Become a digital springboard delivery partner

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The Digital Springboard program is seeking partners for its initiative aimed at assisting people in learning digital skills. Libraries can apply for free on the website to become a partner. Digital Springboard is a program by Infoxchange and Google to help people learn the digital skills they need to thrive in work and life. It comes with a suite … Read more

Get up to speed with this year’s library technology trends

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Tech Soup has released their library tech predictions for 2019, which include: increasing patron interest in controlling their privacy, particularly for Facebook; how to deal with cyberbullying; graphic design trends; the state of fake news;  tips on updating your media lab and makerspace; the continued rise of the printed book, plus new tech products and … Read more

2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages: Ideas for Public Libraries

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Public libraries and communities can work together to develop and implement plans and activities to support the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages (IY2019). Connect with Elders, community members and organisations to find out more about the traditional and contemporary languages in the community.   The following questions may serve as a guide/starting point: What … Read more

Montage live on 1 February 2019

The Rural Libraries Queensland online catalogue will have a new look, feel and experience from 1 February 2019. Montage is the new catalogue for resources in the public library collections managed by State Library of Queensland delivering search results with a user friendly display. State wide collections in Montage include Languages Other than English (LOTE), … Read more

Competition, posters, bookmarks and more for Library Lovers’ Day 2019

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Get Involved Library Lovers’ Day is an annual event organised by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA). Held on February 14 this year’s theme is ‘library love stories’. The theme highlights all the love that can be found in the library and the ways your library can celebrate. Library Lovers’ Day activities  There are lots … Read more