Wikis and blogs

Useful tools to keep you in the loop with other public libraries and to share your skills and knowledge

The public library working groups share information through wikis, blogs and other forms of social media.  Through the PLS blog the State Library shares news with NSW public libraries.  These tools can help you keep informed about what other libraries are doing and allow you to share your skills and expertise:

Working groups social media

These blogs and wikis can help you keep informed about what other libraries are doing, and allow you to share your skills and expertise.

Public Library Services blog - read our blog and post comments. You can keep up to date by subscribing to RSS feeds to receive the latest posts.

Public Library Services is using social media to help NSW public libraries share information with each other and us. Please take a look, follow us and use the #nswpubliclibraries hashtag when sharing social media so that others can join the conversation.


NSW public libraries on flickr  You can join this group to include photographs of your building. If you have photographs of events or services in your library please tag the image with #nswpubliclibrary and join this group on Flickr

Collaborative tools, wikis, blogs and forums

Some of the state wide public library working groups are using collaborative tools to communicate and share information. 

The wikis, blogs and forums below are developed and maintained by relevant state wide groups.





NSW Reference & Information Services Group

RISG wiki This includes material from the Local Studies working group.

Readers Advisory Working Group wiki

RISG blog 

Readers Advisory blog




Ref-ex reference - training program 

Read watch play - themed reading group

Document Delivery Sub-Committee
New South Wales Public Libraries - Metropolitan

Inter library loans for NSW public libraries


Home Library Services NSW Home Library Services wiki    

Literacy working group

Literacy working group

Literacy Services for public libraries


Marketing Group

Marketing Group wiki



Children's and Young People Working Group

Young people in NSW Libraries wiki