Research Projects

The State Library works with NSW public libraries on a program that supports the promotion, planning and development  of research relevant to the library sector.

COVID-19 research projects

Research into changes in NSW public library services due to the global pandemic.

Using behavioural insights to improve public library services

A jointly scoped project to optimise membership, visitation and satisfaction of selected NSW libraries. 

First language reading and the role of public libraries

This research consisted of interviews with library users from a range of different language backgrounds. 

Embracing cultural identity in public libraries

A pilot project with the Punjabi Indian community in Wagga Wagga.