- Unlock collections
This course is designed to help researchers of all levels find information and collections in different organisations as well as online.
Information is collected by a range of organisations – from libraries, museums and galleries to societies, government archives and universities. Understanding the types of material collected by different organisations can help you unlock new and varied resources.
In this module we'll look at:
- Types of information
- Libraries and archives
- Museums, galleries and societies
- Universities and government agencies
- Which organisation should I use?Pages: 5
Now that we've identified the different types of organisations and the information they might hold, let's take a look at how to access their collections.
In this module, we'll look at:
- Finding collections
- Searching a catalogue
- Searching across Australian collections
- Searching across international collectionsPages: 4
Well done! Thanks for working through our Unlocking collections course. We hope it's given you plenty of tips and tricks to help you find and access collections available not only via the State Library but also in the wider community.
If you've enjoyed this learning experience, consider doing some of our other courses.
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