Public Library Strategic Priorities Grant – closing 5pm Friday 31 March

Public Library Strategic Priorities Grant

Grants of up to $25,000 per project are available for public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres to deliver strategic initiatives that creatively meet the needs of your local community. The grant focuses on the themes outlined in The Next Horizon: Vision 2017 for Public Libraries (Creative community spaces; Connectors – physical and virtual; Technology trendsetters; Incubators … Read more

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Staying informed online

Informed Librarian Online (ILO) is a service for library staff to keep up-to-date with professional reading and librarianship. Each month Informed Librarian Online delivers content from over 290 domestic and foreign library and information-related journals and more! It is an easy way to stay informed about library trends, and is a respected source of professional … Read more

Let’s get our regions on Wikipedia

SLQ training

Jacinta Sutton from State Library’s Discovery Services team recently sat down with Wikipedian Kerry Raymond to talk about her work with Wikipedia and their #1lib1ref campaign. First things first, what’s a Wikipedian? “Anyone who edits a Wikipedia article is a Wikipedian”, says Kerry. By that standard, Kerry is a Wikipedian extraordinaire. A retired computer science … Read more

More than just an image

SLQ images

Have you seen a Queensland image in a book or TV show and wondered where it came from? While thousands of copyright free images are downloaded from One Search each year, the Image Order service provided by SLQ’s Collection Access still receives requests from around the world for reproductions of non-digitised or copyright reserved images. Recent … Read more