National #widerlocalstudies meeting and invitation

Queensland’s public librarians interested in developing or expanding Local Studies practice, ideas for  history talks and discussions about collections in their library are welcome to join a video-conference meeting scheduled  for  Thursday 2 May 2019, 2:00 -3.30pm.

The first #widerlocalstudies collaboration consisting of Local Studies practitioners from every state and territory of Australia, including Kyla Stephan, Local Studies Librarian, Gold Coast City Council and Jane Harding, Heritage Librarian, Noosa Council will be sharing topics of interest so we can all learn from others, explore different ways of doing things and to applaud #heritage and local knowledge through public libraries.

Public Librarians at the Queensland Local Studies Group

Public Librarians attend the Queensland Local Studies Group meeting 4 times a year.
Taken in July 2018, Brisbane City Archives hosted the meeting.
Photo courtesy of Brisbane City Council Archives, photographer Robert Noffke, Brisbane City Archives.

To join the meeting – register online before COB Monday 29 April 2019.

If you cannot join the live session, you can access the presentations when they are loaded to the State Library of New South Wales slide-share portal and on Youtube.

For more information contact Anne Scheu, Queensland Memory, State Library of Queensland.

Two librarians at the launch of the First World War Patriotic collection

Fraser Coast Librarian Kathy Shilvock and Barabra Hovard attend the launch of the First World War Patriotic collection of images on Q ANZAC 100 Historypin.

Local Studies in action – Queensland Local Studies mailing list

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About the author

Anne Scheu, Engagement Officer, Queensland Memory, State Library of Queensland.