Hear an overview of PROV's land records in this insightful talk by Charlie Farrugia, presented during Family History Feast 2017.
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Gain insights into the Library's remarkable Maps Collection in this talk by Sarah Ryan, presented during Family History Feast 2017.
Hear tips on researching records in this talk byTerrie Page from National Archives of Australia, presented during Family History Feast 2017.
Hear an enthralling panel conversation about the Library's work conserving precious books, and the surprising discoveries that have been made.
Enjoy a discussion with Minna Muhlen-Schulte and Dr Sandra McComb, in a conversation about researching and writing biographical articles.
Watch a fascinating panel discussion about the social history of advertising in Melbourne, with rare examples from the Library's collection.
Watch a discussion on the journalist known as the Vagabond, with historian Michael Cannon and Bob Flippen.
Hear the colourful history of a rare lambswool-covered book created to launch Melbourne's bid for the 1956 Olympics.
Join Dr Juliet O'Conor for a glimpse at some of the Beatrix Potter gems in our Children's Literature Collection.