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Farewell Laurel Dingle

It was 1968 when Laurel Dingle first started with State Library of Queensland. The aspiring young librarian rang the State Librarian’s office and asked if she could possibly come in for an interview.  (This was after several years working under the tutelage of Betty McDougall, Deputy University Librarian at University of Queensland.) Her request was … Read more

Research Reveals event draws new fans of the John Oxley library collection 

The 2018 Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame fellowship recipient, Dr Hilary Davies researched the Canada Cycle and Motor Agency (Qld) Ltd (CCMA), a leading company in Queensland’s cycling and early motor industry, between 1905 and 1930. The progressive company was owned by Queensland investors and headquartered in Brisbane. CCMA primarily sold motor vehicles and … Read more

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural heritage – NAIDOC WEEK

Building on the previous Protocols for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Collections, State Library of Queensland is committed to making Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural heritage more accessible. You can read more about State Library’s intent published in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Collections Commitments document. During NAIDOC Week, State Library is shining … Read more