The DX Lab was a project of the State Library of NSW that ran from 2015 until mid-2021. The Lab is now closed, but many of the experiments created (including this website) during that time remain as a record of the work done there.
Welcome to the DX Lab:

The State Library of NSW'sExperimentalInnovation Lab

We build and support new ways of design thinking, experimentation and research with digital technologies.




The ORBIT experiment

Read about ORBIT, the in-gallery experience revealing real-time use of the Library’s catalogue.

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We makeExperiments

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Art Index

Experience Australian artworks featured in exhibitions from 1847-1900 through data visualisations, search and an explorer.

We runGrants

To support creative and innovative thinking we offer dedicated digital grants, including the DX Lab Fellowship and the Digital Learning Fellowship.