The Dictionary of Sydney is made up of a small team of part-time staff and an energetic and dedicated group of volunteers,and is part of the Mitchell Librarian’s division at the State Library of New South Wales. You can contact us via the form here. Due to funding cuts, staff hours are limited but we will do our best to reply as soon as possible.
Linda has worked for the Dictionary of Sydney Trust since March 2010. Prior to this she worked on research and digitisation projects at the State Library of New South Wales, News Limited and Corbis. As a freelance researcher since 2000 she has also contributed to a wide variety of projects for Australian and international book publishers and designers, museums, libraries, photographers and film-makers. Linda holds a BA(Hons) (Syd) and a Grad Dip Information Management (Lib) (UNSW).
Linda works for the Dictionary two days a week.
Project Manager, 2006-2010 and ongoing consultation 2010-2018
Consultant Finance Manager 2010-2018
Editorial Coordinator, 2007-2012
Education Officer, 2015
Multimedia Curator, 2008-2011
Marketing and Promotions Manager, 2010-2011
Editorial and Research Assistant, 2008-2011
Multimedia Coordinator, 2008-2009
Executive Officer 2016-2017 and Coordinating Editor 2013-2016
Ongoing Technical Consultant 2006-2017
Executive Officer 2013-2016
Research and Editorial Assistant, 2008-2016
Project Editor, 2015-2016
Technical Coordinator 2008-2013
Executive Officer, 2010-2012
Sponsorship, Fundraising, Marketing and Communications Officer, 2010-2011
Office Manager, 2008-2010