Archive for April, 2024

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Discovering Dewey – 641.5 and beyond

April 30, 2024

Ask a librarian, Collection spotlights:

Welcome to ‘Discovering Dewey’ – an occasional series revealing some of the books behind the numbers. Today we join librarian Jane Miller as she explores the rich array of cookbooks held in the Library’s catacombs at call number 641.5

William Hellermann: Visible Musics, 1976: ‘To the Last Drop’
William Hellerman, New York (1976)

Online Collection Spotlight: Oxford Music Online and Grove Musical Library

April 12, 2024

Collection spotlights:

State Library Victoria members can access hundreds of databases from home (if your home is in Victoria). That’s millions of articles, magazines, archives, ebooks, videos, songs, audiobooks and more, available… Read More ›

Strange lights in the sky: The Westall UFO event, 1966

Strange lights in the sky: The Westall UFO event, 1966

April 6, 2024

Ask a librarian, Cities & towns, Our stories, Victorian history:

On 6 April 1966, in a quiet suburb south east of Melbourne, reports emerged of something strange in the sky…