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Highlights from the Statistical Bulletin 2017-18

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Each year the State Library of Queensland coordinates the collection of statistical data from Queensland public libraries and compiles the data into the Queensland Public Libraries Statistical Bulletin. Some of the highlights from the 2017-18 data include: Almost 1.8 million people attended 83,000 programs and events hosted by Queensland public libraries, an annual increase of … Read more

Good health information on Health and Wellness Resource Centre

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Health and Wellness Resource Centre is one of the health databases provided for free for State Library of Queensland members. Find the full range of databases on the online catalogue.    Above: Find out about diets, vitamins, exercise and more on Health and Wellness. Photo 1 by Caju Gomes on Unsplash. Photo 2 by rawpixel on Unsplash Health & Wellness Resource … Read more

Professional Development opportunity in Gladstone Regional Council

State Library professional development session

Want to learn more about how to engage library users; advocate for your library; and learn to interpret and use data in meaningful ways? Gladstone Regional Council in partnership with the State Library of Queensland (State Library) is hosting Engaging your community with deeply local approaches professional development (PD) on Wednesday 21 November from 8.45am-3pm. Content … Read more

2017-18 statistical data collection is fast approaching

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Every year State Library of Queensland (State Library) collects data from all Queensland public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres (IKCs) about how their services have performed during the previous financial year. The data collected covers things like the number of library items loaned out, the number of public programs delivered, how many computers each library … Read more