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History Now: New Earth histories

Wednesday
Wed 6 Mar 2024, 5.00 pm
  • series: History Now
  • series: Talks & Ideas

Alison Bashford and Jarrod Hore reflect on New Earth Histories and what joins the history of geosciences and different world cosmologies.

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  • Ongoing
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Trivia in the Library Bar

Wednesday
Wed 6 Mar 2024, 6.00 pm
  • series: Live at the Bar

Join us on the first Wednesday of each month for Trivia in The Library Bar.

A wooden bookshelf has piles of books on top of it, and an open notebook with a pencil and a pair of glasses resting on top. Next to it is a glass of red wine.
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Wadgayawa Nhay Dhadjan Wari (they made them a long time ago) tour

Thursday
Thu 7 Mar 2024, 3.00 pm
  • series: Inside the Library

Explore our new exhibition, featuring Aboriginal belongings removed from Country over the last 230 years that have travelled back to Sydney.

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International Women's Day collection viewing

Friday
Fri 8 Mar 2024, 11.00 am
  • series: Inside the Library

In this special collection viewing to mark International Women’s Day, drop in and discover some amazing stories from Australian women’s history.

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Finding quality academic content

Monday
Mon 11 Mar 2024, 10.00 am
  • series: HSC

Discover the ideal articles for your HSC studies and major projects with our assistance, as we explore State Library ereso

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Oxford Reference

Monday
Mon 11 Mar 2024, 2.00 pm
  • series: HSC

Hundreds of specialist encyclopaedias, dictionaries, language resources, and other reference works in all subject areas.

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Accessing unique Australian content

Tuesday
Tue 12 Mar 2024, 10.00 am
  • series: HSC

Informit focuses on Australasian content, covering a wide range of subjects.

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Gallipoli: in their words

Tuesday
Tue 12 Mar 2024, 1.30 pm
  • series: Schools

Delve into the State Library’s rich World War I collection to discover the lived experience of those who served at Gallipoli. 

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Cambridge Companions

Tuesday
Tue 12 Mar 2024, 2.00 pm
  • series: HSC

360+ full-text titles for subjects including English, History, Religion and the Arts.

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Friends Season Preview

Wednesday
Wed 13 Mar 2024, 10.30 am
  • series: Friends of the Library

Meet like-minded Friends, enjoy morning tea and hear what’s in store at the Library this autumn.  

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Using books online

Wednesday
Wed 13 Mar 2024, 10.00 am
  • series: HSC

There’s more than 7000+ Australian and international book titles on Proquest eBook Central, including fiction and non-fiction.

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Rush for Gold

Wednesday
Wed 13 Mar 2024, 2.00 pm
  • series: Schools

Join the rush to learn about striking it lucky in the 1850s.