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Making Wikipedia better – 1Lib1Ref at SLQ

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State Library staff recently participated in the 2017 1Lib1Ref campaign, adding citations to make Wikipedia entries more reliable. As one of the world’s largest free online reference sources, Wikipedia is a valuable source of information. While anyone can contribute content, entries do need to include citations to validate their content. The annual 1Lib1Ref campaign calls on librarians … Read more

Harmony Day

Fed speaks Italian. Image by SLQ staff.

Monday 21 March is Harmony Day – a day to celebrate our cultural diversity and share what we have in common. The theme for this year’s Harmony Day is “Our diversity is our strength”, which is a wonderful description of SLQ’s visitor experience team. Visitors to the library will be familiar with our friendly staff, … Read more

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