Content Strategy

The Content Strategy provides a framework for State Library to define its collecting role and focus on the development of collections which tell the story of Queensland.

  • Introduction
  • Vision Statement
  • Intentional collecting - content managed by State Library falls into four broad categories: Memory Collections, Information Collections, Public Library Collections and Extraordinary Collections.
  • Selection criteria - State Library’s collections are assessed according to three broad criteria: content, usage and viability.
  • Legislative and policy framework
  • Memory collections - A wide range of content both contemporary and retrospective is collected chronicling events, people, places and ideas that continue to shape Queensland.
  • Information Collection - The Information Collection is developed and maintained as a collection of resources to address the information needs of Queenslanders.
  • Public Library collections - collections managed by State Library to enable public libraries to meet the diverse needs of their communities.
  • Extraordinary collections - showcases material which interprets the physicality and format of the printed book.

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