5 minutes with Kate from Noosa Library Service

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Kate Landsey is a librarian at Noosa Library Service and co- manages the nooslibraryservice Instagram account. Kate presented Vision in Action: Using Social Media at Realising our potential – 2019 Rural Libraries Queensland (RLQ) and small libraries workshop at State Library of Queensland, on Tuesday 30 April 2019. Above: Kate Landsey. Image from @noosalibraryservice (Instagram) … Read more

Extend your reality @ Isaac

In January, immersive reality took over Isaac. By borrowing the Virtual Reality kit, from State Library Queensland, Isaac Libraries were able to facilitate workshops around Virtual and Augmented Reality (AR). The powerful Alien computer and Vive setup allow for vivid visual effects and interactions as close to reality as commercial technology can take us in … Read more

Discover Digital Magazines this May

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Increase your knowledge of RBdigital Magazines and help your customers get the most out of your library’s online magazine collection – sign up for the RBdigital Magazines webinar on 23 May 2019. RBdigital Magazines provides online access to a huge range of popular magazines covering topics such as automotive, lifestyle, news, sports and travel.  The RBdigital … Read more

Moreton Bay Regional Libraries building digital inclusion and literacy

Plextalk DAISY Player

Increasing access to collections and building digital inclusion and literacy in our communities, as well as attracting new and diverse audiences, is a priority focus for Moreton Bay Region Libraries. We recently received a Micro Grant from State Library of Queensland to purchase a new suite of Plextalk DAISY Players. The Plextalk can read aloud … Read more

Library tech leaders recommend their favourite tips and tools

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Building prototypes with apps. Building bridges with translating tools. Building empathy with virtual reality.   Librarians are experimenting with the latest technology to construct a better world—and help patrons access it. American Libraries spoke with three library tech leaders—panelists from the Library and Information Technology Association’s Top Tech Trends panel at the 2019 Midwinter Meeting … Read more

Kanopy has the science you need for World Science Festival

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The World Science Festival Brisbane will be held 20 – 24 March 2019. The festival explores and celebrates the entanglement of science and art through a curated program of thought-provoking conversations, inspiring theatrical and cinematic experiences, interactive workshops and engaging demonstrations. Why not celebrate science in your community with some of the hundreds of films … Read more