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Readers and writers will continue to research the State Library's world-renowned Australian collections in the Mitchell Library Reading room under a revised plan which responds to community feedback.
The State Library of NSW renames major reference library in honour to The Honourable Dame Marie Bashir AD CVO.
Announcement of the inaugural Russell Prize for Humour Writing.
The little-known 'other Sunbaker ' photograph of 1937 by Max Dupain will go on display on 1 March, 2014 at the State Library of NSW.
Free exhibition Remember Me: the lost diggers of Vignacourt featuring 74 hand printed photographic portraits to go on display at the State Library of NSW from Saturday 1 November, 2014.
Lynley Dodd: A Retrospective - The magic of Hairy Maclary, Slinky Malinki, Scarface Claw and friends come to life in a major exhibition featuring 50 original drawings.
News Corp and State Library of NSW announcement of partnership that will bring to all Australians war diaries of digger served in World War I.
Launch of Rediscovering Indigenous Languages website supported by Rio Tinto.
Sydney's iconic Newtown is captured in a collection of 50 photo-portraits in the exhibition Shopkeepers of Newtown: Photographs by Nic Bezzina.
Extraordinary items from the State Library of NSW world-renowned collection heading to central west region in NSW from 25-27 November, 2014.
Extraordinary items such as Captain Cook's shoe buckles and rare Indigenous word lists to head to Dubbo from 3-4 September,2014 as part of the Far Out! Treasure to the Bush initiative.
Announcement of shortlisted books for the 2013 Ashurst Business Literature Prize.
The State Library of NSW will partner with public libraries across the state to rollout a new initiative to give public library members 24/7 access to a wide range of online resources.
Ex Libris Group a world leader in provision of library automation solutions announces State Library of NSW adoption of suite of Ex Libris solutions.
Over 4.5 million pages of newspapers are now searchable online as part of the State Library of NSW's major initiative funded by the NSW State Government.
State Library's War Memorials Register of NSW has located all but a few memorials.
In honour of Rememberance Day and WWI centenary, the State Library is now calling on the local community to help locate the last of NSW's lost war memorials.
A unique collection of soldiers' accounts of war has been included on the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register.
The State Library of NSW has acquired a series of hand-coloured charts which document late 18th century Spanish exploration in the Pacific in an announcement today.
Prestigious World Press Photo exhibition returns to State Library of NSW on 24 May 2014 with showcase of 200 moving and evocative images.