Different libraries around the world: working across sectors

For the final post in our discussion topic around different types of libraries, we’ve invited ILN supporter Anne Hocking to write about her experiences working in different sectors. Anne has worked in university, public and state libraries (closely related to national libraries), and has worked in libraries big and small. We asked Anne to tell us […]

State Library of NSW’s World War I diaries transcription project

The State Library of New South Wales, in Australia,  has released 50,000 pages of digitised World War One diaries  and are calling for the general public to volunteer their time to help transcribe the material. The State Library’s unique collection of solider’s diaries includes over 1,200 handwritten accounts by soldiers of all ranks, doctors, nurses, […]