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Blogs

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A topsy-turvy Christmas

The story of the first truly Australian Christmas cards is a little-known tale of Sydney marketing ingenuity.

The Molly Trolley

Do you know what a 'Molly Trolley' is? It originated here, at the State Library of New South Wales.

Q&A with Dr Naomi Malone

The Chair of our Inclusion Advisory Committee has a passion for making the Library more accessible.

Places of Industry - works by Jeff Rigby

The Library has recently acquired a series of 25 works by Blue Mountains-based artist Jeff Rigby.

Changes to the Alcohol Interlock Program

Changes have been made to the Alcohol Interlock Program

Corsali's Southern Cross

Lettera di Andrea Corsali allo Illustrissimo Signore Duco Iuliano de Medici, October 1516

It's a wrap! 2018 training wrap-up

2018 has been a busy year of training, with nearly 30 training sessions delivered to over 300 public library staff 

Workflows: a language we can all understand

Mapping work flows for born digital collection and preservation

PanDA

Digital asset ingestion at scale

Going to court?

Representing yourself in court? Need a lawyer? Want to know how courts work?

Richard Race Lewis’ "Sydney Expansion Scheme"

The Sydney Expansion Scheme was a radical 1920s public works proposal that involved carving out canals throughout greater Sydney. 

One Hundred Years of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie 

It’s one hundred years since May Gibbs’ much loved gumnut brothers found their way into the hearts and homes of Australians. Items on display in the Amaze Gallery until February 2019.

SPINE 004: Mrs Dickens’ songbook

Reader in Residence Caroline Baum explores a songbook belonging to Catherine Dickens that was recently brought to life at the Library.

The Toganmain Map Collection

Charles Sturt University Bachelor of Information Studies student Jillian Fearnley has recently completed a project working on the Library's Toganmain map collection.