Archive for June, 2010

Vicnet wins internet best practice award

June 11, 2010

Announcements, News:

Vicnet has won the Best Diversity Initiative of 2009 in the inaugural Australia and New Zealand Internet Best Practice Awards.

Metallic sturm und drang in Arts

Metallic sturm und drang in Arts

June 10, 2010

Arts, Music, Popular music:

As well as holding a wide selection of popular culture artefacts in the Arts Collection, we also love and lap up many examples of highly unpopular culture. One of the… Read More ›

Listen while you work in Arts

Listen while you work in Arts

June 9, 2010

Arts, Music, Popular music:

Sound Beam is a regular program highlighting recorded music from the Arts audio-visual collection. It is accessible through headphones at selected workstations in the Arts Reading Room The current program… Read More ›

1901 Irish census now online

June 9, 2010

Family matters, Websites:

The 1901 Irish census is now available to view on the National Archives of Ireland website. This census is the oldest surviving complete census for Ireland. All counties for 1901… Read More ›

All you need is love: free video screening

All you need is love: free video screening

June 8, 2010

Arts, Music:

We have a regular series of programs to highlight recordings in the audio-visual collection.      Isolde Films, 2008. On Wednesday June 9 @ 12.00 noon we’re having one of our fortnightlyscreenings in Arts held… Read More ›

Welcome to the website you asked for

June 4, 2010

About us, Announcements, News, Updates:

Here it is. The new State Library website with everything you told us you wanted.

Queen’s Birthday Monday 14 June

June 4, 2010

Announcements, Library services, News, Opening hours:

Please note the library will be closed on the Queen’s Birthday holiday, Monday 14 June.

New in the genealogy collection

June 4, 2010

Family matters, New to the collection:

Cemetery records, passenger lists and a guide to caring for family records are just some of the highlights in our first post about what’s new in the State Library’s Genealogy… Read More ›

Your new arts blog

Your new arts blog

June 4, 2010

Arts, Comic books, Music, Visual arts:

Welcome to the Arts blog, brought to you by the staff of the Arts Library. This is where we will be focussing on a range of material relating to the arts, both here in… Read More ›

Tim Burton at the State Library

Tim Burton at the State Library

June 4, 2010

Arts, Film, Music:

With the opening of Tim Burton the Exhibition at ACMI on June 24, you might want to do a bit of preparatory reading about this most extraordinary film director, credited… Read More ›