Staff publications, conference papers and presentations

2018

Staff Event Date/Location Title of paper/presentation
Paula Bray Monash University Sensilab

6 February

Melbourne

 

DX Lab - Building experiences with Cultural Heritage Data

Paula Bray Pause Festival ACMI

7 February

Melbourne

DX Lab - Designing with Cultural Heritage Data
Paula Bray Australian Digital Alliance

9 February

Canberra

Future Creative
Jenna Bain VALA 2018

13 February

Melbourne

Cultural Collections and the Machine: an idiosyncratic pairing challenging the Library paradigm
Rachel Franks Making Media History. 10th Conference on Australian Media Traditions

15-16 February 

Adelaide

A Paper Trail: tracing traditions of crime reporting in The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser
Paula Bray Charles Sturt University Study Visit at SLNSW

17 April

Sydney

DX Lab: Experiments
Rachel Franks Humanities in the Regions

10-11 May

Launceston

Supporting Research through Pedagogical Programs
Paula Bray, Luke Dearnley UNSW Art and Design Meetup 

21 May

Sydney

3D web technologies in the DX Lab projects Loom and Meridian
Rachel Franks 2SER Breakfast Radio

30 May

Sydney

The Bridge Street Affray, 1894: why police started carrying guns in Sydney
Lynne Billington ANZREG Conference 2018

30 May-1 June

Adelaide

The State of Authorities at the SLNSW
Peter Brotherton ANZREG Developers' Day 2018

1 June

Adelaide

Participated on technical panel and delivered a presentation on test automation
Meg Keneally, Rachel Franks, Dave Warner Airtight Alibi: Mystery and Crime Festival 4 June 

Sydney
Deadly Words: crime writing essentials
Euwe Ermita Rosetta Advisory Group - 9th Annual Meeting

4-6 June

Los Angeles

Preservation and Digital Access at the State Library of NSW 
Meg Brayshaw, Gabriella Edelstein, Rachel Franks, Paul Giles What If? Reading Worlds of Possibility

14-15 June

Sydney

Finding a Voice vs the Authoritative voice: writing, publishing and remaining curious
Rachel Franks What If? Reading Worlds of Possibility 14-15 June

Sydney
True Literature: reimagining the literary canon as a suite of true crime texts
Rachel Franks 9th Conference of the Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand 2-4 July 

Auckland
Picturing Sydney: using portraiture to offer a biography of a colonial city
Rachel Franks, Maggie Patton Annual Conference of the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing 10-12 July

Sydney
The Tenacity of the Template: guiding the reading experience from the medieval period to the modern day
Rachel Franks Annual Conference of the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing 10-12 July

Sydney
Murder, Motivation and Mass Production: unpacking the extraordinary industry of true crime texts
Elise Edmonds Recording, narrating and archiving the First World War International Society for First World War Studies

9-11 July 

Melbourne

Of the greatest value: the European war collecting project
Alison Wishart Recording, narrating and archiving the First World War International Society for First World War Studies

9-11 July

Melbourne

An Archive of Humanity: the records of the NSW division of the Australian Red Cross and the First World War
Melissa Jackon, Marika Duczynski

NAIDOC Week talk: Because of Her, We Can!  Showcasing items from the Library's Indigenous collections authored by or relating to remarkable Aboriginal and Tores Strait islander women

9 July

Sydney

Indigenous Services talk: "Because of Her, We Can!"
Melissa Jackson, Marika Duczynski Department of Planning and Environment's NAIDOC week celebration event on Ruby Langford Ginibi and Cora Gooseberry

11 July

Sydney

Department of Planning and Environment's NAIDOC Week celebration
Amy McKenzie, Anne Reddacliffe, Bonnie Wildie  IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions) 84th World Library and Information Congress

24-30 August

Kula Lumpur, Malaysia

(presented by video link)

Dressed to the 746s: Australian Librarian Style  
Rachel Franks 2SER Breakfast Radio

25 August 

Sydney

Australia's Oldest Cold Case: the murder of Contable Joseph Luker, 1803
Paula Bray Charles Sturt University Study Visit at SLNSW

28 August

Sydney

DX Lab
Paula Bray, Kaho Cheung 'Marking Time' Professional Historians Association National Conference 2018

31 August

Sydney

DX Lab
Rachel Franks History Week 3 September

Sydney
Execution as Entertainment
Geoffrey Barker Heritage in the Limelight: the Magic Lantern in Australia and the World Conference

4-6 September

Canberra

Beaufoy Merlin, Showman and Photographer, 1840-1873
Rachel Franks History Week 6 September

Sydney
Why Do We Read True Crime?
Elise Edmonds  Different pasts, foreign countries symposium The Centre for Applied History and the Department of English, Macquarie University

7 September

Sydney

Beneath the clock tower: a storytelling experiment at the State Library of NSW
Paula Bray  Guest lecture at UTS for the 'Visualising Experience' in the Visual Communication program (design School) 

9 September

Sydney

Design-thinking process for #NewSelfWales
Louise Anemaat  Exploration and Memory Conference 

13-15 September

Greenwich, UK

Unseen Art of the First Fleet
Joy Lai Presentation to UTS Photography and Situated Media students

3 October

Sydney

Role as SLNSW photographer with emphasis on techniques used to digitise Holtermann negatives and paintings from the collection
Jenna Bain Royal Australian Historical Society Conference 2018

19 October

Port Macquarie

Pre-conference workshop: Amplify presentation and training
Rachel Franks International Dickens Fellowship 112th 29 October

Sydney
Dickens, Crime and the Rise of the Police Detective: changes in policing in England and Australia
Aimee Knight, Rachel Franks, Amy McQuire Digital Writers' Festival

30 October

Online

True Crime
Rachel Franks 2SER Breakfast Radio

31 October-3 November

Sydney

The Dread Sprite of the Creek: the murder of Frederick Fisher, 1826
Euwe Ermita NSW Resource Description and Discovery Network

2 November

Sydney

Linked Data Building Blocks - description and discovery
Paula Bray National Digital Forum

20-21 November

Wellington, New Zealand

DX Lab + 80Hz//more punk than GLAM
Rachel Franks Annual Conference of the Bibliographic Society of Australia and New Zealand 29-30 November

Brisbane
A Marginalised History: the art of John Rae in the minute books of the City of Sydney
Paula Bray Arts Centre Melbourne

3 December

Melbourne

DX Lab
Paula Bray Digital Humanities Pathway Conference

7 December

Sydney

#NewSelfWales - GLAM panel discussion 
Rachel Franks, Richard Neville Colonialism and its Narratives: rethinking the colonial archive in Australia 10-11 December

Melbourne
Thomas Bock's Sketches of Bushrangers: brutality behind beauty
Rachel Franks ABC Radio National: Nightlife

20 December

Sydney

Alexander Pearce, Cannibal

2017

Staff Event Date/Location Title of paper/presentation
Jenna Bain ALIA Information Online 2017 13-17 February
Sydney
From New York to Nimbin: amplifying our sound archive via open-source and the machine
Paula Bray ALIA Information Online 2017 13-17 February
Sydney
 

The lab culture: does the petri dish approach work?

Paula Bray Museum Next Melbourne ACMI 15 February
Melbourne
Made With, Played With, Remade
Kate Curr IFLA Public Libraries Mid Term 'STEAM into Sydney' 2017 13-17 March
Sydney
Made with, Played with, Remade: The DX Lab as a disruptor
Paula Bray Canberra National Museum internal staff talk with cultural heritage sector 5 April
Canberra
DX Lab
Jenna Bain ALIA Leadership Forum 8 June
Sydney
Amplifying the State Library's Sound Archive via Open-Source Collaboration 
Euwe Ermita Rosetta Advisory Group - 8th Annual Meeting 13-14 June
Sheffield, England
Digital Building Blocks: Rosetta's Plug and Play Ability
Amy McKenzie ALIA New Librarians Symposium 

23-25 June 
Melbourne

From selling insurance to buying rare books for the State Library of New South Wales
Jenna Bain Keeping it Real Symposium

31 July
Albury

From New York to Nimbin: Amplifying Our Sound Archive via Open-Source and the Machine
Paula Bray ALIA Online - Data Unleashed 8 August Data Unleashed DX Lab
Paula Bray UX in Higher Education Conference 29 August
Melbourne
Creating Innovative Digital Experiences
Alison Wishart, Anne Hocking, Karen Flynn, Damien Cassidy, Anni Turnbull, David Berry, Jenna Bain Oral History Australia Conference 2017

13-16 September 
Sydney

From Interview to Access: Managing oral histories at the State Library of NSW
Anna Brooks, Lang Ngo, Nichola Parshall, Catherine Thomson ICOM-CC 18th Triennial Conference 2017 4-8 September 
Copenhagen, Denmark
Rebuilding Holtermann's triumph: from plate to pixel
Jenna Bain Oral History Australia Conference 2017 15 September 
Sydney
From New York to Nimbin: Amplifying Our Sound Archive via Open-Source and the Machine
Jenna Bain Centre for Volunteering meet-up 28 September
Sydney
Digitial Volunteering at the State Library of NSW
Euwe Ermita Data Unleashed NSLA 8 October
Melbourne
APIs
Euwe Ermita The Day to Day of Digital Collecting and Preservation 10 October
Melbourne
Ingesting for Preservation and Access
Paula Bray Hack Reality Spark Festival 17 October
Sydney
DX Lab Experiments
Jenna Bain Australasian Sound Recording Association Conference 25 October
Canberra
From New York to Nimbin: Amplifying Our Sound Archive via Open-Source and the Machine 
Jenna Bain Royal Australian Historical Society Conference 27 October
Cowra
From New York to Nimbin: Amplifying Our Sound Archive via Open-Source and the Machine
Cecilia Harvey, Kate Hughes, Lang Ngo AICCM National Conference Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material 1-3 November 
Katoomba
Poster sessions: 2015 Framed Collections Store move; Treatment of the Wentworth Papers
Louise Anemaat, Catherine Thomson, Barbara Dabrowa (Senior Conservator, Frames, Art Gallery of New South Wales) AICCM National Conference Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material 1-3 November 
Katoomba
Relocating a Framed Collection
Paula Bray Collaborating Around Collections, Australian National University 8 November
Canberra
DX Lab
Andy Carr Maitland & Beyond Family History Inc. 15 November  Exploring Family History at the State Library of New South Wales
Paula Bray Remix Summit Sydney 7 December 
Sydney
21st Century Arts Infrastructure - Blurring Digital and Physical 

2016

Staff Event Date/Location Title of paper/presentation
Paula Bray, James Boyce (Grumpy Sailor) Electronic Visualisation and the Arts Australasia (EVAA) Conference, University of Canberra 5-6 March
Canberra
PDF iconLoom. Every Thread Has A Story: Removing the search box, what and why?

Paula Bray Insight Informed Innovation: How to Get the Most out of User Research 7 April
Sydney
PDF iconDX Lab
Rachel Franks 7th Annual Conference Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand (PopCAANZ) 29 June–1 July
Sydney
Habeas Corpus: the wrongful imprisonment of Steven Avery
Anne Reddacliff and Rachel Franks 7th Annual Conference Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand (PopCAANZ) 29 June–1 July
Sydney
The Militant Suffragette: memoir of a political movement or a true crime tale?
Alison Wishart Australian Historical Association - From Boom to Bust

4-8 July
Ballarat

Marketing Patriotism and Bottling Sunshine
Scott Wajon The Future of Public Sector Digitisation Conference 26-28 July
Sydney
PDF iconThe Digital Excellence Program: The First Four Years, Panellist discussing digitising non-paper records and cultural collections
Damien Cassidy World Library and Information (IFLA) Congress 13-19 August
Ohio, USA

 

PDF iconDr Perfectionist: or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Quantity

Paula Bray ALIA URLs (University and Research Libraries’ Group) Seminar ‘Data and Libraries: Harnessing the Possibilities’ 8 September
Canberra
PDF iconHow, Why & What went on in the first year of the DX Lab: data visualisations put through the microscope
Alison Wishart Victorian Museums & Galleries Conference Phillip Island

6-7 October
Phillip Island

Interrogating Photography and Making the Most of Your Research
Dana Kahabka The 9th AICCM Book, Paper and Photograph Materials Symposium: 'Light, Colour, Structure' 10-12 October
Canberra
Use of MicroCT to visualise the 3D structure of Pith Paper
Michael Carney and Lars Rutz Australian Society of Archivists National Conference 19 October
Sydney
Managing acquisitions of Heritage Collections in the State Library of NSW
Elise Edmonds and Ann Peck Australian Society of Archivists National Conference 19 October
​Sydney
Literary giants: revealing the Angus & Robertson collection
Jenna Bain NSW.net Digital Frontiers Conference 28 October
Sydney
PDF iconAmplify: Crowdsourcing Transcript Tool
Euwe Ermita NSW.net Digital Frontiers Conference 28 October
Sydney
PDF iconBuilding a digital ecosystem: foundations and opportunities
Robin Phua NFSA Digital Directions Symposium 11 November
Sydney
PDF iconDigital Excellence Program, Successes, Challenges and The Future

Alison Wishart Symposium: Food and War 25 November
Melbourne
The Material Culture of Food and War

2015

Staff Event Date/Location Title of paper/presentation
Maggie Patton ALIA Information Online 2015 Conference: At the Edge 2-7 February
Sydney
FileDigitisation - Now What?

Louise Anemaat American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies 2015 20 March
Los Angeles, USA
PDF iconNatural Curiosity. Unseen Art of Australia’s First Fleet
Office presentation iconNatural Curiosity. Unseen Art of Australia’s First Fleet
Elise Edmonds Institute of Historical Research, University of London 20-21 March
London, UK
PDF iconLondon and the First World War
David Berry Generations Meeting Across Time
14th Australasian Congress on Genealogy & Heraldy
27 - 30 March
Canberra
PDF iconTracing your ancestors in the digital age: the digitisation of collections at the State Library of NSW

 

Robin Phua CeBIT Global Business Technology Event
5–7 May 2015 
6 May
Sydney Olympic Park
PDF iconWill Cloud Computing Help the State Library of New South Wales as a Centre of Digital Excellence?
Paula Bray Linked Open Data in Libraries Archives and Museums (LODLAM) Summit 2015 29-30 June
Sydney
Live presentation of Loom
Ronald Briggs, Andy Carr and Rachel Franks Australian Society for Sports History Conference 2015: Sporting Traditions XX: Old Stories, New Histories 30 June - 3 July
Darwin
PDF iconA Sporting Chance: Indigenous Sports Collections at the State Library of NSW
FileA Sporting Chance: Indigenous Sports Collections at the State Library of NSW
Elise Edmonds Australian Historical Association Conference: Foundational Histories 6-10 July
Sydney
PDF iconA Collecting Legacy
Euwe Ermita, Lynda Billington International Group of Ex Libris Users (IGeLU) Conference 2-4 September 
Budapest, Hungary
PDF iconOne system to rule them all - an epic journey to manage our collections
Sally Hone National Oral History Australia Conference 9-12 September
Perth
PDF iconMuslims and CALD – Oral Histories at the State Library of NSW

Wendy Holz NSW and ACT Association of Family History Societies Annual Conference 11-13 September
Port Macquarie
PDF iconGems of the Mitchell Library
Paula Bray and Louise Denoon Museums and the Web Asia Conference 5-9 October
Melbourne
PDF iconWhat’s this lab about anyway?
Paula Bray, Kate Curr National Digital Forum 2015 13-14 October
New Zealand
PDF iconBuilding the DX Lab from scratch: what is this and why do it?
Damien Cassidy Australian Sound Recordings Association (ASRA) Conference 2015 18-20 November
Sydney
PDF iconDr Perfectionist: or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Quantity
Paula Bray, Kate Curr Interactive Design Association (IxDA) 26 November
Sydney
Building the DX Lab from scratch: what is this and why do it?
Paula Bray, Louise Denoon Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) Leadership and Innovation Forums 2015 3 December
Sydney
PDF iconFinding the Innovation Sweet-Spot

 


2014

Staff Event Date/location Title of paper/presentation
Mylee Joseph and Kathryn Barwick with Cecile Paris and Stephen Wan, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation VALA Biennial Conference 3-6 February
Melbourne
PDF iconHunters and collectors: seeking social media content for cultural heritage collections
Simon Cootes VALA Biennial Conference 3-6 February
Melbourne
PDF iconMarking up NSW: Wikipedia, Newspapers and the State Library
Maggie Patton Digital Humanities Australasia 2014 18-21 March
Perth
A Great War story: creating a digital future for the European War Collecting Project 
Rachel Franks The Asian Conference on Literature and Librarianship 2014 3-6 April 
Osaka, Japan
Collaboration: Negotiations in Publishing and Project Management
Kate Hughes Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material (AICCM) Symposium Book, Paper and Photographic Materials Conference 7-9 May
Sydney
PDF iconPaper and pigments of First Fleet era natural history watercolours
Elise Edmonds 5th Annual Conference Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand (PopCAANZ)  18-20 June
Hobart
PDF iconTheir own voices: diaries from the Great War
Rachel Franks 5th Annual Conference Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand (PopCAANZ)  18-20 June
Hobart
Playing with Gender and the Stories of Sherlock Holmes: the most important (wo)men in the life of the world's greatest consulting detective
Rachel Franks and Simon Dwyer, Central Queesland University 5th Annual Conference Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand (PopCAANZ)  18-20 June
Hobart
Realism and Relevancy: Portrayals of the Theatre in Ngaio Marsh's Enter a Murderer (1935) and Light Thickens (1982)
Vicki McDonald IFLA Satellite Meeting 12-14 August Office presentation icon Adapting library spaces to enable collection engagement by diverse audiences.ppt
Rachel Franks and Ellen Forsyth ALIA Biennial Conference 15-19 September
Melbourne
Adventures in collaboration: library and information workers as 'Master Builders' of knowledge
Vicki McDonald ALIA Biennial Conference 15-19 September
Melbourne
Office presentation iconFrom format to function: achieving transformational change.ppt
Jerelynn Brown NSW Public Libraries Conference 11-14 November PDF iconLibraries reflecting communities: digitising NSW newpapers

 


2013

Staff Event Date/location Title of paper/presentation
Rachel Franks  The Asian Conference on Literature and Librarianship 2013

4-7 April
Osaka, Japan

Connectedness: Communities of Crime Fiction Readers
Rachel Franks and Jillene Bydder, University of Waikoto, New Zealand 4th Annual Conference Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand (PopCAANZ) 24-26 June
Brisbane 
 
Sleuths and spies: the rise of the 'Everywoman' in detective and thriller fiction of the 1920s 
Rachel Franks, Donna Lee Brien, Central Queensland University and Marta Usiekniewicz, University of Warsaw 4th Annual Conference Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand (PopCAANZ) 24-26 June
Brisbane
Murder, they cooked: the role of food in crime fiction
Kirsten Thorpe IFLA World Library and Information Congress

18-23 August
Singapore

PDF iconProtocols for libraries and archives in Australia: incorporating Indigenous perspectives in the information field
Renee McGann and Anne Reddacliff  Family History Conference; NSW & ACT Association of Family History Societies   20-22 September
Canberra 
FileResearching family history at the State Library of NSW.pptx
Sally Hone  Biennial National Conference of the Oral History Association of Australia 2013  21-24 September
Adelaide 
PDF iconDocumenting extreme weather events: the March 2012 Wagga Wagga floods or PDF iconWagga Wagga floods conference paper
Mylee Joseph  LIANZA 2013  20-23 October
Hamilton, New Zealand 
PDF iconCatalysts, innovation and online engagement @SLNSW
Kate Hughes  Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material (AICCM) National Conference  23-25 October
Adelaide 
PDF iconGarling Conservator Project 2013: Documenting and treating the TAL & Dai-ichi Life Derby collection of natural history watercolours 
Michael Carney with Holger Aman, librarian NSW Law Courts  ALIA National Library Technician Symposium  30 October-1 November
Canberra 
PDF iconJudges, governors and changing libraries
Louise Anemaat Annual Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand Conference  22 November
Sydney 
What you see. And what you get: Investigating a collection of natural history watercolours from the 1790s