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Personal,Community and Family History Centre: Scoping Document

Klaebe, Helen G., Burgess, Jean E., Veale, Kylie, & Woodward, Julie (2008) Personal,Community and Family History Centre: Scoping Document. State Library of Queensland.

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Abstract

The State Library of Queensland (SLQ) provides a wide range of primary and secondary material relating to family history research for the use of Queenslanders. As part of a new strategic priority Queensland Memory: Today for tomorrow, State Library commissioned a QUT research team to prepare this scoping document, which examines the current family history services and investigates the establishment of an in-house Family History Centre. The report is designed to create a fresh vision of how personal, community and family history services could be integrated within the mission and brand identity of State Library of Queensland to create a centre of excellence focused around the connections between personal histories, lifelong learning and public knowledge, via the strengths of the SLQ collections and the expertise of its staff.
It provides concrete suggestions for innovative implementation ideas that will realise the clear potential of family history research and related services to bring together the most important current and future aspects of what a 21st century library is and does.

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ID Code: 16922
Item Type: Report
Additional Information: For more information about this report please contact the author.
Keywords: family history, personal history, community history, co-creative media
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > JOURNALISM AND PROFESSIONAL WRITING (190300)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 Helen Klaebe and Jena Burgess
Deposited On: 16 Dec 2008 11:45
Last Modified: 14 Aug 2014 15:15

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