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The recent digitisation of our World War I collections has made an enormous amount of data available for research, reuse and reinterpretation. The State Library encourages all users to get creative with our collections through the use of our open source data.

We have four World War I datasets available for use and reuse. Many other archives, libraries and memorials across Australia and New Zealand have also released datasets from their collections. We are very interested in projects that link and create meaningful insights into this data. Are you working on a project of this nature? Please let us know.

For more information on how to access the Library's collections via open source data, please see our research page

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An Anzac and some of his friends. "The Donks"
'An Anzac and some of his friends. "The Donks"'

Taken by official war photographer Frank Hurley, this image and its title are equally captivating  because it's such an ordinary photo of a young man looking after his animals in such  extraordinary circumstances. I can just imagine him saying something like 'Must be almost time to feed the donks' - an unremarkable job if he was at home, perhaps he was a farmer. Something else again at War in the Middle East. See pic.

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