ALIA-APLA submission in response to the Australian Government Inquiry into Australia’s creative and cultural industries and institutions, October 2020

Creator
Australian Library and Information Association
Description

This submission from the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) and the Australia Public Library Alliance (APLA) discusses the expansion of libraries into the broader arts and culture mix; the ongoing need for university qualified library and information professionals; and the benefits of creative and cultural industries to Australian society.
 
ALIA-APLA provides the following recommendations:

  • Align librarianship with IT and education in the Job Ready Graduates plan
  • Invest in Australian books, writers and reading
  • Promote public libraries as centres for digital transformation of government services
Publisher
Deakin, ACT: Australian Library and Information Association
Date
2020
Type
Format
Language
en
Coverage
Australia