Conserving Richard Daintree’s hand-coloured photographs

Richard Daintree [Works of Art] Acc. 3966, State Library of Queensland

As a university student, learning about the conservation of artefacts, I remember one of my professors talking about treatment ethics, citing a phrase often referenced in the medical field, “First, do no harm”1,2. My university professor had another interesting guiding principle, “So what?”, but that’s a topic for another time… Now working as a qualified … Read more

Be part of discussion – Minya Birran: what now for Indigenous Language?

Minya Birran: What now for Indigenous languages?

Do you want to harness the goodwill and energy of the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages in your Community? We invite public library and Indigenous Knowledge Centre (IKC) staff, and staff across the galleries, libraries, archives, and museums (GLAM) sectors to gain hands-on skills and knowledge in the preservation, revival and transmission of Aboriginal … Read more

Refresh your eresources skills with a webinar

Librarian holding a pen and looking at a laptop screen

Join the Back to school eresource refresher webinar on Thursday 23rd Jan 2020 1-1.45pm to explore State Library Information Collections including eresources – discoverable through One Search – State Library’s online catalogue. Refresh your search skills before school goes back. There’s lots to discover in State Library’s digital collections – ebooks, articles, newspapers, images and … Read more

Library Lovers’ Day 2020 theme is ‘Uncover something new’

Library Lovers Day 2020. Uncover something new. Australian Library and Information Association. #LibraryLoversDay

Libraries around the world join in the fun of Library Lovers’ Day on 14th February each year to honor libraries, librarians, book lovers, and lovers of libraries. It’s a great opportunity for libraries around the world to celebrate the enduring relationship between our community and libraries. On Library Lovers’ Day library and information professionals show … Read more