Australasian Public Libraries and Information Services

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Articles from Vol. 16, No. 1, March

A Teenage View of the Public Library: What Are the Students Saying?
Many public libraries are concerned that students do not make the best use of them. Discussion on this tends to be anecdotal but in an attempt to provide empirical data a case study was undertaken in one NSW secondary school examining the relationship...
Changing Lives, Making the Difference: The 21st Century Public Library
From a slow start in the middle of the 20th century Australia now has one of the most accessible and heavily used public library networks in the world. Those libraries are by far the most heavily used and appreciated community provision by local and...
Libraries for Lifelong Learning in Queensland: Towards the Smart State
School, public and tertiary libraries share many goals and a vision of students as information literate, information enabled and independent lifelong learners. Teachers, teacher librarians and public librarians are particularly well placed in their...
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News: * Archive Useful Links New chapter opens for libraries 18/02/2003 Editor: eGov Monitor Ministers in the UK have unveiled plans for public libraries to play a key role in delivering e-government and promoting access to ICT within local communities....
Victorian Mobile Libraries: Moving into the New Millenium
The Victorian mobile libraries project, resulting in a significant upgrade of them, was based on a single idea: Victorians living in remote or isolated places were not receiving fair and equitable access to cultural and educational materials. The answer...
You Can't Blow an Uncertain Trumpet
Theodore Hesburg, the highly successful president of the US Notre Dame University, once asserted The very essence of leadership is that you have to have a vision. It's got to be a vision you articulate profoundly on every occasion. You can't...
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