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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:

Yolŋu Rom Napurrn Dhukarr: A Living Room Project in Galiwin’ku Community Library, North East Arnhem Land [slides]

Asia-Pacific Library and Information Conference 2018, 30 July - 2 August 2018 Gold Coast: Roar Leap Dare
 
This presentation (PowerPoint slides) supports the conference paper which discusses the 2017 East Arnhem Regional Council and the Northern Territory Library pilot program to trial a new way, ‘A Yolŋu Way’, of architecting a new user experience in the Galiwin’ku community. The program aimed to develop a way of classifying community library collections and knowledge according to local Aboriginal concepts.

 

ALIA submission in response to the Productivity Commission issues paper ‘The Social and Economic Benefits of Improving Mental Health’, April 2019

Public libraries across Australia provide and facilitate invaluable, community-focused workshops and programs for people with, or at risk of developing, mental ill-health. We provide information, raise awareness and aim to help remove any stigma from mental health issues.

Copyright and the Digital Economy: Submission by the Australian Digital Alliance and Australian Libraries Copyright Committee to the Australian Law Reform Commission, November 2012

The Australian Digital Alliance (ADA) and Australian Libraries Copyright Committee (ALCC) welcome the opportunity to contribute to the discussion of how Australia’s copyright regime can best foster innovation and creative community participation in the digital economy. 
 

Joint response to the Australian Law Reform Commission discussion paper relating to Copyright and the Digital Economy, July 2013

The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) and the Australian Law Librarians’ Association (ALLA) join with the Australian Libraries Copyright Committee (ALCC) and Australian Digital Alliance (ADA) in commending changes to the Copyright Act, which will introduce the concept of fair use and help ‘future-proof’ the law. We also support the Parliamentary Library’s submission advocating for the retention of a specific exception for parliamentary libraries.

 

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