Tag Archive: ALIA Dreaming 08

Sep 03

ALIA Dreaming 08 – Late AM Plenary – Workforce Planning

Beyond a dream: the real picture of employment in the library and information sectors in Australia – Dr Gillian Hallam QUT Nexus 1 – a snapshot of the LIS profession in 2006 – individual respondents Nexus 2 – pilot study with CAVAL in late 2006, then institutional respondents Supported by ALIA and NSLA with interest …

Continue reading »

Sep 03

ALIA Dreaming 08 – Thurs AM Plenary – Claudia Lux

Libraries on the agenda – advocacy experiences from IFLA and Library Associations – Claudia Lux – IFLA President an Director General of the Berlin Library IFLA i an independent, non-government not for profit organisation represent library staff, libraries and the communities we serve. IFLA supports membership in library associations, so ALIA members are therefore IFLA …

Continue reading »

Sep 02

ALIA Dreaming 08 – Weds PM Concurrent Session – Edgar Crook

Web archiving in a Web 2.0 world – Edgar Crook – NLA NLA has 3 main methodologies for web archiving. Pandora Archive has developed a world class archive of Australian websites, using PANDA, their digital archiving system. PANDA is a distributed system, so their partners can also use it. Other international library archiving systems are …

Continue reading »

Sep 02

ALIA Dreaming 08 Weds PM – Concurrent session – Ruth McIntyre

Livestock Library: a dream come true – Ruth McIntyre www.livestocklibrary.com.auLaunched in 2005 initially, it was a library of 15,000 scanned research documents, made available free on the internet. Although free, a login was required. Challenges: library database was spread across several platforms and locations. It was all migrated to Inmagic DB/TextWorks and WebPublisher PRO. Scans …

Continue reading »

Sep 02

ALIA Dreaming 08 – PM Concurrent Sessions – Jason M Gibson

Unpacking the indigenous knowledge centre concept – Jason M Gibson Idea of a national indigenous knowledge centre was flagged at the 20/20 summit, with the idea of regional centres in support was favourably supported. Inspiration has come from Mexico and other countries. Suspicion has been aroused by these centres as they seem to appear in …

Continue reading »

Sep 02

ALIA Dreaming 08 PM Plenary – Anita Heiss

Indigenous Literacy – a national crisis – Anita Heiss -UQ and Flinders Gap beween indigenous literacy and non-indigenous. By the age of 15, 1/3 of indigenous students dont have the skills to manage in the adult world. In remote areas, these figures are even higher. Indigenous students have much higher adsence rates, lower numeracy skills …

Continue reading »

Sep 02

ALIA Dreaming 08 – Weds AM Concurrent Session Public – Dr Vivienne Waller

Who are the virtual visitors to the library and what are they doing? Dr Vivienne Waller Working on research project with SLV – called the Searchers. Looking at purpose of public libraries in 21 century and implications of technology. Interested in current searching practices – looking at who goes where for what. Back in 1995, …

Continue reading »

Sep 02

ALIA Dreaming 08 – Weds AM Concurrent Session – Public – Greg Honeyman

The Fridge: communication matters at the SLV – Greg Honeyman – Manager Marketing and Public Affairs (SLV) How the SLV uses their intranet to deliver fresh news daily to their staff. Why internal communication?-employees are more satistfied, feel more involved and contribute more Issues to deal with –– if I know it, everyone must know …

Continue reading »

Sep 02

ALIA Dreaming 08 – Plenary – Martin Nakata

Towards guidelines and practices in Australian indigenous digital collections – Professor Martin Nakata Wow, here I am live blogging the conference, using ScribeFire for Firefox and wi-fi at the Alices Springs Convention Centre. So sit back and enjoy the conference through mylimited eyes. Papers will be available on the conference website – http://www.alia2008.com/ So here …

Continue reading »

» Newer posts