Tag Archives: State Library of NSW

State Library New South Wales hiring Digital Preservation Technical Analyst

(26 November 2018) The Digital Preservation Technical Analyst is responsible for technical analysis, ingestion and management of digital content in the Library’s digital preservation system and provides specialist advice and technical services related to digital preservation. Closing date 6 January 2019. ALIA has the full job description.


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State Library of NSW hiring Manager, Indigenous Engagement

(25 May 2018) With a focus on consultation, engagement and partnership, this role facilitates the Library’s connections with Indigenous communities to ensure that the collections, policies and services of the Library are relevant to community needs. Working with Indigenous communities this role helps the discovery, interpretation and management of cultural knowledge and history, as it […]


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NSW State Library hiring Senior Curator, Research & Discovery Branch

(26 May 2016) The Curator provides leadership and expert advice in the development, management, discovery and interpretation of the Library’s collections, including the Mitchell and Dixson Collections, to meet the State Library’s strategic and corporate goals. ALIA has the job description and application procedures.


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State Library of NSW announces Australia’s first dedicated digital fellowship

(1 October 2015) The State Library of NSW has announced a new $30,000 digital fellowship, the first of its kind to be offered by an Australian cultural organisation. The DX Lab Fellowship will provide a digital innovator with the opportunity to work alongside the State Library’s pioneering DX Lab to develop a creative digital experience […]


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World is changing but public libraries here to stay, according to futures report

(12 August 2015) The latest futures report has confirmed “loud and clear” that public libraries are here to stay and will continue to adapt to whatever future we face, the State Library of NSW announced today. According to NSW State Librarian & Chief Executive Alex Byrne: “The State Library led an innovative and influential project in […]


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NSW State Library collection record $3 billion value

(25 June 2015) The State Library of NSW’s collection has just been valued at AUD$3.15 billion, highlighting its reputation as the most valuable library collection in Australia and among the most valuable in the world. NSW Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts, Troy Grant said this latest valuation, just over a $1 billion increase […]


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State Library of NSW hiring Director Digital Experience & Chief Information Officer

The Director, Digital Experience and Chief Information Officer will lead, plan, direct and provide strategic advice on the development and management of ICT and Digital environment to meet current and future needs of the State Library. Closing date is 29 January 2015. Details about the position are here.    


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The State Library of New South Wales Selects Ex Libris and Axiell Solutions

(4 December 2014, Adelaide, Australia)  The State Library of New South Wales (NSW) in Australia has adopted a suite of Ex Libris solutions—comprised of the Alma® library management solution, the Primo® discovery and delivery solution, and the Rosetta digital asset management and preservation system—and Axiell Group’s Adlib Archive to manage its archival collections. Together, these […]


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New website revitalises indigenous languages of Australia

(28 November 2014) The State Library of New South Wales has launched the Indigenous Languages website as part of its Rediscovering Indigenous Languages project. At the time of Australian settlement there were more than 250 known Indigenous languages across the country. Now only about 20 are spoken fluently. The project aims to preserve and revitalise […]


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State Library of NSW creating largest collection of digitised newspapers in Australia

(15 May 2014)  Over 4.5 million pages of historical newspapers are now fully searchable online as part of the State Library of NSW’s major initiative funded by the NSW State Government to fast track the digitisation of its entire newspaper collection. This first major milestone in the State Library’s extensive AUD22.4 million digitisation program is […]


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