Maggie Patton is the Manager, Research & Discovery at the State Library of New South Wales. She is responsible for leading the curatorial team in the Research and Discovery Branch. Maggie provides expert advice on activities that develop, interpret, and promote discovery and engagement with the significant and unique State Library’s collections. Maggie also undertakes research on the collections for exhibitions and publication.
Since joining the Library Maggie has held a number of positions in reference and information services, collection management, online curation and digitisation projects. Maggie has a particular interest in maps and rare books and is working on a range of projects to enhance discovery online through digitisation and digital channels, using emerging technologies to build a range of digital experiences connecting researchers with both contemporary and heritage collections.
Maggie has expertise in the following areas:
Historic maps and plans
To arrange an interview contact the Media & Communications Branch.