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The State Library of Queensland (State Library) is committed to preserving its digital collections for the long term.  State Library is currently in the process of migrating our digital content to a new digital preservation system, which will allow us to preserve the integrity and authenticity of our digital collections, in addition to storing, managing … Read more

Hatching dragons: Aussie game tops Apple’s augmented reality apps

“In the future, everyone will be walking around with virtual pets,” Gerry Sakkas says. Sakkas is the founder and chief executive of mobile gaming start-up PlaySide Studios and is already responsible for thousands of those pets through PlaySide Studio’s hit game AR Dragon. AR Dragon uses augmented reality, which overlays images, videos and games on … Read more

Queensland Places – Somerset – George Elphinstone Dalrymple

George Elphinstone Dalrymple. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. Neg 14465

George Elphinstone Dalrymple, as one of the early Police Magistrates at Somerset, has a prominent place in early Queensland and Torres Strait history.  After emigrating to Australia in the mid-1850s, he was attracted to North Queensland, leading a number of journeys of exploration through the region, adding much to the accumulated knowledge of the region … Read more

GOVERNMENT ENDORSES REFORMS TO .AU DOMAIN AUTHORITY TO BETTER SUPPORT INTERNET USERS

A Federal Government review of auDA – the not-for-profit organisation responsible for administering the .au domain – has found its management framework is “no longer fit-for-purpose” and requires urgent reforms to meet the needs of Australia’s internet community. The review, undertaken by the Department of Communications and the Arts, outlines 29 recommendations for the auDA to … Read more

Influencing the world is all in a day’s work for this young entrepreneur

Ever wondered how those beautiful people on Instagram score major deals with Australia’s biggest brands? Well, meet Genevieve Day, the woman who transforms fledgling social media accounts into booming businesses. At just 26 years old, Day runs her own marketing business called Day Management. Unlike traditional marketing firms, Day’s job is to promote the public … Read more

Wallet Allocation Rule : Winning the Battle for Share (ebook)

Authors: Timothy L. Keiningham, Lerzan Aksoy, Luke Williams and Alexander J. Buoye A revolutionary, definitive guide for winning the battle for share of customers’ hearts, minds, and wallets. Backed by rock-solid science published in the Harvard Business Review and MIT Sloan Management Review, this landmark book introduces a new and rigorously tested approach — the … Read more

Brisbane here you come! State Library is offering travel bursaries of up to $500 to attend the Q ANZAC 100 Indigenous Soldiers Forum and Workshop.

Page 26 Queenslander, 28 July 1917.

There are five bursaries for individuals/organisations from across Queensland to attend the Indigenous Soldiers Forum and Workshop on Friday 22 June 2018 at State Library of Queensland in Brisbane. As part of the Q ANZAC 100: Memories for a New Generation, State Library is continuing to discover and confirm Queensland Indigenous Soldiers of the First … Read more