Content tagged Australia
Ordered by publication date from most to less recent.
(These results include any available translations of the original English documents.)
- Australian Library and Information Association + IFLA Strategy: forging professional pathways
News - 25 June 2021
- Tell us how you missed us: How user testimonials are supporting library advocacy in Australia and Germany
The need to stop in-person services at many libraries has brought into stark relief how important a part of peoples lives they are, as well as highlighting the resourcefulness of libraries in...
News - 22 June 2020
- Hard Choices: Libraries Face Major Challenges in Meeting Reader eLending Demand
New research from Australia has explored how the way eBooks are offered to libraries affect their decisions over what to offer borrowers. Led by Associate Professor Rebecca Giblin of the...
News - 1 April 2020
- Recording, Researching, Reviving: how the State Library of Queensland is Celebrating the International Year of Indigenous Languages
As the International Year of Indigenous Lanaguges comes to an end, we are happy to share a further example of libraries acting to protect and promote these langauges and the communities that speak...
News - 16 December 2019
- An Alternative Route: Cooperation Leads to Better Conditions for Australian Libraries
A lot of advocacy work focuses on trying to change laws in order to improve the situation for libraries. However, there can be alterantives to legal reform as a recent example from Australia shows...
News - 14 October 2019
- Conference ICA Adelaide 2019
Designing the Archive is an international archives conference presented by the Australian Society of Archivists (ASA), Archives and Records Association of New Zealand Te Huinga...
Event - 26 September 2019
- Public Libraries Victoria Conference
Public Libraries Victoria is a collaborative and advocacy organisation and the peak body for Victorian public library managers, comprising representatives of every public library service in...
Event - 2 May 2019
- Availability, License Terms and Pricing of eBooks: an Interview with Rebecca Giblin
ELending is becoming increasingly important and is already well-established in many countries. While jurisdictions approach the lending of eBooks and other digital material in many different ways...
News - 12 April 2019
Tags: Access to information, Access to knowledge, Accessibility, Advocacy, Australia, Canada, Copyright, Copyright exceptions and limitations, eBooks, eLending, eLending for Libraries, Intellectual property, Licensing, New Zealand, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America, Interview, CLM (Committee on Copyright and other Legal Matters)
- ALIA Information Online 2019
Joint keynote address from the IFLA President and Secretary General On 13 February 2019, IFLA President Glòria Pérez-Salmerón and IFLA Secretary...
Event - 5 February 2019
- 2018 RAILS Conference
The Research Applications in Information and Library Studies (RAILS) conference is Australasia’s premier research conference for information and library studies and related disciplines. This...
Event - 5 September 2018
- Pacific Libraries Network Convening
Purpose The purpose of this Convening is to develop the leadership and agree the actions, priorities and next steps necessary to enable the newly established Pacific Libraries Network to...
Event - 5 September 2018
- Clare O'Hanlon's Video Now Available!
You can now view Clare O’Hanlon’s presentation, “A continuum of LGBTIQA+ community engagement in libraries: From collections and cataloguing to book displays, bathrooms and...
News - 30 August 2018
Tags: Access to information, Access to knowledge, Accessibility, Acquisitions, Advocacy, Australia, Bibliotherapy, Cataloguing, Collection development, Disadvantaged persons, Freedom of expression, Freedom of information, Freedom to read, Human rights, LGBTQ library outreach, LGBTQ library resources, LGBTQ library services, LGBTQ library services. LGBTQ library programming, Library collections, Library outreach, Library services, Malaysia, Marginalised populations, Minority groups, Reading, Reference services, Resource discovery, Social inclusion, Women’s issues, Young adults, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer/Questioning Users (LGBTQ)
- NEW DATE & TIME: Join us for a video presentation at WLIC2018!
IFLA LGBTQ Users SIG is not hosting a conference session at WLIC2018 because of the human rights situation for LGBTQ+ people in Malaysia. Instead, please enjoy this video...
News - 24 August 2018
Tags: Access to information, Acquisitions, Advocacy, Australia, Collection development, Freedom of expression, Freedom of information, Freedom to read, Human rights, LGBTQ library outreach, LGBTQ library programming, LGBTQ library resources, LGBTQ library services, LGBTQ library services, Library as place, Library collections, Library outreach, Library services, Malaysia, Marginalised populations, Minority groups, Multicultural populations, Peace, Reference services, Social inclusion, Women’s issues, Young adults, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer/Questioning Users (LGBTQ)
- IFLA's comments on the Australian Copyright Modernisation Review
Australia is looking at reviewing its Copyright Act of 1968 with the aim of bringing its copyright framework up to date with the digital world. The government consulted on a few specific...
Publication - 5 July 2018
- A Bright Future for Libraries in Australia’s Copyright Modernisation Review
Australia is looking at reviewing its Copyright Act of 1968 with the aim of bringing its copyright framework up to date with the digital world. After earlier reviews such as the safe...
News - 5 July 2018
- Asia-Pacific Library and Information Conference (APLIC)
The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) is the national professional organisation for the Australian library and information services sector. Together it...
Event - 13 April 2018
- ALIA Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Goals Summit
The Asia-Pacific Library and Information Conference (APLIC) provides the perfect opportunity to bring together library and information professionals from across Australia and the Region to compare...
Event - 13 April 2018
- How Public Libraries Contribute to the STEM Agenda
In March 2017, more than 100 leaders from public libraries across Australia, Asia, Eastern and Western Europe and the Americas, gathered at the State Library of New South Wales (NSW) for ...
News - 26 May 2017
- Public Libraries Section mid-term minutes now available
Members of the Public Libraries Standing Committee met in Sydney in March. The Minutes of the meeting are now available. Our thanks to the State Library of New South Wales for their...
News - 20 April 2017
- STEAM into Sydney - its a wrap!
For three great days in March public librarians from around the world converged on Sydney to learn about STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths). With inspirational speakers and...
News - 13 April 2017
- Stream STEAM into Sydney
Thank you all for your interest in STEAM into Sydney, the seminar offered as part of the IFLA Public Libraries Standing Committee’s mid-term meeting in Sydney next week. We were...
News - 9 March 2017
- STEAM into Sydney - Call for Papers
The Call for Papers for IFLA's Public Libraries Section Mid-Term meeting in Sydney are now being issued. In a rapidly changing environment join us to celebrate the responsiveness of...
News - 18 November 2016
- New Australian Public Library Standards launched
The Public Libraries Section has just begun the process of reviewing the IFLA Public Library Service Guidelines. Published in 2010 this 2nd edition is a valuable tool for decision makers world...
News - 9 November 2016
- Public Libraries Mid-Term Meeting
STEAM into Sydney in March 2017 as part of the Public Libraries Section mid-term meeting Join with colleagues from around the world as we explore STEAM (science, technology,...
Event - 1 November 2016
- ALIA National Conference 2016
Registrations are now open for the 2016 ALIA National Conference which will be held from 29th August to 2 September 2016. More information can be accessed from Conference...
News - 20 May 2016
- Open Repositories Conference 2017
The University of Queensland (UQ), Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and Griffith University welcomed today’s announcement that Brisbane will host the international Open Repositories...
News - 16 May 2016
- Call for abstracts now open! - ALIA National Conference 2016
Conference update | September 2016 The ALIA National 2016 Conference program committee invites abstracts relating to the conference theme Engage, Create, Lead...
News - 21 September 2015
- "The World through Picture Books" Exhibition in Australia
The Gosford City Library team was thrilled to launch the IFLA “World Through Picture Books” exhibition at Erina Library on March 5th 2015. The author and illustrator Bruce...
News - 1 June 2015
- Library Services to Indigenous Populations: Case Studies
Segenat Children and Youth Library, Mekelle, Ethiopia This online book was developed with the following goals: To provide librarians around the world with a reference...
Publication - 31 May 2013
Tags: Africa, Australia, Canada, Case studies, China, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Indigenous peoples, Information professionals, Librarianship, Mexico, Multicultural populations, Pakistan, South Africa, Uganda, United States of America, Publications, Indigenous Matters
- Art Librarians Down Under 2013
Expressions of interest are invited for the following tour preceding the IFLA conference in Singapore 2013. Final programme and Registration form
Event - 15 November 2012
- Crowd sourcing
A new buzz-word came up in the context of digitizing millions of newspaper pages: "crowd sourcing". If you want to learn more about it and why libraries should take a serious look at this...
News - 16 July 2012
- What’s in it for me – and us?
BSLA Case Study - 31 July 2011
- Getting the message right
BSLA Case Study - 29 July 2011
- Making a difference
BSLA Case Study - 29 July 2011
- Listening carefully to your members
BSLA Case Study - 29 July 2011
- Fundamental to democracy: parliamentary research and library services.
Fundamental to democracy: parliamentary research and library services. Canberra, Australia, 1-4 March 2011 Message from Roxanne Missingham, Librarian of the Parliament of Australia...
Event - 21 September 2010
- 2010 Somerset International Conference
On 15th and 16th March, 2010, delegates will have the good fortune to hear and work with some outstanding international presenters, award winning Australian authors and exceptional Teacher...
Event - 9 November 2009