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Behind the scenes: Tours, technicians and devils

Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania. Image by SLQ staff.

Visitor Services Library Technician Jennie Nicholl reports on her recent attendance at the ALIA National Library and Information Technicians’ Symposium in Hobart. From 2-4 September, library technicians from all over Australia gathered in the beautiful city of Hobart, Tasmania for the National Library and Information Technicians’ Symposium. The theme was Right here, right now – it’s a devil of a time … Read more

Oxford Art Online

Are you looking for art images or information about art history? Or do you just love art? Whether you’re a school student or an advanced scholar, Oxford Art Online is a great tool for researching art from prehistory to today, or for simply browsing inspiring images and fascinating articles. This outstanding resource provides a simple easy … Read more

SLQ supports Legacy Week

Nicky Cashman

During the Brisbane Writers Festival, State Library of Queensland was privileged to host a talk titled ‘The Serviceman’s Widow’. Visitors were given a heartwrenching insight into life on the home front for military families and the immense grief felt by Nicky Cashman, a widow of war. We also heard from two youth, Charlie and Alisha, who had lost … Read more