October 27 marks the celebration of the World Day for Audio-visual Heritage in institutions around the world to raise awareness of the need to preserve audiovisual assets in our collections…
10 Years, library of the future
Sat 12 Nov, 10am-4pm
Join us in a day of festivities with markets, music, food, creative activities, tours and exhibitions.
SLQ South Bank
Detailed hours for special areas
One Search catalogue
A record of SLQ’s holdings + access to the online, multi-subject databases to which the library subscribes on your behalf. The key to SLQ.
SLQ website search
Covers our web pages, events and blog posts - a collection of useful information by and about State Library. The face of SLQ.
What is the oldest item in SLQ's collections?
Our oldest collection item is afrom ancient Iraq, dating to about 1850 B.C. Was your guess correct?
Explore our range of online resources – journal & newspaper articles, family history, music, industry data & more. Free access onsite at South Bank & many available at home if you are an SLQ member.
Over 400 newspapers and news services covering Australia and New Zealand, going back to the late 1990s and updated daily.
Courses for all levels cover technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, & more. New courses added weekly.
The Vogue Archive contains the entire run of Vogue magazine (US edition) from 1892 to the present day, reproduced in high-resolution color page images.
First World War soldier portraits available online
Many thousands of Queensland soldiers had their portrait taken and published in The Queenslander newspaper. Each portrait represents part of a Queensland family's story of their First World War experience.
Annual Report 2015-16
The Library Board of Queensland Annual Report covers the activities of SLQ for 2015-16
Did you guess it? It's aat Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, Brisbane, ca.1930.
Libraries as Creative Spaces
Promoting ready access to information through digital media.
Understanding and demonstrating the new contributions public libraries make to their communities is critical.
Digitised @SLQ: Photograph of Miss Grace Perry, “Queen of Queens” of the Queensland Patriotic Carnival, 1915
The studio photograph above shows Miss Grace Perry, representing the firm of T.C. Beirne and Co., in her regalia as “Queen of Queens” of the Queensland Day Patriotic Carnival in…
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