Archive for November, 2011

Spring is sprung

Spring is sprung

November 13, 2011

Arts, Dance, Music, Painting:

Spring is most definitely in the air, not to mention the eyes, the nose, the throat, etc., and it’s a season that has been celebrated by many artists over the years; maybe… Read More ›

Some startlingly visual art

Some startlingly visual art

November 9, 2011

Arts, New books:

Postcards of the Wiener Werkstätte : selections from the Leonard A. Lauder Collection : a catalogue raisonné edited by Elisabeth Schmuttermeier and Christian Witt-Dörring   If you’re still recovering from… Read More ›

A Midsummer Night’s Dream: opera screening.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream: opera screening.

November 9, 2011

Arts:

A Midsummer Night’s Dream : an opera in three acts, is the next program in the Music and Dance on Film series to be screened this Wednesday 9 November in… Read More ›

New books in the Genealogy Centre

November 7, 2011

Family matters, New to the collection:

Genealogy staff member Charles Bartlett reviews this week’s selection of new books. Family history research in South Australia by Graham Jaunay (2011) This is a comprehensive guide to identifying and… Read More ›

Telling tales behind the camera, and something blue

Telling tales behind the camera, and something blue

November 5, 2011

Arts, New books:

Now here’s a coincidence! Having just recently watched (for the umpteenth time) the miraculous Some Like It Hot, what should appear on the new books shelf? The making of Some Like… Read More ›

The importance of orthography in genealogy; or, spelling your way to success

November 2, 2011

Family matters, Research tips & tricks:

An incident in the Genealogy Centre caused me to reflect on the importance of spelling in searching genealogical records. A patron was researching his family in the Centre, but having… Read More ›

Student applications invited for AGL Shaw Summer Research Fellowships

Student applications invited for AGL Shaw Summer Research Fellowships

November 2, 2011

Announcements, Education, Grants, News:

The State Library of Victoria invites honours year and postgraduate students to apply for the 2012 AGL Shaw Summer Research Fellowships.