette

Our first staff newsletter, the Great Griffith Gazette (GGG), began circulation in mid-1973—some eighteen months before teaching commenced at Griffith. The Gazette was not published under any formal management… Read More

Negotiating opportunities—Professor Ciaran O’Faircheallaigh, bridging the gap between indigenous culture and commerce  

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are advised that this post mentions and contains images of deceased peoples.  Leaving no one behind… Read More

Today is the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples!

Did you know? Indigenous peoples are nearly three times more likely to live in extreme poverty than… Read More

Learn how you can help keep our Library spaces safe for everyone

Everyone has the right to feel welcome, comfortable and safe in our Library spaces.    Assault, harassment and disrespectful behaviours are not tolerated at Griffith. With your help, we… Read More

The Griffith Digital Library is fully available during lockdown

Did you know our Library services are still available online despite our campus libraries being closed due to the current South East Queensland COVID-19 lockdown?  If you’re studying from home, be sure to check out our Studying Online webpage … Read More

Discover the best way to contact the Library

Do you have questions about accessing Library resources or developing study skills? The Library is here to help answer these questions and more. … Read More

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

Increase online access to music scores with enhanced Reading list digitisation options

It’s now even easier to make sheet music available online for your students—as Griffith is a signatory to the Tertiary Music Agreement, this allows the… 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

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

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

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

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

Everything you need to know about Mabo Day

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are advised that this post mentions and contains images of deceased peoples. Today, 3 June, is the final… 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

Take action this National Reconciliation Week

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

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

International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexphobia and Transphobia

Today is IDAHOBIT! The International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexphobia and Transphobia. This is a day to celebrate LGBTQIA+ people and to continue to… 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

What’s the T? Meet the Griffith University Tea Lady!

During the Second World War, ‘Tea Ladies’ were employed throughout the United Kingdom (UK). Their purpose? To boost efficiency and morale in workplaces that were… Read More

International Day of the Midwife 2021

Did you know, in 2020 Griffith’s School of Nursing and Midwifery was ranked 1st in Australia and 2nd in the world… Read More

Privacy Awareness Week: Do you know if you’re oversharing?

Privacy Awareness Week 2021 runs from 3 – 9 May, and this year’s campaign is a timely reminder to make privacy a priority and… Read More

Labour Day opening hours

Source: Pixabay.com The Library will remain open at the Gold Coast and Nathan libraries for the Labour Day public holiday on Monday 3… Read More

Griffith Review 72: States of Mind

The latest edition of Griffith Review is States of Mind, a collection of works showcasing deeply personal interrogations of discovery, resilience, loneliness,… Read More

World Malaria Day 2021—‘Zero malaria starts with me’

‘Zero malaria starts with me’ and ‘Zero Malaria – Draw the Line Against Malaria’ are the rallying slogans for World Malaria Day 2021… Read More

Meet our Library Specialists!

Our Library Specialists are experts in assisting students with their research and study needs. Comprised of Librarians, Learning Advisers, and Digital Capability Advisers,… Read More

Update on accessing Standards Australia Online

On Monday 19 April 2021, Standards Australia Online is moving to a new platform called Techstreet.  What is Techstreet?… Read More

The Library is here to help 24/7

Here at the Library we have everything you’ll need to succeed with your studies, and our resources are available 24/7.   Resources… Read More

Get to know your Library team

We are proud to have a team of experienced staff across six campus libraries who bring a wide range of knowledge and expertise to… Read More

Early detection is the answer this Oral Cancer Awareness Month, Dr Samuel Thambar explains

From a young age, Samuel Thambar knew he wanted to become a doctor. Inspired by his grandfather, who was an eye… Read More

Queensland College of Art Celebrates 140 Years of Teaching

This year, Griffith University celebrates 140 years of teaching at the Queensland College of Art (QCA).   QCA can trace… Read More

Easter opening hours 2021

Library Services will be closed from Friday 2 April to Monday 5 April and will reopen Tuesday 6 April.   If you’re… Read More

On World Water Day take a moment to think about your water footprint

To understand the value of water and the impact of your water footprint, you need to look at how you use water in your home… Read More

Harmony Week: Everyone belongs!

Harmony Week, 15 – 21 March 2021, is a time dedicated to celebrating Australia’s cultural diversity—it’s about… Read More

First day of teaching at Griffith University

Foundation science students during biology studies. Image from the Griffith Archive collection. ‘First, here’s an exercise for you…’ These were Professor Emeritus David Pegg’s… Read More

‘Choose to Challenge’ this International Women’s Day

Every day we see the power of both the individual and the collective in addressing issues such as equality and culture and … Read More

Check out your Library this O-Week

Welcome to O–Week! While you enjoy the challenge of finding your way around campus, don’t forget the best stop of the lot: … Read More

Our First Graduates

On 25 February 1978, 170 students graduated from Griffith University’s four foundation Schools. Debra Cunningham from the School of Australian Environmental Studies was our first… Read More

Social Justice—a Rubik’s Cube of complexity

We agree that social justice is important, but do we understand what it means or how we can actively practice… Read More

Enjoy your vacation!

You’ve put in the hard work to make it through Trimester 3, now it’s time to enjoy your vacation! Take this opportunity… Read More

Prioritise your wellbeing during exam preparation

Feeling stressed? With Trimester 3 exams approaching, your personal wellbeing might be the last thing on your mind.   The Library… Read More

Extended opening hours for Week 12

We’re up to Week 12 of T3 and the Library is here to help with extended opening hours this week. Our opening hours … Read More

Making digital mental healthcare a reality—Meet PhD Candidate Dale Rowland

Dale Rowland is a Wiradjuri and Biripi man who comes from a proud Aboriginal family. At an early age, he observed his mother’s and grandmother’s contributions … Read More

Library Hours – Australia Day long weekend

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

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