Digital volunteering The State Library is dedicated to making our collections more accessible and you can help us achieve this goal. By participating in one of our digital projects you will be contributing to the improvement and enrichment of our collections, as well as taking an opportunity to delve deeper into the wonders of NSW cultural heritage. Sir Joseph Banks papersSearch the guide to view documents from the fully digitised Sir Joseph Banks papers. We are currently transcribing the papers to provide key word searching across the whole archive. Mungo man interviewsHelp us correct transcripts of interviews related to the repatriation Mungo Man, a culturally significant and important story in Australian history. Miles Franklin's diariesParticipate in our new transcription tool pilot by helping us transcribe the diaries of one of Australia's greatest writers. Sydney Harbour Bridge BuildersHelp us correct transcripts of incredible stories told by workers involved in the construction of the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge. Islamic Faith in NSWHelp transcribe important interviews that tell the stories of people of Islamic faith from NSW. Faith Bandler interviewsListen to and help transcribe interviews with South Sea islander woman and indigenous rights activist Faith Bandler talking about her life, heritage and passions. Australian DanceExplore interviews by Martin Portus with prominent figures from the Australian dance industry, including dancers, choreographers and costume designers. Rainbow Archive interviewsListen to interviews with residents of Nimbin discussing the 1973 Aquarius Festival and help improve their transcripts. Garry Wotherspoon collectionHelp us correct fascinating stories from gay men and women interviewed in the 1980s by Garry Wotherspoon. Please note this collection contains explicit language and content. Snowy Mountains bushfiresListen to and transcribe the harrowing stories of residents, fire fighters and volunteers involved in the 2003 Snowy Mountain bushfires. World War I diariesRead through our beautiful handwritten personal diaries and letters from the First World War and help us transcribe the collection. Sydney Subdivision MapsMatch our collection of old subdivision plans to contemporary maps to help reveal the original locations of streets and houses across Sydney suburbs. Rediscovering Indigenous languagesExplore rare Indigenous language materials from our collection and help us transcribe the handwritten documents. Newspapers of New South WalesRead our vast collection of digitised historical newspapers and make corrections to computer-generated text. Further information Contact us If you have an enquiry about any of these projects please send us an email at email@example.com. #madewithSLNSW If you are interested in repurposing any of the datasets from these projects, be sure to let us know by tagging your work with #madewithSLNSW. You can also explore other datasets we have made available. DX Lab The Lab delivers creative, engaging and new ways to explore the Library’s collections, datasets and services through a diverse range of digital experiences. Become a volunteer at the State Library Volunteers play an important role at the Library and are appreciated for giving so generously of their time.