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Funding opportunities for Language Projects

Pages from William Ridley Notebook 1855

The Australian Government Department of Communication and the Arts has announced a funding opportunity that may be to your community for language work or projects, especially in light of the International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019. Indigenous Languages and Arts Program The Department of Communications and the Arts is pleased to announce that the 2019-20 … Read more

What’s really happening with e-lending? Finally, some evidence

Rebecca Giblin image from Monash University website.

Rebecca Giblin reports on what the team working on the E-lending Project has discovered so far and what the next steps are. Introduction Libraries have always been able to buy and lend physical books without requiring publishers’ permission. For ebooks it’s different. Buying and lending ebooks involves making copies and transmissions, and this means copyright … Read more

Sarah-Jane spends three days at State Library of Queensland

Sarah-Jane from Goondiwindi Library outside the Lifestyle Exhibition on her visit to State Library of Queensland.

On a recent visit to Brisbane, Sarah-Jane Morris from Goondiwindi Regional Council Library Service met with State Library of Queensland staff to learn more about Rural Libraries Queensland (RLQ) and managing her library. Sarah-Jane is newly employed in public libraries but has 5 years’ experience in the educational library sector. Sarah-Jane is passionate in creatively … Read more

Apply now for Celebrating Reconciliation Small Grants Program 2019

Celebrating Reconciliation Small Grants Program 2019 poster

The Celebrating Reconciliation Small Grants Program encourages all Queenslanders to participate in National Reconciliation Week and commemorate two significant milestones in our national history—the successful 1967 Referendum and the 1992 High Court Mabo decision. National Reconciliation Week (27 May ̶ 3 June) is a national campaign that celebrates and builds on respectful relationships shared by … Read more

North Burnett Regional Council champions a future focused workforce

Library staff work on iPads at a professional development workshop

Want to learn practical skills for better customer service? Why not attend Future focused workforce: Rural Libraries Queensland professional development (PD) in North Burnett Regional Council? North Burnett Regional Council is hosting PD in partnership with State Library of Queensland (State Library) on Thursday 29 November 2018. This one-day workshop will engage public library staff … Read more

Good health information on Health and Wellness Resource Centre

Photo of girl with watermelon by Caju Gomes on Unsplash

Health and Wellness Resource Centre is one of the health databases provided for free for State Library of Queensland members. Find the full range of databases on the online catalogue.    Above: Find out about diets, vitamins, exercise and more on Health and Wellness. Photo 1 by Caju Gomes on Unsplash. Photo 2 by rawpixel on Unsplash Health & Wellness Resource … Read more