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Reconciliation ideas

Colouring Book

Celebrations and acknowledgements for National Reconciliation Week (NRW) abound in public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres this week as we mark two milestones in Australia’s reconciliation journey: the 1967 referendum and the historic Mabo decision. Read on to find out what’s happening across the state, and for more ideas and activities to continue reconciliation in … Read more

A picture is worth… a million lines of data

Data Visualisation presents data in a pictorial form

State Library of Queensland has commissioned the development of a prototype Data Visualisation Tool which incorporates data from the Queensland Public Libraries Statistical Bulletins from 2011-2016. Data visualization is the presentation of data in a pictorial or graphical format which enables you to see information presented visually, so you can more clearly understand patterns or … Read more

State Library of Queensland staff profile: Jenny Cossins

Jenny Cossins

I’m Jenny Cossins, a librarian and selector of public library collections managed by Public Library Development at Cannon Hill. I select resources for the 69 Rural Libraries Queensland (RLQ) libraries, and resources for loan to Queensland independent libraries. I purchase fiction and non-fiction for adult and young people as well as audio books, DVDs, picture … Read more