Library opening hours over Summer Semester/Holiday period

Image of the opening hours table from the UQ Library webpage

We would like to advise our patrons that Summer Semester hours are now in place for the Library. This means that Libraries across our campuses may have significant changes to their opening hours.

To find out your Library opening hours (including study spaces), please visit the Library Opening Hours webpage.

Remember to change the start date if you require information regarding later dates.

New resource from the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law at Monash

Image of "Have you got that right?" logo

This year, the Canstan Centre for Human Rights Law at Monash University has launched a new website, Have you got that right?

The website provides a series of videos, each focusing on a different theme related to human rights issues. As their tagline suggests, these videos are to help introduce viewers to "important human rights qustions quickly, clearly and in a way that won't put you to sleep" by focusing on topical issues and debates.

High Court Rules on Queensland Anti-Bikie Laws

On Friday the High Court ruled that the plaintiff, a member of the Brisbane Chapter of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club, did not have standing to challenge the validity of Queensland's ant-bikie legislation. 

See Kuczborski v Queensland HCA 46 (14 November 2014)

FINAL Endnote for Life and Health Sciences class for 2014

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Endnote for Life and Health Sciences

When: Wednesday December 3, 2014, 10.00 – 1.00

Where: St Lucia - Biological Sciences Library, Biological Sciences eZone 1

 

BOOKINGS:

 

https://www.library.uq.edu.au/training/#END04

 

Class Content:

 

    At the end of this session class participants will be able to:

        set up a new reference library

Resource Iteration Summary 123

Resource Iteration Summary 123

Digital Libraries + Hybridity: An Interview with Clifford Wulfman

Digital Library

In a recent interview posted on dh+lib, Clifford Wulfman talks to Roxanne Shirazi about his background in both literature and computer science, the future of digital collections and of course, DH.  Clifford Wulfman is the Coordinator of Library Digital Initiatives at the Firestone Library at Princeton University and consultant to Princeton’s new Centre for Digital Huma

Architect of AustLII awarded 2014 Justice Medal

On Wednesday 29 October 2014, the Law and Justice Foundation of NSW announced Andrew Mowbray as the winner of the Justice Medal. Professor Mowbray—a professor of Law and Information Technology at the University of Technology, Sydney—was awarded the Justice Medal for work and commitment to making legal information freely available online through AustLII.

AustLII is one of the Australian legislation databases used by UQ Law students to search a range of legal information, including legislation and case law. 

New Trial: World Treaty Library

The UQ Library is currently trialing the World Treaty Library via HeinOnline. This resource incorporates existing treaty collections from all over the world in a single search. Contact us at bel@library.uq.edu.au and tell us what you think.
 
Collected content includes:
  • Hein Online US Treaty Index
  • United Nations Treaty Series
  • League of Nations Treaty Series
  • Rohn's World Treaty Index

UQ Earth Science/Geology Papers 1937-1978 on UQ eSpace

UQ eSpace is the single authoritative source for the research outputs of the staff and students of the University of Queensland and raises the visibility and accessibility of UQ publications to the wider world through services such as Google Scholar. A recent addition to UQ eSpace are the University of Queensland Papers Department of Geology.

Guide to Publishing and Sharing Sensitive Data

There has been a growing movement towards sharing your research data and making it accessible to other researchers. But what if you have collected sensitive or confidential data?