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Want to learn more about design-led innovation in public libraries?

Design Minds workshop

Hinchinbrook Shire Council in partnership with the State Library of Queensland (State Library) is hosting a Design-led innovation in public libraries professional development (PD) workshop on 25 July 2018 and you are invited. This free, full-day workshop is designed for public library staff who would like to innovate targeted programming, new communication processes, development of … Read more

Short Form Video is the future

You don’t need expensive software to create effective library tutorials. Quick, unedited tutorials created on social media, such as on Instagram or Snapchat, may be just as effective. These short form videos (SFVs) combine the advantages of animated GIFs with the advantages of screencasts: modularity, repetition of steps, and animated visuals supported by pertinent audio. … Read more

Libraries are everywhere – this one is at the Airport!

Rockhampton Regional Library Service’s newest “library branch” is the Anytime Library, which provides travellers to and from the region the perfect opportunity to indulge their passion for reading at the Rockhampton Airport. Supplied by FE Technologies the Anytime Library is the first for Australia and New Zealand, offering library members even more convenience to find … Read more

A picture is worth… a million lines of data

Data Visualisation presents data in a pictorial form

State Library of Queensland has commissioned the development of a prototype Data Visualisation Tool which incorporates data from the Queensland Public Libraries Statistical Bulletins from 2011-2016. Data visualization is the presentation of data in a pictorial or graphical format which enables you to see information presented visually, so you can more clearly understand patterns or … Read more