Local Studies Librarian in the News

It is not everyday you read about a Local Studies Librarian, but our own Peter Douglass has been profiled in today’s Central Western Daily as part of the “My Working Life” series. And a great story and photo it is … Read more

Top Award to Sustainable Collections Project

Congratulations to the Orange, Blayney and Cabonne sustainable collections project with took out one of the top awards at the 2011 Museums and Galleries National Awards recently. The project is an advisory service assisting museums with the documentation and assessment … Read more

One million pages and counting

The millionth page on the Australian Newspaper Digitisation Program was made publicly available on 14 December 2009, marking a project milestone. The millionth page contained the 10 millionth article. This was a 1901 edition of the Sydney Morning Herald. The National … Read more

The Making of Modern Australia

The ABC is currently working on a social history documentary series spanning the post-war period called The Making of Modern Australia. This builds on their recently released online social history project of the same name. The producers are looking for … Read more

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