[LINK] Using eBay for PM's Center at Parliament House, NLA, 31 October 2006

Tom Worthington Tom.Worthington at tomw.net.au
Tue Oct 17 15:05:48 AEST 2006

Recommended free talk at NLA. No need to book, just turn up 

                         Digital Culture Series at the National 
Library of Australia

Speaker: Michael Richards, Senior Historian, Old Parliament House
Topic: New ways of collecting at Old Parliament House
Time: 12.30 to 13.30 on Tuesday, 31 October 2006
Place: Library Theatre, National Library of Australia

Michael Richards talks about Old Parliament House's collecting 
interests and how eBay is relevant to the institution in the current 
environment, particularly with the development of the Prime Minister's Centre.

Michael Richards is a historian, librarian and keen student of 
theology (in his spare time). He curated many exhibitions during a 
twelve year stint at the National Library, beginning in 1988 with 
'People, Print & Paper', the Library's touring bicentennial 
exhibition. Michael has also worked in Manuscripts and as a 
cataloguer at the Library.

Since 1998 Michael has worked at Old Parliament House (OPH) in a 
variety of roles, and is currently Senior Historian, with 
responsibility for collection development. He also manages a small 
research centre and the oral history program at OPH.

Michael studied at the University of Queensland and James Cook 
University, where he wrote an MA thesis on the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

Michael will be introduced by Linda Groom, Curator of Pictures, 
National Library of Australia
This is a free public event

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