Digital libraries

ALIA submission to JCP Inquiry into Electronic Distribution of the Parliamentary Paper Series, May 2010

This submission from the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) recommends the publication of the full text of Parliamentary Papers through a national repository based in the parliamentary network providing long- term access through modern systems supporting full text searching, RSS feeds, alerts and other mechanisms to assist Australians to participate in our great democracy.

 

Trove: the next ten years [slides]

Asia-Pacific Library and Information Conference 2018, 30 July - 2 August 2018 Gold Coast: Roar Leap Dare
 
This conference presentation (PowerPoint slides) accompanies the lightning talk which showcases the initial design principles for a new Trove, with an object-oriented approach to enabling serendipity in discovery, revealing and facilitating new connections between objects and texts.
 
In 2017, the Library commenced a process of redesign of the Trove user interface, branding and navigation to revitalise the service. The objectives were to:

Collaborative innovation: Australia's National edeposit network (NED) [poster]

Asia-Pacific Library and Information Conference 2018, 30 July - 2 August 2018 Gold Coast: Roar Leap Dare
 
This conference poster presentation charts the collaborative journey of Australia’s nine national, state and territory libraries to address how libraries collect, describe, preserve, store and make available digital publications through the National edeposit networking (NED). 
 

Innovative projects in digital special collections: bridging the gap between digitisation and knowledge creation [slides]

National Library and Information Technicians Symposium, 27-29 September 2017 North Sydney: bridge to knowledge
 
This presentation (PowerPoint slides) supports the paper which discusses an approach to effectively managing photographic digitisation projects.
 

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