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Project LUCI takes flight

Back in 2012 the State Library of Queensland (SLQ) undertook research into what a Digital Public Library could be.  From this research a concept evolved for an e-lending and e-publishing platform for local access to relevant user-focused content colloquially named ALICE.  External consultation was conducted in 2013 and ALICE was further developed to become an … Read more

Libraries you need to follow

SLQ has collated a list of Queensland public library services and Indigenous Knowledge Centres (IKCs) using social media. Discover what’s happening in libraries and IKCs by connecting with them through their Face Book, Twitter and Instagram pages. Find out about upcoming events, updates on renovations, links to reading related articles and gain ideas on how … Read more

Local Studies focus

Local History Services Lead Clinton Johnston introduces Joan Kelly, Moreton Bay Regional Council Museums Network Coordinator to the group, November 2017. Photo by Anne Scheu, State Library of Queensland.

Did you know the Queensland Local Studies Group meets several times a year to discuss and share information about best practice and specific aspects relating to local studies collections in order to preserve Queensland’s documentary heritage? The meetings are dispersed throughout the South East local government regions and encourage the Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums … Read more