Libraries and education

ALIA submission in response to the Australian Government Driving Innovation, Fairness and Excellence in Australian Higher Education, July 2016

The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Australian Government Department of Education and Training Driving Innovation, Fairness and Excellence in Australian Higher Education discussion. In this submission, ALIA makes seven recommendations in the areas of:

  • Opportunity and choice
  • Postgraduate places to support innovation
  • Supporting the regional presence of universities
  • Excellence and quality
  • An affordable loan scheme

Developing literacies of the future through partnerships with Western Sydney University Library [slides]

ALIA Information Online 2019 Conference, 11-15 February 2019 Sydney: Infinite Possibilities
 
This presentation (PowerPoint slides) supported a talk discussing a university library project which sought to develop internal and external partnerships to support literacy skills.

 

Serving users in Central Australia

Article by Desert Peoples Centre Campus Library staff, from INCITE March/April 2019 Volume 40 Issue 3/4 - Indigenous Matters.
 
Desert Peoples Centre Campus Library staff, from the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education in Central Australia, provide a range of services to Indigenous Australian people every day. Each team member came to the job via a unique path. In this article they share the story of their growth as library service providers.

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