Due to planned maintenance, a number of eresources will be unavailable on Sunday 19 August. This includes Ancestry Library Edition, Ebooks and ProQuest.
This event will also include the Friends Travel Draw for the Perth Luxury Getaway competition.
The Library has a wonderful collection of rare atlases. Maggie Patton will discuss the development of the first atlas, Theatrum Orbis Terrarum created by Abraham Ortleius in 1570 along with a number of other significant atlases from the 16th and 17th centuries held in the collection. A selection of these original atlases will be on view.
Maggie Patton is Manager Research & Discovery with a particular expertise in maps and rare books.