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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

Play on With OzoFarm

An agriculture robot tends to a field of corn

During the school holidays the OzoFarm game proved very popular in libraries across Queensland, and thanks to the passion and innovation of Ipswich and Isaac public libraries we’ve got two new Ozobot resources to share. The games developed by both libraries are available online  as part of the digital literacy resources on Public Libraries Connect and … Read more

Public Library Strategic Priorities Grant – closing 5pm Friday 31 March

Public Library Strategic Priorities Grant

Grants of up to $25,000 per project are available for public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres to deliver strategic initiatives that creatively meet the needs of your 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; Incubators … Read more

Deb Miles interview: from 1920s Japan to our robotic future!

1920s Japan

UK-based library consultant Ethan Ohs recently interviewed our very own Deb Miles, Executive Manager of Regional Partnerships, to talk about library innovation, building professional networks, and looking the future square in the eye. Deb introduces Ethan to Ozobots and our Ozofarm game, asking provocative questions like “Will farmers be our next generation of coders?” Ethan … Read more

First regional professional development in 2017: When Librarians Ruled The Earth

Central Highlands

You thought Jurassic Park was thrilling … wait until you see what lies over the horizon of Library Island. This professional development day, to be held in Emerald on Tuesday 7 February, will use play, strategy, and practical innovations to explore how you could develop and deliver public programs through partnerships, and learn about the … Read more