widerlocalstudies update

Widerlocalstudies is a collaboration between public, state, and territory libraries involved in leading and facilitating local studies in their communities and in regions across Australia. Queensland’s public library and Indigenous Knowledge Centre staff are welcome to join the widerlocalstudies list.

To join, email widerlocalstudies-subscribe@libraries.nsw.gov.au your name, library / location and you will be added to the widerlocalstudies email list. Upcoming videoconference dates and times:

  • Tuesday 22 October 2019 – 2 – 3:30pm
  • Wednesday 25 March 2020 – 2 – 3:30pm

Past videoconference – hosted by SLNSW, access 9 presentations online.

Black and white photograph of a town with the words Tin town: researching Dubbo's lost shanty town Local studies online meeting by Simone Taylor 2 May 2019
PowerPoint slide displaying back and white photographs of buildings and the following text Noosa: different by nature (& a levy) wider local studies webinar 2 May 2019 Jane Harding Heritage Coordinator

Above: The presentations were diverse and interesting involving 70 public library registrations attending the ‘live’ meeting, May 2019.

Difficulties in subscribing contact ellen.forsyth@sl.nsw.gov.au or anne.scheu@slq.qld.gov.au

Thank you to Ellen Forsyth, State Library of New South Wales for promoting the network, and supporting professional development, regardless of where our workplace is.

About the author

Anne Scheu, Queensland Memory, State Library of Queensland. Email: anne.scheu@slq.qld.gov.au