Tag Archives: Digital Back

New image viewers for digital content in One Search

The current image viewer in One Search

The State Library of Queensland (State Library) is committed to preserving its digital collections for the long term.  State Library is currently in the process of migrating our digital content to a new digital preservation system, which will allow us to preserve the integrity and authenticity of our digital collections, in addition to storing, managing … Read more

Public Library Strategic Priorities Grant – Closing 5pm Thursday 29 March 2018

Strategic Priorities Grant

Grants of up to $30,000 per project are available for public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres to deliver strategic initiatives that creatively meet the needs of their local community. The grant focuses on the themes outlined in The Next Horizon: Vision 2017 for Public Libraries (Creative community spaces; Connectors – physical and virtual; Technology trendsetters; … Read more

Skilling Our Futures Grant 2018

A woman using an iPad

Skilling Our Future PD – Darling Downs & Southwest Queensland Following the success of last year’s Robotics Roadshow, SLQ is partnering with Regional Development Australia Darling Downs Southwest (RDA DDSW) to help regional libraries continue building skills in delivering Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths (STEAM) programs to their communities. This year’s program will kick … Read more

Deadly Digital in Townsville Libraries

Deadly Digital Communities (DDC)  is a new digital literacy program which is being delivered to Queensland’s remote and regional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Indigenous Knowledge Centres (IKCs) and selected public libraries are facilitating the program whereby participants can learn about everything from searching the internal to using social media. Townsville City Libraries is … 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

Fancy a Data Detox?

Let’s face it; the digital world is pretty awesome! It’s put so much human knowledge at our fingertips, as well as making access to online shopping, socialising, banking and its general navigation as easy as tapping on our phone. And that’s only the tip of the iceberg. But have you ever pondered that as much … Read more

Be Connected: new grant available

Have you heard about Be Connected? It’s a new initiative, funded by the Australian Government to support digital literacy for older Australians. Be Connected comprises a website with advice and learning resources and a grants program for which libraries and other community-based providers can submit applications to secure funding. The first step is to sign … Read more