Skip links and keyboard navigation

Skip to primary navigation | Skip to secondary navigation | Skip to content | Skip to content | Skip to footer | Use tab and cursor keys to move around the page (more information)
Skip Navigation LinksQueensland State Archives > What's on > Seminars

Seminars

Following is an alphabetical listing of seminars and workshops held at Queensland State Archives, Runcorn, and at external venues.

A listing of seminars and workshops by date is available under Events.

Advanced catalogue search
​Date: ​2 December 2014
Time: ​11 am - 12 noon
Location: ​Queensland State Archives Lecture Theatre Two
Details: Discover how to get the best out of Queensland State Archives' online catalogue which can be accessed online or in the Public Search Room at Queensland State Archives. 
This workshop will teach you more advanced techniques to locate records of interest and will give useful tips for finding what you want. 
You're welcome to bring your wireless device – laptop or tablet – to join in with exercises presented during the workshop to help you learn how to use our catalogue. 
Entry is free. To book, please call 07 3131 7777 or email info@archives.qld.gov.au​.​ ​
back to events >
Loveday Finn - a family history case study
​ ​ Queensland State Archives Digital Image ID 10561: Thallon township, c1954

Date: 30 October 2014
Gold Coast City Council Library, Broadbeach
To book, please call the Gold Coast City Council Library, Broadbeach on 07 5581 1555.
Date: 12 November 2014
Moreton Bay Regional Council Library, Caboolture
To book, please call the Moreton Bay Regional Council Library, Caboolture on 07 5433 2000.
Details: By following the Loveday Finn story, discover how to use the Queensland State Archives' catalogue and indexes to locate family history records. Get search tips and discover how to access resources to research your own ancestor. The seminar includes examples of records located and details the information each record contains. For more information, and to book, please contact the library or organisation hosting this event.
back to events >
Maps for local and family history research
​Date: ​12 November 2014
Location: ​Moreton Bay Regional Council Library, Bribie Island
Booking: To book, please call the Moreton Bay Regional Council Library, Bribie Island on 07 3408 1388
​Details:

Learn how to make the most of Queensland State Archives' unique map collection for your family and local history research. For more information, and to book, please contact the library or organisation hosting this event.​​

back to events​ >​
Records of trades and professions: Your ancestors' life on the job​
Date: 6 November 2014​ ​​

​Location: ​Redland City Council Library, Capalaba
Booking: ​To book, please call the Redland City Council Library, Capalaba on 07 3843 8010.
Details: ​​This seminar explores the many types of employment records in the Queensland State Archives' collection including photographs, exams papers, trade certificates and barristers' rolls. This is an image-rich seminar presented by an experienced archivist who will provide research tips and tricks to locate those records 'on the job'. 
For more information, and to book, please contact the 
Redland City Council Library, Capalaba.
back to events >
For further details about Public Events, email the Manager, Public Access or phone 07 3131 7777.​​​​​​​​


Last updated 28 October 2014