It’s Library Week!Posted: May 22, 2017
Do you know what this week is? Well, besides being the last week of classes for this trimester (which we’re sure you’re also awfully excited about), it’s Library and Information Week!
Library and Information Week is all about raising the profile of libraries and information service professionals in Australia, and showcasing the resources, facilities, events, and services we have to offer.
While we know our students appreciate our libraries (last year we even got given a cake – thank you Layla!), we thought we’d take this opportunity to remind you just how wonderful we are.
We’re often hosting fun events, like Music in the Library, Star Weaving, or even a weekend-long hack-a-thon. In fact, our Human Library event is on this week, where you can take a person out on loan for a conversation on the topic/issue that they represent.
We have books, a lot of books. And computers so you can check your MyGriffith, access online databases, use software, and – let’s be honest – probably check your social media. You can even borrow a laptop.
We’ve got a myriad of facilities including quiet and social study zones, computer labs, toilets (yeah, they’re kind of a necessity), bookable group study rooms and videoconferencing rooms, and even an Xbox at Gold Coast library.
Did you know we even got Google to come and film our libraries? You can actually take a virtual tour of our libraries. If you haven’t checked it out, you should (it’s pretty cool).
And good news for you, our libraries will soon be open extended hours for study and exam weeks! Check out our opening hours here.
You’ll find friendly staff behind all our library desks. They are there to help you with any library questions you may have.