Australasian Public Libraries and Information Services

This publication provides national news in the field of library and information science.

Articles from Vol. 22, No. 4, December

A Better, More Accessible, Public Library System for All in Australia: Whose Responsibility?
As the Australian public library sector contemplates, post the July 2009 first Australian public libraries summit, A vision and national framework for Australian public libraries for submission to the federal, state/territory and local governments...
Changing the Face of Public Libraries in New Zealand: eLGAR's Smarter Systems Project
eLGAR's (eLibraries for a Greater Auckland Region) multi award winning Smarter Systems project was the joint procurement, purchasing, implementation and operation of library management software involving 55 libraries and over 1400 staff. It changed...
Emerging Themes for Public Libraries Looking Forward
This paper draws out the themes, discussions and learnings from the 2009 Ifla Metropolitan Libraries Section mid term meeting in Brisbane. Papers at the meeting emphasised the use of buildings, staff development and workforce planning and the use of...
Public Library Resources and Programs for Mediterranean Languages Groups in Australia
Australia has welcomed migrants and refugees from many countries in the Mediterranean region over many years Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Greek, Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Maltese, Turkish and French to the most recent arrivals speaking Arabic and...
Smarketing: Smarter Marketing for Libraries
Smarketing (Smarter marketing) while not necessarily limited to electronic means, requires libraries and their management teams to rethink and reinvent marketing and promotional strategies. In an operating environment where library budgets are under...
What Talking Books Have to Say: Issues and Options for Public Libraries
A main element of public library service has always been user expectation and reliance on the provision of new collection resources and formats in addition to traditional services. Today this translates to an emphasis on internet services and online...
Working with Older Volunteers: Opportunities and Potential
Volunteers form a significant part of the contribution libraries' make to their communities. This paper considers' the way libraries' recruit, train and retain volunteers' so that the process can be an enriching and rewarding one for all concerned....
Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.