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Online Toolkit for Indigenous Spaces in Library Places

The State Library of NSW has developed an online toolkit which provides guidance to support a vibrant public library network inclusive of Indigenous peoples and communities in NSW. The toolkit contains helpful tips, guidelines and templates that can be downloaded from the website here. The seven key Strategy Objectives of the toolkit focus on the topics … Read more

Grants for international travel – apply now

Expressions of interest are sought for the Darling Travel Grants for International Travel which aims to provide travel opportunities for staff from Australian public visual arts institutions, including libraries. A number of grants of up to $13,200 (inc. GST) are available to cover travel and living expenses for a focused trip which benefits both the individual … Read more

Project LUCI takes flight

Back in 2012 the State Library of Queensland (SLQ) undertook research into what a Digital Public Library could be.  From this research a concept evolved for an e-lending and e-publishing platform for local access to relevant user-focused content colloquially named ALICE.  External consultation was conducted in 2013 and ALICE was further developed to become an … Read more

Whitsunday Regional Libraries Joins the 5000 Poppies Project

Proserpine Library opened its doors on Remembrance Day, to offer a cuppa & kick off the 5000 Poppies Project. The project, part of the Centenary of ANZAC, marks 100 years next year since Australia participated in WW1. Proserpine Library’s Team Leader, Robyn Batman, gained enthusiastic support from her colleagues to collaborate with their communities to … Read more