A collection of resources for local studies librarians with interests in local history and/or genealogy.
Resources for family historians - Information about accessing the resources of the State Library of Queensland's family history service, plus links to electronic resources and websites that will help genealogists with their research.
Caring for Heritage Collections - A range of information guides on how you can care for and safely store heritage collection items.
Queensland Local Studies Group - This group meets several times a year, in Brisbane and outside the metropolitan area, to share information about all aspects of local studies. The host agency selects the agenda that may include a tour of the library and/or a guest speaker. Minutes of past meetings are available.
Local studies discussion list - Aiding in the efficient management of local studies collections, this list enables all subscribers to communicate about problems faced, and new ways of solving them.
Queensland History - Information on contemporary and retrospective collections for preserving Queensland's history and knowledge.
Local Content - More information about the collections of resources available.
Engagement and collaboration through the distributed collection of Queensland memory network by linking to:
- Queensland memory enewsletter - bi-monthly enewsletter sharing Queensland’s heritage news, collections, programs and local stories
- Q ANZAC 100: Memories for a New Generation - a five-year legacy program to commemorate Queensland experiences of the First World War
- Q ANZAC 100 Heritage Workers and Volunteers - a collaborative approach to commemorating through projects, events, workshops and online engagement.
Local History and Small Archives
For assistance with managing your collections of original materials, please contact the State Library's Queensland Memory staff:
- +61 7 3840 7880