Category Archives: Research Back

How Libraries are Contributing to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Sustainable Development Goals

As a representative of  State Library of Queensland (State Library) I recently attended Asia Pacific Library and Information Conference (APLIC) and as part of that conference, I was able to participate in one day summit regarding Library engagement in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs are the UN’s aims for a better future … Read more

New reports into libraries as physical spaces and the digital economy within everyone’s reach

Changing Landscape™ Report: the intrinsic value of libraries as public spaces

Did you know that nearly 90 percent of Australia’s library users think online library services are important, but only 61 percent are satisfied with the online experience they are receiving from libraries. That compares with 85 percent of the users who are happy with the physical experience of a library. The finding comes in a … Read more

Could you be an SLQ Fellow in 2018?

Annerley-Stephens History Group were the proud recipients of the John Oxley Library Community History Award in 2017. Photo by Josef Ruckli.

Applications are now open nationwide for several fellowships as part of the 2018 Queensland Memory Awards. They include the prestigious John Oxley Library Fellowship, the Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame Fellowship, Letty Katts Award and four Q ANZAC 100: Memories for a New Generation Fellowships. The aim of the awards and fellowships is to uncover unique … Read more