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UK National Archives Discovery Service – trial from home

UK National Archives Discovery Service – trial from home

April 30, 2013

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The  State Library of Victoria  is trialling the UK National Archives Discovery Service until May 22, 2013. The trial provides free access to the digitised documents available on the National… Read More ›

New books in the Genealogy Centre

New books in the Genealogy Centre

March 5, 2013

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Preserving family heirlooms, making the most of your iPad, advanced genealogical research techniques, getting to grips with online resources and finding Polish records – these are the topics of some… Read More ›

Labour Day Holiday Monday 11 March

Labour Day Holiday Monday 11 March

February 25, 2013

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Please note that the Library will be open on Monday 11 March from 10am to 6pm. The Dome Galleries will close at 5pm. If you want to use items from… Read More ›

Special one-time fellowships to celebrate the Dome Centenary

February 18, 2013

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The State Library of Victoria offers several Creative Fellowships annually to artists and scholars who propose thoughtful and innovative ways to use the Library’s collection. Applicants may be individuals or… Read More ›

Temporary closure of the Genealogy Centre 26 February – 2 March 2013

February 12, 2013

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The Genealogy Centre of the State Library of Victoria will be closed for essential building work from Tuesday 26 February to Saturday 2 March 2013 inclusive. It will reopen at 10am… Read More ›

Temporary closure of the Genealogy Centre

Temporary closure of the Genealogy Centre

February 11, 2013

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The Genealogy Centre will be closed for essential building work from Tuesday 26 February to Saturday 2 March 2013 inclusive. It will reopen at 10am on Sunday 3 March.

Library catalogue upgrade from Thursday 14 February – service disruption

February 4, 2013

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The Library’s catalogue will be upgraded between 5.30pm Thursday 14 February and 10am Saturday 16 February.   During this time the Library’s catalogue will still be available to search. However,… Read More ›

‘How to start your family history research’, updated research guide now available

‘How to start your family history research’, updated research guide now available

January 22, 2013

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The How to start your family history research guide has recently been expanded and updated to include detailed information on how to find Victorian genealogy resources. It is ideal for anyone new to family history research or… Read More ›

2012 – the year that was for the Genealogy Team!

2012 – the year that was for the Genealogy Team!

December 10, 2012

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A very active year  : 31 March   Participation in the annual Shake Your Family Tree Day organised by National Archives of Australia 28-31 March 13th Australasian Congress on Genealogy & Heraldry Your… Read More ›

Recent additions to the Genealogy collection

Recent additions to the Genealogy collection

December 5, 2012

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Guides to researching British Indian ancestors, the Huguenots in Australia and sporting records are among the new additions to our Genealogy collection in the last few months.