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The role that Queensland public libraries play in bridging the digital divide

Digital Divide

Queensland University of Technology Masters in Library and Information Science graduate Will Wood shares his learnings from his recent research into the impact that current library programs and services have on levels of digital inclusion across Queensland. With the support of State Library of Queensland, Will analysed existing digital policy and the major initiatives tailored … Read more

Play on With OzoFarm

An agriculture robot tends to a field of corn

During the school holidays the OzoFarm game proved very popular in libraries across Queensland, and thanks to the passion and innovation of Ipswich and Isaac public libraries we’ve got two new Ozobot resources to share. The games developed by both libraries are available online  as part of the digital literacy resources on Public Libraries Connect and … Read more

My recent experience of SLQ’s Professional Development ….

Karen Hewett

Karen Hewett works at Noosa Library Service as the First5Forever Project Officer.  She recently attended the SLQ Innovation in Libraries professional development in North Lakes at Moreton. Read on to hear her summary of the day’s highlights as well as some insights from the sessions. Design Thinking For Libraries By Chenoa Pettrup, Program Coordinator, Asia … Read more

Get in now – Community Heritage Grants close May 8

Heritage grants

It’s time to focus on that preservation project that you haven’t had the time or funds to get moving.   Up to $15,000 is available to libraries and other organisations to help with the assessment, preservation and conservation of nationally significant collections. There’s even an opportunity to upskill with training workshops supported as part of … Read more