ProQuest Central available through SLQ

Medical technician

State Library of Queensland now subscribes to ProQuest Central, the largest multidisciplinary aggregated database for periodical content, with more than 11,000 titles, including over 8,000 in full text. ProQuest Central provides access to a large collection of subject databases with journal articles, market reports, company reports and videos, and is a valuable resource for researchers … Read more

House Histories: Derrington

Derrington as shown on the cover of The Homemakers' Book

Is there history in your floorboards?  Undertaking a house history involves following the correct steps in order to ensure you have the right information.  Recently, State Library of Queensland hosted a seminar on house histories.  To summarise the process, I have chosen a multi-gabled timber Queenslander called Derrington, located in Kedron. Built in 1931, the … Read more

Librarians of the future

CSU students Stephan, Kim and Vikki

State Library of Queensland recently hosted 30 ‘librarians of the future’ currently enrolled in Librarian and Teacher Librarian degree programs at Charles Sturt University (CSU). The students were given the opportunity to go behind the scenes and tour our storage repositories, reading rooms, staff work spaces and The Edge. SLQ staff from: Queensland Memory; Discovery; … Read more