Staff publications, conference papers and presentations

2017

Staff Event Date/Location Title of paper/presentation
Jenna Bain ALIA Information Online 2017 13-17 February
Sydney
From New York to Nimbin: amplifying our sound archive via open-source and the machine
Paula Bray ALIA Information Online 2017 13-17 February
Sydney
 

The lab culture: does the petri dish approach work?

Kate Curr IFLA Public Libraries Mid Term 'STEAM into Sydney' 2017 13-17 March Sydney Made with, Played with, Remade: The DX Lab as a disruptor
Euwe Ermita Rosetta Advisory Group - 8th Annual Meeting 13-14 June Sheffield, England Digital Building Blocks: Rosetta's Plug and Play Ability

2016

Staff Event Date/Location Title of paper/presentation
Paula Bray, James Boyce (Grumpy Sailor) Electronic Visualisation and the Arts Australasia (EVAA) Conference, University of Canberra 5-6 March
Canberra
PDF iconLoom. Every Thread Has A Story: Removing the search box, what and why?

Paula Bray Insight Informed Innovation: How to Get the Most out of User Research 7 April
Sydney
PDF iconDX Lab
Rachel Franks 7th Annual Conference Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand (PopCAANZ) 29 June–1 July
Sydney
Habeas Corpus: the wrongful imprisonment of Steven Avery
Anne Reddacliff and Rachel Franks 7th Annual Conference Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand (PopCAANZ) 29 June–1 July
Sydney
The Militant Suffragette: memoir of a political movement or a true crime tale?
Alison Wishart Australian Historical Association - From Boom to Bust

4-8 July
Ballarat

Marketing Patriotism and Bottling Sunshine
Scott Wajon The Future of Public Sector Digitisation Conference 26-28 July
Sydney
PDF iconThe Digital Excellence Program: The First Four Years, Panellist discussing digitising non-paper records and cultural collections
Damien Cassidy World Library and Information (IFLA) Congress 13-19 August
Ohio, USA

 

PDF iconDr Perfectionist: or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Quantity

Paula Bray ALIA URLs (University and Research Libraries’ Group) Seminar ‘Data and Libraries: Harnessing the Possibilities’ 8 September
Canberra
PDF iconHow, Why & What went on in the first year of the DX Lab: data visualisations put through the microscope
Alison Wishart Victorian Museums & Galleries Conference Phillip Island

6-7 October
Phillip Island

Interrogating Photography and Making the Most of Your Research
Dana Kahabka The 9th AICCM Book, Paper and Photograph Materials Symposium: 'Light, Colour, Structure' 10-12 October
Canberra
Use of MicroCT to visualise the 3D structure of Pith Paper
Michael Carney and Lars Rutz Australian Society of Archivists National Conference 19 October
Sydney
Managing acquisitions of Heritage Collections in the State Library of NSW
Elise Edmonds and Ann Peck Australian Society of Archivists National Conference 19 October
​Sydney
Literary giants: revealing the Angus & Robertson collection
Jenna Bain NSW.net Digital Frontiers Conference 28 October
Sydney
PDF iconAmplify: Crowdsourcing Transcript Tool
Euwe Ermita NSW.net Digital Frontiers Conference 28 October
Sydney
PDF iconBuilding a digital ecosystem: foundations and opportunities
Robin Phua NFSA Digital Directions Symposium 11 November
Sydney
PDF iconDigital Excellence Program, Successes, Challenges and The Future

Alison Wishart Symposium: Food and War 25 November
Melbourne
The Material Culture of Food and War

2015

Staff Event Date/Location Title of paper/presentation
Maggie Patton ALIA Information Online 2015 Conference: At the Edge 2-7 February
Sydney
FileDigitisation - Now What?

Louise Anemaat American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies 2015 20 March
Los Angeles, USA
PDF iconNatural Curiosity. Unseen Art of Australia’s First Fleet
Office presentation iconNatural Curiosity. Unseen Art of Australia’s First Fleet
Elise Edmonds Institute of Historical Research, University of London 20-21 March
London, UK
PDF iconLondon and the First World War
David Berry Generations Meeting Across Time
14th Australasian Congress on Genealogy & Heraldy
27 - 30 March
Canberra
PDF iconTracing your ancestors in the digital age: the digitisation of collections at the State Library of NSW

 

Robin Phua CeBIT Global Business Technology Event
5–7 May 2015 
6 May
Sydney Olympic Park
PDF iconWill Cloud Computing Help the State Library of New South Wales as a Centre of Digital Excellence?
Paula Bray Linked Open Data in Libraries Archives and Museums (LODLAM) Summit 2015 29-30 June
Sydney
Live presentation of Loom
Ronald Briggs, Andy Carr and Rachel Franks Australian Society for Sports History Conference 2015: Sporting Traditions XX: Old Stories, New Histories 30 June - 3 July
Darwin
PDF iconA Sporting Chance: Indigenous Sports Collections at the State Library of NSW
FileA Sporting Chance: Indigenous Sports Collections at the State Library of NSW
Elise Edmonds Australian Historical Association Conference: Foundational Histories 6-10 July
Sydney
PDF iconA Collecting Legacy
Euwe Ermita, Lynda Billington International Group of Ex Libris Users (IGeLU) Conference 2-4 September 
Budapest, Hungary
PDF iconOne system to rule them all - an epic journey to manage our collections
Sally Hone National Oral History Australia Conference 9-12 September
Perth
PDF iconMuslims and CALD – Oral Histories at the State Library of NSW

Wendy Holz NSW and ACT Association of Family History Societies Annual Conference 11-13 September
Port Macquarie
PDF iconGems of the Mitchell Library
Paula Bray and Louise Denoon Museums and the Web Asia Conference 5-9 October
Melbourne
PDF iconWhat’s this lab about anyway?
Paula Bray, Kate Curr National Digital Forum 2015 13-14 October
New Zealand
PDF iconBuilding the DX Lab from scratch: what is this and why do it?
Damien Cassidy Australian Sound Recordings Association (ASRA) Conference 2015 18-20 November
Sydney
PDF iconDr Perfectionist: or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Quantity
Paula Bray, Kate Curr Interactive Design Association (IxDA) 26 November
Sydney
Building the DX Lab from scratch: what is this and why do it?
Paula Bray, Louise Denoon Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) Leadership and Innovation Forums 2015 3 December
Sydney
PDF iconFinding the Innovation Sweet-Spot

 


2014

Staff Event Date/location Title of paper/presentation
Mylee Joseph and Kathryn Barwick with Cecile Paris and Stephen Wan, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation VALA Biennial Conference 3-6 February
Melbourne
PDF iconHunters and collectors: seeking social media content for cultural heritage collections
Simon Cootes VALA Biennial Conference 3-6 February
Melbourne
PDF iconMarking up NSW: Wikipedia, Newspapers and the State Library
Maggie Patton Digital Humanities Australasia 2014 18-21 March
Perth
A Great War story: creating a digital future for the European War Collecting Project 
Rachel Franks The Asian Conference on Literature and Librarianship 2014 3-6 April 
Osaka, Japan
Collaboration: Negotiations in Publishing and Project Management
Kate Hughes Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material (AICCM) Symposium Book, Paper and Photographic Materials Conference 7-9 May
Sydney
PDF iconPaper and pigments of First Fleet era natural history watercolours
Elise Edmonds 5th Annual Conference Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand (PopCAANZ)  18-20 June
Hobart
PDF iconTheir own voices: diaries from the Great War
Rachel Franks 5th Annual Conference Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand (PopCAANZ)  18-20 June
Hobart
Playing with Gender and the Stories of Sherlock Holmes: the most important (wo)men in the life of the world's greatest consulting detective
Rachel Franks and Simon Dwyer, Central Queesland University 5th Annual Conference Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand (PopCAANZ)  18-20 June
Hobart
Realism and Relevancy: Portrayals of the Theatre in Ngaio Marsh's Enter a Murderer (1935) and Light Thickens (1982)
Vicki McDonald IFLA Satellite Meeting 12-14 August Office presentation icon Adapting library spaces to enable collection engagement by diverse audiences.ppt
Rachel Franks and Ellen Forsyth ALIA Biennial Conference 15-19 September
Melbourne
Adventures in collaboration: library and information workers as 'Master Builders' of knowledge
Vicki McDonald ALIA Biennial Conference 15-19 September
Melbourne
Office presentation iconFrom format to function: achieving transformational change.ppt
Jerelynn Brown NSW Public Libraries Conference 11-14 November PDF iconLibraries reflecting communities: digitising NSW newpapers

 


2013

Staff Event Date/location Title of paper/presentation
Rachel Franks  The Asian Conference on Literature and Librarianship 2013

4-7 April
Osaka, Japan

Connectedness: Communities of Crime Fiction Readers
Rachel Franks and Jillene Bydder, University of Waikoto, New Zealand 4th Annual Conference Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand (PopCAANZ) 24-26 June
Brisbane 
 
Sleuths and spies: the rise of the 'Everywoman' in detective and thriller fiction of the 1920s 
Rachel Franks, Donna Lee Brien, Central Queensland University and Marta Usiekniewicz, University of Warsaw 4th Annual Conference Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand (PopCAANZ) 24-26 June
Brisbane
Murder, they cooked: the role of food in crime fiction
Kirsten Thorpe IFLA World Library and Information Congress

18-23 August
Singapore

PDF iconProtocols for libraries and archives in Australia: incorporating Indigenous perspectives in the information field
Renee McGann and Anne Reddacliff  Family History Conference; NSW & ACT Association of Family History Societies   20-22 September
Canberra 
FileResearching family history at the State Library of NSW.pptx
Sally Hone  Biennial National Conference of the Oral History Association of Australia 2013  21-24 September
Adelaide 
PDF iconDocumenting extreme weather events: the March 2012 Wagga Wagga floods or PDF iconWagga Wagga floods conference paper
Mylee Joseph  LIANZA 2013  20-23 October
Hamilton, New Zealand 
PDF iconCatalysts, innovation and online engagement @SLNSW
Kate Hughes  Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material (AICCM) National Conference  23-25 October
Adelaide 
PDF iconGarling Conservator Project 2013: Documenting and treating the TAL & Dai-ichi Life Derby collection of natural history watercolours 
Michael Carney with Holger Aman, librarian NSW Law Courts  ALIA National Library Technician Symposium  30 October-1 November
Canberra 
PDF iconJudges, governors and changing libraries
Louise Anemaat Annual Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand Conference  22 November
Sydney 
What you see. And what you get: Investigating a collection of natural history watercolours from the 1790s