Strategic priorities

Visual presentation of QUT Library Strategic Priorities 2024. Transcript below. Link is to the same image in PDF.
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Image transcript - 2024 Library Strategic Priorities

Student experience and engagement

  • Provide vibrant, welcoming and inclusive physical library spaces
  • Host engaging activities
  • Partner with students
  • Support the use of technologies that promote learning and research excellence

Learning and teaching excellence

  • Ensure students have access to the information and library services they need to thrive
  • Ensure high-quality QUT Library online resources
  • Support the Faculty of Health digital capabilities program
  • Support QUT You

Advance open scholarship

  • Facilitate open access to the university's research outputs
  • Develop a QUT Open Press to support, promote and publish QUT-created open access resources
  • Expand the visibility of Open Educational Resources (OER) knowledge and understanding at QUT

Access to information

  • Actively collect and promote resources that reflect the diversity, equity and inclusion priorities of the University
  • Ensure access to the physical collection meets the contemporary needs of the QUT community
  • Champion barrier-free access to low- or zero-cost textbooks
  • Ensure online and print collections meet the needs of new courses.
  • Support the QUT Indigenous Cultural Intellectual Property Protocols

Research quality

  • Support the university's research priorities, particularly:
    • reimagining research assessment
    • research data management

People and culture

  • Equip QUT Library team to be well positioned to meet future opportunities and challenges
  • Foster a culture that values user experience and innovation


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, innovation and academic freedom. Everything we do is underpinned by QUT's priorities and commitment to: Creativity and Entrepreneurship, Health and Wellbeing, Inclusion and Social Justice, Recognising and Fostering Indigenous Australian Excellence, and Sustainability and the Environment.

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
  • Commitment to literacy, information literacy and learning
  • Respect for the diversity and individuality of all people
  • Preservation of the human record
  • Excellence in professional service to our communities
  • Partnerships to advance these values.

What we do

QUT Library provides resources, services, spaces, and activities that support the learning, teaching and research needs of the QUT Community and that align with QUT's Strategic vision, as outlined in Connections - the QUT Strategy 2023-2027.


Our priorities are underpinned by:

  • Expert staff
  • Customer focus
  • Robust technology and Infrastructure
  • Evidence: analytics, data, and feedback
  • Strong partnerships within, and outside QUT
  • Financial responsibility
  • Commitment to championing diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Commitment to championing Indigenous Australian knowledge and culture