Strategic priorities

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Student Experience

  • Trial 24x7 opening
  • Listen to students (surveys, UX)
  • Support diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Expand innovation and design
  • Improve online experience
  • Improve Learning Hub partnerships
  • Increase student feedback and engagement with IFN001 Advanced Information Research Skills (AIRS)

Advance Open Scholarship

  • Review QUT's open access policy
  • Increase practical support for open access (read and publish agreements)
  • Strengthen QUT open access journals
  • Strengthen research support infrastructure
  • Increase copyright literacy

Research Quality

  • Support QUT's Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) submission
  • Support QUT's research quality agenda
  • Contribute to the review of research assessment
  • Improve research data management at QUT

Community and Engagement

  • Promote the library's schools program
  • Expand QUT Digital Collections
  • Demonstrate value and impact
  • Create engaging experiences

Learning and Teaching Excellence

  • Support QUT You
  • Champion open education resources
  • Update the information literacy framework
  • Lead digital literacy
  • Support QUT's Learning Management System (LMS+) Project

Indigenous Perspectives

  • Enhance discoverability of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander resources
  • Provide inclusive spaces and services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff
  • Support diversity in the library profession through an Indigenous scholarship
  • Enhance visibility of Indigenous research in the library collection


  • Support U.N. sustainable development goals
  • Support QUT's sustainability priorities
  • Ensure sustainable collections

People and Culture

  • Undertake workforce planning
  • Value health and wellbeing
  • Share knowledge with the profession
  • Respond to QUT staff survey


QUT Library.
At the heart of the campus: empowering people to succeed.


The Library embraces and promotes QUT's values of ambition, curiosity, integrity, inclusiveness, and innovation. We also endorse the core values of the library profession as stated by the Australian Library and Information Association:

  • Promotion of the free flow of information and ideas through open access to recorded knowledge, information, and creative works
  • Connection of people to ideas, knowledge creation and learning
  • Commitment to reading, learning, information, and digital literacies
  • Respect for the diversity and individuality of all people
  • Adherence to information privacy principles
  • Preservation of the human record
  • Excellence in professional service to our communities
  • Commitment to maintaining currency of professional knowledge and practice
  • Partnerships to advance these values.

What we do

QUT Library provides resources, services and activities that support the learning, teaching and research needs of students and staff.