Celebrating the 100th Dataset Record in UQ eSpace

On Monday the UQ Library Research Outputs Team celebrated a significant milestone; the recent creation of the 100th Data Collections Record in UQ eSpace.

Researchers at UQ are able to record the existence of Research Data (datasets)* they create or collect in the course of their work, and link them to related publications metadata in UQ eSpace. They can choose to deposit or link to their actual dataset to make it available Open Access, or they can provide mediated access to it via a nominated contact person.

Data Sharing in Materials Science

Elsevier has launched a new initiative to support data sharing for research in Materials Science.  Working with some of the leading journals in the Materials Science portfolio, Elsevier has introduced a number of data-sharing solutions and embarked on a journey towards more data-sharing.

Authors who publish in any of the 13 selected journals will be able to:

Literary Classics: Texts & Traditions in Fryer

Rare books on display during the presentation

Dr Jennifer Clement, Course Coordinator for Literary Classics: Texts and Traditions, recently brought a group of undergraduate students to view Rare Book material in the Fryer reading room.

Late Nights at the PACE Health Sciences Library

Photo of students working in the library

The PACE Health Sciences Library will be open until 10:30pm on weeknights during semester.

Starting on Monday 27 April, the library will be open from 7:00am until 10:30pm (Monday to Friday). Although the print collection won't be accessible in the evenings, students will be able to study or work in the library until late.  




A Soldier's Story

Supports going up at Nightfall, Alfred A Mills Collection, UQFL383

To commemorate the centenary of the ANZAC landings at Gallipoli, The Fryer Library's current exhibition features many treasures dating from World War I.

Gender Studies in Fryer

A group of Gender Studies students, led by Associate Professor Liz Mackinlay, recently visited Fryer Library to view manuscript material to help with their research on the topic ‘Feminist stories the archives tell’.

Spotlight on Gatton warehouse

Books stored at the Library's Gatton Warehouse

Did you know that the UQ Library has a purpose-built, environmentally-controlled facility at the UQ Gatton campus, that can store and protect hundreds of thousands of books, journals, documents and archives?

HASS First Year Scavenger Hunt

Photo of student winners

Pictured (left to right): Ms Julie Oates (UQ Library), Lauren Francis, Nurain Md Yusri, Madeleine Craner and Associate Professor Julie Duck (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences)

Fryer Library on the move

Selection of World War I badges from Fryer Library's Hayes collection

No, Fryer Library's not moving ... but some of our collections are! Out on loan, that is, to other libraries and galleries, as far afield as Victoria. Far from being a static collection of stuffy old books and manuscripts, Fryer Library actively contributes to the wider community of libraries and galleries. For the past 12 months, we have lent original and published works to these diverse, beautiful exhibitions...