Thursday, July 16, 2015

Listen up! - 9 interviews about JCU Library Special Collections available now from ABC North Queensland


Caption:  Special Collections Librarian, Bronwyn McBurnie with some very well read North Queensland Newspapers (all of which have been microfilmed)   Photo Credit:  Andrew Rankin
Tired of reading, reading, reading then how about listening, listening, listening to Paula Tapiolas discuss with Bronwyn McBurnie, our Special Collections Librarian various fascinating items and collections which make up the Special Collections at James Cook University Library.

Currently there are 9 short (10-15min) interviews podcast and available from Paula's morning pages on the ABC website.  The White Gloves series of interviews occur live, twice a month (mostly on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, just after 10am) and will continue all year. 

Click on the direct links below to go straight to each interview on various special topics:
1. The little "Aussie"magazine produced during the Great War
2. Salvador Torrents Archive
3. The Victorian Lady's Sketchbook
4. Remembering Private Doorey
5. Honouring Astley James Bromfield
6. Wragge's Australasian Weather Guide & Almanac 1898
7. Cottage Gardening in Queensland
8. The Shaw Collection of Australian Art & Culture
9. Celebrating William T Cooper

Many thanks go out to Paula Tapiolas and 630 ABC North Queensland  team for supporting the James Cook University Library Special Collections.

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