Toolkits are 'go-to' resources for collecting agencies across Queensland to document 100 year commemorations for future generations.
This collection of guides and resources will assist Queensland communities to commemorate the Anzac legacy during 2014-2018.
Conservation and Digitisation
State Library of Queensland has developed these toolkits to provide information and helpful hints on caring for and digitising your collections.
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Preserving your digital treasures
This short film was made by State Library of Queensland as part of a digital collecting project funded by the National and State Libraries of Australasia (NSLA). It outlines best practices for archiving personal digital collections.
Caring for collections
Take the first steps in caring for your family history collection - sorting, creating an inventory list, housing, prioritising items for conservation treatment, digitisation, and sharing your collection.
Caring for war memorials
The Department of Environment and Heritage Protection has put together a guide to assist local governments and other custodians of war memorials with advice on how to care for these significant sites of remembrance.
Visit the Queensland Government website to download the guidelines and find out more about their Anzac Centenary commemorations.
Engagement and Discovery
Take a war memorial tour
Take a tour of some of the many war memorials scattered throughout Queensland, with specially-developed itineraries provided by the Queensland Government.
Find a war memorial tour itinerary.
Share your First World War Story on Historypin
The Q ANZAC 100: Memories for a New Generation Historypin hub is a place for people to share their unique and diverse stories about the Queensland experience of the First World War. Communities discovering and contributing local stories and personal histories of those who served and those who stayed behind, along with creative responses to how the centenary is commemorated, will build a legacy for future generations. We invite you to explore and contribute your story. Watch this video or download the resources in the Historypin toolkit to get started.
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Copyright and digitisation
Commemorating and creating memorable experiences and new knowledge
State Library of Queensland has developed toolkits to provide information and hints on how to develop and host events using heritage materials, how to assess and appraise a collection, and how to conduct research into different aspects of the First World War.
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Information provided by State Library of Queensland about managing cultural heritage materials, including the role of the curator and appraising materials.