Bronwyn McBurnie - Special Collections Librarian

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Bronwyn McBurnie

Bronwyn McBurnie
BA(Fine Arts) (QCA), BVA(Hons) (JCU), PGradDip Teaching (BCAE), PGradDip LibSci (QUT)

Phone: (07) 4781 5002
Location: First Floor, Eddie Koiki Mabo Library – Townsville


The Special Collections Librarian is responsible for the provision of services relating to a broad range of collections which include the North Queensland Collection, Library Archives, Rare Books, North Queensland Photographic Collection, Shaw Collection of Australian Art and NQHeritage: the online repository for Special Collections. Particular responsibilities include:

  • Acting as a focus for Special Collections enquiries from JCU staff, students and the wider community

  • Providing quality research assistance

  • Providing appropriate training and support for clients

  • Promotion of Special Collections through exhibitions, information sessions, print and web publications

  • Collection development including the accession, preservation and digitisation of materials

  • Co-ordination of the Volunteer team