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Last chance to register for the full two-day Heritage leaders workshop

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Thursday 30 May and Friday 31 May 2019, 9am – 5pm (Book online). Engage with your peers and build your professional practice as you learn from and network with leading local, national and international historians, creative thinkers and heritage professionals. Highlights from this year’s program include a keynote address from Jenny Waldman CBE, Director of … Read more

Inspiration from the YPLG meeting

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Mackay Regional Council’s Lotte Sjoegren reflects on her recent visit to State Library for the Young Peoples Libraries Group (YPLG) meeting.  Having the opportunity to attend the YPLG meeting through receiving the travel bursary was fantastic. We flew down from Mackay early Thursday morning, giving us the opportunity to network with many other people working … 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

National #widerlocalstudies meeting and invitation

Two librarians at the launch of the First World War Patriotic collection

Queensland’s public librarians interested in developing or expanding Local Studies practice, ideas for  history talks and discussions about collections in their library are welcome to join a video-conference meeting scheduled  for  Thursday 2 May 2019, 2:00 -3.30pm. The first #widerlocalstudies collaboration consisting of Local Studies practitioners from every state and territory of Australia, including Kyla … Read more

Teaching and Learning with BlackWords

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Teaching and Learning with BlackWords – an AustLit professional development opportunity for school educators and librarians is coming to the State Library of Queensland in Brisbane. AustLit are then heading to Thursday Island, Yarrabah, Woorabinda and, later in the year, Longreach. Teachers and librarians from local and nearby communities are welcome to come and discover … Read more

Apply for a Community Heritage Grant

Applications are now open for the 2019 Community Heritage Grants (CHG) round. The CHG program provides grants of up to $15,000 to community organisations such as libraries, archives, museums, genealogical and historical societies, multicultural and Indigenous groups. The grants are provided to assist with the preservation of locally owned, but nationally significant collections of materials … Read more

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