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Aspects of immigration for family historians Pt 2

Lost immigration lists and missing names on lists create challenges for researchers. Female immigrants, both the poor and ‘distressed gentlewomen’ may also be difficult to track. Family history staff Stephanie Ryan and Kirsten Perris will help you deal with some of these problems by demonstrating how to use relevant resources that State Library provides.

Date: Fri 4 July 2014
Time: 10 – 11:30am
Venue: State Library of Queensland, Auditorium 2

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Aspects of immigration for family historians Pt 2

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Aspects of immigration for family historians Pt 1

Lost immigration lists and missing names on lists create challenges for researchers. Female immigrants, both the poor and ‘distressed gentlewomen’ may also be difficult to track. Family history staff Stephanie Ryan and Kirsten Perris will help you deal with some of these problems by demonstrating how to use relevant resources that SLQ provides.

Date: Fri 4 July 2014
Time: 10 – 11:30am
Venue: State Library of Queensland, Auditorium 2

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Aspects of immigration for family historians Pt 1

Contact State Library Queensland for more information regarding Aspects of immigration for family historians Pt 1.

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RDA Pt 2

Many libraries have implemented the new content standard RDA (Resource Description and Access) since 2013 and many more are considering the change. The number of RDA encoded bibliographic records available is growing rapidly in Libraries Australia and WorldCat. How different is the new standard? Should your library implement RDA? In this introductory presentation Letitia Day, Team Leader Print, Description Services, covers the history of RDA’s development, the importance of FRBR (Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records), the major differences between AACR2 and RDA, new MARC fields, a demonstration of the RDA Toolkit and more. Karen Stone, Manager Description Services speaks about the SLQ experience of RDA implementation

Venue:  SLQ Auditorium 2
Date:     12 May 2014

Accompanying material

Introduction to RDA (PPTX 1.5 MB)

Introduction to the RDA Toolkit (PPTX 6.3 MB)

RDA – the SLQ experience (PPTX 725.4 KB) 

 


 

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RDA Pt 2

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RDA Pt.1

Many libraries have implemented the new content standard RDA (Resource Description and Access) since 2013 and many more are considering the change. The number of RDA encoded bibliographic records available is growing rapidly in Libraries Australia and WorldCat. How different is the new standard? Should your library implement RDA? In this introductory presentation Letitia Day, Team Leader Print, Description Services, covers the history of RDA’s development, the importance of FRBR (Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records), the major differences between AACR2 and RDA, new MARC fields, a demonstration of the RDA Toolkit and more. Karen Stone, Manager Description Services speaks about the SLQ experience of RDA implementation

Venue:  SLQ Auditorium 2
Date:     12 May 2014

Accompanying material

Introduction to RDA (PPTX 1.5 MB)

Introduction to the RDA Toolkit (PPTX 6.3 MB)

RDA – the SLQ experience (PPTX 725.4 KB) 

 


 

View RDA Pt.1 on full page

RDA Pt.1

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A night in the JOL: Queensland places

SLQ’s collections contain a wide range of material about Queensland locations. Many of the items promote these places as tourist destinations, illustrating aspects of the Queensland tourism industry from as early as the 1920s, such as the Queensland Rail Sunshine Route.

Join Queensland historians Professor Peter Spearritt from The University of Queensland and Andrew Moritz from the Workshops Rail Museum, in conversation with Ian Townsend from ABC Radio National, as they highlight the way in which place has been documented in Queensland.

Date: Tue 17 Jun 2014
Venue: John Oxley Library Reading Room 

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A night in the JOL: Queensland places

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