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Online Toolkit for Indigenous Spaces in Library Places

The State Library of NSW has developed an online toolkit which provides guidance to support a vibrant public library network inclusive of Indigenous peoples and communities in NSW. The toolkit contains helpful tips, guidelines and templates that can be downloaded from the website here. The seven key Strategy Objectives of the toolkit focus on the topics … 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

Christmas crafts, horse-riding, stock prices, cricket scores and more!

Why not make sure your library has plenty of magazines and newspapers to go around over the coming holiday period? Have a look at the range from PressReader the eresource available for free via the State Library of Queensland (SLQ).   PressReader connects readers to the world’s newspapers and magazines with over 7,0000 publications from … Read more

Whitsunday Regional Libraries Joins the 5000 Poppies Project

Proserpine Library opened its doors on Remembrance Day, to offer a cuppa & kick off the 5000 Poppies Project. The project, part of the Centenary of ANZAC, marks 100 years next year since Australia participated in WW1. Proserpine Library’s Team Leader, Robyn Batman, gained enthusiastic support from her colleagues to collaborate with their communities to … Read more

FREE online coding classes for librarians and teachers

Are you looking at ways to integrate Digital Technologies into programing? Learn how to incorporate coding into activities with this four part webinar series. Create an animation with Scratch Jr, explore computational thinking with Prep to year 2 students Create a Geography Quiz with Scratch, explore branching (decision making) with year 3-4 students Create a … Read more