Queensland's cultural heritage, knowledge and documented history is held in public libraries, Indigenous Knowledge Centres, historical societies, community museums, regional galleries, schools, universities, community spaces, private collections and businesses across Queensland. Each contributes to the preservation of Queensland's memory.


The John Oxley Library blog features articles about Queensland’s history, the collections and newly digitised collections. Contributions and guest blogs are also welcome.

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State Library welcomes contributions and stories about collections, programs and heritage events in the Queensland Memory e-newsletter. 


State Library supports an extensive digitisation program to enable access to Queensland content. Our Toolkit offers general information on getting started, planning for digitisation, best practice and practical advice.

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Have you published a book relating to Queensland’s community history or culture? Do you hold the copyright? Would you like your publication to reach a wider audience? The Community Heritage Digitisation Offer may be of interest.

Pitch In! Become a digital volunteer

State Library of Queensland is dedicated to making its digital collections more visible and accessible online so that everyone can use and share them, now and in the future. You can help by becoming a digital volunteer! For more information contact Digital Library initiatives.

State Library of Queensland periodically recruits volunteers for front-of-house and behind-the-scenes activities

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We'll know more about the photos and it will be easier for people to find them online.

Business newspaper pages 2017 Photo by AbsolutVision

Help make newspapers easier to search and build a better resource for everyone.

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You can contribute by sharing your knowledge and expertise.

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We invite you to share your experiences of historic and iconic events in Queensland.

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