State Library Victoria to open its doors on 5 December

State Library Victoria to open its doors on 5 December

October 1, 2019

News:

State Library Victoria today announced that it will open the doors to its transformed library on 5 December. This will mark the completion of an ambitious $88.1 million redevelopment that… Read More ›

The Chief Librarian’s casting vote

The Chief Librarian’s casting vote

November 26, 2019

People & professions, Such was life:

It is quite a tenuous connection but could our Library claim some credit for the exploration of the Antarctic?

Cataloguing detective work, exploring the SLV ‘unknowns’

Cataloguing detective work, exploring the SLV ‘unknowns’

October 30, 2019

Collection, Such was life:

Can you help us identify people and places in our digitised collections?

Pop music ephemera is pop music

October 25, 2019

Arts, Music:

There has been an amazing new collection that has received a steady stream of attention here in the SLV Arts Collection, and it’s more obscure than you might immediately guess:… Read More ›

Branching out with a special guest.

Branching out with a special guest.

October 16, 2019

Family matters, Training:

The Branching out online course is curated by the Family History Team from State Library Victoria (SLV), who guide participants through the processes involved in family history research. Participants learn… Read More ›

New-look catalogue: News Articles search

New-look catalogue: News Articles search

October 4, 2019

Tips and tricks:

This new search feature makes it easier to find the newspaper articles you want.

Murder, mayhem and misdeeds: read all about it in the Police News

Murder, mayhem and misdeeds: read all about it in the Police News

September 18, 2019

Social life & customs, Such was life:

The ‘Police News’ had nothing to do with the police- it was a scandalous Melbourne weekly publication which relished depicting all manner of crime.

A considered approach to the conservation of the McCrae family collection

A considered approach to the conservation of the McCrae family collection

September 17, 2019

Our stories:

Kathleen Rowbottom, Professional Placement, Conservation, Collections Care. The papers of the McCrae family collection are extensive and feature a range of different objects: from bound volumes such as scrapbooks, diaries… Read More ›

New Sights and Sounds in Arts : Spring menu

New Sights and Sounds in Arts : Spring menu

September 5, 2019

Arts, classical music, Dance, Film, Popular music:

Some great new arrivals in Arts include recent releases and acquisitions in popular music, rock music, arts documentary, cabaret, country, modern dance, classical music, and film music on CD, DVD… Read More ›

National Family History Month: and that’s a wrap!

National Family History Month: and that’s a wrap!

September 4, 2019

Family history events, Family matters:

Thank you to all those who joined us onsite or online for National Family History Month. All events were completely booked out!

Such was life

The Chief Librarian’s casting vote

The Chief Librarian’s casting vote

November 26, 2019 5 comments

It is quite a tenuous connection but could our Library claim some credit for the exploration of the Antarctic?

Arts

Pop music ephemera is pop music

October 25, 2019 1 comment

There has been an amazing new collection that has received a steady stream of attention here in the SLV Arts Collection, and it’s more obscure than you might immediately guess:… Read More ›