Christmas and New Year closure

December 14, 2010

Announcements, News:

The Library will close at 6.00pm on Friday 24 December 2010 and reopen at 10.00am on Tuesday 4 January 2011.

Arts Down-Under

Arts Down-Under

December 13, 2010

Arts:

The new books shelf was bit of a challenge this week, lots of very nice arrivals but no particular theme just begging for a blog post, so I’ve decided to… Read More ›

Rod Marsh: adoption stories and surprises

December 9, 2010

Family history events, Family matters:

I am always fascinated by the twists and turns of family history. The unfolding story of Rod Marsh’s adopted father and his family in the latest episode of Who do… Read More ›

Christmas Music in Arts

Christmas Music in Arts

December 9, 2010

Arts, Music:

With Christmas fast approaching, the Listening Posts in Arts are alive with festive sounds.   Listening Post 4 – the Christmas Channel, and Listening Post 7 – the Choral Channel, include the following… Read More ›

Catalogue upgrade this weekend – service disruption

December 8, 2010

Announcements, Library services, News, Uncategorized:

The Library’s catalogue will be upgraded between 5.30pm on Friday 10 December and 10am Monday 13 December. During this time some services will be unavailable.

The art of a great strip…not what you think!

The art of a great strip…not what you think!

December 5, 2010

Arts, Comic books:

No prizes for guessing the theme that leapt (faster than a speeding bullet) off the new books shelf this week!  The rise of the graphic novel continues apace, but it’s good… Read More ›

Australian Women’s Weekly now online

December 2, 2010

Family matters, Websites:

The iconic Australian Women’s Weekly is now available to peruse at your pleasure. The National Library has digitized early editions of the Australian Women’s Weekly from 1933 – 1982, available… Read More ›

Fearless winners emerge in Australian Poetry Slam Victorian final

November 30, 2010

Events, Family history events:

Nour Abouzeid and Tariro Movondo emerged as winner and runner-up in the Victorian final of the 2010 Australian Poetry Slam at the State Library of Victoria on Friday 19 November.

Who do you think you are? returns to SBS

Who do you think you are? returns to SBS

November 30, 2010

Family history events, Family matters:

I found the story of Magda Szubanksi’s family in the first episode of the new Who do you think you are? series quite moving. It focused on the lives of… Read More ›

New books and accidental themes

New books and accidental themes

November 29, 2010

Arts:

I’m hooked! Whenever I look at the new books coming into the Arts Library I now find myself trying to spot a recurring theme that might make an interesting blog post;… Read More ›

Such was life

Cataloguing detective work, exploring the SLV ‘unknowns’

Cataloguing detective work, exploring the SLV ‘unknowns’

October 30, 2019 2 comments

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

Arts

Pop music ephemera is pop music

October 25, 2019 0 comments

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 ›