Library blogs: engage with our experts

Join our curators and experts in discussions about State Library collections, exhibitions and recent projects.

You can participate by reading the blogs and posting comments. Keep up to date by subscribing to RSS feeds and receive the latest posts from each blog.


This blog will feature significant material recently added to our collections. Your comments are welcome.

eRecords Project

Join Jennifer Berryman for discussions about the eRecords project, the highlights and discoveries being made along the way.

Family History at the State Library  Tumblr

If you are researching your family history we can help by providing information and guidance to document the lives of your NSW and Australian ancestors.

Find Legal Answers  Tumblr

Explore information and resources from Find Legal Answers, a free legal information service for the community in NSW.

HSC Legal Studies: News Watch

Are you studying HSC Legal Studies and need help identifying recent legal issues? Join Sarah Condie and Cathy Hammer as they help you find information about recent changes to the law, recent cases and new legislation as well as identify new publications that you will find useful.

Holtermann Collection Digitisation Project

Join Scott Wajon, Lang Ngo, Emma Bjorndahl and Alan Davies for discussions about this exciting project to digitise 3,500 glass plate negatives documenting the 1870s gold rush era in New South Wales and Victoria.

Indigenous Services at the Library  Tumblr

The role of the Indigenous Services team at the State Library is to work with Indigenous communities across NSW concerning the preservation and management of Indigenous documentary heritage resources. Explore their work and the Library's collections.

Library Act 75th anniversary  Tumblr

2014 is the 75th anniversary of the NSW Library Act 1939. Help us celebrate 75 years of free public libraries in NSW.

Maps at the State Library  Tumblr

The State Library of NSW holds one of the most significant collections of maps and charts in Australia. The estimated size of the collection is over 200,000 maps. The current collection covers Australia, in particular NSW, the Pacific region, Antarctica and extends to the rest of the world.

Public Library Services

Find out about the work of the Public Library Services branch. We encourage our NSW public library colleagues to join our discussions.

Rediscovering Indigenous Languages

Join our discussions as this exciting project unfolds and we explore the State Library’s archive to identify all Indigenous wordlists or vocabularies recorded since the 1788.

State Library of NSW  Tumblr

Explore the State Library's world renowned research collections relating to Australia, particularly NSW, Antarctica and the South West Pacific.

The views and opinions expressed in these blogs are those of the individual staff member and do not represent official State Library of NSW communication.


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