Category Archive: IT staff

Jun 11

Digital Literacy Seminar – Public Libraries Victoria Network (PLVN)

Here are my notes from the PLVN ICT Special Interest Group Digital Literacy Seminar, held in Melbourne on 3rd June 2015. Hugh Rundle – MC Victorian Public Libraries: Our Future, Our Skills Research Report 2014 – http://www.plvn.net.au/sites/default/files/Skills%20Audit%20Report%20FINAL.pdf. 98% of libraries completed survey, 79% of managers. Good basis for skills audit. Public Libraries 2030 came out …

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Apr 06

Public Libraries Victoria Network – ICT Unconference March 2012

On Thursday 22nd March, I was convener of the Public Libraries Victoria Network, ICT Special Interest Group Unconference in Melbourne. Forty-seven enthusiastic library staff attended, from a wide range of public libraries from across Victoria. After a quick introduction and some guidelines, people put down their topics of interest on presentation paper. Astoundingly, after a …

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Feb 07

Big Ideas – Concurrent Session 6 – VALA 2012

Repositioning Brimbank Libraries for 21st century service deliver – Chris Kelly & Jarrod Coyles  Libraries are competing for the time of their local communities. They have to have a good knowledge of not only their current users, but also of whole community. Commenced a period of substantial change, which moved it from a collection service …

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Jul 03

Librarians and IT

Gotta love this. Thanks to Michael at Travelin’ Librarian for the heads up!

Jan 30

Information Online 2007 – Day 1 Second Session

Katrina Hughes shared the results of a worldwide survey of hardcopy versus electronic resources in libraries. She had 1653 responses, including 639 from Australia and 544 from the USA – the rest came from 55 different countries. The results were similar for all locations (Oz, US and world). To sum up briefly: – libraries are …

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