Blogs

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This year's crop of websites harvested by the Library

The Library collects and archives websites using two tools, Pandora and Archive-It.

Representing yourself

Find practical guides to the law from LawAccess NSW

A Glimpse into the Subculture of John Fairfax & Sons

The thousands of files that make up the Fairfax Media Business Archive tell us a lot about the people who managed the company. But what were the experiences of the printers, compositors, proof readers? Occasionally we come across records in the collection that provide a glimpse of the social side or even the sub-culture of a group within the organisation, records that gives us a sense of what it was like to work in John Fairfax Ltd.

Eresource highlights

Use our online resources for your Family History research

Relationship breakdown?

Find legal answers about family law and relationship breakdown

word eXpress celebrates high achievers!

Check out the successful students featured in the Young Writers Showcase and find out how you can join them in 2017.

'I have a Proposal to make my Dear Brother'

The Library has acquired an important addition to our collection of Joseph Banks papers – a letter his sister, Sarah Sophia Banks, wrote to Joseph during his first major voyage. 

Book Week fun with Phil Lesnie

Celebrating Book Week 2017 with illustrator Phil Lesnie.

Australian Woman's Mirror now online

The hugely popular Australian Woman’s Mirror has been digitised and made available through Trove.

Passenger and Shipping Records

Begin your research with our online guide. 

Morris West by Judy Cassab, 1985

“He was a renaissance man whose love of history, the arts, and of languages, of which he spoke several fluently, shines through his writings and in his conversations. His book-sales ran to around seventy million ..."

What is polydrug use?

What does polydrug use mean and what are the dangers?

The Max Dupain Exhibition Negative Archive

In 2016 the State Library of New South Wales became the custodian of one of Australia’s most significant photographic archives – the Max Dupain Exhibition Negative Archive.