News archive - May 2011

  • Online bookshop upgrade

    The National Library’s online bookshop is currently being upgraded and will return in an exciting new format soon.

    -- posted on 23 May 2011

  • Manuscripts on the move

    To make room for our ever-growing Manuscripts collection, some items will be moved to new storage areas. Users may face delivery delays.

    -- posted on 23 May 2011

  • Last week for Libraryhack

    Use data from libraries across Australia and New Zealand to develop apps and mashups – and you could win $6000.

    -- posted on 23 May 2011

  • Five million newspaper pages now online

    Five million pages of Australian newspapers have now been digitised through the National Library’s Australian Newspaper Digitisation Program.

    -- posted on 14 May 2011

  • Happy birthday Dame Nellie

    Thursday May 19 marks the 150th birthday of Dame Nellie Melba – Australia’s singing sweetheart.

    -- posted on 13 May 2011

  • Book Launch - The Monster that ate Canberra

    Join writer and illustrator Michael Salmon this Friday 13 May to celebrate the latest edition of his children’s book The Monster that ate Canberra.

    -- posted on 11 May 2011

  • War and Peace at the National Library

    Treat yourself to the film classic War and Peace followed by a delicious afternoon tea at the National Library on Thursday 19 May.

    -- posted on 10 May 2011