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.
- 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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State Library of Queensland has provided information on copyright to help you better understand how you may use material that you find on our website or in our catalogues.
- Content Strategy [PDF 522 kb]
- Content Acquisition Policy [PDF 409 kb]
- Content Guidelines – Memory Collections [PDF 446 kb]
- Content Guidelines – Extraordinary Collections [PDF 758 kb]
- Content Guidelines – Information Collections [PDF 384 kb]
- Content Guidelines – Public Library Collections [PDF 520 kb]
- Discovery Services Framework overview [PDF 199 kb]
- Lending Policy - Loans for Exhibition
- Lending Policy - Loans to libraries
- Lending Policy - Loans to clients
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