Digital volunteering The State Library is dedicated to making our collections more accessible and you can help us achieve this goal. By participating in one of our digital projects you can contribute to the enrichment of our collections and at the same time delve deeper into the wonders of Australian cultural heritage and history. Below is a list of available projects just waiting for you to dive in! Van Dieman's Land convictsTry your hand at transcribing records of male and female convicts deported to Van Dieman's Land between 1820 - 1852. Mungo man interviewsHelp us correct transcripts of interviews related to the repatriation Mungo Man, a culturally significant and important story in Australian history. Frances Forbes lettersHelp transcribe correspondence related to the cases of Sudds and Thompson, two army privates who committed theft in 1826 in the hopes of being deported to Australia. Antarctic expedition interviewsHelp transcribe the fascinating stories from decades of research and construction expeditions in Antarctica. Islamic Faith in NSWHelp transcribe important interviews that tell the stories of people of Islamic faith from NSW. Sydney Female Refuge Society Explore a sample of meeting minutes and notes from the Sydney Female Refuge Society, first established in 1848. Rainbow Archive interviewsListen to interviews with residents of Nimbin discussing the 1973 Aquarius Festival and help improve their transcripts. Miles Franklin's diariesParticipate in our new transcription tool pilot by helping us transcribe the diaries of one of Australia's greatest writers. Indigenous languagesExplore rare Indigenous language materials from our collection and help us transcribe the handwritten documents. Sydney Harbour Bridge BuildersHelp us correct transcripts of incredible stories told by workers involved in the construction of the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge. Australian DanceExplore interviews by Martin Portus with prominent figures from the Australian dance industry, including dancers, choreographers and costume designers. Garry Wotherspoon collectionHelp us correct fascinating stories from gay men and women interviewed in the 1980s by Garry Wotherspoon. Please note this collection contains explicit language and content. Newspapers of New South WalesRead our vast collection of digitised historical newspapers and make corrections to computer-generated text. Snowy Mountains bushfiresListen to and transcribe the harrowing stories of residents, fire fighters and volunteers involved in the 2003 Snowy Mountain bushfires. Further information Contact us If you have an enquiry about any of these projects please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. #madewithSLNSW If you are interested in repurposing any of the datasets from these projects, be sure to let us know by tagging your work with #madewithSLNSW. You can also explore other datasets we have made available. DX Lab The Lab delivers creative, engaging and new ways to explore the Library’s collections, datasets and services through a diverse range of digital experiences. Become a volunteer at the State Library Volunteers play an important role at the Library and are appreciated for giving so generously of their time.